(1919 - 1995)
Chris Benvie was active/lived in Rhode Island. Chris Benvie is known for New England coastal landscape and seascape painting.
Biography Chris Benvie
Christopher Benvie is best known for his landscapes and seascapes of New England Americana. Due to his application of paint with a strong textural quality of the palette knife and the elegant, pastel colors of the Impressionists’ palette, Chris Benvie has been considered one of the great Rhode Island Impressionist painters.
Mr. Benvie attended Rhode Island School of Design and studied under such nationally known artists as Robert Brackman, NA., Elmer Browne, NA., and Stanley Woodward. Mr. Benviewas himself an instructor of students in oil paintings for many years of his life.
Mr. Benvie had three one-man shows at Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island as well as exhibitions of oi
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