Keren Benbenisty (b. Israel) moved to Paris in 1998, graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2004 and attended California Institute of the Arts (Cal’Arts) as an international exchange scholar with a fellowship of Colin – Lefranc Foundation. Benbenisty has been artist-in-residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine (2009) and received the Wallace-Reader’s Digest Endowment; ISCP – The International Studio & Curatorial Program (2011) funded by ARTIS, Ostrovsky Family Fund (OFF) and the Israeli consulate in New York; Residency Unlimited, New York (2016) with a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts; Arts Maebashi, Japan (2017), Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, New York.
Recent exhibitions include The James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center for Humanities in New York City; Tel-Aviv Museum of Art; Genia Schreiber University Gallery Tel Aviv; The Artist House in Jerusalem; Francesca Antonini Gallery in Rome and Human Resources in Los Angeles.
In 2013, she won an award from the Shpilman Institute of Photography (SIP) for her first artist book –A A O UE – that was published by Sternthal Books.
Keren Benbenisty is currently living and working in Manhattan and her studio is located at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.
Contact / Studio
The Elizabeth Foundation 323 W 39th Str. New York, NY 10018