Born (1946) and raised in Honolulu, HI
Works and resides in Silver Lake, CA
University of Redlands, UCLA--1968 B.A. Art History
Also attended: California State University L.A.
Otis/Parsons School of Design
2015 exhibit: Illuminate, Surrogate Gallery Projects, Pasadena CA
2014exhibit: Pot Luck Up PopSurrogate Gallery Projects Paseo Colorado, Pasadena CA
2011 exhibits: Silver Lake Art Collective "Spectrum" Citibank Art Space, Los Angeles CA.
2010 exhibits: Three person exhibit, Keller Williams Realty, Los Angeles CA.
2009 exhibits: Silver Lake Art Collective Fall Exhibit, Citibank Art Space, Los Angeles CA.
Silver Lake Art Crawl XII @ Living Room, Los Angeles CA.
Immigrant Experience, American Friends Service Committee Gallery,Los Angeles CA.
Gathering, Silver Lake Artists Collective SLAC, Citibank, Los Angeles CA.
Silver Lake Art Crawl XI @ Living Room, Los Angeles CA.
Found 2, Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock CA.
333 Show, Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock CA.
Black and White and Shades of Gray, LAX, Terminal 1Feb-July
2007 exhibits: Lotus Festival, Echo Park Lake, Los Angeles CA. July 2007
Women's Show, Cactus Gallery, Eagle Rock CA. Oct.
2006 exhibits: Off Planet - Pierce College, Woodland Hills CA. Feb. 2006
Small Works - Brand Gallery, Glendale CA. March. 2006
Observatory Series - Art Crawl 9 Libby's Vintage Home and Garden Los Angeles Sept. 2006
Metro Gallery- Holiday Group Show, Los Angeles Nov. 2006
OffRose Gallery - Line Travels, Venice CA. 2005curated by Mary E. Oliver
Outpost for Contemporary Art - Best of Collage Show
From: Collage Party with Paul Butler
MOCA The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA 2005
Libby's Vintage Home and Garden, Silver Lake CA
Barbara Lai Bennett, New Work 2004
Clover Gallery, Silver Lake, CA. July 2002
Clover Gallery, Silver Lake Art Collective. 2002
Highways Performance Art Gallery, Santa Monica CA
Solo show - Pohaku-works inspired by a single stone 2000
LA Artcore Satellite Exhibit.1995
Curated by Melissa Nicola
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park
Utopian Dialogues in collaboration with Dan Kwong.1993
Windward Community College Kaneohe Hawaii.1993
Solo show - Personal Artifacts
Depayser A SITE Juried Members Exhibition.1993
Artspace Gallery, Woodland Hills CA
Juror, Joni Gordon.
Brand XXIII, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale CA. 1993
National Competition of Multi-Media Works.
Juror, Sylvia White
With Maren Hassinger, Los Angeles. 1979
With Philip Littell, Cafe Largo, West Hollywood. 1988
PUBLISHING AND BROADCAST:
Caliban Magazine online: #6 showing Hanauma silk, laser ink transfer/mm p. 103
Caliban Magazine online: #1 2010
Pierce College Roundup: Bennett blasts out new vision of planets 2006
Honolulu Star-Bulletin: B.Lai Bennett: Personal Artifacts 1993
Art of California Magazine: Gold Discovery Award. 1993
Caliban Magazine #12, reproduction of collages.1993
Paintings in “Silver Lake” TV pilot: Granite Productions, division of Spelling Productions. 2004
COMMISSIONED WORK, signed Yukoi (partial list)
Mr.and Mrs. Ray Romano, Los Angeles CA
Health and Human Services, Washington D.C.
Neiman-Marcus, Honolulu HI
Hyatt Regency, Maui HI
Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Honolulu HI
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu HI
Queen's Hospital Same Day Surgery, Honolulu HI
Edwards Air Force Base, Kern CA
Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas NV
FedEx, Washington, D.C.
Nissan, Washington, D.C.
Senator Robert Byrd
PRIVATE COLLECTORS, selected list
Lawrence R. Smith and Deanne Yorita
Elaine and Lyn Lockhart-Mummery
Teya V. Wong
Nelson and Andrea Valentine
Steven and Gilpin Netburn
Peter and Sandra Littell
Andrew and Terri Gedo
Thomas and Geraldine Woessner
Laurence and Ketan Vyas