Benjy Barnhart

Born Roanoke, Virginia
Resides Munich, Germany 

 

Education

1996-98 New York Studio School for Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York
1998 Yale University Summer Art School, Norfolk, Connecticut
1995 Chautauqua Institute School of Art, Chautauqua, New York
1995 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
B.A. with High Distinction: Studio Art, English Literature
1994 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

 

Exhibitions

 s – solo show  g – group show

2017 JA! Jahresausstellung Kunstverein Ebersberg  g
MKG Jahresausstellung, Ägyptisches Museum, München  g
2016 Curator, Farben des Sommers, Trafo Neuhausen, Munich
2015 RAUMWELT, WELTRAUM art off-space, Munich  s
WELTRAUM, Rathausgalerie, Munich  g
Kein einwand!  einwand off-space, Munich  g
Jahrhundertgaben, WELTRAUM, Munich  g
Glanz und Gloria, Galerie der Künstler, Munich g
2014 Urban Narratives with Dean Pasch, Stadtbibliothek Neuhausen, Munich
Ortstermin Schwabing, Monacensia, Munich  g
Kunst im Karee, Akthof, Munich  g
Geschiebe, Galerie der Künstler, Munich  g
2013 Local Color, Vera Silcox, Roanoke, Virginia  s
Kunst im Karee, Akthof, Munich  g
2012 zimmer frei, Artists Project, Hotel Mariandl, Munich  s
Kunst in Sendling Open Studios, Munich
Utopia, Mainz Art Prize, MVB Forum, Mainz  g
2011 Unterwegs, LV 1871, Munich  s
Jour Fix 100, 84 GHz, Munich  g
Annual Show, Kunstverein Ebersberg  g
2010 Im Vorbeifahren, 84 GHz Jour Fix, Munich  s
Annual Show, Kunstverein Traunstein  g
Past Meets Present V, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia  g
2009 Roten Saal, Ideenhaus, Hollfeld, Germany  s
Freie Fahrt, freiraum 117, Munich, Germany  s
2008 BBK Mitglieder Stellen Aus, Galerie der Künstler, Munich  g
Rot, 30th International Exhibition, Hollfeld, Germany  g
2007-11 Kunst in Sendling Open Studios, Munich
2007 Natur-Mensch, Sankt Andreasberg/National Park Harz, Germany  g
Seelenlandschaften, 29th International Exhibition, Hollfeld, Germany  g
2003 Aunspaugh Alumni Exhibition, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia  g
1998 Yale Summer Art School Show  g
New York Studio School Student Gallery  s
1996 Paintings from the Piedmont, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville  g
Recent Paintings, Fayerweather Gallery, University of Virginia  s
1995 Steak Haus, H&M Building, Charlottesville  g
Chautauqua Art School Show g

 

Collections

Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlung / Bavarian State Painting Collection

 

Awards

2012 Second Prize, Mainz Art Prize “Eisenturm”
2010 Studio Grant 2011-2012, Bavarian Ministry of Culture
2008 Recipient Quarterly Exhibition 2009, Hollfelder Kulturfreunde
1995 Merit Award, Paintings from the Piedmont, The Daily Progress
1995 Aunspaugh Study Grant, University of Virginia
Recognition Award for Distinguished Majors Program in Studio Art,
McIntire Department of Art, University of Virginia