Garry Knox Bennet
Garry Knox Bennett is an internationally known furniture maker, currently represented by Gallery NAGA Boston; then, Winfield Gallery Carmel CA; Reform Modern Gallery Los Angeles; Hamamjian Modern San Francisco & Santa Cruz CA . Garry’s work is represented in many private collections as well as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Mint Museum of Art+Design, NC; Museum of Art and Design, NY (formerly the American Craft Museum); Atlanta Museum of Art; Montreal Museum of Art; Oakland Museum, CA; Racine Art Museum, WI; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Smithsonian American Art Museum; Victoria & Albert Museum, London.
A major retrospective of Garry’s work was initiated at the Museum of Art and Design, NY (formerly the America Craft Museum) in January 2001, which included a venue at the Oakland Museum in California. The exhibition was documented with an extensive book on his work; “Made in Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett”. Garry has taught and lectured extensively in the US as well as in Canada, Australia and the UK. Garry received the 2004 Award of Distinction from The Furniture Society and is honored as Fellow of the American Craft Council. In 2011 Garry received the James Renwick Alliance Master of the Medium award in Washington DC.