Benny Merris: Know Love Protect

Date & Time Nov 17 2022 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Bernstein Gallery
Benny Merris
Audience Open to the Public

Benny Merris, An Other Another 196, 2022Join us to celebrate the opening of Benny Merris: Know Love Protect at Bernstein Gallery.

Artist Benny Merris will lead an informal walkthrough of the exhibition. Join us to learn more about Merris’s ongoing An Other Another series, his research on Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and the site-specific wall paintings made for this exhibition. A reception in the gallery will follow.

Bernstein Gallery is located on the lower level of Robertson Hall.

Benny Merris is a New York-based artist from Boise, Idaho. Merris has had solo exhibitions at Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn; Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson; Nina Johnson, Miami; Battat Contemporary, Montreal; Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam; Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow; and Kunsthal Rotterdam. He was a member of the inaugural Paint School cohort run by Shandaken Projects in New York City. He received a BA from the University of Massachusetts Boston and an MFA from the Glasgow School of Art. He has been artist-in-residence at Casa de los Artistas, Costa Rica; Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity; Denniston Hill; and the Offshore Artist Residency.

Image credit: Benny Merris, An Other Another 196, 2022. Archival pigment print and custom frame. Courtesy the artist.



Bernstein gallery; Photo credit: © Nic Lehoux

Bernstein Gallery

The School’s Bernstein Gallery is dedicated to art exhibitions that stimulate thinking about contemporary policy issues.