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January 27, 2010, ADRIANA GRANT REVIEWS GRETCHEN BENNETT'S SHOW FOR
THE SEATTLE WEEKLY
JANUARY 20, 2010 REGINA HACKETT'S ABB
GRETCHEN BENNETT - THE LIGHT THAT SHINES ON EVERYBODY
JANUARY 13, 2009 ERIN LANGER REVIEW FOR THE STRANGER
Joey Veltkamp's BEST OF!
Regina Hackett ANOTHER BOUNCING BALL F.T. Pick
Jen Graves SLOG First Thursday Picks
Click here to read Jen Graves' review of Hello in The Stranger
Click here to read Marian Liu's interview with Gretchen Bennett in The Seattle Times
Click here to read Adriana Grant's write-up about Bonus Track in The Seattle Weekly
Click here to read Regina Hackett's review of Hello in the Seattle P-I
Click here to read the write-up of Hello and Supernature on art-seattle.blogspot.com
Click here to read Suzanne Beal's review of Our Nature in the Seattle Weekly
Click here to read Jen Graves' review of Kit Bashing in the Stranger
Click here to read Visualcodec's "shoutout" for Gretchen Bennett
Click here to read Regina Hackett's review of Landscape Flair
GRETCHEN BENNETT: RESUME
2001 MFA, Rutgers University, Visual Arts Department, New Brunswick, NJ
1998 Independent Studies, Prague Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CR
1996 Fulbright Grant, Prague Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CR
1983 Art Center, College of Design, Advertising Design Program, Pasadena, CA
1982 BFA, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Hello, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
AMO ART, Inaugural exhibition, You'd Be Home Now, Waitsburg, WA.
Landscape Flair, Howard House, Seattle, WA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
GIMME: From Inspiration to Appropriation, Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery, Seattle, WA
Punch/SOIL International Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA
Kit Bashing, Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Help Me, I'm Hurt, group show curated by Suzanne Beal, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA. September-October
Lucky Day, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
A Model Home Show, No Space gallery, Seattle, WA. February
The East River Project, with Yann Novak, Seattle, WA
Drift, Bronx River Art Center, group show curated by Eilleen Torpey, Bronx, NY
In Clover, Mt. Scott Park, one-day outdoor group show, curated by Scott Wayne Indiana, Portland, OR. August
You'd Be Home Now, Amo Gallery, Waitsburg, WA
Coupling IV: Secret Handshake , Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Howard House Artists, Seattle Art Museum Rental/Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA
AOK-PDX , PDX Gallery, Window Installation, Portland, OR. July
Willard Espy Foundation residency, June
Release & Capture , Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
Gretchen Bennett and Elizabeth Schula, Ten63, Long Island City, Queens, NY.
Thread Shop, Ballard, WA.
Ambrosino Gallery, Cake Walk, Miami, FL.
Bronx Museum, AIM 24, Bronx, NY.
Art In General, Window Installation, Sticker Sticks, New York, NY.
SOIL Gallery, Topography of Home, Seattle, WA.
Tribeca Loft, The Very Rich Hours, New York, NY.
Make Do, 5" x 7" exhibition space in the Organ Review of the Arts, Sex. Lust.
You, Portland, OR.
Smack Mellon Studios, Custom Fit, DUMBO, Brooklyn.
Center On Contemporary Arts, Pacific Northwest Annual,Pack, Seattle, WA.
PS122 Gallery, Gretchen Bennett and Suzanne Walters, New York, NY.
Zeitgeist Gallery, Paper, Seattle, WA.
Rutgers University, MFA
Thesis Exhibition, New Brunswick, NJ.
PS122 Gallery, Installation, Pack, New York, NY.1999
Zeitgeist Gallery, Gretchen Bennett, Seattle, WA.
Prague Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CR
Supernature, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
TESTPATTERN, It's You That I Love, two-channel online sound piece
Frye Art Museum ROCKIO SK a music sampling station, with Kristoffer Kollmer
Annual Spacecraft Sticker Gallery, Dying Fawn
Paul Butler Collage Party, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Rivet Magazine, Secret Issue
Ong Ong Magazine, Dutch Sticker edition, Volume 3
Peel Magazine Black Book, Dying Fawn, issue six
Pierogi Flat File Project, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Drawing Center Viewing Program Registry, New York, NY
Artist Space Irving Sandler Artist File, New York, NY
Frye Art Museum/Seattle Center Academy, Seattle, WA,
Youth Art Program 2-Week Course And Exhibition, Mash-Ups: Dj's Of Art, July-August
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Wa, Youth Art Program 8-Week Course And Exhibition, Sampling And Storytelling,
I Developed The Frye Art Museum Classes In Conjunction With Two Exhibitions By Dario Robleto. In These Classes, Teenaged Students Dialoged With Robleto, Exploring A Studio Practice In The Way Djs Explore Sound: Collecting And Mixing Sampled Materials And Histories And Reconfiguring These Into Their Own Personal Visual Narratives.
Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle, Wa, Individual Student Internship, Spring
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Wa, Educators' Workshop, September
Pilchuck Glass School, Ta For Professors Marian Karel And Daniel Hanzlik, Stanwood, WA
Stanwood, WA, Space, Light Glass Installation Class, June
Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle, Wa, Individual Student Internship,
Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle, Wa, Special Topics
Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle, Wa, Foundations
Cornish College Of The Arts, Seattle, Wa, Advanced Sculpture, Foundations
Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, Nj, Drawing 1, Painting 1, Art History Survey
County College Of Morris, Dover, Nj, Advanced Sculpture, Drawing 1
Rutgers University, Mason Gross School Of The Arts, New Brunswick, Nj,
Sculpture 1, Digital Media 1 And 2, Guest Lecturer Drawing 1, Painting 1
Crawl Space, Seattle, WA. November
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA. February
AMO ART, in conjunction with solo exhibition, You'd Be Home Now, Waitsburg, WA. October
Pratt Institute, Foundations, Visual Arts Department, Brooklyn, NY
Liu, Marian, Interview: Gretchen Bennett captures the softer colors of
Kurt Cobain , The Seattle Times, March 28
Graves, Jen, Shortlist: Visual Art; 2008 Stranger Genius Awards Shortlist, The Seattle Stranger, September 8
Grant, Adriana, Kitty, Kitty, Seattle Weekly, March 12
Hackett, Regina, Gretchen Bennett's intimate take on Cobain had us at
'Hello', Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 14
Graves, Jen, Here We Are Now, The Seattle Stranger, April 2
Haynes, Jim, Yann Novak & Gretchen Bennett; The East River Project Vol 1, Wire, Outer Limits Review, September
Graves, Jen: Model Behavior, The Stranger, April
Lippens, Nate: Sound + Images= Out Nature, Seattle PI, April 12
Graves, Jen, Hear Here; The Invisible District of Brooklyn and Seattle,
The Seattle Stranger, November
Shout out for August 2006: Gretchen Bennett; a tribute to bicoastal wanderings and street-style community tethers, visual codec, online magazine. August
Hackett, Regina, Gretchen Bennett's contact
, The Seattle PI, May 27.
Conner, Jill, Landscape Flair, Artweek, September.
Lippens, Nate. Viral Migration, The Stranger, June 2
Hackett, Regina, Northwest Artists Deliver a Superb Flight of Fancy in 'Release &
Capture', Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March
Conner, Jill, The Very Rich Hours, Contemporary. August
Hall, Emily, Manufactured Word; The Natural Beauty of Integral Parts, The Stranger, March
Hackett, Regina, New Work by Gretchen Bennett and Debra Baxter, The
Seattle Post Intelligencer, March
Conner, Jill, New Work; Smack Mellon Studios, Custom Fit" Contemporary, August
Conner, Jill, New Work by Gretchen Bennett and Suzanne Walters, NYArts.
Hall, Emily, Brilliant Mind-fucks, The Stranger, September
Rose, Cynthia, Gretchen Bennett, The Seattle Times. October
A Philosophy of Street Art, La Especial Norte (#1, April), 2008
Supernature, Exhibition Catalog essay
msn OPEN for design essay
The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SIM) Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland
Fractured Atlas Development Grant, in support of SIM Residency, New York, NY
The Helm Gallery Residency, Tacoma, WA
4 Culture Portable Works Purchase, Seattle, WA
4Culture Portable Works Purchase, Seattle, WA
4Culture Portable Works Purchase
4Culture Arts Special Projects Program Grant,
Sticker Edition Project A Migration of Landscape, Seattle, WA
Willard Espy Foundation residency, Oysterville, WA. June
Artist Trust GAP Grant
Artist Trust Fellowship
Centrum Arts residency. May-June2003
Corporation of YADDO residency. December-January1999 Bob Watts Memorial
Scholarship, Rutgers University, Visual Arts Department, New Brunswick, NJ1996
Fulbright Grant, Prague Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CR
Corporation of YADDO residency, Saratoga Springs, NY. December-January
Bob Watts Memorial Scholarship, Rutgers University, Visual Arts Department, New Brunswick, NJ
Fulbright Grant, Prague Academy of Applied Arts, Prague, CR