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Call for Entries: The Bennett Prize

Created in 2018, The Bennett Prize awards $50,000 to a woman artist in order to help her create a solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will then travel the country. 

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Call for Entries: The Bennett Prize

Created in 2018, The Bennett Prize awards $50,000 to a woman artist in order to help her create a solo exhibition of figurative realist paintings, which will then travel the country. 

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Interview with Dr. Elaine Melotti and Steven Alan Bennett, Founders of The Bennett Prize

Created in 2018, The Bennett Prize is the largest ever Prize offered solely to women painters. The accolade aims to give recognition to women artists who paint in the figurative realist style and who have not yet realised their full professional potential. The Prize, with the call for entry open from 13 April to 28 September 2018, awards $50,000 to allow the winning artist to create her own solo exhibition.

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Grand Valley Artists: The Bennett Prize

The Muskegon Museum of Art is proud to be the inaugural venue for THE BENNETT PRIZE, a one-of-a-kind juried art exhibition designed to propel the careers of women figurative realist painters. Entry begins April 13.

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Figuratively speaking

The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art expects to host its biggest show yet, bringing in the work of contemporary figure painters from around the world.

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The Bennetts: Collectors with Heart, a podcast interview

Passionate, approachable and smart, the Bennetts were a pleasure to chat with. Dr Elaine Melotti Schmidt and her husband Steven Bennett have gathered a collection of over 150 artworks by figurative artists all of whom are women.  The discussion with the Bennetts includes collecting as artistic expression, building a collection, choosing paintings, and much more.

John Dalton, "Gently Does It" podcast- Episode 109