Ben EntnerDepartment:  Art and Design
Rank: Assistant Professor

Contact Info: benjamin.entner@oswego.edu
Office Hours: MW 5:00 - 6:00pm
Web: www.benjaminentner.com

Personal Bio:
Benjamin Entner has an MFA in Sculpture from Syracuse University and a BA in Renaissance and Medieval Studies from the University of Albany.  His work has shown nationally and internationally.  He enjoys longs walks with his dog, Taz, and is currently in-waiting for the MacArthur Genius Grant.

Education:
MFA Sculpture   2006 
Syracuse University
BA Renaissance and Medieval Studies 2002  
University at Albany, SUNY (Summa Cum Laude)

Specialization: Scuplture and Art History

Current Honors/Awards:
2014  Faculty-Student Challenge Grant SUNY Oswego
2013  Faculty International Travel Grant SUNY Oswego
Faculty Teaching and Research Collections Grant Penfield Library, SUNY Oswego
2012  Early Start Grant SUNY Oswego
2011  Juror‚ Award Supersize Exhibition, AnnMarie Sculpture Center, Dowell, MD

Current Performaces/Exhibitions 
2016 Classics (forthcoming) SOA Gallery, Pratt MWP, Utica, NY
2015 Sumus Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ 
Ego Sum Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC
Ego Sum Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley CC, Palos Hills, IL
2014 Mining the Ego: Self Portraits of a Humble Artist.  Kenneth J Minnaert Center of the Arts, Olympia,WA
Sumus McLanahan Gallery, Penn State Altoona, Altoona, PA
Colossus Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH
Sumus Clifford B. West Gallery, AVA Art Center, Lebanon, NH
2013 Ego Sum The Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV
Nettuni SOMA Kunstgeneratorinstitusjon, Bergen, Norway
Still Lives LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY

Conferences/Presentaions:

2015 Architectural Models Co-Chair.  FATE Conference, Indianpolis, IN, March 26
The Final Word Presenter.  FATE Conference, Indianpolis, IN, March 26 

Selected Lectures and Workshops:
2016 Gallery Lecture (forthcoming) SOA Gallery, Pratt MWP, Utica, NY
2015 Gallery Lecture Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley CC, Palos Hills, IL
Visiting Artist Lecture Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2014 Gallery Lecture AVA Art Center, Lebanon, NH
Phoned Artist Lecture South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA
Visiting Artist Lecture Sage College, Albany, NY
2013 Gallery Lecture Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
Gallery Lecture The Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV
2012 Gallery Lecture, Youth Workshop Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
Visiting Artist Lecture, Workshop Drake University, Des Moines, IA
2011 Visiting Artist Lecture SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
Visiting Artist Lecture Sage College, Albany, NY 
Visiting Artist Lecture Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Current Research/Research Interests:
Italian Renaissance

Professional Affiliates:
2014 - 13 Foundations in Art: Theory and Education Association

Addional Info: Residencies:
2012 New Genre XIX Arts Festival Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
2008 Funded Resident Sculpture Space, Utica, NY
2007 Accessibility 2007: Sustainability Sumter Sculpture Symposium, Sumter, SC
Funded Professional Artist in Residence Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI