"Fred Bendheim's work, whether in 2 or 3-dimensions, is a unique response to both internal and external environments."
Fred Bendheim was born in Arizona, U.S.A. in 1956. He has had numerous exhibitions in galleries and museums, and his works are in collections world-wide: The Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, The Montclair Art Museum, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Costa Rica, The Neiman-Marcus Collection, Bradley International Airport, The Brooklyn Public Library, Sotheby's and others. His sculpture commissions include two fountain/sculptures for Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. His painting commissions have been in the finest buildings in the world. As well as painting, he has made: drawings, prints, collages, sculpture, and illustrations. As a teen-ager, he apprenticed with artist, Philip Curtis. Fred attended the University of California, Davis, and graduated from Pomona College, with a B.A. cum laude. He has lived and worked in Brooklyn, NY since 1983, maintaining a studio in Sunset Park. He is a teaching artist at The Art Student’s League, and other schools in NYC. His past art has taken the form of large room-sized installations, outdoor billboards with children's art, sculptures, and fountains made with many materials, as well as mural-sized drawings. He has written numerous articles about art for the British journal, The Lancet. His art has taken him throughout the world, including several artist residences in Costa Rica and Berlin, Germany.