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Barbara Lucilla Benish Edit Profile

artist , educator

Barbara Lucilla Benish, American Artist, educator. Avocation: gardening. F C. Recipient Graduate International Study award Rotary, Kunstakademien, Stockholm, 1983, Fulbright award, Prague, 1993-1994, Research award Open Society, Soros, Prague, 1995-1997; grantee Cultural Affairs Department, City of Los Angeles, 1990, 92.

Background

Benish, Barbara Lucilla was born on June 29, 1958 in Orange, California, United States. Daughter of Robert John Benish and Dola Mae (Holestein) Miller. arrived in Czech Republic, 1993.

Education

Bachelor, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1982. Master of Fine Arts, Claremont University, California, 1988.

Career

Teacher Claremont (California) University, 1991. With Academy Applied Arts, Prague, Czech Republic, 1993, 95, 96. Professor Graphics Ateliér, Art Academy Brno, Czech Republic, director Art Mill International Summer School for Youth, 2004, Galerie Califia Art, 2004, Horazdovice, Czech Republic.

Achievements

  • Avocation: gardening. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist: over 30 one-woman shows including: Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, 1989, Stadtgeschichtliche Museen Nurnberg, Germany, Galerie Behemot, Prague, Otis/Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles, Artworks, Los Angeles, Mánes Gallery, Prague. Exhibited in over 100 group shows Santa Monica Museum Art, Los Angeles, Artists Museum, Lodz, 1993, P.S. 1 Museum, New York, 1993, Contemporary Art, London, 1995, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, 1996, Museum Modern Art, Prague, 1997, and many others internationally. Represented in private collections Stadtgeschichtliche Museen/DurerHaus, Nurnberg, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Library.

      Congress, Washington, New York Public Library. Book Collection, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding.

Connections

Married Petr Kalny; children: Gabriela Benish-Kalná, Natalia Benish-Kalná.

father:
Robert John Benish

mother:
Dola Mae Miller

spouse:
Petr Kalny

children:
Gabriela Benish-Kalná Benish

Natalia Benish-Kalná Benish