Born 1953, Shelbyville, Indiana; based in Central California since 1978.
BA in Architecture, University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art & Architecture, 1977.
Chubb & Son Inc.
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
The Dayton Art Institute, OH
Eli Lilly & Co.
Mandarin-Oriental Hotels International
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Lucas Film Enterprises
Monterey Museum of Art
The Octagon Museum of the American Institute of Architects
Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, KY.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame
University of California at San Diego
Colors of India, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA.
Since Before the Moon Appeared: The Painted Legacy of Latin America, Museum of Monterey, Monterey, CA.
Colors of India, Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA.
Becom's World of Color, Jennifer Katz Gallery, Los Angeles.
In the Footsteps of Father Serra, 1750-1758: The Five Folk-Baroque Mission Churches of Mexico's Sierra Gorda. Carmel Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio, Carmel, CA.
Mirage: Images of India, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX.
Painted Shadows: Images of India; Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA.
Mexico Revisited; John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX.
En Vista Llana / In Plain Sight: Weston Gallery, Carmel, California.
New Color: Mexico & Peru, Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma.
In Peruvian Time, Verve Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
Outside of Time: New Work from Peru, Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA.
The Art of Travel: Photographs and Paintings, The Overlook Gallery, Nicholson Ranch / Barry Singer Gallery, Sonoma, California
Treinta Momentos: New Photographs from Peru, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, Texas
Peruvian Tales: New Work, Weston Gallery, Carmel
Nuevas Vistas: New Photographs and California Oil Paintings, Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA.
Near from Afar: New Paintings, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove,CA.
Fotoseptiembre: Maya Color, Rendon Photography & Fine Art, San Antonio, TX.
Mediterranean Color Revisited, Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA.
Architect of Colors, Color Photographs and Oil and Wax Paintings by Jeffrey Becom, Verve Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM.
From the Mediterranean to Mexico, John Cleary Gallery, Houston, TX.
The Maya and their Color Cosmos, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, IN.
Jeffrey Becom: Twenty Years-From the Mediterranean to Mexico, Weston Gallery, CA.
Santos y Almas (Saints and Souls): Recent Images of Devotion, John Cleary Gallery, TX.
Mexico Central: 25 New Images, Weston Gallery, CA.
Maya Color: House/Church/Tomb, American Architectural Foundation, Washington, D.C.
So That the Souls May Sing, Center for Photographic Art, CA.
Devotion: New Works, Weston Gallery, CA.
Maya Color: Inaugural Exhibition, Weston Gallery, CA.
Maya Color, Lee Marks Fine Art, IN.
Old World / New World Color, Weston Gallery, CA.
New Photographs: Mesoamerica, Weston Gallery, CA.
Images of Veracruz, Weston Gallery, CA.
Architectural Journeys for the Colors, Octagon Museum, Washington, D.C.
Architect of Color, G. Gibson Gallery, WA.
Jeffrey Becom: Color Photographs, Root Gallery, Tokyo.
Paredes Pintadas: New Photographs and Paintings, Christopher Grimes Gallery, CA
Mediterranean Color, Evans Gallery, ME.
Mediterranean Color, Susan Spiritus Gallery, CA.
Photographs & Watercolors, Susan Spiritus Gallery, CA.
Frescoed Walls: Recent Watercolors, Gallery Site 311, CA.
Introductions'86, Photographer's Gallery, CA.
New Photographs: Portugal, Spain, Italy, David Scott Meier Gallery, CA.
Italian Walls, Recent Watercolors, Gallery Site 311, CA.
Watercolors of European Architecture, The Bruised Reed Gallery, CA.
Jeffrey Becom: Aquarellen, Galerie de Vries & Roeloff, Rotterdam.
Watercolors of European Architecture, Philippe Bonnafont Gallery, CA.
Selected Group Exhibitions
New Works Catalog Exhibtion, Carmel Art Association, CA.
Image Makers at the Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA.
Contemporary Realism, New Oil & Wax Paintings, with Pamela Carroll, Carmel Art Association, CA.
Loteria Series, ambrotype in the 8 x 10 Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel.
In the Footsteps of Legacy, Carmel Art Association at the Museum of Monterey, CA.
Heavenly Bodies, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA (catalogue).
@MOM: Imagemakers at the Museum of Monterey.
Color Squared, New Oil & Wax Paintings, with Melissa Lofton, Carmel Art Association.
Figures Studied, Verve Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM.
Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media; Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA.
About Face: Peculiar Portraits; Garvey/Simon Art Access & Lee Marks Fine Art, Carmel, IN.
Fur, Fins & Feathers; Columbus Museum of Art, OH.
6IX, with Lucas Blok, Charlie Craddock, Nancy Rawls Roberts, Meredith Stricker and Thom Cowen, M42 Studio/Gallery, Carmel Valley, CA.
Horizons 20/21, Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN.
Saturated with Color, with photographers Maggie Taylor and Nevada Wier, Verve Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM.
Yesterday & Tomorrow: Issues in Contemporary Photography, Ruschman Gallery, Indianapolis.
Luminosity: The Art of Image Making, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA.
Photographs: In Conversation with Robinson Jeffers, curated by Kim Weston, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA.
Forty Years of Fine Art Photography, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel.
Alternative Processes: Tintypes, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA.
Dias De Los Muertos, with mixed media artists, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA.
In the Footsteps of Father Junipero Serra: The Five Folk-Baroque Mission Churches of Mexico's Sierra Gorda; with photographs by Jeffrey Becom, drawings by Richard Perry and text by Dr. Julianne Burton (Anthony's Gate Publications, Monterey).
One Planet (Lonely Planet Publications, Victoria, Australia), selected images.
Maya Color: The Painted Villages of Mesoamerica (Abbeville Press, NY) co-authored with Sally Jean Aberg; French edition: Villages peints des Mayas (Paris).
Mediterranean Color Postcard Book (Abbeville Press, NY).
Mediterranean Color (Abbeville Press, New York), with foreword by Paul Goldberger
Interview subject of the Mark Baer film "100 Stories Project," for Museum of Monterey, CA.
Interview subject of the Douglas Ethridge video "The Colors of Culture," for Verve Gallery of Photography.
Subject, writer and narrator of a segment in the hour-long documentary "Craco: Journeys Through Time," produced by The Craco Society.
Subject, writer and narrator of the hour-long BBC/PBS documentary "For the Colors, A Journey Through Italy.”
Juried into the legendary Carmel Art Association as a painter.
Pacific Grove Heritage Society Architectural Design award, Craftsman cottage, 115 14th Street.
Outstanding Achievement award, City of Pacific Grove Arts Commission.
Lowell Thomas gold award for "Best Travel Book, 1997," Society of American Travel Writers.
Rotarian Arts and Humanities award, Shelbyville, Indiana.