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Carol Bennett
Female Figure Underwater Realist Etching --"Separation" by Carol Bennett

1993

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Female Figure Underwater Realist Etching --"Separation" by Carol Bennett Unique etching of a female figure submersed beneath the surface of water by California and Hawaii artist Carol Bennett (American, b.1954). Signed "Carol Bennett 1993" lower right and titled "Separation 13/20" lower left. Unframed. Image, 13"H x 18"L. “I throw myself into the water almost every day- it grounds me, the body floats and the mind drifts. The “Swimmer Series” has followed me over the years, resurfacing and evolving.” - Carol Bennett Bennett was born in 1954 in Los Angeles. She studied painting at the University of California, Santa Barbara as well as the Art Center College of Design in L.A. in the 1970s, where she later went on to teach. For some 20 years she split her time between her loft in downtown LA and a beach bungalow in Hawaii- satisfying a passion for culture and the ocean's pull. In LA she painted backdrops and billboards and parlayed these skills to create over 100 large public and corporate commissions internationally: Ocean Patterns is a 220 ft installation at the Honolulu Airport and Trigger Picasso Energy is a 48 ft. stained glass/ photovoltaic solar canopy for the Hawaii State Art Museum Sculpture Garden. Her work has been exhibited widely as both a solo artist and in group exhibitions since the mid-70s, and is included in the collections of several museums in Honolulu, Hawaii, including The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts, State Foundation of Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places, and the Persis Collection. Water flows through all her work, large and small.
  • Creator:
    Carol Bennett (1954, American)
  • Creation Year:
    1993
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 19 in (48.26 cm)Width: 24 in (60.96 cm)Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)
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  • Gallery Location:
    Soquel, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: JT-N17341stDibs: LU5426719642
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