Lee Udall Bennion
Box 186
Spring City, Utah 84662-0186
(435)462-2708
 
Born: 1956 Merced, CA.

Education

1986 BFA painting, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Selected Individual Exhibitions

2004, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT

2003, David Ericson Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT

2002, Myra Powell Art gallery, Ogden Union Station, Ogden, UT

2001, Lieutenant Governor's Annual Invitational Art Exhibition Utah State Capitol Rotunda, Sept 7th - Oct 8th

2000, Dave Ericson Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT

1999, Myra Powell Gallery, Ogden Union Station, Ogden,UT St George Museum of Art, St George , UT

1996, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

1995, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, Utah Gallery 56, Salt Lake City, UT

1992, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT

1991, Overland Trail Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1990, Overland Trail Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1986, BFA Exhibit, BYU, Provo, UT

Selected Group Exhibitions

2002, "Utah Art, Utah Artists" An exhibition to celebrate 150 years of Utah art in conjunction with the 2002 Olympic Games in Utah. Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

2001, "Utah Arts Festival 25th Anniversary Exhibition Invitational" June 20th through 24th, 2001 Salt Lake City, UT

1997, "Women of Faith" Images of Women, Museum of Church History and Art, SLC, UT. "Festival Invitational" One of five artists invited to exhibit works at the Braithwaithe Fine Arts Museum and theater lobbies during the 1997 Shakespeare Festival at Cedar City, UT. "73rd Utah Spring Salon" Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT.

1996, "Recent Drawings" Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT "72nd Utah Spring Salon" Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

1995, "This is the Place: A Legacy of Landscape Art" Museum of Church History and Art, SLC, UT "71st Utah Spring Salon" Springville Museum of Art, Springville "Covering the West, The Best of Southwest Art Magazine" This exhibit opened at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, and then traveled to the Museum of the Horse, Ruidoso NM, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City OK, Gene Autry Museum of Western Art, Los Angeles CA, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque NM. 1994 "70th Utah Spring Salon" Springville Museum of Art, Springville UT. "3rd International Art Competition" Church Museum of History and Art,SLC, UT.

1993, "Centennial Alumni Exhibit", Brigham Young University, Provo UT. "A View of Nine" UAC Fellowship Finalists 1993-94. Salt Lake Art Center,SLC, UT. "Out of the Land: Utah Women" National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

1992, "68th Utah Spring Salon" Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT.

1991, "2nd International Art Competition" Church Museum of History and Art,SLC, UT.

1990, "Open Painting Competition" Kimball Art Center, Park City UT. "A View of Four"UAC Fellowship Recipients 1987-88 Salt Lake Art Center,SLC UT.

1988, "Utah 88: Painting and Sculpture" Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT. "Celebration 47" National Art Competition, Cedar City, UT.

Publications

2003, Salt Lake Tribune Taking Art to the People by Christy Karras Sunday, June 1, 2003. Desert News Portrait of an Artist's Haven by Suzanne Dean Thursday, May 8, 2003

2002, UTAH ART & ARTISTS by Vern Swanson, Robert Olpin, Donna Poulton, Janie Rogers Gibbs Smith publisher. A catalog for an exhibition part of the Cultural Olympiad., Springville Museum of Art, Sprinville, UT 2001 Salt Lake Magazine of the Mountainwest, April

2001, Portrait of a Quiet Life, Lee Bennion, by Ann Getz Zimmerman

1999, EPOCH Vol. 48, number 3. (ISSN 0145-1391) Published by Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Front color cover.

1998, New Genesis Edited by Terry Tempest Williams, Will Smart, Gibbs Smith.Gibbs Smith Publisher, Layton, UT. Essay by Lee titled Recognition, pg 247-48. EPOCH Vol. 47, Number 1. (ISSN 0145-1391) Published by Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Front color cover

1997, Utah Painting and Sculpture William Seifrit, Robert Olpin and Vern Swanson. Gibbs Smith, Publisher, Layton, UT.

1996, BYU Studies Vol. 36, number 2, 1996-97. Front and back covers, 8 color plates inside and article: Lee Udall Bennion: A Quiet Interview, by Doris Dant. Salt Lake Tribune (review) Portraits of Artists, by Frank McEntire. Sunday, January 21, 1996. Front and back sections of arts section.

1995, Network (SLC woman's magazine) Vol.18 Number 9/December 1995 Images of Faith Richard Oman and Robert Davis, Desert Book, Salt Lake City, UT.

1994, Dialogue a Journal of Mormon Thought Vol.27, Number 2 summer 1994 issue. Color front and back covers and 11 B/W images, biography and artist's statement inside. 1993 "A View of Nine" catalog for UAC Exhibition. Color and B/W plate.1992 Southwest Art February 1992. Color Cover and feature article. Quarterly West Number 35 summer/fall 1992. Color cover, artist's statement. Utah Art Peregrin/Smith Publisher, Layton UT. Full color page, text.

1990, "A View of Four" Catalog for UAC Exhibition, Fellowship winner Color and B/W plates. Essay by Angelika Pagel, Asst. Prof. of Art, WSU.

1987, Utah Women Artists Catalog for Springville Museum of Art Exhibition. Color cover, B/W inside. Utah Holiday Magazine February 1987, pg 13. Review of exhibition The Artist:Self Portraits and Portraits of Utah Artists, by Katherine Metcalf Nelsen.

Awards

1995, Artist Grant Recipient for 1995, UAC

1994, Artist Grant Recipient for 1993-94, UAC

1988, UAC Visual Artist Fellowship Recipient

1988, Purchase Award "Utah 88" Painting and Sculpture exhibition

Public Collections:

State of Utah Fine Arts Collection, SLC, UT

Salt Lake County Fine Arts Collection, SLC, UT

Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

Church Museum of History and Art, SLC, UT

Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT

Fairview Museum of Art, Fairview, UT

Utah Valley State College, Provo, UT



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