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Trudy Benson

Trudy Benson Studio, 2021, New York, NY

TRUDY BENSON (b. 1985, Richmond, VA) received her Master of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Recent solo exhibitions include “WAVES,” SUNNY, New York, NY; “Hard Color Heat Wave,” Massif Central, Brussels, Belgium; “WAVES,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “/ Z / Z /,” Ceysson & Bénétière, Saint-Étienne, France;  “Cuts, Paints,” team(bungalow), Los Angeles, CA; “Closer Than They Appear,” Lyles & King, New York, NY; “Infinite Spiral,” Dio Horia, Mykonos, Greece; Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva Switzerland and “Garden in Motion,” Galerie Bernard Ceysson, Paris, France. 

Recent group exhibitions include “The Colour and the Shape,” Bohemian’s Guild, Tokyo, Japan (forthcoming); “Light” (curated by Rico Gatson), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Phase 1,” The Hole, East Hampton, NY; “Path of the Storm,” SUNNY NY, New York, NY; “Group Show,” RIBORDY THETAZ, Geneva, Switzerland; “Join,”, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden; “Accrochage,” RIBORDY THETAZ, Geneva, Switzerland; “True Lines,” Over the Influence, Los Angeles, CA; “100!” Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden; “Decoy” (curated by Marc Mitchell), Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR; “New Edition: Print from the Past, Present, and Future at Pratt “ (curated by Caitlin Riordan and Grayson Cox), Pratt Institute, New York, NY; “Rise,” RIBORDY THETAZ, Geneva, Switzerland;  “le ciel, l’eau, les dauphins, la vierge, les flics, le sang des nobles, l’ONU, l’Europe, les casques bleus, Facebook, Twitter,” Forde, Geneva, Switzerland; “MOONDOG,” East Hampton Shed, East Hampton, NY; “10 Years in Luxembourg,” Ceysson & Bénétière, Wandhaff, Luxembourg; “Set Adrift on Memory Bliss,” Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY; “Group Exhibition,” Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Come as You Are,” Galerie Antoine Ertaskiran, Montreal, Canada; “Post Analog Painting II,” The Hole, New York, NY; “Pro-Forma: Context and Meaning in Abstraction” (curated by Vittorio Colaizzi), Work Release Gallery, Norfolk, VA; “Unobstructed Views,” Hawkins Ferry House, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI and “TT52” (with Yann Gerstberger), Lyles & King, New York, NY. 

Her work is included in select collections including the Susan and Michael Hort Collection, New York, NY; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon; Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts, Peekskill, NY and the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, New York, NY. 

She is the recipient of awards including the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant (Nominee) and the Painting Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY. 

Benson lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. 

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