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 “Plastic Paintings,” Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria; Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT; “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 "CURATED BY NAZIF LOPULISSA," m.simons, Amsterdam, Netherlands; "I AM THE PASSENGER," Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY; “Why I Make Art” (curated by Brian Alfred), Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Sunrise/Sunset,” SUNNY NY, New York, NY; “Trudy Benson + Russell Tyler,” Mother Gallery, Beacon, NY; “Trudy Benson + Russell Tyler - 4EVA,” Gaa Projects, Cologne, Germany; “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; and “100!” Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden.
Her work may be found in the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, New York, NY; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Arts, Peekskill, NY; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; and the Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom, among others.
She was nominated for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant and is the recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowship, New York, NY. In 2023, she was an Artist in Residence at Galerie Krinzinger in Vienna, Austria
Benson lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.