Artist Statement -

I believe that the purpose of art is to explore humanity and that art comes alive when it relates to our lives, my art draws on multicultural themes and engages participation. Developed as a bridge between cultures, it led me into diverse themes steeped in myth, ritual, and archetype. I created over 600 metal sculptured masks and have performed with them throughout the world (thus far in 29 countries). By studying the myths and mask-work of eastern and western cultures, I continue to infuse my art with this timeless material.

As a performance artist, my repertoire of mask and story performances also explores myth, history, literature and legend. During my world travels and in the States, I presented hundreds of performances and led comparable workshops and classes in contemporary masking.

Beyond mask and metal, I work in mixed media and printmaking. For example, my Secret Future Works are mixed media sculptures with locked interiors that open in the future. The unseen, presented within the context of art, encourages us to examine our personal and global futures. The first of now 19 such art works, created in 1989, was opened by its patron in 1995. The Jewish Heritage the SFW hidden messages were read at the National Jewish Museum, Washington DC in 1998. Other works will be opened in years to come. Secret Works created in India, Bangladesh, Ireland, Kenya, Tanzania, England, Bosnia, Spain, and in the States have messages locked inside that were given to me by people of these countries. These address their future hopes and dreams.

As a printmaker, my monoprints (one-of-a-kind prints) use the collage technique, chine colle (glued paper). The colle papers are hand-made, pre-inked and hand-painted. Collagraphic printing plates emboss a complex texture onto the prints. The plates are inked individually for each print. The images and colle papers are laid onto the plate and adhere to the printmaking paper as the plate and paper are run through the etching press. Series have been drawn from Indian & Turkish miniature painting; South Asian Folk Art; Korean Lore & Legend; Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts; Medieval Manuscripts; The Renaissance; Russian Icons; Greek mythology; 19th Century Women Writers, Educators & Feminist Activists; Africa & Afro-Americans; and Native American history.

Suzanne Benton multi disciplined artwork has been featured in over 150 solo shows and is represented in museum and private collections worldwide. Author of The Art of Welded Sculpture and numerous articles, she is listed in Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who of American Artists, and International Who's Who of Business and Professional Women. In 1992-93, Benton again traveled the world. She began her 10 month journey in India as a Fulbright Scholar, then went to The Guthrie Center, Ireland. In East Africa, she was a Thanks be to Grandmother Winifred grantee. During that journey, she created metal masks, mask tales, monoprints, drawings, and Secret Future Works, also teaching at the universities and art centers that hosted her. In 1994-1995, she worked similarly in Bulgaria, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan through grants from the United States Information Services. She has since led mask and story work with women and youth in Sarajevo and Zenica, Bosnia; and been an artist-in-residence at Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain, and at Harvard University. Benton curated the 1999 exhibit, Facing East: Asian Masks at the Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY. During a 1998 artist residency at Weir Farm (Trust), a National Historic Site in Wilton, CT, she began what continues as a series of land and sea paintings. Founder and artistic and managing director of Positive Power, she has developed forums and exhibitions that highlight women artists and their work. In 2003, she had a 40-year retrospective exhibition, "Spirit of Hope" at the Silvermine Guild of Art, New Canaan, CT, and in 2005, a 50-year retrospective, "Face and Figure" at the Queens College Art Center, Queens College CUNY.

For further information:, e-mail: tel: 203-438-4650

Artist Exhibitions

Suzanne Benton has shared her many-faceted art for over 30 years and in 29 countries. A trans-culturalist and feminist pioneer based in the States, her venues stretch beyond New York City's art world to villages in remote parts of Africa, India, and Nepal, and to philosophy and education portals from Calcutta to Cambridge. A former Fulbright Scholar (India), and recipient of many grants and artist residencies including a Thanks be to Grandmother Winifred Grantee (East Africa) and many hostings by the cultural arm of the USIA/USIS, she's traveled worldwide since 1976, sharing her work in Bali, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, England, Germany, Greece, Holland, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yugoslavia. Beyond exhibiting widely (80 solo shows and representation in museum and private collections worldwide), she’s highly recognized as a metal mask maker and mask performance artist, lecturer, and workshop leader. Author of The Art of Welded Sculpture and numerous articles, she is and has been listed in Who’s Who in America, Who's Who of American Women, Who’s Who in American Art, International Who's Who of Business and Professional Women, and Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, Edited by Barbara Love, 2006.

2008 Captivating History¸ Enchanted Garden Conservatory, Ridgefield, CT
Celebrating the Hartmann Archive, Keeler Tavern Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2007 After 2000, The Sue and Eugene Mercy, Jr. Gallery, The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT
2006 Monoprints with Chine Collé & Masks, Elliott Gallery at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL
Round and Round, Kismet, Westport, CT
2005 Face and Figure: Selected Works 1955-2005, Queens College Art Center, CUNY, Queens, NY
Monoprints with Chine Collé, Paintings, Art 21, Munich, Germany
2004 Diverse Worlds, Triangle Gallery, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
Eclectic Interests, Visual Arts Gallery, Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY
2003 Spirit of Hope: Selected Works from 1963 to 2003, Silvermine Guild of Art, New Canaan, CT
New Arts Gallery, Bantam, CT
2002 From Painting to Painting, PMW Gallery, Stamford, CT
Reconnecting to Source, Gallery 401, Providence, RI; Perkins Gallery, Stoughton, MA
2001 Bosnia and Beyond: An Artist’s Commentary on Crisis, Gutman Library, Harvard University, Cambridge
2000 Metal Masks, Cabot House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Monoprints, Adams House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1999 A Mythical Journey, Brownson Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
Monoprints: 19th Century Women, Cabot House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Open studios with five Ridgefield artists, sponsored by the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1998 Women of the Bible Masks, National Jewish Museum, Washington DC
Crossing Culture, sculpture, "Directors Choice," Silvermine Guild of Artists, New Canaan, CT
19th Century Oberlin Women, monoprints, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Resident Artist studio showings, Weir Farm, Wilton, CT
Armory Center for the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
1996-97 Open studios with four Ridgefield artists, sponsored by the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Mythic Voyages, KSI Galleries, 465 W 23, NYC
Adams House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Exhibits with lectures and performances, Sarasota and West Palm Beach, FL
1994-95 Mythic Worlds, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
Nineteenth Century Women Writers & Feminist Activists, Harvard-Radcliffe Schlesinger Library
An Artist’s Working Journey Through India & East Africa, Gallery of Contemporary Art,
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Nineteenth Century Women, Women's Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, NY
Indigo Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (concurrent with artist’s welding sculpture students)
1992-93 Katyun Gallery, Calcutta; India International Center, New Delhi
American Cultural Center, Nairobi, Kenya; Pa Ya Paa Art Center, Nairobi, Kenya
Masks and Monoprints, Nyumba Ya Sanaa Art Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1991 Death and Other Secrets, Saint Peter's, NYC
University of VA, Charlottesville
The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, NYC
Mythic Journeys, Carlson Art Gallery, University of Bridgeport, CT
1989-90 Amerika Haus Koln, Koln, Germany
Exhibit and video, Multi Media Gallery, NY
The Interchurch Center, NYC
On the Wall Gallery, East Village, NYC
University of Maine at Augusta
1988 USIS Hanover, Germany
Exhibition and sculpture purchase, Generations Within, Central Connecticut State University
San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA
On the Wall Gallery, East Village, NY; The Open Center, NYC
1986-87 The Great Goddess, sculpture and monoprints, The Asia Society, NYC
Amerika Haus, USIS Stuttgart, Germany
1983-85 Amerika Haus, Koln, Germany; Gallery Fuchs, Dusseldorf, Germany
1981-82 A. B. Condon Gallery, West Broadway, NYC
Korean Cultural Center, NYC
Geilsdorf Gallery, Cologne, West Germany
1979 Qudarenniel United Methodist Women’s Conference, University of Nebraska Conference Center
1978 BITEF International Theater Festival, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Farmington Vallery Art Center, Avon, CT
International House, New Orleans, Louisiana
1976-77 12-month WORLDWIDE ARTIST JOURNEY to 14 countries –Japan, Korea, China (Hong Kong), Bali, India, Nepal, Israel, Egypt, Greece, Nigeria, Yugoslavia, Italy, England, Denmark with 10 exhibits in Japan (2), Korea (2), Hong Kong, India (2), Israel, Greece (3) and Yugoslavia
International Christian College, Tokyo, Japan
Logos Church, Tokyo, Japan
Ewha University, Seoul, Korea
Hanguk Ilbo, Seoul, Korea
University of Hong Kong
USUS Cultural Center, New Delhi, India
Gallery Chemould, Bombay, India
Deree Pierce College, Aghi Paraskevi, Athens
USIS, Thessaloniki Cultural Center, Athens, Greece
Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece
Awards Exhibition, Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA
1973-75 Avanti Gallery, NYC
Gallery of the Senses, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
Museum of Art, Science and Industry, Bridgeport, CT
Stamford Museum, Stamford, CT
Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
1972 Caravan House Gallery, NYC
1971 Women Metamorphosis I (premier women’s art festival in CT), New Haven, CT
Museum of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, NYC
1964 Suzanne Benton Paintings at The Exit, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2008 Why Not¸Women’s Caucus for Art-CT, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT (Helen During)
Not Printed on Paper, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, South Norwalk, CT (Tony Kirk)
And Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
Sight and Sound, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT (Faith Ringgold)
Hunting and Gathering, 22 Haviland Street, South Norwalk, CT (Dennis Bradbury)
2007 Concept and Process, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT (Helen During)
3d Annual Open Juried Show, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT (Bill Arning)
Lineal Investigations-A Drawing Show, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT (Robin Zella)
2006 About Face, The Silo, Hunt Hill Farm, New Milford, CT
Bestiary, van der Plas Gallery, NYC
Flower Power, City Lights Gallery & Women’s Caucus for Art CT, Bridgeport, CT
2005 Artistic Fragments, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, Juror, Bennie Andrews
Eye For the Abstract, Westport Art Association, Westport, CT
2004 Collage, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
Winners Circle, Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT
Treasures from the Dragon’s Realm, Wilton Gallery, Wilton, CT
2003 Suzanne Benton, Marjorie Reid, New Arts Gallery, Bantam, CT
Objects & Images: CT Chapter of women’s Caucus for Art, White Silo Farm, Sherman, CT
Archetype/Anonymous:Biblical Women in Contemporary Art, Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, DC
2002 Archetype/Anonymous:Biblical Women in Contemporary Art, Hebrew Union College, JIR Museum, NYC
Souvenirs of Memory, Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT, Salvatore Scalora, Curator
From Eve to Huldah, Center For Visual Art + Culture, UCONN, Stamford, CT, Laura Kruger, Curator
Madonna & Child, Marie Louise Trichet Gallery, Litchfield, CT, Susan Galassi, Curator (Frick Collection)
Inspired by the Land, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA
Balance and Dignity, explorations with monoprints, Promenade Gallery, The Bushnell, Hartford, CT
2001 Northern Exposure, Schoolhouse Galleries, Croton Falls, NY; Westchester Ctr. for the Arts, Mt. Kisco, NY
Wanting/Wanted, Heritage Hall Museum, Tallageda, Alabama
Chromophobia, Jessica Hough, curator (The Aldrich Museum) Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
Invoking the Source, Donna Hamil Talman, curator, Worcester Craft Center, Worcester, MA
Positive Power, Women Artists of Connecticut, Ben Ortiz, curator, The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, CT
2000 The Collage, National Association of Women Artists, Ise Foundation, NYC
Positive Power, Women Artists of Connecticut, Ben Ortiz, curator, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Form and Vision, Deborah Whitman, curator, Silo Gallery, New Milford, CT
1999 Facing East: Asian Masks & Artists Inspired by Them, Suzanne Benton, Guest Curator
1997 to the present, Recurring Exhibitions, ARTHAUS, James Bacchi, San Francisco, CA
1996-2001 Graphic Arts Center, (2000 exhibit, Harry Philbrick, curator, Aldrich Museum) Norwalk, CT
1992 Art of the Northeast, Charlotte Kotik, curator, Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT
1980 to the present Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT
1979 National Association of Women Artists, Federal Building, NYC
1978 Artists Equity, Union Carbide Building, NYC
1971-75 USIA, Berlin East Germany; Crackow, Warsay, Ludice Poland, Budapest Hungary, Zagreb Yugoslavia, Bucharest International Fair, Czechoslovakia
1974 Expo 1974, Spokane, Washington
University of Kansas, National Sculpture Conference
Washington Art Gallery, Washington, CT
Women’s International Arts Festival
1973 Guild Hall, Southampton, NY
1971 The Hallmark Gallery, NYC
1970 Savage Gallery, London
1969 Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC
Ruth White Gallery, NYC
New Haven Festival of Arts
Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT

Artist Publications

LP Streitfeld, “The Language of Trees: ‘From Painting to Painting’,” The Advocate & Greenwich Time,
Sunday, May 26, 2002, D3-4
LP Streitfeld, “Art of the Third Wave,” Art New England, October/November 2001, 22-24
L.P. Streitfeld, “Rising from the Ashes,” The Advocate & Greenwich Time, Sunday, September 23, 2001
L.P.Streitfeld, “Women come together to create Positive Power, The Advocate & Greenwich Times,
Sunday, March 4, 2001
O’Shaughnessy, Tracey, “Focusing on Females,” Waterbury Republican-American. 3D, Sept. 26, 2000
Lasser, Michael, “In Art, Timeless is Contemporary,” Jewish Monthly. 48-49, 51. March/April, 1999.
Chandler, Becky, “Telling a Life Story,” The Justice, Just Arts. Cover photo, March 24, 1998.
Gwynne, Foxy, “A Night of Masks and Stories and The Schoolhouse, The Record Review.
January 23, 1998.
Selim, Lala Rukh, "Telling Stories: An Interview with Suzanne Benton."
ART, A Quarterly Journal. Dhaka, Bangladesh. Vol. 2. No. 3. 15-19. January. 1997.
Chayat, Sherry. "Artist Champions Heroes of Women's Suffrage." Syracuse Herald
American. 11-12. 20 August 1995.
Shuabno, Asheeshur Rahman. "Women Are Even Now Being Stoned to Death..." The
Daily Janakantha. Dhaka, 21 January 1995.
Latif, Schrezad Joya Monami. "A Masked Performance." The Daily Star. Dhaka, 30 January 1995.
Post Reporter. "Story Behind the Mask." The Kathmandu Post. 23 February 1995.
Khanal, Ajaya Bhadra. "View From the Window, An Untold Story." The Sunday Post. 5 March 1995.
Staff Reporter. "Mask Performance Thrills Audience." The Rising Nepal. 9 Mar. 1995.
Poudel,Keshab. "Faces of Mask." Spotlight. Kathmandu, 10 March 1995.
Mainali, Laya. "Behind the Mask." The Rising Nepal. Kathmandu, 10 March 1995.
Birke, Judy. "Glowing Portraits of Feminists Brings History to Life in Guilford."
East Haven Register. 9 March 1995.
Staff Reporter. "Masks and Monoprints on View at SHU." Fairfield Citizen News. 19 April 1995.
Toombs, Martin. "Park Art Exhibit Celebrates 19th Century Women." Finger LakesTimes. 28 July 1995.
Rosen, Rita. " 'Mythic Works' Causes Excitement at Museum." Jewish Exponent. 6 May 1994.
Banerjee, Arundhati. "The Masked Storyteller." The Saturday Statesman. Calcutta. 13 February 1993.
Basu, Chitralekha. "The Woman Behind the Many Masks." The Telegraph Weekend.
Calcutta. 13 March 1993.
Mahadevan, R.. "Revealing Masks." Mid-Day. Bombay. 17 March 1993.
Simba Roy, Madhusree. "The Woman Behind the Mask." The Sunday Times of India. 21 March 1993.
Sen, Rehana. "Behind the Mask." The Hindustan Times. New Delhi. 20 March 1993.
Chopra, Suneet. "The Face Behind the Mask." The Pioneer. New Delhi. 25 March 1993.
Mago, P. N.. "SuZanne: Face in the Mind." Patriot. New Delhi. 11 April 1993.
Moitra, Shefali. "Suzanne Benton in Calcutta." School of Women's Studies,
Jadavpur University Newsletter. Calcutta. 2.1:4,5. May 1993.
Menon, Yasmin. "Encounter, Suzanne Benton." India Magazine. Pp. 78-80. May 1993.
Gaceru, Gethiga. "African Art Has its Own History." The Standard. Nairobi. 6 July 1993.
Waluye, John. "Seminar on Story Telling." Daily News. Tanzania. 7 July 1993.
Mwakisha, Jemimah. "The World of Masks." Daily Nation. Nairobi. 23 July 1993.
Waluya, John. "Mask Making Workshop Ends." Daily News. Tanzania. 21 Aug. 1993.
Merkling, Frank. "Feminist Artist Still Shows Her Mettle." The Sunday Magazine, The News Times.
Cover, 3-5. 24 October 1993.
Hines, Will. "Finding Inspiration Abroad." The Ridgefield Press. 9 Dec. 1993.
Street, Lois. "Sculptor Suzanne Benton: A Messenger to the Future." The Ridgefield Press, March 1992.
Jennings, Kate, "An Exploration of Primal Myths on Display at Hurlbutt Gallery,"
Greenwich News, 2 April 1992.
Liebenson, Beth. "An Artist's Masks Reveal and Conceal." The New York Times, 12 April 1992.
Datta, Ella. "Two Women and Their Masks." Business Standard. Calcutta. 29 December 1992.
Lauter, Estella. "Women as Mythmakers Revisited." Quadrant Literary Journal. 1991.
Bromley, Anne. "Reviving Women's Oral Traditions." The Observer Magazine.
Charlottesville. February-March, 1991.
Schwendenwien, Jude. "Abstracts in Sync at Freedman." (Review). The Hartford Courant.
23 March 1991.
Rosser, Phyllis. "Suzanne Benton: Sculpted in Power, Pain and Herstory.
New Directions for Women. July/August 1991.
Howari,Jan. "Storyteller Helps Children See Into Their Past." The Weekly Star, 26 October 1991.
Gwynne, Foxy. "High Priestess of Art in Cross River." The Ledger. Cross River. 5 September 1990.
Malarcher, Patricia. "From Mythology, Welded Masks." (Review). The New York Times.
23 September 1990.
Orenstein, Gloria. The Reflowering of the Goddess. Pergamon Press. 76,107-108. 1990.
Gadon, Elinor W. The Once And Future Goddess. 276, Color photo <39.
New York. Harper and Row. 1989.
Bletter, Diana and Grinker, Lori. The Invisible Thread. Pp. 194-198.Philadelphia.
The Jewish Publication Society. 1989.
"Masken von Suzanne Benton." Kolner Kulturleben. Koln. 8 February 1989.
"Die Stille vermittelt Spuren alter Kulturen, Suzanne Benton's
Erzahlungen." Kolner Kulturleben. Koln. 8 February 1989.
Forefreedom, Anne. "Inspirational Women of Our Time: Suzanne Benton." The Wise Woman.
28-31. 1989.
"America-Haus, Botschaft der Masken." Hannovershe Allgemeine Zeitung. Hanover. 4 March 1988.
Merkel, Joseph. "Benton and Other Masks on Staten Island." (Review of Benton
Exhibit and Benton Curated exhibit). Artspeak. 1 May 1988.
Malarcher, Patricia. "From Mythology, Welded Metal Masks." (Review).
The New York Times. 14. 5 June 1988.
Camlin, Cynthia. "Maskmaker Suzanne Benton." IRIS, A Journal About Women.
Cover, 50-55. Spring/Summer 1988.
In Praise of Hands. American Museum of Natural History. New York. January 1986.
"Stahlerne Gottheiten." Stuttgarten Nachrichen. Galerie Aktuell. 24 Feb. 1986.
"Mothers of Israel." Woman of Power Magazine. 96. Winter/Spring. 1986.
Buck, Jean E. "Artist Uses Her Works To Help Weld Cultures." The SundayPost
D1,6. Bridgeport. 17 April 1986.
"Mask Parade." The Telegram. Bridgeport. Editorial: 4. 13 November 1986.
Tronic, Miles. "Tales are Recounted in 'Myths, Masks'." Theater Review.
Worcester Telegram. 15 November 1986.
Kresge, Ann M. Journey Tales - A Collection of Women's Stories Based On the Masks and Stories by
Suzanne Benton. (A Folio of Etchings).Rosendale. Women's Studio Workshop. 1985.
"The Many Masks of Suzanne Benton." Reform Judaism. (Summer):18. 1985.
"Masked Lady With a Magic Wand, Welding Torch Wizardry." The Sunday Republican Magazine.
Pp. 4-5. Waterbury. 27 October 1985.
"Suzanne Benton: Metal, Mask, and Ritual Sculpture." Anima. 11.1: 30-36. 1984.
A., S. "The Art of Welded Sculpture, by Suzanne Benton." (Book Review). Womanbooks. 1983.
Farrell, Pat. Ed. What Will It Take To Prevent Nuclear War. Cambridge. Schenkman Publishing Co. 1983.
Nissley, Tom. "Suzanne Benton: The Mask Woman." Fairfield County Woman. Cover, 6-7. January 1983
"Demonstrations de Suzanne Benton." La Presse de Tunisie. Tunis. March 1983.
"Un Pygmalion des Temps Modernes." La Presse de Tunisie. Tunis. April 1983.
"Cette Semaine a Tunis." L'Action. Tunisia. 13 April 1983.
Bottcher, Kerstin. "Ratselhafte Rituale: Masken und Performance von Suzanne
Benton." Kolner Rundschal. Koln. 17 April 1982.
ACTION Newsletter, Christian Communication Conference. <71. Zeist. 1982.
"Exhibition of Korean Masks with Suzanne Benton's Mask Sculptures."
The Dong-a Ilbo. New York. February 1982.
O'Neill, Laurie A. "Exploring Humanity in Masks." The New York Times. 32. 5 December 1982.
Chinoy, Helen Krich, and Jenkins, Linda Walsh. Women in American Theatre.
New York. Crown Publishers, Inc. 1981.
"Behind The Masks: Suzanne Benton." Fairfields, The Fine Arts Magazine. Cover, 10-11, 22. 1981.
Recycling Today. "Suzanne Benton-Metal Sculptor." 19.4: 272-273. April 1981.
Roswell, Clint. "Masks That Exhibit Her Artistic Talent." The Daily News. 3. 5 April 1981.
Karkabi, Barbara. "Women, Myths and Masks." The Houston Chronicle. 8 Mar. 1980.
"Feminists and Faith." Lilith Magazine. Fall 1980.
Schramm, Sarah Slavin. Plow Women Rather Than Reapers; An Intellectual
History of Feminism in the United States. P. 278. New Jersey. Scarecrow Press. 1979.
"Women and Shakespeare." American Shakespeare Theatre News. Stratford, Connecticut. Spring 1979.
"A Merger of Plastic and Performing Arts." New York Times. 12-13. 21 Nov. 1979.
Gordan, George E. "Mask Show Fascinating." Times Picayune. New Orleans. 2 February 1978.
Photos. The New York Times. Connecticut/This Week. 19 February 1978.
Kalajic, Dragos. "Performance Suzanne Benton, April '78." Bitef 12, Beogradski
Internacionalni Teatarski Festival. Beograd. 1978.
Photo. The New York Times. Connecticut/This Week. 21 May 1978.
"Susan Benton...Her Vision of Dramatic Art." Politika Ekpres. Belgrade. 21 September 1978.
"October 13-15: Mask Ritual and Lifestory Workshop with Suzanne Benton."
New Life. London. 12 October 1978.
"Suzanne med Maskerne." Copenhagen Politician. Denmark. 1 October 1978.
"Goddess Torso." CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women. 48. Nov.,'78.
"Mask, Myth, and Drama." The Open Eye View Theatre of the Open Eye Newsletter. New York. 1978.
"Masks as a 'Potent Device'." The Pioneer. Lucknow, India. 10 Jan. 1977.
"Eye-catchers." India Today. 16-18 February, 1977.
"Woman behind the Mask." Hindustan Times. New Delhi. 2 February 1977.
Chaitanya. "Cultural Roundabout." Financial Express. New Delhi. 6 Mar. 1977.
"US Sculpture Projected in Two Exhibitions." The Times Of India. 12 Mar. 1977.
de Souza, Eunice. "Masks." The Economic Times. India. 13 March 1977.
d'Souza, Carol "Story of Women's Contribution, Through Ritual Mask Tales." The Times Of India.
3. 3 March 1977.
Abraham, Amrita. "The Woman Behind the Mask." Eve's Weekly. Bombay. 16 April 1977.
de'Souza, Naressa. "Suzanne Benton: My Masks Are Open." Free Press Journal.
Bombay. 20 March 1977.
"Metal Masks." The Indian Express. Bombay. 21 March 1977.
"Suzanne Benton, Sculptor in Metal." Femina. Bombay. 22 April 1977.
Kagal, Carmen. "The Masks of Suzanne Benton." Span Magazine. India. Cover, 26-27. 30 April 1977.
"Sculptor in Residence." Campus Highlights. Deree Pierce Colleges. Greece. 30 April 1977.
Kosta, Ivan "Masks That Bare a Woman's Soul." JS Fortnightly. India.
Cover, 40-41. 21 May 21- 3 June 1977.
"Macedonian Days and Nights: Expressions and Masks: An Impressive Presentation."
Makedonia, Thesaloniki. Greece. 26 May 1977.
"Suzanne Benton." Ellinikos Vorras. Thesaloniki, Greece. 1 June 1977.
Livas, Haris, "An Artistic Revolution." Opinions and Reflections. Athens News. 7 July 1977.
"Mask Ritual Tales." San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle. 12 Sept. 1976.
"American Artist to Perform in Mask Ritual Drama Here." The Japan Times. 2 October 1976.
Lee, Kyong-hui. "Masks Fascinate U.S. Sculptress." The Korean Herald. 12 November 1976.
"U.S. Lady to Perform Mask Dance Play 'A Legend of Korean Women'." The Korean Herald.
5 December 1976.
Cameron, Nigel. "Feminist Influence Boosts Mask Sculptor." South China
Morning Post. Hong Kong. 15 December 1976.
Goodman, Vera. "A Twentieth Century Woman." New Directions For Women. Winter: 13. 1975-76.
Collins, J.L. Woman Artists in America II. 18, 20. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. 1975.
Davis, Judy, and Weaver, Juanita. Sculptures by Suzanne Benton. "Dimensions
in Spirituality." Quest Magazine. 1.4: 2,4. (Spring) 1975.
Brown, Gordon. "Suzanne Benton." Arts Magazine. April 1975.
Reeves, Jean. "Artist Suzanne Benton: Her Primary Concern is People."
Buffalo Evening News. C-8. Arts-Drama Section. July 1975.
Levis, Merribel. "NCJW Lauded: Shares Honors With Governor." Hartford Times. 17 September 1975.
Hammel, Lisa. "Big Masks." New York Times. 30 October 1975.
Orenstein, Gloria Feman. "The Art of Welded Sculpture, by Suzanne Benton."
(Book Review). The Feminist Art Journal. (Fall): 41. 1975
Blume, June. "The Art of Welded Sculpture, by Suzanne Benton." (Book Review).
Woman Artist's Newsletter. 1976.
Collins, Sheila. A Different Heaven and Earth. 208. Valley Forge. Judson Press. 1974.
Laliberte, Norman, and Mogelon, Alex. Masks, Face Coverings, Headgear.
62-67, 98-102. New York. Van Nostrand Reinhold. 1973.
Sheehan, Valerie Harms, ed. Unmasking: Ten Women in Metamorphosis. (as Diana).
Chicago. The Swallow Press. 1973.
"Sculptor Leads New York Street Procession." Progressive Architecture. 32. June 1972.
Lerman, Leo. "The Torch and The Mask." (Review). Opus Arts. FM Guide NYC.June 1972.
Lerman, Rhoda. "Great Goddess Parades Down Manhattan Avenues." Syracuse
News. 8 June 1972.
"Four Chosen Women at the Edison Theater." Village Voice. 26 Oct. 1972.
Hughs, Nancy. "Exhibition to Catch." CUE. P. 21. 4 Sept. 1971.
"Behind Masks, Women's Lib." The New York Times. 23 July 1971.
Botto, Louis. "In the Know." Look Magazine. 1 Dec. 1970.
"Benton Paintings at Stony Creek." New Haven Register. April 1964.

Artist Collections

Adams House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY
Alec Padesma, Bombay, India
American Embassy, Paris, France
American Library, Kathmandu, Nepal
Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA
Attorney Faith Seidenberg, Syracuse, NY
Avery Post, United Church of Christ, Hartford, CT
Barbara Dobkin, NYC and Westchester
Barbara Seaman, NYC
Betty Jones, Wilton, CT
Bill Perlik, Retired as Chair of Oberlin College Board of Directors, Oberlin, OH
Birla Academy, Calcutta, India
Barbara Bonney, London, England
Boehringer Ingelheim, Danbury, CT
Charles Benenson, Greenwich, CT
Cooper Roberts Research, Inc., San Francisco, CA
David Mishkin, Paris, France
Deree Pierce Colleges, Aghia Paraskevi, Greece
Dr. Frederick and Joan Van Poznak, London, England
Dr. Dick and Gitte Janney, Munich, Germany
Dr. Nels and Mary Nels Gelfman
Dr. Phyllis Gorfain, Oberlin, OH
Edward Mendell, New Canaan, CT
Ewha University, Seoul, Korea
Field Point Private Banking, Greenwich, CT
Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA
Fulbright House, Calcutta, India
Fundacion Valparaiso, Mohacar, Spain
Gordon Brown, NYC
Government Arts College, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Guddi Oberoi, New Delhi, India
Hearst Publications, NYC
Helga Campbell Weidling, Hong Kong
Herrick Jackson, New Haven, CT
Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT
Ikbal Nathani, Bombay, India
Ilse Gans-Koppel, Jerusalem, Israel
Jenner Roth, London, England
Jewish Community Center, Bridgeport, CT
Khala Bhavan, Santiniketan, India
Larry and Nikki Untermeyer, Westport CT
Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT
Martin Jaffe, NYC
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT
Nancy Dye, Former President, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Nancy Powell, American Consul, Calcutta
Nollenberger Capital Partners Inc., San Francisco, CA
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Pa Ya Paa Art Center, Nairobi, Kenya
Paula and Lou Reens, Wilton, CT
Queens College (CUNY), Queens, NY
Reverend Davida Foy Crabtree, Hartford, CT
Reverend Ken Taylor, Hartford, CT
Reverend and Mrs. Richard Waddell, Farmington, ME
Rochochi Mukai, Tokyo
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Ruth Kraus, Westport, CT
Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
Schlesinger Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Sherry Schwartz, Greenwich, CT
Sheila Lummis, Greenwich, CT
Southwestern Connecticut Community Technical College, Winsted CT
Steve Rosenstein, North Salem, NY
St Petersburg Museum of Art, St Petersburg, FL
Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY
Temple Beth El, Houston, Texas
The American Library, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tokyo School of Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Tyrone Guthrie Center, Anamakerig, Monahan County, Ireland
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Victor Christ-Janet, New Canaan, CT
Vivien Leone, NYC
Warren Robbins, Washington D.C.
Weir Farm Trust, Wilton, CT
Westin Hotels and Resorts
Women�s Rights National Historical Park, Seneca Falls, NY
Women Center, UCONN, Storrs, CT

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