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Garry Knox Bennett

Woodworker, Furniture Maker, 2004 AoD Recipient

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Garry Knox Bennett

Garry Knox Bennett is an internationally known woodworker, furniture maker, metalworker, and artist living and working in Oakland, CA.

Garry's work is represented in many galleries, private collections and museums worldwide.

A major retrospective of Garry's work was initiated at the Museum of Art and Design, NY (formerly the America Craft Museum) in January 2001, which included a venue at the Oakland Museum in California. The exhibition was documented with an extensive book on his work; "Made in Oakland: The Furniture of Garry Knox Bennett". Garry has taught and lectured extensively in the US as well as in Canada, Australia and the UK. Garry received the 2004 Award of Distinction from The Furniture Society and is honored as Fellow of the American Craft Council. In 2011 Garry received the James Renwick Alliance Master of the Medium award in Washington DC.

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