Toronto specializing in contemporary photography

Chris Bennett

Christopher Bennett

born 1975, USA

Chris Bennett is an American photographer based in Portland, Oregon. He received his BFA from Indiana University in 1999 and his MFA in Photography, from the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, in 2014.

In 2002 Chris founded the Newspace Center for Photography. He was its Executive Director from 2002 to 2012 and served as Gallery Director from 2012 to 2014.

His work has been shown widely, with exhibitions in Portland at Froelick Gallery, Camerawork Gallery, and the Oregon Historical Society; as well as nationally and internationally at The Phoenix Art Museum (AZ), Center for Contemporary Art (Santa Fe, NM), INOVA – Institute of Visual Arts (Milwaukee, WI), Camera Club of New York (New York, NY), and Kominek Gallery (Berlin, Germany).

He Currently teaches at the Oregon College of Art and Craft and at the Newspace Center for Photography (Portland).

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Chris Bennett CV [PDF]