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Artist ( art: visiting)artist

Nancy Ann Präger-Benett, American Artist ( art: visiting)artist. Member American-Scandinavian Foundation, Les Surindependants Societaire, Graphic Art Association, Smithsonian Assocs., Metropolitan Museum; Club: Saltaire Yacht (director 1972-1980, governor, board directors). Work noted in Artist USABicentennial, New York Art Yearbook, Nouvelle Littaire, Art News Magazine, Arts Magazine.

Background

Präger-Benett, Nancy Ann was born on March 17, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of Sigmund Godfrey Prage and Eleanor Pauline Prager.

Education

Student Master of Arts program Syracuse University, 1961-1962. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Accademia de Belle Arte, Florence, Italy, 1965. Bachelor of Arts, Cooper Union College, 1968.

Career

Work exhibited in private mus. shows, also mus. and university group shows, United States, Italy, France, Canada, Turkey, England, American embassy, Turkish Mission to United Nations. Represented in private and corporation collections, United States, Italy, England, Turkey, France, Canada. Teacher Black Emergency Cultural CoalitionN.Y. prison systems.

Chairman of the Board Mannes College Music. Co-director program for disabled children Metropolitan Museum Art, 1977^, producer Dance program, Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum Art. Board directors Academy television Arts and Sciences, American Ballet Theatre II, Amalfi Coast Consortium, Georgetown University School of Languages and Linguistics, American-Italian Foundation for Cancer Research.

Director development public relations World Children's Day Found. Chairman Art for Children's Survival United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1991, board directors Metro chapter.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include in private museum shows, museum and University group shows, United States, Italy, France, Canada, Turkey, England, in private and corporation collections, United States, Italy, England, Turkey, France, Canada, United States Bicentennial, New York Art Yearbook, Nouvelle Littaire, Art News Magazine, Arts Magazine. Author: Turkish Costumes in the Collection of the Costume Institute Metropolitan Museum of Art. Editor: Research Life Journal.

Membership

Member American-Scandinavian Foundation, Les Surindependants Societaire, Graphic Art Association, Smithsonian Assocs., Metropolitan Museum. Club: Saltaire Yacht (director 1972-1980, governor, board directors). Work noted in Artist USABicentennial, New York Art Yearbook, Nouvelle Littaire, Art News Magazine, Arts Magazine.

Connections

Married Barry Lawrence Benett, June 19, 1966. Children: Lara Christina, Andrew Bernard, Ariane Alison.

father:
Sigmund Godfrey Prage

mother:
Eleanor Pauline Prager

spouse:
Barry Lawrence Benett

children:
Lara Christina Präger-Benett

Andrew Bernard Präger-Benett

Ariane Alison Präger-Benett