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artist , educator

Paulette Bensignor, American artist, educator. Recipient honorable mention for print making Philadelphia Tri-State Artist Equity Exhibition, 2005, numerous other art awards. Member Philadelphia Water Color Club (award for excellence in prints 1992), National Drawing Association, Artists Equity, Audubon Artists Inc., Allied Artists of America, International Sculture Society.

Background

Bensignor, Paulette was born on December 4, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Isaac and Ethel Jeanette (Goldberg) Bensignor.

Education

AFA, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1970. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1971. Master of Education, Temple University, 1972.

Postgraduate, University Paris, 1973.

Career

Artist The Wallnuts Gallery, Philadelphia, 1970, The Gross McCleaf Gallery, 1971. Instructor education, sociology Temple University, 1971. Instructor education School District of Philadelphia, 1971-1988.

Artist Uptown Gallery, New York City, 1975-1976, The Suzanne Gross Gallery, Philadelphia, 1980-1988. Instructor fine art Gratz College, 1988—1990. Artist The Gross McCleaf Gallery, 1988—1991, Slater-Price Fine Arts, New York City, 1989-1990, Hanson Galleries, New York City, 1990—1992.

Gallery artist John Szoke Editions, since 2005. Executive board Fellowship of Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1979-1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman shows at Hanson Gallery, 1993, Muse Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2001-2003, Philadelphia Museum of Art, since 2002, Suzanne Gross Gallery, 1988, Gallery of Philadelphia, 1991, Slater Price Fine Arts, New York City, 1990, Gloucester County College, New Jersey, 1978, 84, 88, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, 1979, Craft Store, Philadelphia, 1977, Access Gallery of Hanson Galleries, New York City since 1991. Group shows include Suzanne Gross Gallery, 1984-1988, Slater Price Fine Arts, New York City, 1989-1990, Artists Equity, 1988, 2006, Helio Galleries, New York City, 1990, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, 1984-1986, 88, Gross McLeaf Gallery, 1988-1990, Noyes Museum, 1990, Philadelphia Art Museum Women Artists, 1985, Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1984, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, 1970-1972, 83-85, Richard Rosenfeld Gallery, 1999, others. Exhibits at Woodmere, 2001-2002, Philadelphia Museum Art, 2003, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York City, 2004, Denise Bibro Gallery New York City, 2005.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Water Color Club (award for excellence in prints 1992), National Drawing Association, Artists Equity, Audubon Artists Inc., Allied Artists of America, International Sculture Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, gardening, fashion design.

Connections

father:
Isaac Bensignor

mother:
Ethel Jeanette (Goldberg) Bensignor