Charles Nelson Beck
Charles Nelson Beck is active/lives in Minnesota. Charles Beck is known for wood carving, wood cut-landscape, murals.
Biography Charles Nelson Beck
Charles Nelson Beck was born January 31, 1923 in Fergus Falls, MN. His background is primarily Norwegian with family ties to Hedemark. He received his BA degree from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, where he studied with Cyrus Running. His MFA degree was earned at the University of Iowa in 1950. In 1957, Beck studied at San Miguel Allende in Mexico. He also took art courses at the University of Minnesota. During the 1960's, Beck began teaching at Fergus Falls Community College.
A history buff, Beck was heavily involved in developing the Otter Tail County Historical Museum in Fergus Falls where he created several dioramas. In 1978, Beck traveled to Madagascar with his family where he painted a number of watercolors. He r