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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Tanna Bennett





Tanna Bennett

Education    
L’Ecole de Albert Defois, Les Cerqueux sous Passavant, France - 10-month intensive study in painting with Ted Seth Jacobs, 2003
 B.A. Journalism, Minor in Graphic Communications, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1990
Friendswood High School, Friendswood, Texas  1980
              








Artist’s Statement

      In creating a work of art, I strive to find the hidden messages and feelings that exist within all of us.  I want the viewer to question his/her own assumptions or experiences with the composition.  Perhaps the exchange will create a strong feeling of remembrance or something that is identifiable.

     In many of my still life paintings, I incorporate ordinary objects in the composition.  By manipulating the position of objects, the still life takes on a humanistic explanation of relationships:  some alone, some existing in groups and some ostracized.  I realize we see only the human perspective on life and most things we relate to is based on our life’s experience.

Tanna Bennett   Houston, Texas






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