Richard Beenen is a New York based artist, photographer, and educator with teaching experience at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and recently at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC. His fine art work has been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, White Columns/ NYC and and Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma. Richard has received artist fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pollack Krasner Foundation, and the Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation. Recent projects include creating video pieces that have screened internationally at film festivals and museums, including Viper Basel: International Festival for Film & Video, Switzerland and Les Recontres Audiovisuelles, Lille, France.
Beenen has also been a co-producer on numerous award winning short films including: SUMMER OF THE SERPENT, E=NYC2, and SUSPENDED which have screened at the Sundance Film Festival, Rotterdam, Locarno and the Museum of Modern Art, NYC.http://www.richardbeenen.com/