Jane Benson was born in England and now lives and works in Brooklyn. She is a sculptor and installation artist whose work explores the transition and transformation of both physical materials and aesthetic identity. She has exhibited in national and international venues including PS1 MoMA; Sculpture Center; Socrates Sculpture Park; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Solo shows include The Mews, at Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York; Chronicles of Narcissism, Black & White Gallery, New York and Underbush, Roebling Hall, New York. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and residencies including the Pollack-Krasner, the Fulbright Scholarship and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s New Views: World Financial Center Residency. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews and the New Yorker among others. She received her B.F.A. from Edinburgh College of Art (1994) and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1997).
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