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Benton C Bainbridge
Date and place of birth
b. 1966, Cleveland, OH
Current location
Erie, PA
Year(s) of residency and/or fellowship
200607, Research Resident

Benton C Bainbridge handcrafts media art with custom image processing systems.

Bainbridge has shown at the Whitney Museum, Lincoln Center, Museum of Arts & Design, Museum of the Moving Image, American Museum of Natural History, The Kitchen, EMPAC, SFMoMA, Boston Cyberarts Festival, l’Auditori, Fundación Juan March, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sonic Light, Wien Moderne, Teatro Colón CETC, Korean Festival, and Dak’art.

Current projects include Rue Bainbridge, the first recipient of the Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubota Video Art prize, with shows at de Young Museum, Roulette Intermedium, Pace Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield Museum, and Hauser & Wirth.

Bainbridge is a faculty member at the SVA MFA program for Computer Arts. As the Artist-in-Residence at Andrew Freedman Home, Bainbridge exhibited video sculptures and moving paintings with Beauteous: the AFH / Museum of Modern Art immersive spectacle written by Craig “muMs” Grant. Currently, Benton is renovating a 50k s.f. building in downtown Erie, PA, to house FEED Media Art Center.

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