Cover by Alex Beck
Issue 29 • July 2015 • Arlington
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Alex Beck, an award-winning painter and illustrator, maintains a studio in Arlington. Known for his uncommonly versatile work in oil, acrylic, and gouache, his approach ranges from traditional formal portraits to complex personal figurative painting. Beck studied at Ringling College of Art and Design, the Illustration Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, The Masters Class at Amherst, Massachusetts, and The Art League of Alexandria, Virginia where he formerly was a teacher. He has a show opening November 6 at Gallery 5 in Richmond, learn more at

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