(1943 - 2005)
Carl Beam was active/lived in Ontario / Canada. Carl Beam is known for mixed media symbolic artwork.
Biography Carl Beam
With parents of both Ojibwa and European descent, Carl Beam
investigated issues of culture and history in his art. After a
period at the Kootenay School of the Arts* in 1971, Beam transferred to the
University of Victoria in 1973, garnering a Bachelor of Fine Arts
degree in 1976.
As a student, Beam rebelled against the Native "formula" painting of
the Woodland School* and began integrating non-Native content into his
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