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Catherine Bennaton

  • 20140514002021-blue_clouds
  • 20140513235914-aerial_view_2013
  • 20160805003032-land_and_water
  • 20140514002049-gold_birch_2014
  • 20150608232940-untitled__2014
  • 20140514002214-silver_lining_2014
  • 20150313214655-oasis
  • 20150503212753-earth
  • 20150313193502-air
  • 20150313214432-water
  • 20150313214217-fire
  • 20150313215324-tree_balance
  • 20150313215822-whipped_cream
  • 20150313220313-mandala
  • 20150608234805-the_blob-1-2015
  • 20150608235034-the_blob_2-2015
  • 20160108013517-blob_3
  • 20160108014016-blob_4
  • 20160109224029-spectacle
  • 20160109224514-transcendence
  • 20160109224935-transparent_pod
  • 20160109004858-acid_bomb
  • 20160109022313-dark_moon
  • 20160109213641-elevating
  • 20160109011004-applause
  • 20160804194252-polar_melt
  • 20160109021610-black_falls
  • 20160109222540-mingling
  • 20150608224335-birthday
  • 20160109221932-he_said_he_said
  • 20160109222304-knight_rider
  • 20160804193245-knight_rider_2
  • 20160804193655-birds_in_flight
  • 20150313192441-abstract_matadora
  • 20160109222854-passage
  • 20160109215157-gulf_reversal
  • 20130922004515-gulf_stream
  • 20160805003757-spring
  • 20160813191107-arabesque
  • 20160813201643-white_notes
  • 20160813201914-wall_of_interference


Burbank, CAlif.

Lives in

Works in


modern, surrealism, landscape, conceptual, mixed-media, figurative, abstract, appropriation, Abstact-surrealism, storytelling sculpture, Abstract-Figurative



Born: Los Angeles, California




California State University, Northridge • B.A. Degree • Fine Art

Los Angeles Valley College • A.A. Degree • Fine Art



2016      “Consort” • Art Share LA • Los Angeles, CA.

                “Gestault Spectrum” • BG Gallery Bergamot Station• Santa Monica, CA.

2015      “Opposite of Algebra” • Art Share LA • Los Angeles, CA.

                Curators: Shana Nys Dambrot, Tara Thomas, David Hollen        

                “Body of Water” • El Camino Art Gallery • Torrance, CA.

                Curator: Suzanne Meiers        

                “From Her: An Exhibition About Women” • El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument • Los Angeles, CA.

2014      “Myth and Image” • El Camino Art Gallery • Torrance, CA.

                Curator: Suzanne Meiers        

                 “Body Language” • Orange County Center for Contemporary Art • Orange County, CA.

                Curator: George Herms        

               “Brand 42: Works on Paper” • Brand Library Art Galleries • Glendale, CA.

                Curator: Jack Rutberg        

                 “Portraits in the Garden” • Stuart Haaga Gallery • Descanso Gardens, CA.

                Curators: Kimberly Davis, Steve Nowlin, Jessica Todd Smith, Scarlett Cheng        

2013      “All Media 2013” • Irvine Art Center • Irvine, CA.

                Juror:Grace Kook-Anderson • Curator • Laguna Art Museum       

2012      Time and Space Gallery • La Canada, CA.

                Tah Gallery • Pasadena, CA.

2011      “All Media 2011” • Irvine Art Center • Irvine, CA.

2010      “Tarfest”• Korean Cultural Center • Los Angeles, CA.

                 Juror: Edward Robinson* Associate Curator of LACMA

                 “Los Angeles Juried Exhibition” • Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery • Los Angeles,CA.

                 LAMAG Award • Jurors: Franklin Sirmans • Head curator * Contemporary Art LACMA,

                 Ali Subotnick Curator * Hammer Museum

                 “Revisiting Beauty” • Orange County Center for Contemporary Art • Orange County,CA.

                 Juror: Peter Frank• Senior Curator Riverside Art Museum 

2009      “2009 Open Show” • Los Angeles Art Association • Los Angeles,CA.

                 Juror :Apsara DiQuinzio , Curator San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

                “Man’s Inhumanity to Man”• Brand Library Art Galleries • Glendale, CA.

2008      “Los Angeles Juried Exhibition”• Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery • Los Angeles, CA.

                Jurors: Tyler Stallings, Lisa Melandri and Carl Berg

                Barnsdall Municipal Art Gallery • Auction/Benefit • Los Angeles,CA.

 2007      All Media 2007 * Irvine Art Center * Irvine CA. Juror Carl Berg

               “Angels and Demons “• Shenere Velt Gallery • Los Angeles, CA

               “California Open” • Tag Gallery • Santa Monica • CA• Juror Peter Frank

               “Figuratively Speaking” • Irvine Fine Arts Center • Irvine CA

2006      “All Media 2006” * Irvine Fine Arts Center *Irvine CA

                 Juror s: Jerry Burchfield* Artist, Educator and Author

                “The Herbert Ryman Exhibit” * Glendale, CA

                 Benefit for the Altadena Public Library * Altadena, CA. 

2005      “All Media • Irvine Fine Arts Center • Irvine, CA. Juror Paul Paiement

                “How To Look At Art” * Los Angeles International Airport • Tom Bradley Terminal • Los Angeles, CA.

                 Curators: Scott Canty and Mary Oliver • Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department

                 “The Herbert Ryman Affair” • Glendale,CA.

                 “Made in California” • City of Brea Gallery • Brea, CA • Juror Alma Ruiz 



2010      Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Award • Los Angeles, California.



            Revisiting Beauty • Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Peter Frank. 2010

            Man’s Inhumanity to Man• Brand Library and Art Center .2009

            Show and Tel: The Art of Communication • Zimmer Museum. 2004

            OMA Regional 3 • Oceanside Museum of Art • 2003

            Brand 32• Works on Paper • Associates of Brand Library & Art Center. 2002

            Southern California Open • Laguna Art Museum, California. 1997

            Art Communication's International. “Virtuosity” • CD ROM. New York, New York. 1996

            Many Voices, Many Visions. Women’s Caucus for the Arts • Torrance, California. 1985.



Christopher Knight, “Artists talk among themselves” Los Angeles Times, September 10, 2010.

Daniella Walsh, “Figuratively Speaking” Irvine World News, March 15, 2007.

Patricia Morris Buckley, “OMA exhibit to prove bigger is not always better” North County Times,

November 12, 2003.

Daniella Walsh, ‘Dog Show”, The Orange County Register, December 2002.

All Media Exhibition at Palos Verdes Art Center The Aesthetic (online) August 2001.

Daniella Walsh, All Media’ soothes the soul, The Orange County Register, December 2001.

Michael Rydzynski, Photography is top choice for media show at Irvine Fine Arts Center,

Irvine World News, December 2001.

Josef Woodard, Group Dynamics-Pearls dot wide-ranging VIVA Gallery exhibit,

The Los Angeles Times-Valley Section, September 2000.

Cathy Curtis, Bearing Witness to Trial by Jurors, Los Angeles Times, April 1997.

Laurie Mendenhall, A tradition begins at Laguna Art Museum, April1997.

Lisa Buck, Junk Becomes Art In Found Objects Show, Long Beach Downtown

Gazette, September 1996.

Peter Frank, 91st National Open: Long Beach Arts, Long Beach Press Telegram, May 1995.



Aubrey Marcus, Austin, Texas.

Susan Lancaster, Los Angeles, California.

Sas Groupe Saint Germain, Paris, France.

Bill Myers, Pasadena, California

Jami and Owen Witte, Sherman Oaks, California.

Kevin and Marcia Sewelson, Studio City, California.

Gregory Barnett, Tarzana, California

Diane and Jack Hanson, Oceanside, California.

Christine Allen, Altadena, California.

Kathy Mangum, Pasadena, California.

Aaron Paley and Judith Teitelman, Los Angeles, California.

Melody Malmberg and Joe Rhode, Pasadena, California.

Lila Walen, Fort Worth, Texas.

Patricia Viala, Los Angeles, California.

Bob and Lynn Sheedy, San Clemente, California.

Lois and Christopher Madison, San Rafael, California.

Steve Chase: Selected paintings for placement via his interior design firm.

Manatt, Phelps, Rothenberg & Tunney. Los Angeles, California.

Pier 66 Hotel. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Commission.

Clare Aunet. Beverly Hills, California

Susan Goodman. New York, New York.

Pam and Jerry Louden. Marina del Rey, California.

Deborah Kashinsky. Los Angeles, California.

Lisa Jannigan. Los Angeles, California.

Yumi Oshima. Los Angeles, California.      



Native California artist, Catherine Bennaton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art from California State University, Northridge. Catherine has exhibited in numerous galleries and museums in California. She has been included in exhibits at the Ventura Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum and Oceanside Art Museum and the Zimmer Children’s Museum. Her painting and artworks are included in many public and private collections from California to France.


Recent Exhibits

Catherine Bennaton participated in these exhibits:

Jul, 2016 Spectrum-Gestalt 3 Closing Reception
bG Gallery
Jun, 2016 Spectrum-Gestalt 3
bG Gallery
Nov, 2014 Fresh
Aug, 2014 Myth and Image
El Camino College Art Gallery
May, 2014 Brand 42: Works on Paper
Brand Library & Art Center
May, 2012 The Bluebird of Happiness
Time and Space Gallery
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