Pat Bennett, Sculptural Basket Weaver

Photo: Janet Dwyer 2013

Exhibitions

2013
"Tapestry Exhibition", Gallery 8, Salt Spring Island BC, Solo Exhibition, June 7-23.

2011
"Trilogy Exhibition", Gallery 8, Salt Spring Island BC, Three-person Exhibition, May 2011.

2009
"Masterpiece Weekend ", Artspring, Salt Spring Island BC, Invitational Group Show June 19-21.

"Spirit of the West Coast", West End Gallery, Victoria, BC, Group Show, June 6-30

"Summer Exhibition", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Group Show, August 21-September 20

2008
"Small Works Show", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Invitational Group "Counterpoint", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Solo

2006
"Form and Colour", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Solo

2004
"Explorations", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Solo "Continuum Show", Robert Bateman Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Juried Group "Parallel-to-Bateman", Robert Bateman Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Invitational Group

2003
"Vessels", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Solo

2002
"A Carnival of Containers", Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Exhibition of Five Basket Makers. "Vessels", J Mitchell Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Solo "Cross Currents", Convergence Conference, Vancouver, BC, Juried Group "Island Tides ", Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria BC, Juried Group "Artwork" BC Festival of the Arts Visual Arts Program, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC, Invitational Juried Group "BC Festival of the Arts" Regional Exhibition, Salt Spring Island Arts Council, Salt Spring Island, BC, Juried Group

2001
"2001 Visual Art", BC Festival of the Arts, Fort St. John, BC, Invitational Juried Group "BC Festival of the Arts" Regional Exhibition, Victoria Arts Council, Victoria BC Juried Group

"Earth & Fiber", Solo and Collaborative Works by Pat Bennett and Judy Weeden, Art Gallery of Victoria, Victoria BC "Fibrations: Charting Natures Course", Robert Bateman Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Invitational

2000
"Fibrations: A New Wave", Robert Bateman Gallery, Salt Spring Island, BC, Invitational

1999
"A Basket Case - a group of contemporary and traditional baskets", Crafthouse Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Invitational

Awards

Peace Arch Weaver and Spinners Guild Award, "Cross Currents", Convergence: Handweavers' Guild of America Conference, Vancouver, BC, 2002

Victoria Handweavers' and Spinners Guild Award, "Island Tides", Victoria, BC, 2002

Jurors Choice Award, BC Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition, Gulf Islands Community Arts Council, Salt Spring Island, BC, 2002

YWCA Award, BC Festival of the Arts Regional Exhibition, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC, 2001

Publications

A Bounty of Baskets", Boulevard Magazine, January/February 2008

"Marriage of the Arts", Aqua Spring 2006, Driftwood Publishing

"Salt Spring: The people, the place a visual odyssey of an island", Howard Fry, Michael Levy, Osman Phillips, Chu"an Publishing, 2004

"Cross Currents Basketry Exhibition" Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot, Vol. XXXIV, No. 2, 2003