Robert Taplin and John Benicewicz

Fred Giampietro Gallery

Sep. 10, 2024 - Oct. 15, 2016

1064 Chapel Street
New Haven, 06510
(203) 777-7760

Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 15, 2016
Opening Reception: September 10th, 6-8pm (artists will be present)

Robert Taplin is a sculptor working in New Haven, Connecticut, who has exhibited throughout the United States. He has executed public commissions for the New York MTA Arts in Transit and the State Of Connecticut Percent for Art Program. He has received numerous grants and awards, most notably from the National Endowment for The Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has also written extensively on sculpture most prominently for Art In America, publishing a number of articles and dozens of individual reviews. He has taught in several graduate and undergraduate programs, most recently at Rhode Island School of Design.

John Benicewicz is an emerging New York based painter, who studied at Parsons School of Design in New York and at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Benicewicz paintings focus on the, “real, the perceived, the past, present, and future . . . mapping various times and places . . . “ His work demonstrates an incredible understanding and sensitivity to color, composition, and technique. His work has been exhibited throughout New England and is in many major private collections.

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