Benbow Bullock, Sculptor

Tournesol Sauvage

Tournesol Sauvage
1998 Silicon Bronze
12' tall
Silver Meteor

Silver Meteor
1994 Stainless Steel
5' H x 7' L x 3' D


Pythagorean Puzzle

Pythagorean Puzzle
1991 Painted Steel
4' H x 4' L x 2' D


Upper Quadrant

Upper Quadrant
1977 Painted Steel
9' H x 4' L x 2' D
Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman
1996 Painted Steel
5' H x 5' L x 3' D


Medusa's Mirror

Medusa's Mirror
1996 Painted Steel Triptich
7' H x 3' L x 3' D
Leap Of Faith

Leap Of Faith
1992 Painted Steel
5' H x 7' L x 3' W


Not Your Average Abalone

Not Your Average Abalone
1990 Painted Steel
9' H x 15' L x 2' D


Statement
Benbow Bullock is a San Francisco Bay Area steel sculptor who has been sculpting for over 30 years. Some of his most recent work is geometric constructivist with hard edge shapes that give his sculptures an archetypal feeling. His sculptures are in many private and corporate collections including: AT&T, William Blount 111, Oakland Civic Center, Governor's Mansion in Santa Fe, NM, Hakone Open-air Museum (Japan), Essaim-Art, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Veronica and Rene di Rosa Foundation in Napa Valley and Schiller University Sculpture Park-Strasbourg, France.

Education
B A, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT

Professional
Curator "Lines of Force" National Poetry Association, San Francisco, CA, 1990
Trustee, San Francisco Art Institute, 1982-85


One-Person Shows
"Leap of Faith" Dominican College, San Rafael, CA, 1997
"Sewing Dragon Teeth" John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, 1996-97
James A Michener Museum, Sculpture Garden, Doylestown, PA, 1997-97
Consulate General of Japan Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1995
"Heavy Metal" Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, CA, 1995
"Benbow Bullock Sculpts", Gensler Associates, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1994
Marathon Plaza, San Francisco, CA, 1993
"Sonnets in Steel" Art Concepts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, 1992
Pacific Design Center WESTWEEK '92. Los Angeles, CA, 1992
Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA, 1991

Group Shows
Pier Walk '98, Chicago Navy Pier, Maquette Exhibition, 1998
SOMAR, San Francisco, curator Jack Freeman, 1997
A New Leaf Garden Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 1997
Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, 55 & Up, Art for a Lifetime, 1997
Grounds for Sculpture, (Johnson Atelier) Summer & Fall/Winter Exhibitions, Hamilton, NJ, 1997-99
"Bullock Replaces Bufano", Robert Pritikin, San Francisco, CA, 1996
Central Europe Sculpture Museum, 3rd International Sculpture Symposium, Europas Parkas, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1995
Fifth Annual "Festival des Arts", Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France, 2nd Prize, 1994
Kouros Sculpture Park, Ridgefield, CT, 1994-97
"Point and Counterpoint", Art Concepts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, 1994
Berkeley Art Center, Annual Member Show, 1994
"Something Small for the Wall", SOMAR Gallery Invitational, San Francisco, CA, 1993-94
"Sculpture In the Olive Grove", Auberge" du Soleil, Rutherford, Napa Valley, CA, 1993-98
"EI Paseo" Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Juried, City of Palm Desert, CA, 1993-98
"Off the Wall", Art Museum, City of Brea. Juror: Laddie Dill, 1993
Los Angeles Arts Council "3rd Annual Sculpture Walk" Century City, CA, 1990
6th Annual Henry Moore Exhibition, Hakone Open Air Museum, Japan. Received the Royal Ueno Museum Purchase Award, 1989
New York University 9th Annual "Small Works", Juried, 1985


Collections
AT&T Headquarters, Long Lines, San Francisco
Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
Beaulieu sur Mer, Essaim-Art Permanent Collection
Winton Blount III, Montgomery, AL
Bramalea Pacific Corporation, Oakland Civic Center Plaza
Chapman University, Orange, CA, Quadrangle
City of Carlsbad, CA. Permanent Collection
City of Davis, CA. Permanent Collection
Jerome Dersch, M.D., Mohnton, PA
Dominican College, San Rafael, CA
Charles & Valery Ewell, La Jolla, CA (2)
David Heitz, San Francisco
Governor's Mansion, Santa Fe, NM
Hakone Open Air Museum, Japan (2)
Gardiner Hempel, Oakland, CA (2)
William Manly, Milwaukee, Wl (2)
Sheila Martin & Michael Stone, Oakland, CA (2)
Montgomery Cancer Center, Montgomery, AL (2)
Veronica & Rene di Rosa Foundation, Napa, CA (5)
City of Nogales, Arizona (3)
OHS Corporation, San Rafael, CA
The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Robert Pritikin, San Francisco
Schiller University, Chateau du Pourtales, Strasbourg, France
Tempe Art Center/Sculpture Park, Tempe, AZ (2)
Towers Perrln, Inc., New York, NY
Vilnius, Lithuania, European Sculpture Park
Teddy & Alfred Wastlhuber, Napa, CA (4)


Bilhenry Gallery

Address inquiries to Benbow Bullock at bilhenry1@gmail.com
or call 414.332.2509


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