Annaliisa benston 

AnnaLiisa Benston currently lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn.  

Education

School of Visual Arts, MFA Fine Arts 2016

Pratt Institute, B.F.A. Painting 2014

 

Solo Exhibitions

Famousonmars Pop Up, for Satellite Art Fair, Miami, 2017

Famousonmars Pop Up,  "Famousonmars X Witchoria", for Satellite Art Fair, Miami, 2016

LaunchPad Gallery, "Subliminal Landscape", Crown Heights N.Y., 2014

279 Frost, A. Benston Select Works, Brooklyn N.Y., 2011

Atlanta Arts Walk/ Westside District, Octane Coffee, Atlanta G.A., 2009

Graveyard Tavern (Arts Space), Atlanta G.A., 2008

 

Group Exhibitions

Secret Techno Art Party, curating and presenting, NYC, 2017

Future = Feminism, curating and presenting, NYC, 2017

SVA Maker Market, curated presentation, N.Y.C., 2017

Group Show, Head Too Heavy Gallery, Brooklyn, 2017

Anything Goes, Head Too Heavy Gallery, Brooklyn, 2017

Famousonmars & Exoflux present LoveRiot, Brooklyn, 2016

Lounge Corp., A Non-Art Experience curated by Kaja Andersen and Ragnheidur Karadottir, Brooklyn, 2015

Summer Girl, I Love Bedford - 294 Bedford Avenue, NYC, 2015 

Hungry Castles, Laser Cat in Jeumont, Place de la Republique and in Maubeuge Place Vauban as part of Le Festival Les Folies, France, 2015

SVA MFA Open Studios, 133 West 21st, N.Y.,  2014, 2015

279 Frost, The Paper Show, Bushwick 2014

Hungry Castles, Laser Cat in Miami, projections on the moon at Miami Art Basel,  2014

Kunsthalle Galapagos, One or More curated by Stephen Maine, 16 Maine St, DUMBO N.Y., 2014

LaunchPad Gallery, Brooklyn Showcase, Crown Heights N.Y., 2013

See/Me Gallery, “The Story of The Creative”, Long Island City, N.Y. 2013

See/Me Gallery, "The Story of The Creative," Lower East Side N.Y., 2013

Raw Artists, Williamsburg Exhibition, Brooklyn N.Y., 2013

Story of The Creative, See.me Gallery, Long Island City and Lower East Side Galleries, 2013

Bushwick Open Studios, The Jeffersonian Group Show, 2013

Greenpoint Gallery, Grand Salon Show, Brooklyn N.Y., 2013

Bushwick Open Studios, The Jeffersonian Group Show, 2012

279 Frost, Drawing Showcase, Brooklyn N.Y., 2012

279 Frost, A. Benston and Miria Sabina, Brooklyn N.Y., 2011

 

Arts Industry Work

Peacebuilding Solutions for Hartsfield Jackson Airport in Atlanta, curator, 2018

Future is Feminism, collaboration, 2017

lADY ART @ THE NEW WOMENS SPACE, GAVE A TALK ON "the elevator pitch", BROOKLYN, 2017

Peacebuilding Solutions & The High Museum, benefit organizer and curator, 2017

Famousonmars & Exoflux present LoveRiot, organizer and co-curator, 2016

Matthew Schrieber, studio assisting and installing for Audi sponsored Core Club Show, 2016

Suzanne Joelson, studio assisting, 2016

Gary Stephan Studios, studio assisting, 2016

Frieze Art Fair, arts assisting with exhibitions and etcetera, 2016

Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Assisting on Young Masters Series, NYC, 2015

Peacebuilding Solutions, Director of Arts Initiatives and representative at The United Nations, 2014 to present

Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance (SCAA), curating and assisting at ArtHamptons, 2015

Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance (SCAA), curating and assisting at Art South Hamptons, 2015  

Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Jonathan Horowitz "700 Dots", assisting for Frieze NYC, 2015

Frieze Art Fair NYC - Education Department - Assistant, 2015

Frieze Art Fair NYC, Etcetera,  2015

Founder & Executive Director, NEXT Arts Fair,  2013 - present 

Curator and Producer, The Paper Show, 279 Frost, 2014

Frieze Art Fair,  Etcetera, 2014

Curator and organizer  for Palisades906, Brooklyn N.Y., 2013

Salon Show, Palisades906, co-curator and coordinator, 2013

Frieze Art Fair,  Etcetera 2013

Elizabeth Foundation, Volunteer, 2011 - 2013

Coleman Burke Gallery, Intern, 2010

Peacebuilding Solutions, Logo Design, 2010

 

Honors and Awards

Presidential Scholarship, Deans List, Best in Show for AAS Pratt Exhibition, Selected for a juried exhibition of Pratt BFA Seniors at Kunsthalle Galapagos