Joreen Benbenek, CM

• First Place, Oils, 46th Annual Festival of the Arts, North River Arts Society, 2023
• First Place, Oils, All New England Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center, 2022
• Award of Excellence, North River Art Society Members Exhibit, 2022
• First Place, “Summer Reflections” juried exhibit, Copley Art Society, 2020
• First Place, Rebirth Exhibit, 2019 South Shore Art Center- Juror: Craig Bloodgood
• Best of Show, Bay State Open Exhibit, 2018 Cape Cod Art Center
• First Place, Oils, Cape Cod Art Assoc. 2017 All New England Juried Exhibit
• Samuel E. Armour Memorial Landscape Award, Academic Artists Association 66th National Exhibition of Traditional Realism, 2016
• First Place, Oils, Cape Cod Art Assoc. 2016 All New England Juried Exhibit - Jurors: Domonic Boreffi, Jeff Lovinger, Geoffrey Smith
• First Place, Oils, Duxbury Art Assoc. 2015 Winter Juried Exhibit - Jurors: Richard Baiano (owner Child’s Gallery, Boston), Thomas Dunlay, Esther Macchio
• Alden Bryan Memorial Award for Best Landscape in Oil, “Elemental” juried exhibit, Copley Art Society, 2013
• Grand Prize, Festival on the Common, South Shore Art Center, Member’s Show, 2012
• Award of Merit, Copley Society of Art, Small Works Exhibit, 2012
• Best Oil, Falmouth Art Guild Regional Juried, 2012
• Award of Merit, The Guild of Boston Artists, Regional Painting Competition, 2011
• North River Art Society,
• First Place Oils, The National, Cape Cod Art Association, 2012, 2010
• First Place Oils, Pembroke Art Association, 2009, 2011
• Artist Award of Distinction, North River Art Society, 2011, 2013
• Anna Hyatt Huntington Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc.
• Winsor Newton Painting Award, South Shore Art Center, Annual Juried Art Exhibit, 2009
• Samuel E. Armour Memorial Landscape Award, Academic Artists Association 50th National Exhibition, 2000

• Academic Artists Assoc. Annual National Exhibition, 2016, 2009
• Cultural Center of Cape Cod-Color My World Exhibit 2019
• North River Arts Society Festival of the Arts 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
• Cohasset Festival of the Arts 2019
• Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT, 2014
• American Artists Professional League, 83rd-85th Grand National Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 2013, 2011
• Guild of Boston Artists Regional Painting Competition, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011
• Hudson Valley Art Association 80th Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York NY, 2011
• The National, Cape Cod Art Association, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2012, 2011, 2010
• Cape Cod Art Association, All New England, 2018, 2017, 2011, 2010, 2009
• Newburyport Regional Juried Exhibition, 2012
• Helen Bumpus Gallery, “Summers in Maine”, Group Exhibit, 2022
• South Street Gallery, “The Painted Boat”, Group Exhibit, 2018
• Copley Art Society Gallery, “Anchors Aweigh”, Juror: Carey Vose/Vose Gallery, 2018
• Cape Cod Museum of Art, “Structures and Remnants”, Landscapes and the Human Presence – Juror: Michael Giaquinto, Museum Curator, 2015
• Paul Pratt Gallery, Solo Exhibit “Where the Light Falls”, Cohasset, MA 2014
• Powers Gallery, Acton, MA, “New England Landscapes”, 2013
• Copley Art Society Gallery, Boston, “The Sound of Color” – Juror: Howard Yezerski
• Copley Art Society Gallery, Boston, “Elemental”, 2013
• South Shore Art Center, Dillon Gallery, “Bostonia”, 2012
• The Dolphin Gallery, Solo Exhibit “First Light", Hingham Library, 2011
• South Shore Conservatory, “New England Landscapes” Hingham MA, 2010
• The Landmark Gallery, South Shore Art Center, Boston, MA 2002
• Trudy LaBell Fine Art, Rehoboth, MA., 2001
• South Shore Art Center, Staircase Gallery, 2001
• Ventress Library, North River Arts Society, 2000
• Hale and Door, Boston MA
• Liberty Financial, Boston, MA
• Westpac Banking Corp., New York and Australia
• Codman Co., Stoughton and Boston, MA
• Scudder, Stevens and Clark
• Northwest Mutual Life Insurance Co.
• Marriott Hotel, Copley Plaza, Boston, MA
• Marriott Hotel, Cambridge, MA
• Eastern Casualty, Marlborough, MA
• MDL Consulting, Nashua, NH
• Manulife Financial
• Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company
• Blue Cross and Blue Shield
• Jeb & Columba Bush- Private Collection
• Dennis Eckersly - Private Collection
• East Cambridge Savings Bank
• Rockland Trust Company
• State Street Research & Management
• T.J. Clark Advertising
• Standish – Ayer @ Wood
• T.A. and Associates, Boston, MA
• Massachusetts General Hospital
• MacAdams & Weick, Providence, RI
Powers Gallery, 144 Great Neck Road, Acton, MA
The Scott Bundy Galleries, 127 Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport, ME
• The Copley Society of Art, Copley Master (
• The Guild of Boston Artists, Artist Member (
• Gallery Artist, South Shore Art Center (
• Oil Painters of America, Artist Member (
• National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (

• Conducted Oil Landscape Painting workshops and classes at a variety of venues including The North River Art Society, Plymouth Art Assoc., South Shore Art Center, Braintree Art Assoc., and in-home studio.
• Buffalo State University
• Department of Fine Arts, BFA Painting Major
• Mentored under the tutelage of master painter Michael Keane, workshops with Alfred Chadbourn, Charles Movali and Charles Reid.

Selected Works