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Trudy Benson

 (born 1985)
Trudy Benson is active/lives in New York, Virginia.  Trudy Benson is known for large-scale, impasto abstract painting.

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Trudy Benson


Trudy Benson is an abstract artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1985. She received an MFA from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Benson is known for her large scale abstract paintings that utilize large swaths and globs of paint. Her style was influenced by early computer painting programs, such as MacPaint and Windows Paint. In December 2012, Scott Indrisek wrote for Modern Painters: "This young Pratt-educated painter is moving away from her previous cartoonishly figurative efforts and toward a maximalist abstraction. The effect is a bit like a 1980s geometry textbook spazzing out and exploding on the wall. Benson works within a delicio  ...  Displaying 750 of 1566 characters.



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About  Trudy Benson

Born:  1985 - Richmond, Virginia
Known for:  large-scale, impasto abstract painting