Education
2019  -  Master of Fine Art and Design (Painting), School of Creative Arts and Media, University of Tasmania
2018  -  Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours (First Class), School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania
2001  -  Bachelor of Design, Sydney Graphics College

Exhibitions
2019  - Macquarie Group Emerging Artist Prize, Macquarie Group Global Headquarters and Space Gallery, Sydney (Finalist)
2019  - Hadley’s Art Prize, Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart (Finalist)
2019  - Master’s Examination Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, School of Creative Arts and Media, University of Tasmania, Hobart
2018  -  Not Just Paint, Contemporary Tasmanian Art, TUU Painting Society, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2018  -  Honours Graduation Exhibition, Plimsoll Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart
2018  -  Dear Kunanyi, Respect the Mountain, Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2018  -  Honours Work in Progress Exhibition, Entrepot Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart
2018  -  Huddle/Hurdle, Entrepot Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart
2018  -  Artists of Mosman: 2088, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2017  -  The Churchie National Emerging Art Prize, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane (Finalist)
2017  -  Small Works Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
2016  -  Tortoiseshell Gallery, Salon Exhibition, Sydney
2016  -  Tortoiseshell Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition, Sydney
2016  -  Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne
2016  -  Bay of Fires Art Prize, Tasmania (Finalist)
2015  -  Hornsby Art Prize, Sydney (Finalist)
2014  -  Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne
2014  -  Hornsby Art Prize, Sydney (Finalist)
2014  -  Bay of Fires Art Prize, Tasmania (Finalist, Highly Commended)
2013  -  Hornsby Art Prize, Sydney (Finalist)
2013  -  Bay of Fires Art Prize, Salon des Refusés, Tasmania
2013  -  Sydney Portrait, People Make Places, Match Box Projects, Sydney
2011  -  Seventeen Syllables, World Bar, Sydney
1998  -  Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Centrehouse, Sydney

Awards
2018  - Admitted to the Executive Dean’s Honour Roll, College of Arts, Law and Education, University of Tasmania
2014  -  Bay of Fires Art Prize, Tasmania (Finalist, Highly Commended)
Judges: Dr Andrew Frost (UNSW Art & Design, The Guardian, Macquarie University), Kelly Gellatly (Director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne), Raymond Arnold (Artist, LARQ)

Collections
Macquarie Group Collection
Private Collections

Articles & Publications
2019 - ‘Hadley’s Art Prize 2019, Finalists’, July 2019, Hadley's Art Prize Online
2019 - ‘TAS July 2019 Listings, Plimsoll Gallery, Alexander Beech MFAD Examination', Art Almanac, July 2019
2019 - UTAS Events, Alexander Beech - MFAD Examination Exhibition, UTAS School of Creative Arts and Media, July 2019, Plimsoll Gallery Online
2019  - ‘Impressive field vies for art gong’, The Mercury, 7 May 2019, p. 8
2019  - ‘Tasmanian artist Neil Haddon chasing second Hadley’s Art Prize win’, The Mercury, 6 May 2019, The Mercury Online
2017 - ‘Alexander Beech’s delicately layered landscapes’, QUT Art Museum, 27 November 2017, QUT Instagram
2017 - Tang, C 2017, ‘Beech in line for major art prize’, Mosman Daily, 9 November 2017, p. 13
2017 - ‘Creative drawing on Sydney Ferries’, Festival of Mosman, Mosman Council, 14 October 2017, Festival of Mosman, 0:36 / 3:21
2016 - ‘Tortoiseshell Gallery inaugural exhibition’, Art Almanac, 19 August 2016

Other Education
2011  -  Anatomy, Julian Ashton Art School, Tutor David Briggs
2010  -  Understanding Oil Painting, National Art School, Tutor Michelle Hiscock
2010  -  Life Drawing, Julian Ashton Art School, Tutor David Briggs
2010  -  Colour, Light and Vision, Private Tuition, Tutor David Briggs
2009  -  (2009 - 2011) Life Drawing, Art House Hotel, Sydney
2008  -  Life Drawing, National Art School (FONAS)
2004  -  Sketch Club, Julian Ashton Art School
1999  -  (1999 - 2000) Sydney Graphics College, Illustration & Drawing Tutor Peter Powditch
1998  -  Painting Masterclass, National Art School, Tutors Aida Tomescu & Euan MacLeod
1997  -  Life Drawing, Hornsby Evening College

Research & Travel
2019  -  Tasmania
2018 -   Tasmania, Fiji
2017 -   Tasmania, Brisbane
2016  -  Tasmania, Vanuatu, Regional NSW, Western Australia
2015  -  New York, Tasmania, NSW South Coast
2014  -  Tasmania, Regional NSW
2013  -  Tasmania, NSW South Coast
2012  -  New Zealand, Tasmania, NSW Central West
2011  -   Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC
2005  -  England, France, Spain & Italy
2004  -  Tasmania