Bennett Bean

(American, born 1941)

Bennet Bean is a New Jersey-based artist. Known for his ceramic artworks, he also creates paintings, drawings and mixed media sculpture.

Bean was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in Iowa. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of Iowa in 1963. He pursued graduate work at the University of Washington in Seattle. He transferred to the Claremont Graduate School, where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1966. His works are included in several museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, and the White House Art Collection.

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