Graham Bennett's Reasons to Return
Graham Bennett was born in Nelson in 1947. He lives and works as a full-time artist in Christchurch. Bennett's sculptures deal directly with the relationships between people, place and identity, tying them to sea, sky and land with particular reference to the Pacific region. Since 1980, Bennett has had more than 50 solo exhibitions including 10 in Japan. He is represented in collections internationally and has been the recipient of prestigious awards, residencies and commissions.