Born in Arizona, USA, Fred Bendheim has lived and worked in Brooklyn, NY since 1984. As a teen-ager, he apprenticed with the pioneer painter, Philip Curtis. Fred has had numerous solo and group shows and his works are in collections world-wide: The Museum of Arts & Design, NY; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; The National Gallery of Costa Rica; The Instituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Venice, Italy; The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; The Montclair Museum of Art; The Plotkin Museum; The Brooklyn Public Library; Denise Bibro Fine Art, NY; Jason McCoy Gallery, Bradley International Airport, Los Angeles, CA; The Mayo Center for Humanities, Scottsdale, AZ. His commissions include sculptures for Frank Lloyd Wright buildings and paintings for the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Neiman-Marcus and others. His past art has taken the form of large room-sized installations, outdoor billboards with children's art, sculptures, and fountains made with many materials, as well as mural-sized drawings. He has written articles about art for the British journal, The Lancet. He teaches art at the Art Students League in NYC and The College of Mt. Saint Vincent also in New York City.
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