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Welancora Gallery and Tabla Rasa Gallery present a collectors forum/panel discussion  with collectors Frazier Holloway, Jeffrey Johnson and Brian Peterson, at Tom Bennett's solo exhibition, Monotypes and Paintings, on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from ​6:30 pm to 8:00 PM, at the NU Hotel Brooklyn in Boerum Hill.

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NU Hotel Brooklyn | Downtown Brooklyn

In conjunction with the solo exhibition, Tom Bennett: Monotypes and Paintings,  Welancora Gallery and Tabla Rasa Gallery present a collectors forum/panel discussion  with collectors Frazier Holloway, Jeffrey Johnson and Brian Peterson, as well as artist, Tom Bennett on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, from ​6:30 pm to 8:00 PM, at the NU Hotel Brooklyn in Boerum Hill.

The panel discussion will give insights useful to the anyone considering their first acquisition, as well as to the seasoned collector. The public will be invited to ask questions at the end of this lively and informative program.

About the panelists:

Frazier Holloway was born and raised in rural Alabama and has made his home in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn for the past 35 years. Professionally, Frazier has straddled careers in finance and landscape design, working in both the private and nonprofit sectors. In additional to collecting contemporary art, his interests include restoring old houses, nurturing gardens and preserving agricultural landscapes. He supports our local artist community as a trustee of the Brooklyn Arts Council.

Jeffrey Johnson and Brian Peterson first picked up a work on canvas by Steve Walker while taking their first vacation together. Their shared passion for collecting art has resulted in a unique collection ranging in works from Contemporary American Scene Painting, Pop Art and 20th Century Silk Painting. Jeffrey, raised in Southern California and Brian, raised in Minnesota have been collecting together for twenty-seven years. They live in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and they support youth organizations that provide access to music and theatre.

Tom Bennett, Black Witch #3 monotype 12"x12"

 

About Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett was born and raised in Ridgefield, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting at the University of Connecticut in 1982 where he worked under the noted painter and photographer, Bill Parker. His work is heavily influenced by Francis Bacon, Frank Auberbauch and foremost his father, Harry Bennett, who was also an artist.
Tom's work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions worldwide. In 1983, Bennett had his first solo show at the Ridgefield Guild of Artist Gallery. Tom lives and maintains a studio in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently represented by Tabla Rasa Gallery.

Tom Bennett, Entombment (after Caravaggio)

 

About NU Hotel:

NU Hotel Brooklyn is a 93-room boutique hotel, located at the intersection of four great Brooklyn neighborhoods: Downtown Brooklyn, Boreum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. Offering thoughtful amenities and exceptional service, NU Hotel Brooklyn draws inspiration from the creative energy of the borough's thriving art scene and the urban dynamism that defines the neighborhood. The NU Hotel Brooklyn is owned by Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) and managed by HHM, formerly known as Hersha Hospitality Management.