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Catherine Bennaton

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20130923222015-mr_green
Mr. Green, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20140519234635-raspberry_2014
Raspberry , 2014 Acrylic on Panel 12”X16” © 2014
20130922003737-elephant_man
Elephant Man, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130921224859-alien
Alien, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130921225154-blue_head
Blue Head, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130923184919-sword_fight
Sword Fight, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130923184640-stump_mountain
Stump Mountain, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130921231120-cypress_tree
Cypress Tree, 2012 Oil on Canvas 24"x 30"
20130922004632-horse_blooming_flowers
Horse Blooming Flowers, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130921225328-bug_birth
Bug Birth, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 9"x 12"
20130921225017-black_cloud
Black Cloud, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130922004226-erupting_volcano
Erupting Volcano, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 9"x 12"
20130923191115-tree
Tree, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130923185240-torso
Blue Boy, 2013 Acrylic, Mixed Media on Panel 24
20140514002138-pinkie_2013
Pinkie , 2013 Acrylic & Gold Leaf on Canvas 24”X 36” © 2013
20130923184137-listening
Listening, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 16" X 20"
20130923222233-venus
Venus, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 16" X 20"
20130921224732-acid_rain
Acid Rain, 2012 Acrylic, Mixed Media on Panel 9"x 12"
20130921225954-continental_shift
Continental Shift, 2012 Acrylic and Chains on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130922003528-egg
Egg, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 16" X 20"
20130922004902-hourglass
Hourglass, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 9"x 12"
20130923184513-rain_cloud
Rain Cloud, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 16" X 20"
20130921225752-continent
Continent, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 16"x 20"
20150608232402-las_meninas2_2014-jpg
Las Meninas 2, 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 30" X 43"
20140514002125-matadora_2014
Matadora , 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 24” X 30” © 2014
20150313213446-blue_green_wave
Blue Green Wave, 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 16" X 20'
20150313214912-ocean_rain
Ocean Rain, 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 16" X 20"
20140514002105-haystack_mountain_2014
Haystack Mountain , 2014 Acrylic on Panel 20” X16” © 2014
20140514002043-green_mountain_2014_1
Green Mountain , 2014 Acrylic on Panel 20” X16” © 2014
20150405232751-snake
Snake, 2014 Acrylic on Canvas 16" X 20"
20150313220313-mandala
Mandala, 2015 Acrylic on Canvas 30" X 30"
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Burbank, CAlif.
Lives in
Altadena
Works in
Altadena
Tags
Abstract-Figurative, storytelling sculpture, Abstact-surrealism, appropriation, abstract, figurative, mixed-media, conceptual, landscape, surrealism, modern
CV

 

Born: Los Angeles, California

www: catherinebennaton.net

www: catherinebennaton.com

email: catbennaton@att.net

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

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

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

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 

               

AWARDS

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

 

CATALOGUES

            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.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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.

 

COLLECTIONS

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.