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Beck+Col are a Los Angeles based artist duo who have been working exclusively in collaboration since 2014.       


Beck+Col have performed at numerous venues including the Hammer Museum, REDCAT, and JOAN Los Angeles. They have had multiple solo exhibitions at Human Resources and their work has been exhibited worldwide including the Royal College of Music in Sweden, Colección AMALITA in Buenos Aires and at Biquini WAX EPS in Mexico City. 


In Spring of 2020, Beck+Col were the artists in residence for the San Diego International Airport Performing Arts Residency and represented LACE at the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair. Cohosts of ART TALK Talk talk, created while Beck+Col were in residency at UNLV in 2021. B+C were one of LAPP's Research and Development artists in Residence in 2022. In 2023, they had solo shows at Woodbury University, The Art Room and Angels Gate Cultural Center.


Their first feature length film Red Night was screened at Festival de Sci-Fi Terror y Fantasía in Bogota, Columbia, Another Hole In the Head Festival in San Francisco, CA and Bizarroland Festival in Orlando, FL, and will have its Los Angeles Premiere with LACE in 2024.

Beck received an MFA from CalArts in 2019 and Collin received an MFA from CSULA in 2014.


Beck (b. 1987)                Col (b. 1985)
BA UCLA 2010               BA CSUN 2010
MFA CalArts 2019          MFA CSULA 2014

OTIS COLLEGE Part-time Faculty



2024          Red Night, Screening presented by LACE at the Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles

2023          Red Night, The Art Room, Los Angeles, CA

                 Part Two! a shadow out of the light, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

                 Part One! a shadow out of the dark, Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University, Los Angeles

2021         The Revolting Lumpen! lumpen station, Adams Square Gas Station, Glendale, CA
2020         The Revolting Lumpen! a smaller classical opera, presented by LACE at ALAC, Los Angeles
2019         The Revolting Lumpen! a classical opera reboot, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles
                 The Revolting Lumpen! a classical opera, D300 CalArts, Valencia, CA
2018         The Monstern! Live, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles
2017         Monster Romp! Live, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles
                 The Monstern! Live, D301 CalArts, Valencia, CA 
2015         Monster Mash!, Project Space 2920, Inglewood

Selected Group Exhibitions+ Performances
Cantadora Shamana de Cabaret, Collaboration with Carmina Escobar, LACE, Los Angeles

2023        Red Night Portals, OOZE, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, CA

               Part Two! a shadow out of the light, PAA Fringe Benefit, Art Center, Pasadena, CA

2022        Triad Revolutions to Gurdjieff, Tertium Organum, Center for Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles

                REDCAT Gala, REDCAT, Los Angeles


2021         Bend, ESMOA, El Segundo Museum of Art, El Segundo, CA
                Horror Without End! doubling portals, Geffen Playhouse Lobby, Los Angeles
                Horror Without End! doubling, Performance at Torrance Art Museum
                Horror Without End! parasitic symbiosis, Kleur Bekennen at PLAY room, Zaandam, Netherlands
                Virtual Exhibition at Coastline College, Newport, CA

2020        Malignant Accumulation, S.O.S fundraiser to get out the vote, Track16, Los Angeles, CA
                Horror Without End! trespass, CALARTS Halloween Alumni showcase
                Horror Without End! Parasitic Symbiosis, Operational Statements booth, OPAF, Los Angeles
                Monstern Saloon, Dramas de Otro Mundo, Colección AMALITA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2019         The Revolting Lumpen! a procession, COAST, Santa Monica, CA
                 Spectre of Lost Futures! an undead aria, Haunts, JOAN Gallery, Los Angeles
                 Lumpy Song, Elliot Reed Brunch Construct: Shifting Variable Options Welcome, 123
                    Astronaut Gallery, Los Angeles
                 Lumpy Song, 18th St Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
                 Monstern Saloon, Video in Site: The Action Film, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
                 Lumpy Scream, Project Scream (link), curatorial sound project by Carmina Escobar, Fy 
                     and Tom Leeser

2018        Passively Rotting Mass, Super Flexible, graduating MFA group show, CalArts
                Runaway Puppet!, Hallow's Eve Artists Maze, Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Los Angeles
                Pink Lumphoma, Fundraiser for Swing Left, Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles
                Rainbow Face! on Vacation, Desert Daze Music+Art Festival, Lake Perris, CA
                Monstern Saloon, Videohouse 3, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles; Deslave, Tijuana, Mexico
                     and Biquini WAX EPS, Mexico City, Mexico
                Nah Oblivion (collaboration with Elliot Reed), Touch Me Cut Me Feel Me Volume II, Wild
                      Embeddings, Brooklyn, NY​

2017        Monstar Smash, Desert Daze Music+Art Festival, Joshua Tree, CA
                Rainbow Face!, Coast Festival, Santa Monica, CA
                Monster Mass, Third Shift Festival, St. John, NB, Canada
                Monstar, Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden
                MonsterRock, Tote Your Float, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
                Monster Romp Live!, In Real Life: Studio, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2016         Monster Mass, In Real Life: Studio, Hammer Museum
                Rainbow Face Live!, Gong Show CLUB PRO Edition, Club Pro Los Angeles
                Rainbow Face Live!, Third Shift Festival, St. John, NB, Canada
                Monster Mass, Global Village 2016, Landshut, Germany
                Monster Mass, KunstSalon, Kasteel Daelenbroeck, Netherlands
                Rainbow Face, MANPOWER Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
                Rainbow Face Live!, REDCAT, Los Angeles

​2015         Monster March, Perform Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
                Monster Smash, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA

2022        Los Angeles Performance Practice Research & Development Residency        

2021        ART TALK Talk talk, UNLV Virtual Artist in Residence, Las Vegas, NV
2020        Davyd Whaley Foundation Desert House Residency Grant, Joshua Tree, CA
                The Revolting Lumpen! a series, San Diego International Airport Performing Arts
                    Residency, San Diego, CA​
2017        Rainbow Face! on Vacation, Annenberg Community Beach House, Santa Monica, CA

Film Festivals

2023        Red Night, 3rd Place Terror Feature Film, Festival de Sci-Fi Terror y Fantasía, Bogota, Columbia 

               Red Night, Another Hole In the Head Festival, San Francisco, CA 

               Red Night, Winner Golden Tentacle Award, Bizarroland Film Festival, Orlando, FL

               Red Night, quarter finalist, Zed Film Festival, Burbank, CA    

Press, Publications, Awards + Grants

2024         10 Offbeat Art Events During LA's Fair Week hyperallergic

2023         Ruffled muppet slaughterhouse? Another Hole in the Head still stocks the campiest of gore  48hills SF

                10 Art Shows to See in LA This June Hyperallergic

                Meet The Mannerist Monsters of Beck+Col LAWEEKLY

2022         Beck+Col Bathe Their Critique of Capital in Buckets of Blood Hyperallergic

2021         SCVTV interview and feature for their Finding Art series
2020         Rema Hort Emerging Artist Grant Nominee
                 Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant
2019         Haunts, CalArts MFA 2019 Graduate Catalog
                 CalArts Interdisciplinary Grant
                 The Monstern!, Emergency Index, Vol. 8
​2018         Interview for Third Shift Catalogue
​2017         Foundation for Contemporary Art Emergency Grant
                 Rainbow Face Live!, Emergency Index, Vol. 6

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