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David Bennett

BIOGRAPHY

B. 1941 -

 

Artisans have been blowing glass into metal forms for two thousand years, and the art created by David Bennett pushed this technique to new limits. By combining glass and metal forms, Bennet creates sculptural pieces that could not be done in either medium alone. The created effect of merging these two forms allow the artist to create figures that are lighter and wilder in their motions, as well as significantly more intricate in overall composition. 

Personal

Born: The Dalles, Oregon 1941

 Education:

1998 Studies under Pino Signoretto

1995 Studies in Murano, Italy under Pino Signoretto

1994 Pilchuck Glass School, Instructor Pino Signoretto

1993 Studies in Biot, France, with Robert Perini

1992 Pilchuck Glass School, Instructors Ptyr Novotny and Robert Carison

1991 Studies in glass art, Pratt Art School

1990 Studies with glass artist Mark Eckstrand

1966 J.D., New York University

1963 Bachelor of Arts, Principia College

Experience:

1998-1999 President, Pilchuck Glass School

1994 – present  Board of Trustees, Pilchuck Glass School

1991 – present Established glass studio Bennett Glass, Inc.

1970 – 1995 Lawyer

1966 – 1970 Captain, United States Army