Gregory Beams 2017

Gregory Beams grew up around photography and photographs. His father taught photography at the High School level and was a commercial photographer for a number of years. Eventually Greg found the camera as his creative outlet and in 2016 graduated from the Academy of Art University with a Master of Fine Art degree in photography.

Gregory uses his photography to explore the increasing social isolation that urban American's experience as we move through this constantly accelerating digital age. He is drawn to urban environments that offer a sense of familiarity but imply an emotional isolation while being surrounded by the physical presence of other individuals.


Solo Exhibitions

Sutter Gallery

October - November 2016; Sutter Gallery, San Francisco

Sutter Gallery Installation One
Sutter Gallery Opening

Gregory's most recent series, Technology's Promises, was on display at the Sutter Street gallery in San Francisco during the months of October and November. The exhibition was Gregory's first solo exhibition in San Francisco and was well received by the educational and artistic community there.

Blink UX Corporate Gallery

January - May 2016; Blink UX Corporate Gallery, Seattle

Blink UX Exhibition Installation One
Blink Exhibition Opening

This was Gregory's first solo exhibition, held in Seattle and highlighting his latest series of images entitled, Technology's Promises. The exhibition ran for a number of months and was well received, including over 200 attendees at the exhibition opening, where Gregory talked about the work and his goals as an artist.

Group Exhibitions

2016 Spring Show Exhibition; Academy of Art University, San Fransisco ; First place award - graduate students

2015 Spring Show Exhibition; Academy of Art University, San Fransisco

2014 Spring Show Exhibition; Academy of Art University, San Fransisco

2013 Spring Show Exhibition; Academy of Art University, San Fransisco