Portland, b.1977

Amy Bennett

Amy Bennett received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Hartford, CT and her Master of Fine Arts degree in 2002 from the New York Academy of Art.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT; Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden; Permanent Mosaic Installation, 86th Street & 4th Avenue Brooklyn Subway Station, MTA Arts for Transit, Brooklyn, NY; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; and Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Recent group exhibitions include The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI; Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY;...

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Biography

Amy Bennett received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1999 from the University of Hartford, CT and her Master of Fine Arts degree in 2002 from the New York Academy of Art.

She has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT; Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden; Permanent Mosaic Installation, 86th Street & 4th Avenue Brooklyn Subway Station, MTA Arts for Transit, Brooklyn, NY; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; and Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Recent group exhibitions include The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI; Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY; Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY; LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY; Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden; Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; MUba Eugene Leroy, Tourcoing, France; Galleri Magnus Karlsson at Frieze Art Fair, London, England; Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY; American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY; Tomio Koyama Gallery at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Tomio Koyama Gallery at Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Richard Heller Gallery at The Armory Show, New York, NY; Kumukum Gallery, New York, NY; Richard Heller Gallery at Pulse, New York, NY; and Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY.

Bennett is the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (Fine Arts); Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Painting; American Academy of Arts & Letters Purchase Award; New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship; Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program 2010/11; New York Foundation for the Arts/ Deutsche Bank Fellowship; Smack Mellon Studio Program; Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant; Prince of Wales Scholarship to Normandy; New York Academy of Art Research Fellowship; Felicia C. Miller Award for Artistic Excellence; and the Barbara Podorowsky Memorial Award for Excellence in Painting.

Amy Bennett lives in Cold Spring, NY and works in Beacon, NY.

Artworks

19

Delivery, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / American Art / Art of the 2010s / Beacon / Contemporary American Art / Daily Life Experience / Disorientation/Displacement / Domestic Scenes / Familiarity and Absurdity / House/Building / Interior Spaces / Lyrical Expression / Nature and Artificiality / New York / Oil on Panel / Oil Paint / Oil Painting / Painting / Panel / Portland / Reality and Fantasy/Illusion/Imagination / Reality and Fiction / Scenes of Everyday Life / Theatricality / United States / Women Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2002

    MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • “Amy Bennett: Nuclear Family,” Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT

  • 2016

    “Small Changes Every Day,” Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    “Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists,” The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

  • “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2017

    “Really?,” Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody

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Education

  • 2002

    MFA, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • “Amy Bennett: Nuclear Family,” Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT

  • 2016

    “Small Changes Every Day,” Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • “Time Speeds Up,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY

  • 2013

    “Thin-Skinned,” Richard Heller Gallery at Volta, New York, NY

  • 2011

    “Sore Spots,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • “Heydays,” Permanent Mosaic Installation, 86th Street & 4th Avenue, Brooklyn subway station, NY

  • 2009

    “Vacationland,” Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • “Out in the Open – Monotypes,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • “At the Lake,” Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2007

    “Buried,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • “Neighbors,” Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2005

    “Stories,” Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    “Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists,” The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

  • “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2017

    “Really?,” Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody

  • “Ethics of Depiction: Landscape, Still Life, Human,” Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI

  • 2016

    “Water|Bodies,” Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY

  • “20th Anniversary Show,” Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

  • Seattle Art Fair, Richard Heller Gallery, Seattle, WA

  • 2015

    “Disturbing Innocence,” curated by Eric Fischl, The FLAG Art Foundation, NY, NY

  • “Stirring Still,” LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY, NY

  • “Seven Deadly Sins: Lust,” HVCCA, Peekskill, NY

  • 2013

    “Time Waits for Us,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • “Faux Life,” Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2012

    “XS: Extra Small,” Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

  • “Otherworldly,” MUba Eugene Leroy, Tourcoing, France

  • Galleri Magnus Karlsson at Frieze Art Fair, London, England

  • 2011

    “Otherworldly: Optical Delusions & Small Realities,” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

  • “Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts,” American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

  • “Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards,” American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY

  • 2010

    “Today is Yesterday Tomorrow,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Tomio Koyama Gallery at Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

  • Tomio Koyama Gallery at Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

  • Richard Heller Gallery at The Armory Show, New York, NY

  • “Landscape and Solitude,” Kumukumu Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2009

    Galleri Magnus Karlsson & Richard Heller Gallery at The Armory Show, New York, NY

  • Galleri Magnus Karlsson at Frieze Art Fair, London, England

  • Richard Heller Gallery at Pulse, New York, NY

  • 2007

    “Size Matters: XS,” Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

  • Richard Heller Gallery at LA Art Fair, New York, NY

  • 2006

    Galleri Magnus Karlsson at Frieze Art Fair, London England

  • Galleri Magnus Karlsson at The Armory Show, New York, NY

  • Richard Heller Gallery at LA Art Fair, New York, NY

  • Linda Warren Gallery at ArtLA, Santa Monica, CA

  • 2005

    “Visitors from the East,” Billy Shire Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

  • “The Gallery,” Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

  • “Something is Somewhere,” Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

  • Art Chicago, International Art Fair, Chicago, IL

  • 2004

    “Points of Muse,” Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2003

    “Public Domain,” Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • “Space Invaders,” Fish Tank Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY

Grants/Awards

  • 2015

    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (Fine Arts)

  • Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

  • 2011

    Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Painting

  • American Academy of Arts & Letters Purchase Award

  • 2010

    New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

  • Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program 2010/11

  • 2006

    New York Foundation for the Arts/ Deutsche Bank Fellowship

  • Smack Mellon Studio Program

  • 2004

    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

  • 2003

    Prince of Wales Scholarship to Normandy, France

  • Research Fellowship, The New York Academy of Art

Publications

  • 2017

    Ethics of Depiction: Landscape, Still Life, Human, Rochester, MI: Oakland University Art Gallery, p. 20-23

  • 2016

    Ollman, Leah, “Review: Are those model buildings or a painting? For artist Amy Bennett, the answer is both,” Los Angeles Times, 17 September 2016

  • Alvarado, Mary Margaret, “American Weather: When the Gun Violence Epidemic Hits Home,” Virginia Quarterly Review, Fall 2016, illustrated p. 171

  • Helmke, Juliet, “Amy Bennett Builds a Miniature World,” Modern Painters, 5 September 2016

  • Heartney, Eleanor, Amy Bennett-Small Changes Everyday, London: Black Dog Publishing

  • 2015

    Hodara, Susan, “Seven Museums, Each Offering a Deadly Sin,” The New York Times, 9 May 2015

  • 2014

    Dessanay, Margherita and Marc Valli, A Brush with the Real: Figurative Painting Today, London: Lawrence King Publishing, 2014

  • McCann, Margaret, The Figure: Painting Drawing, and Sculpture, New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2014

  • 2011

    Kino, Carol, “A Peephole Perspective on Tiny Worlds,” The New York Times, 9 June 2011, p. 20

  • Gomez, Edward M., “Irresistible Illusions and Other Worlds,” Sculpture Magazine, September 2011

  • “Goings on About Town: Art - Otherworldly: Optical Delisions and Small Realities,” The New Yorker, 25 July 2011, p. 13

  • Miranda, Carolina A., “This Week: Must See Arts in the City: Otherworldly,” NPR, 9 - 15 June 2011

  • Chapman, Ben, “Brooklyn Artist has Heart of Glass: Working on Mural for Subway Station,” NY Daily News, 3 March 2011

  • Stewart, Henry, “The Artist on Her New R Train Mosaic and the Name that Inspired It,” The L Magazine, 8 March 2011

  • Egein, Harold, “Subway Art Coming to 86th Street R Station,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 27 February 2011

  • 2010

    Valli, Marc, “Microworlds,” Elephant Magazine, Summer 2010

  • 2009

    Knight, Christopher, “Amy Bennett at Richard Heller Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, 22 January 2009

  • Bec, Alex, “Amy Bennett,” It’s Nice That, Issue #2, October 2009

  • Choate, Andrew, “Amy Bennett “At the Lake” at Richard Heller,” Art Ltd. Magazine, March 2009

  • Hwang, Ji-myeong, “In Studio: Amy Bennett,” Vogue Girl Korea, No. 92, October 2009

  • Sloan, Hannah, “Amy Bennett: At the Lake,” THE Magazine, February/March 2009

  • Pasulka, Nicole, At the Lake, TheMorningNews.org, 18 May 2009

  • Nadler, Susie, “New Paintings from Amy Bennett: Lakefront Series, ” ApartmentTherapy.com, 7 May 2009

  • 2007

    DeBurton, Simon, “Eight that Could Shake the World,” Financial Times, 29 September 2007

  • Hammarström, Camilla, “The Smell of Snow,” Aftonbladet, September 2007

  • Persman, Joanna, “Small Stories Become Disturbingly Real,” Svenska Dagbladet, 8 September 2007

  • Olofsson, Anders, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, “Stockholm: Amy Bennett,” konsten.net September- October 2007

  • Finkel, Jori, “Welcome to the Neighborhood,” Art + Auction, April 2007, p.147

  • Myers, Holly, “Welcome to the Neighborhood,” Los Angeles Times, 26 January 2007, E27

  • Bedford, Christopher, “Amy Bennett,” ArtForum.com, January-February 2007

  • Pasulka, Nicole, “Neighbors,” TheMorningNews.org, 22 – 29 January 2007

  • Han, Gregory, “The Gallery: Amy Bennett,” ApartmentTherapy.com, 9 January 2007

  • Sandall, Simon, “Interview,” www.readersvoice.com, February 2007

  • Young, Stephanie, “Rear Window,” Vellum no.5, June 2007

  • Ziomek, Jenny, “From a Distance,” NY Arts Magazine, March-April 2007

  • 2005

    Hawkins, Margaret, “Amy Bennett,” ARTnews, September 2005

  • Hawkins, Margaret, “Amy Bennett,” Chicago Sun-Times, 22 April 2005

  • Hinkel, Joanne, “Art Trips,” Centerstage Chicago, 18 April 2005

  • 2004

    Skolnik, Lisa, “The Art of Amy Bennett,” Design & Architecture, Chicago Edition, August 2004, pp. 8, 10, 32-35

  • Littman, Margaret, “Ten Things to do this Weekend,” Crain’s Chicago Business Online, August 2004

  • Zoltak, Benjamin, “Can of Culture,” Centerstage Chicago Online, August 2004

  • 2003

    Krenz, Marcel, “Space Invaders: Six Painters & Two Sculptors Reconstruct Representation,” Contemporary, Issue 55 , 2003

  • “Up & Coming,” Brooklyn Free Press, 2 – 8 May 2003