Fred Bendheim was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1956 and has made art for over forty years. As a teen-ager, he apprenticed with the surrealist/modernist painter, Philip Curtis. He attended the University of California, Davis, and graduated from Pomona College with a B.A. cum laude in art. He has lived and worked in Brooklyn, NY since 1983. Fred has had numerous one-person shows and his works are in collections world-wide. His sculpture commissions include two fountain/sculptures for Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. His painting commissions have been for some of the finest buildings in the world. As well as painting, he has made: drawings, prints, collages, sculpture, and illustrations for a children’s book based on William Blake’s The Tygre. He has written numerous articles about art for the British journal The Lancet. He is a teaching artist at the Art students League of New York. His art has taken him throughout the world, including several artist residences at the Julia and David White Artist’s Colony in Costa Rica. Working in his studio everyday has been his greatest adventure.
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