BENICE HOROWITZ

MEDIA – Acrylic, Collage and Mixed Media.


EDUCATION – Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan, Ct.; Bill Ainsley School of Art, Johannesburg, S.A. Private Instruction – G. Mackanic, Sydney Goldblatt, D. Fleishman.
Workshops, Connecticut, Alaska, Utah, New Mexico, California.

PRIZES; Art of the North East (2011) Diane Alexander Award for Acrylic Painting; National Association of Women Artists- DDWU & Elsie Ject-Key Memorial Award for Water Medium; N.A.W.A. Medal of Honor and Dorothy Tabak Memorial Award; Faber Birren Nation Color Competition- Fred Kraus Memorial Award; Ct. Art Annual- One of Four Winners; New Canaan Society for the Arts, Pierce Archer Prize for Best in Show, First Award (twice); 2nd Award twice; Iona College -2nd Award, 3rd Award; Greenwich Art Assoc. – Greenwich Art Society Award, Judges Choice Award, Theresa Langhorne Duble Award, Fred Kraus Memorial Award, Gateway Bank Award, UST Award; Hyatt Regency Award; New Rochelle Art Assoc. – First Place, Windsor and Newton Award, Third Award, Second Award; Fairfield Chamber of Commerce at Fairfield University- Special Award, Best Painting in Acrylics, Best of Oil and Acrylics (twice); Ferguson Library Stamford- Second Prize for Drawing, First Award (four times); Mamaroneck Artist Guild-Second Award (twice); Stamford Art Association – (31 Awards for painting 1985-2012) - Best in Show (four times), First Award (ten times) Second Award (eight times), Third Award (four times), Honorable Mention (four times); Art Society of Old Greenwich –Honorable Mention; Pink Tent Festival, Stamford- Best of Acrylics (twice); Silvermine School of Art –Honorable Mention for Painting.

JURIED COMPETITION ACCEPTANCES;
Audibon Artists, NY; Art of the North East; Connecticut Art Competition; Westbeth Gallery, NY; Discovery Museum, Bridgeprt, Ct; Mettatuck Museum, Waterbury, Ct;, New Haven Paint and Clay Club; Art Society of Old Greenwich; Silvermine Guild, New Canaan Society for the Arts; Mayor’s Parlor, Stamford. Ct; Ridgefield Guild of Art; Greenwich Art Society; New Rochelle Art Association; Fairfield University, Faber Birren International Color Show, Ferguson Library, Stamford. Ct. Iona College, New Rochelle. The Female Gaze, Iona College.

EXHIBITIONS –
SOLO PAINTER BY INVITATION;
New York Arts and Dance Innovations, Brooklyn, NY; Polish Consulate, NY; Curtis Gallery, New Canaan, Ct.;


GROUP EXHIBITIONS BY INVITATION; Broome street gallery, NY; Stamford Ballet Center; Office of The Speaker of the House, Capital Building, Hartford. Ct; Our World Gallery, Stamford. Ct.; New Canaan Carriage Barn, Ct.; Stamford Museum and Nature Center – One of Four Winners Show; Stamford; Art Place, Southport Railroad Station Gallery, Ct; Jewish Community Center; Stamford Arboretum; Mayor’s Gallery, Stamford; Dyangi Art Gallery, Greenwich, Ct; Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS;
Mamaroneck Artists Guild Gallery, Silvermine Guild Gallery, Stamford Arboretum, Ct.;

NEW YORK CITY; Broome Street Gallery, Noho Gallery, Soho and Chelsea; Pleiades Gallery, Chelsea; Art Students League; Warner Communications; Cornell Medical Library; Lever House; Cork Gallery; Avery Fisher Hall; Dag Hamerskjold Tower Lobby; Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery; Pace University Schimmel Center for the Arts.

CURATED EXHIBITIONS;
HBO Entertainment Inc.; Cornell Medical Associates W 72nd Street; Cornell Medical Associates E 80th St., Mayor’s Gallery Stamford, Ct.

MEMBERSHIP BY JURY;
National Assoc. of Women Artists, New York Society of Women Artists; Silvermine Guild of Artists; Mamaroneck Artists Guild.

MEMBER;
Stamford Art Assoc.; Greenwich Art Ass.; New Canaan Society for the Arts.

APPOINTMENTS; Past President New York Society of Women Artists, Past Executive Vice- President New York Society of Women Artists, Past Vice President Stamford Art Association, Advisory Board, New York Society of Women Artists, Past Art and Exhibitions Chairperson, Ferguson Library, Stamford. Ct.

COLLECTIONS;
Creditanstalt – Bankverein, NY; Barbenco USA, Inc., Ct; Accutronics – Johannesburg, S.Africa;
PRIVATE; New York City, New York State, Connecticut, Europe, Australia and South Africa.

PUBLICATIONS;
Manhattan Arts Magazine, Stamford Lifestyles, Spotlight Magazine, Inside Fairfield County, Art News, Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women (9th Edition, 2003).

Recipeint of Certificate of Appreciation by the Office of the Mayor of Stamford, Connecticut for outstanding contributions to the City of Stamford. (2007)

Chosen to represent last decade of Painters at Bruce Museum Centenary Exhibition Greenwich Ct. (2012)

 
 

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