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Amy Bennett Bio

Amy Bennett Studio, 2018, Cold Spring, NY

AMY BENNETT (b. 1977 in Portland, ME) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1999 from the University of Hartford, CT and her Master of Fine Arts in 2002 from the New York Academy of Art.

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

Recent group exhibitions include "2020 VISION," Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY; “2020 Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts,” American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY; 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 Eugène 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; Kumukum Gallery, New York, NY; and Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY. 

The artist 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 and works in Cold Spring, NY.