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September 1 to January 3, 2015
Pamela Benham studied painting in New York City at the Art Students’ League under a Ford Foundation Scholarship, and graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art with a BFA. She then studied in Paris for two years at the Ecolé des Beaux-Arts with Pierre Carron. Other influential teachers were Robert Beverly Hale, Wolf Kahn, Dory Ashton, Paul Resika, Leland Bell and Stephen Posen.
Recipient of an Adolph Gottlieb Grant, Benham was also awarded artist-in-residencies at Skowhegan School in Maine, Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, Parson’s Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic, and Colgate University in Hamilton, NY.
She has exhibited internationally in museums and galleries including the Nicholas Roerich Museum in New York City, the Musée d’Art Moderne and the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris. She has had over twenty solo exhibitions in galleries in New York including the Miller, Susan Schreiber and Jayne Baum Gallery. Benham has now established her painting studio, Studio 93, here in Santa Barbara.
The Karpeles Manuscript Museum
21 West Anapamu Street
Santa Barbara CA 93101
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