Walter Henry "Jack" Beal Jr. (June 25, 1931 – August 29, 2013) was an American realist painter.
Jack Beal was born in Richmond, Virginia and he lived in Oneonta, New York with his wife, artist Sondra Freckelton. He died in Oneonta in August 2013.
Beal achieved recognition in New York City and elsewhere during the 1960s. His realist paintings were seen in solo exhibitions at the Allen Frumkin Galleries in New York City and Chicago, and dozens of other galleries in New York, Boston, Miami, Paris and elsewhere. His paintings have been included in important exhibitions at The Whitney Museum of American Art and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, among other fine art institutions. In 1976, Beal was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member, and became a full member in 1983.
- The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
- Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
- Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
- Museum of Modern Art, New York
- National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
- National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
- Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase
- Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
- Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
- Toledo Art Museum, Toledo, Ohio
- Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
- Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City