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Stephen Benenson

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Education and Study:

MFA
Class of 2014
Yale School of Art

Member
2005-Present
SPACE Studios & Pickwick Independent Press

Residency
2007
Painting
‘Painting’s Edge’ Idyllwild, CA

Post-Bac Certificate
2004
2-D Art
SACI Florence, Italy

BA
2002
Art, Anthropology
​Wheaton College, MA

Junior Year Study
2000
Studio Art
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Private Study
1999
Painting
Studied under painter Bill Elmore, Mendocino County, CA

Apprenticeship
1997
Sculpture
Apprenticed with sculptor Adam Leventhal, Los Angeles, CA

Exhibitions:

Janruary 2018 “2018 Biennial”, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Maine

September 2016, “Broken Register”, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland Maine

April 2016, “Stephen Benenson”, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles CA.

December 2014, “New Works by Elizabeth Gilfilen, Jeremy Chandler, and Stephen Benenson”, Fred GiampietroGallery, New Haven, CT

August 2014, “Point of Departure” 1708 Gallery, Richmond VA.  

February 2014, ‘Condensed Matter, MFA Thesis exhibition’, Yale, Green Hall Gallery

January 2014,  ‘Stephen Benenson. Prints, Paintings and Drawings’ The Study at Yale.

April 2013, ‘For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass’ Yale, Green Hall Gallery

April 2011,  ‘Above and Below the Line: Contemporary Drawing in Maine’, Pace Galleries of Art, Fryeburg, ME

December 2010,  ‘Simple complexities’ at Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME

June 2009,  ‘The Business of Art’ juried exhibition at University of New England, Portland, ME

September 2008,  ‘Stephen Benenson’ Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME

July 2007,  ‘Painting’s Edge’ exhibition Riverside Museum of Art, Riverside, CA

May 2004,  ‘Zonzo’ exhibition of SACI Post-Bac studio art, Florence, Italy

May 2002,  ‘Sfumato’ thesis exhibition for majors in Studio Art, Wheaton College, MA

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