About Garry Knox Bennett: resume / publications

Garry Knox Bennett is born in Alameda, California 1934 and attended California College of the Arts (formerly CCAC) Oakland, California.

Garry's work is in the collections of: Museum of Arts & Design, NY; De Young Museum, San Francisco; Fine Arts Museum, Mobile AL; Judah Magnus Museum, Oakland CA; Mint Museum of Arts + Design, Charlotte NC; Montreal Museum of Art, Canada; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA; Oakland Museum, CA; Racine Art Museum, WI; Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, WDC and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA.

Resume: honors and awards / video / archives

Honors and Awards

2011 The James Renwick Alliance's 'Master of the Media' award The James Renwick, the Smithsonian, Washington DC
2004 Merit Award, Lifetime Achievement Furniture Society
1996 American Craft Council College of Fellows
1984 Merit Grant National Endowment for the Arts
1975 Award Contemporary Crafts of the Americas
1974 Award De Anza College
1960 Award SFMOMA


Craft In America: Award winning PBS mini-series (segment) (2007)
Dialog & Interview at the Oakland Museum: Garry with John R. Marlowe and Abby Wasserman, 2001 retrospective exhibition Oakland venue. (2001)
Cut Loose: New American Furniture Makers: San Francisco CA. (1994 Cine Golden Eagle award) Minott Weihnacht Productions (1994)


Smithsonian Institution 2003 Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project: All papers and personal files, photographs and a complete oral history (available on line). All material from ongoing career will continue to be archived.