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Colleen Dena Hench, American artist. Recipient Visual Art fellowship in two dimensional media Arizona Commission on the Arts, 1992.


Hench, Colleen Dena was born on February 23, 1953 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Daughter of Robert Con Hench and Betty (Aldrin) Bentley.


Bachelor, Chico State University, 1975;postgraduate, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1976.


Graphic designer, Addison-Wesley Public, Menlo Park, California, 1978-1982;graphic designer, Ketchum Comm. Vicom Advertising Design Vectors, 1982-1984;graphic designer, Busse & Cummins, San Francisco, 1984-1985;graphic designer, American West Magazine, Tucson, 1985-1986;producer, director, Video Art Prodns., Tucson, 1987-1993;freelance graphic design, Tucson, 1988-1991;graphic designer, Types, Tucson, 1991-1993.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Rancho Linda Vista Gallery, Oracle, Arizona, 1988, Tucson (Arizona) Community Cable Corporation Gallery, 1992, Phoenix (Arizona) Center Visual Arts Gallery, 1993. Exhibited in group shows including Mo David Gallery, New York City, 1985, Yuma (Arizona) Art Center, 1988, Del Rio Council for the Arts, Southwest Art Exhibition, Texas, 1992. Producer, director: (art videos) In The Studio with Robert Colescott, 1989 (2d place BBest Arts Program 1989), Desert Ballet, 1989 (2d place Best Arts Program 1989), Rodeo (first place).


Married Robert Colescott, 1986 (divorced 1992). 1 child, Cooper Robert.

Robert Con Hench Bentley

Betty (Aldrin) Bentley

Robert Colescott

Cooper Robert Hench