Dylan Beck is an artist and educator living in Portland, OR. From 2013-19 he served as Associate Professor and Department Head of Ceramics and Digital Strategies at Oregon College of Art and Craft. And from 2008-13 Beck was an Assistant Professor and the Area Coordinator of Ceramics at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He earned his BFA from Ohio University, Post Baccalaureate Fellowship from Illinois State University, and MFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA. He has exhibited and lectured extensively and has published articles in Ceramics: Art and Perception, CFile, and the NCECA Journal. Beck has served on the boards of Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Artaxis.org, and NCECA and most recently serves on the board of directors for Rainmaker Craft Initiative.
2008 MFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Post Baccalaureate Fellowship, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
2005 BFA, Cum Laude, Ohio University, Athens, OH