CV and Reviews

CV and Reviews


State University of New York at Buffalo, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1968.
Open Studio, Toronto, Etching and Lithography, 1974-78.

Selected Exhibitions:

2017 “A Cause for Celebration”, THE MUSEUM, Kitchener, ON. March – Sept
2016 “Germination”, Ann and Carl Beam, Art Gallery of Peterborough
2016 “Team Lift”, Artist on Elgin, Sudbury, ON. Solo Exhibition, May 1st through May 29
2016 “From The Heart of Turtle Island”, Peel Art Gallery, Brampton, ON. Group Show, January – March
2015 “Team Lift”, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M’Chigeeng First Nation, ON. Solo Exhibition
2014 “Subdivision Suite / Earth Builders Narrative”, Cambridge Galleries, Preston, ON. Solo Exhibition, Sept 13
2014 “Express Wagon”, La Galerie Nouvelle Ontario, Sudbury, ON. January – March
2014 “Continously Arriving Present Moment”, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, ON. July 14 – October 5
2013 “The Engine Room”, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, ON. Sept 5 – Jan 5
2012 “At The Horse Washing Waterfall”, Neon Raven Art Gallery, M’Chigeeng, ON. August – September
2010 “Cross Pollination 2”, Gore Bay Museum, Gore Bay, ON. Group Show
2009 “No Drips Allowed”, Ceramics Exhibition, Jonathan Bancroft Snell Gallery, London, ON. Group Show
2008 “Earth and Shell”, Gore Bay Museum, Gore Bay, ON. October – November, Solo Exhibition
2008 “Beyond Space and Time”, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, ON. Two Person Show
2007 “On The Table; 100 Years of Functional Ceramics in Canada”, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON. Jan 15 – Apr 30
2006 “Picturing Her: Images of Girlhood”, McCord Museum, Montreal, QC. Dec 1 – Apr 6, Group Show
2005 “Corona, Dialogues with Earth Mother”, Sheguiandah Centenniel Museum, Solo Exhibition
2004 “It’s All Relative”, Touring Exhibition, Three Person Show, Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo, ON.
Oct – Jan. Algoma Art Gallery, Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Mar 10 – Apr 10 2005. Thunder Bay Art Gallery,
Thunder Bay, ON. April 15 – May 22, 2005. Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON. Feb 17 – April 2,
2003 “Motherlines”, Solo Exhibition, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON. Jan 13 – Feb 23
2003 “All Things Are Connected”, Residency at the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON
2002 “Shamans and Ravens”, Ann Beam, Two Person Show, DeLeon White Gallery, Toronto, ON. Mar 31 – July 13
2001 Steel City Gallery, Hamilton, ON. with Novak Graphics. Dec 1 – June 15, 2002, Group Show
2001 Nivak Graphics Studio, Shanghai, China. October, Group show
2001 Novak Graphics Studio, Xien-Shen, China. January
2000 “Studies in the Motherline”, Solo Exhibition, V. MacDonnell Gallery, Toronto, ON. Jan 8 – Feb 15
2000 “Sub-Division Suite / Earth Builders Narrative”, Solo Exhibition, Strutts Gallery, Sackville, NB. Oct 12 –
Nov 4
1996 “Nellie and Mary and Related Works”, Solo Exhibition, La Parete Gallery, Toronto, ON. Sept 22 – Oct 8
1992 “East of the Diamond Lightning”, Solo Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON.
1992 “Works by Ann and Carl Beam”, Uffendi Gallery, Ottawa, ON
1992 “A Response”, Group Show, Art Space, Peterborough, ON
1986 “Constellation of Soliatire”, Solo Exhibition, Brignall Gallery, 80 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON.
1985 Northern Crafts Gallery, Ann Beam, Two Person Show, South Baymouth, ON.
1983 “Indians and Angels”, Ann Beam, Two Person Show, Laurentien University Museum and Art Centre, Sudbury, ON.
1982 “The Painted Pottery of Ann and Carl Beam”, Maxwell Museum, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New
1977 “Prints From Open Studio”, Group Show, McDonald Block, Queens Park, Toronto, ON.
1977 “O.S. Prints”, Group Show, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta.
1976 “The Chair Show”, Group Show, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON.
1975 “Prints from Open Studio”, Group Show, The Pollack Gallery, Toronto, ON.

Artists Books:

2008 “The Mouse Came to My House”
2006 “The Bear’s Breakthrough”
2000 “At The Animal Dance” Trade Edition, Artists Multiple
1980 “At The Animal Dance” (32 colour lithographs, hand printed)
1979 “The Navel Adjustment”
1977 “Naples Yellow Meets Rose Dore”

Selected Collections:

Tom Thomson Art Gallery
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON
Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough, ON
Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON
Simon Fraser University, BC
Saskatchewan Indian Federated College, Regina, Saskatchewan
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Cornwall Art Gallery, Cornwall, ON
Truro College, Truro
College Boreal
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Collection, Robarts Library, Toronto, ON
Red River Community College, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Collection of Prof. R.M. Vanderburgh
Collection of Steven J. Orfield
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
Collection of Elizabeth McLuhan
Collection of Leonard Cohen
Collection of Lorca Cohen

Awards and Grants:

“Best in Show” Allentown Art Show, Buffalo, NY, 1968
Ontario Arts Council Project Grants: 1987, 1994, 1998
OAAG, Artist Educator Award, Ann Beam, “Its All Connected”, 2003


“Ann Beam’s Miracle”, Deidre Hannah, Now Magazine, 2000
“Beam’s East of the Diamond Lightning Shines”, Art Review, Charles Kopan, Peterborough Examiner, April 3,1992
“It’s All Relative” Ann Beam, Fusion Magazine, Gil McElroy, vol 30 #2, 2006
“Ann Beam” by Tom Smart, Canadian Art Magazine, Winter 2013-2014
“Ann Beam, The Engine Room”, Exhibition Catalogue, 2013
“Motherlines”, Claudette Lauzon, Carelton Uni. Press, 2003
“Ann Beam”, Ascent Magazine, Lisa Toye, Winter 2000
“Ann Beam”, Portraits of Spirit Island, Margo Little, 2009
“It’s All Relative”, Virginia Eichhorn, 2004
“Adobe House”, Harrowsmith Mag, Jim Moody, Dec 1996
“Backroads and Bravados”, Mount Allison Independent Studen Journal, Thomas Bryce, 2001