JEFFERY BECTON
Olivia’s Room
photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 33 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Looking West
photomontage on aluminum, 42 x 42 inches
edition of 5
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Looking South
photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 72 inches
edition of 8
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Passing Green Ledge
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 78 inches
edition of 3
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Pandora’s Chest
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 33.75 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Waking Up
photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 34 inches
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
On the Cusp
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 33.75 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Dry Squall
photomontage on aluminum, 15 x 43 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Winter's Room
photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 74 inches
edition of 10
$7600
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Blue Calm
photomontage on aluminum, 42 x 75 inches
edition of 3
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Little Sheep
photomontage on aluminum, 15 x 40.25 inches
edition of 10
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Off Spirit Ledge
photomontage on aluminum, 25 x 78 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Indian Summer
photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 38 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Last Look
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 56.9 inches
edition of 8
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Simple Gifts
photomontage on aluminum, 14 x 44 inches
edition of 9
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Grace
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 57 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Scallop Season
photomontage on aluminum, 12 x 44.5 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Gretna’s Farewell
photomontage on aluminum, 25 x 57 inches
edition of 4
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Casandra
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 40 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Her Room
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Ephemera
photomontage on paper, 14 x 25 inches
edition of 8
other sizes sold out
price on request
JEFFERY BECTON
The Pilot House
photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 30 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
October Tide
photomontage on aluminum, 32 x 76.8 inches
edition of 9
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Ending Wall
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 46 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Watermark
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Bait Boat
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 78 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Icebreaker
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 70 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
The Approaches
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 66 inches
edition of 3
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Flora Borealis
dye-sublimation on aluminum, 35 x 42.6 inches
edition of 4
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Be Still
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 53.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
The Baths
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 36.5 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Inundation
phtomontage on aluminum, 35 x 134 inches
edition of 12
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Her Waterline
photomontage on aluminum, 24 x 84 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Haunted Ground
photomontage on aluminum, 32 x 75.2 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Coexistants
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 61 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Stage Door
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Steel Bed and Stairs
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 38.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
My Mother's House
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 43 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Home and Away
photomontage on aluminum, 26 x 84 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Soft Chine
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches
edition of 10
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Depth in Feet
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 75 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Kitty and Tom
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 48.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Guest House
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 62 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
North East by East
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 63 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Late Light
photomontage on aluminum, 23 x 73.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Cloud of Unknowing I
photomontage on aluminum, 28 x 72 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Low Water
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Blue Chest
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 38.7 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Breezing Up
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 45 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Stillness at Mistake
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Blue Beds
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Upstairs Chair
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 43.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Gathering
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46.6 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Baker's Bed
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches
edition of 9
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Grindstone
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 110 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Black Cloud
photomontage on aluminum, 36 x 59 inches
edition of 8
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
White Chest
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 37.7 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Lost or Found
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 44.2 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
NEWT's
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 45 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Don't Look Back
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 44.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Electra
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 37.4 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Unforgiven
photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 47.2 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Far Shore
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 51 inches
edition of 7
other sizes prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON
Lost at Sea
photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 86.5 inches
edition of 7
prices and other sizes available on request
JEFFERY BECTON Olivia’s Room photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 33 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Looking West photomontage on aluminum, 42 x 42 inches edition of 5 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Looking South photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 72 inches edition of 8 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Passing Green Ledge photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 78 inches edition of 3 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Pandora’s Chest photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 33.75 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Waking Up photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 34 inches prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON On the Cusp photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 33.75 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Dry Squall photomontage on aluminum, 15 x 43 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Winter's Room photomontage on aluminum, 22 x 74 inches edition of 10 $7600 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Blue Calm photomontage on aluminum, 42 x 75 inches edition of 3 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Little Sheep photomontage on aluminum, 15 x 40.25 inches edition of 10 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Off Spirit Ledge photomontage on aluminum, 25 x 78 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Indian Summer photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 38 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Last Look photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 56.9 inches edition of 8 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Simple Gifts photomontage on aluminum, 14 x 44 inches edition of 9 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Grace photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 57 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Scallop Season photomontage on aluminum, 12 x 44.5 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Gretna’s Farewell photomontage on aluminum, 25 x 57 inches edition of 4 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Casandra photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 40 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Her Room photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Ephemera photomontage on paper, 14 x 25 inches edition of 8 other sizes sold out price on request
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JEFFERY BECTON The Pilot House photomontage on aluminum, 20 x 30 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON October Tide photomontage on aluminum, 32 x 76.8 inches edition of 9 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Ending Wall photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 46 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Watermark photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Bait Boat photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 78 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Icebreaker photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 70 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON The Approaches photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 66 inches edition of 3 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Flora Borealis dye-sublimation on aluminum, 35 x 42.6 inches edition of 4 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Be Still photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 53.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON The Baths photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 36.5 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Inundation phtomontage on aluminum, 35 x 134 inches edition of 12 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Her Waterline photomontage on aluminum, 24 x 84 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Haunted Ground photomontage on aluminum, 32 x 75.2 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Coexistants photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 61 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Stage Door photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Steel Bed and Stairs photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 38.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON My Mother's House photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 43 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Home and Away photomontage on aluminum, 26 x 84 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Soft Chine photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 45 inches edition of 10 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Depth in Feet photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 75 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Kitty and Tom photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 48.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Guest House photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 62 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON North East by East photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 63 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Late Light photomontage on aluminum, 23 x 73.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Cloud of Unknowing I photomontage on aluminum, 28 x 72 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Low Water photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Blue Chest photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 38.7 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Breezing Up photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 45 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Stillness at Mistake photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Blue Beds photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Upstairs Chair photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 43.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Gathering photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 46.6 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Baker's Bed photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 52.5 inches edition of 9 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Grindstone photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 110 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Black Cloud photomontage on aluminum, 36 x 59 inches edition of 8 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON White Chest photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 37.7 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Lost or Found photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 44.2 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON NEWT's photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 45 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Don't Look Back photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 44.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Electra photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 37.4 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Unforgiven photomontage on aluminum, 30 x 47.2 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Far Shore photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 51 inches edition of 7 other sizes prices and other sizes available on request
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JEFFERY BECTON Lost at Sea photomontage on aluminum, 35 x 86.5 inches edition of 7 prices and other sizes available on request
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Jeffery Becton Biography

Inspired by the tidal reaches and atmospheric weather near his Deer Isle home and the summer homes on the Blue Hill Peninsula, creates provocative photo-based digital montages, often playing with the borders between dream and reality, interior and exterior, abstraction and representation. His montages frequently contain architectural elements and objects from these vintage New England houses, many of which are part of his personal history.

Jeffery Becton (b.1947) is a pioneer in fine-art photography, Becton received an MFA from the Yale School of Art in 1976. Here he worked on the mainframe computer at Yale’s computer science lab—an experience that primed Becton to welcome the new digital tools in the mid-1980s. By the early 1990s, Becton was experimenting with the layering of visual information, living in year-round in Maine, and creating surreal scenarios evocative of that in-between milieu one inhabits when living by the sea. Becton’s work has been in numerous solo, group, and juried exhibitions, and has been highlighted in national and international publications, including the Royal Academy 2022 Summer Exhibition in London. In 2015, Marshall Wilkes (Ellsworth) published a monograph on Becton’s work, and in 2016, the Bates College Museum of Art held a solo exhibition of Becton’s large-scale monographs that traveled to Tennessee, Florida, and Virginia. Becton’s work is included in the museum collections of Bates College Museum of Art, Farnsworth Museum of Art, and Portland Museum of Art. Becton lives in Deer Isle, Maine, where he maintains a studio.

“Becton’s works are meditations on ambivalence: digital montages, beautiful and unsettling mashups, altered realities. . . .Walls, floors, and ceilings open to the elements–and to the imagination. They provide a framework but no shelter; they are lit with the clarity of memory. What we see depends on what we bring to the act of seeing: what memories, what desires, what emotions. Becton is really exploring our own permeability.”

—Deborah Weisgall, Jeffery Becton: The Farthest House

Fine Art Printing on Aluminum  Becton uses an archival fine art printing technique called dye-sublimation to print his photomontages. Each print is carefully proofed by Becton to guarantee the quality of the artwork. The image is first printed onto a transfer paper using inkjet technology, and adhered to a pre-treated sheet of aluminum. The dyes are then infused into the aluminum via heat transfer. Once the dyes submerge underneath the surface, the process is complete and permanent. The prints are archival for up to 65+ years, and tested by Wilhelm imaging research. These semi-gloss fine art aluminum prints retain excellence color density and have minimal glare, so no glass is needed.

White Wood Framing  Becton’s aluminum prints are handsomely floated in a Custom Wood Shadow Box with a 3.5 reveal, or a Wood Float Frame with a .25 inch reveal. No glass is used, giving the prints a tactile presence.

 

 

Press

January, 2024
Down East
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The Art of Being Jeffery Becton

We were heading out toward Jericho Bay and Eggemoggin Reach on a clear, chilly evening last fall, just before dusk, when our captain, the artist Jeffery Becton, announced that his wife was worried he had dementia. This was right after he’d revved the rigid inflatable boat’s twin 300 horsepower engines and had us skimming along at […]

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Maine Boats
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Jeffery Becton’s Invented Worlds

On a gorgeous late-August morning, artist Jeffery Becton came off his boat Sculpin, a 53-foot Selene trawler, to meet this writer at his house in Deer Isle overlooking Southeast Harbor. As we talked, he shared stories of the sea—and art. An avid seafarer from early in his life, Becton continues to find the experience fascinating and […]

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Winter 2023
Maine Arts Journal
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Christopher Crosman – Jeffery Becton: Passages

The late, beloved American painter, Andrew Wyeth (1917–2006), once mused about his most famous work, Christina’s World (1948, collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York), that if he had been “any good” as an artist, he would have left Christina entirely out of the picture. He realized that idea fifteen years later with Her Room (1963), which […]

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12 July, 2022
Creative Boom
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Jeffery C. Becton on liminal spaces, creating emotional connections, and the power of ambiguity

Running until 31 August 2022, Between Two Worlds is an evocative showcase of two photographic artists who have a strong connection to the poetics of coastal spaces. Jeffery Becton and Andrea Hamilton are both interested in the intersection of land and sea, memory and place. In this exhibition, the pair highlight the emotional potential of […]

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Oct/Nov
Interiors, Art and Design
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Jeffery Becton: Dream State

The work of Maine-based photographer Jeffery Becton melds interiors with shots of sea and sky, offering images that can come across as romantic reveries or manifestations of passing time. Using digital cameras, including the iPhone, Becton uploads images to Photoshop, where he crops, cuts and pastes pictures together. There’s a slightly Magritte-like mash-up in some, […]

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