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LESLIE BENDER RESUME

LESLIE BENDER 
Focus: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking

SELECTED MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS 
2014      Woodstock Artists Association Museum, Woodstock, NY  “Passage”                        
2009      Samuel Dorsky Museum at SUNY New Paltz, NY MFA Exhibition
2008      Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, NY
1995-8   New York State Museum, Albany, NY Mohawk-Hudson Regional
1998      Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA 
1991      Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY “New York Series the IX: Message to Future”
1988      Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY “Committed to Print” 
              Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada “Committed to Print” 
              Peace Museum, Chicago, Ill “Committed to Print” 
              New York State Museum, Albany, NY “Committed to Print”
1984      Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY "MetaManhattan"
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 
2016      Miss Porters School Farmington CT                                                                
2013      Shahinian Fine Arts, Rhinebeck, NY 
2012      Miss Porters School Farmington, CT 
2010      The Doghouse Gallery Saugerties, NY 
2008      James Cox Gallery, Willow, NY 
2000      Coffey Gallery, Kingston, NY 
1998      R & F Encaustics, Kingston, NY 
1997      Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge, NY
1991      James Cox Gallery, Willow, NY 
 
SELECTED TWO & THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS 
2012      Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Poughkeepsie, NY 
2011      BAG, Brooklyn, NY Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY 
2009      Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY 
2006      Chase/Randall Gallery, Andes, NY 
              Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Poughkeepsie, NY 
              Windham Fine Arts, Windham, NY 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS 
2017      “Here comes 'Condozilla': Housing protest posters from around the globe”             
              (Travelling Exhibition by Center for the Study of Political Graphics, California)
2013      Ulster County Community College Stoneridge, NY “Cut & Paste” 
2012      Mad Dooley Gallery, Beacon NY 
              Albert Shahinian Fine Arts, Rhinebeck, NY 2011
              Masters on Main, “Earth Scrolls” Installation, Catskill, NY 
2010      Barrett Art Center Galleries, “Printwork ʼ10 Juried by Asher Miller, PhD., Metropolitan Museum of Art, Poughkeepsie,NY
2004      Albert Shahinian Fine Arts, Poughkeepsie, NY 
2000      Lobby Galleries, Durst Organization, NY, NY
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY 
Fairview Art Museum, Springville, UT 
Dutchess Community College, Hyde Park, NY
Fyns Grafiske Vaerksted, Odense, Denmark 
Woodstock Historical Society, Woodstock, NY 
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center, Tivoli, NY

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES & GRANTS 
2016      NYFA Artist as Entrepreneur Bootcamp with Roxbury Arts Group
2012      Prescott Visiting Artist, Miss Porters School 
2007-9   Sojourner Truth Fellowship, SUNY New Paltz 
2000      Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Residency 
             S.O.S. Grant, NYFA
             Woodstock Artist Association, Barbara Bertoli Award 
     NYFA Grant, in conjunction with The Kleinert James Art Center, Woodstock, NY 
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS
Angry Graphics, Peregrine Books On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City. 2009 Janet Braun-Reinitz & Jane Weissman NYCMuralBook@aol.com 
Committed to Print, Museum of Modern Art. 1986 
Taste, Culinary Institute. 1991 
Antiques & Arts Weekly. August, 1991
New York Times. October 7, 1982
Arts & Sciences. May 29, 1991
Newsday. 1983

EDUCATION 
2009      MFA, Printmaking SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 
1995      Graduate in Scenic Painting, Cobalt Studios, White Lake, NY 
1975      BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 
               Art Students League

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Infuse Gallery, Colorado
James Cox Gallery, Willow, NY 
Albert Shahinian Fine Art, Rhinebeck, NY 
 
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