Exhibitions & Awards________________________________________________________________________________
2013
see׀me: creatives rising, Invitational Mass Digital Exhibition, New York, NY

Face of Utah Sculpture IX, Invitational Group Exhibition, West Valley, UT

SmArtSpace 4, Invitational Traveling Exhibition Space, Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, UT

2012
We All Like Figgy Pudding, Invitational Group Exhibition, Utah Arts Council Rio Grande Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

The Herb and Dorothy Show, Invitational Group Exhibition, Nox Contemporary Galley, Salt Lake City, UT

Face of Utah Sculpture VIII, Invitational Group Exhibition, West Valley, UT

2011
Funny, Cuddly, Creepy, Sexy, Beautiful: The Sculptures of Court Bennett, Solo Exhibition, Carr Gallery, Idaho Falls, ID

Face of Utah Sculpture VII, Invitational Group Exhibition, West Valley, UT

2010
Face of Utah Sculpture VI, Invitational Group Exhibition, West Valley, UT

imagination:101, Community Arts & Crafts Fair, Sandy, UT

Foster Arts Program participant, Salt Lake Arts Center, Salt Lake City, UT

2009
Face of Utah Sculpture V, Juried Group Exhibition, West Valley, UT

12th Annual Small Show, Invitational Group Exhibition, Phoenix gallery, Park City, UT

Emerging Artists Showcase, Invitational Group Exhibition, (a)perture gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Sandy City Art Show, Juried Group Exhibition, Sandy, UT

2007
Artist As Inventor, Invitational Group Exhibition, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL

President's Art Show, Salt Lake Community College, Juried Group Exhibition, Salt Lake City, UT

2006
Projekt:30.com June Exhibition, Juried Online Exhibition, Link

The Regional 10th Annual, Juried Group Exhibition, First Place in Show, St. George Museum of Art, St. George, UT

Court Bennett: New Works, Solo Exhibition, Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

2005

SUMFA 10 Alumni Exhibition, The University of the Arts, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Court Bennett: Sculpture and Installation, Solo Exhibition, Finch Lane Gallery West, Art Barn At Reservoir Park,  Salt Lake City, UT

2004     
The Regional 8th Annual, Juried Group Exhibition, Honorable Mention, 3D, St. George Museum of Art, St. George, UT

Crescent Ridge Stake Community Arts and Crafts Fair, Sandy UT

Springville Museum of Art 80th Annual Spring Salon, Juried Group Exhibition, Springville, UT

ArtStravaganza Community Arts Exhibition Sandy, UT

2003
MFA Thesis Exhibition , Rosenwald-Wolf Galleries, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Springville Museum of Art 79th Annual Spring Salon, Juried Group Exhibition, Springville, UT

2000-2003        
The University of the Arts MFA Merit Award Scholarship Phil., PA

2002                
Six Degrees in Cold Storage, College Art Association MFA Exhibition Philadelphia, PA

2002, 2001        
MFA Works in Progress Show, Hamilton Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Springville Museum of Art 77th Annual Spring Salon, Juried Group Exhibition, Springville, UT

2000
College of Eastern Utah Invitational Group Exhibition, Price, UT

1996
BFA Exhibition, Tippets Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, UT

1995
College of Eastern Utah Alumni Show Group Exhibition, Price, UT

1992, 1988        
College of Eastern Utah Talent Award Scholarship, College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT

1992
Art Splash Student Exhibition, Purchase Award, College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT

Teaching Experience_________________________________________________________________________________________
2012 - Present
Adjunct Faculty, Jewelry: Culture and Creation, Salt Lake Community College, Redwood Campus, Taylorsville, UT

2011
Guest Lecturer, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID

2006
Conversation with the Artist: Court Bennett, St. George Museum of Art, St. George, UT

2005
Artist in Residence, Mixed Media Workshop, College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT

2004                
Artist in Residence, Hillcrest High School Midvale, UT, Stone Carving Workshop.

2003                
Teacher, Jewelry I and II, Hillcrest High School, Grades 10-12, Temporary Position, Midvale, UT

1997
Artist in Residence, Brighton High School Sandy, UT, Ceramic Wheel Throwing Workshop.

1995
Artist in Residence, Bella Vista Elementary School Holladay, UT, Ceramic Hand-Building Workshop.

1989-1991        
Missionary, Religious Teaching and Study, English Language Tutoring, Italian Language/Culture Teaching
and Study, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Rome/Padova, Italy

Professional Experience______________________________________________________________________________________
2000-Present       
Graphic Artist/Technician, AlphaLab, Inc., S.L.C., UT

2013
Juror, Hillcrest High School Annual Student Exhibition, Midvale, UT

2010
Juror, Hillcrest High School Annual Student Exhibition, Midvale, UT

2009
Juror, Hillcrest High School Annual Student Exhibition, Midvale, UT

2005
Juror, Bingham High School Annual Student Exhibition, W. Jordan, UT

2004                
Juror, Hillcrest High School Annual Student Exhibition, Midvale, UT

2003
Juror, Brighton High School Annual Student Exhibition, Sandy, UT

Juror, Bingham High School Annual Student Exhibition, W. Jordan, UT

1999                
Juror, Hillcrest High School Annual Student Exhibition Midvale, UT

1993-1995        
Translator, Freelance Italian Envirotech Technologies, Inc., S.L.C., UT

1992                
Gallery Assistant, Gallery East College of Eastern Utah, Price, UT

Education____________________________________________________________________________________________________
MFA        
The University of the Arts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003; Emphasis in Sculpture

BFA        
Utah State University; Logan, Utah, 1995; Emphasis in Sculpture; Minor in Italian Language Studies

AS        
College of Eastern Utah; Price, Utah, 1992, Emphasis in Art; Graduated with Honors

Bi-Lingual        English & Italian

Media________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2012
Online Exhibition Review, HIkmet Sidney Loe, "The Herb and Dorothy Show at Nox Contemporary Gallery", 15 Bytes, Dec. 2012, Link

Webpage, see|me, Link

Online Interview, Juliette Bradley, "Interview with Court Bennett: Balance Within Opposition:, Foster Arts Program Blog, July 7, 2012, Link

Webpage, BYU SmArt Space,
Link

2011


Article, "Funny, Cuddly, Creepy, Beautiful: The Work of Court Bennett", Idaho Falls Magazine, Jan/Feb 2011, Vol. 11 No. 01, pp.70-71

2010
Online Interview, I am an an Artist: Court Bennett with ArtIsMoving,  Link

2006
Online Press Release, "St. George Museum of Art 10th Annual Regional Exhibition", Link

2005
Press Release, “Court Bennett and Layne Meacham Exhibits Open in April”, 54 Finch Lane: The Newsletter of the Salt Lake City Arts Council,
Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 1-2

2002                
Video, Water Collaborative Project led by Marsha Kocot and Tom Hatton, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Collections___________________________________________________________________________________________________

College of Eastern Utah Visual Arts Dept. Permanent Collection, Winter Solstice, 1992, Serigraph, 20” x 30”
College of Eastern Utah Elementary Education Dept. Hand-built Ceramics Commission, 1994
Lynn and Marva Bennett Private Collection, Wallscape, 1999, Pine and Leather, 30” x 42” x 5”
Lynn and Marva Bennett Private Collection, The Rhyme and Reason, 2006, Mixed Media Sculpture, 18" x 9" x 9"
Duane and Stephanie Adamson Private Collection, Untitled (Leather Two Piece), 2002, Leather, Oak and Steel, Dimensions Vary
Erin Boyle Private Collection, Pump, 2003, Mixed Media, 36” x 36” x 156”
Blaine and Angela Atwood Private Collection, Gourd Rattle, 2004, Mixed Media, 22” x 7” x 5”
Erin and David Farnsworth Private Collection, The Old World, 2001, Wood Carving, 6" x 25" x 13"
Peter Strohmeyer Private Collection, Robin Hood, 2005, Mixed Media, 36” x 11” x 15”
Trent Thursby Alvey Private Collection, Mummified Hope, 2004, Mixed Media, 8” x 20” x 8”         
Jeff and Janae Stephenson Private Collection, Roper, 2003, Mixed Media Sculpture, 9" x 11" x 18"  
Amy Fauchex and Todd Bower Private Collection, Fibrous Growth, 2006, Mixed Media Sculpture, 8" x 7" x 18"   
Scott M. Douglass Private Collection, Thigh-Pod, 2006, Mixed Media Sculpture, 14" x 28" x 28"                                                                                                                                
Neena and Quinn Matthews Private Collection, Pit-Grip, Mixed Media Sculpture, 17" x 7" x 7"
Anonymous Private Collection, Ugly Baby, Mixed Media Sculpture, 11" x 14" x 14"


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            October  2013
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