Artist on the rise
Best of the Springs 2012: Artist on the rise
Modbo/S.P.Q.R. galleries, 17B and 17C E. Bijou St., 640-5282
A veteran of the legendary outsider gallery Rubbish, this painter has been on the scene for a while. But in the past year, I’ve seen Beckstrom’s storytelling, visual language and basic technique ripen into something considerably more moving, curious and resonant than something simply destined to hang over the couch.