|'Cut', typed manuscript and a photo of the work framed together, red mulch, cleared forest floor, 2013|
July 13 - October 15, 2013
Edwin Francis Bennett was born and raised in Fort Benton, MT. He earned a BFA in painting from The University of Montana, Missoula in 1999. He has since lived in Taipei, Taiwan teaching English and in Juneau as a member of the United States Coast Guard and employee of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Bennett moved to Maine in the spring of 2010 to attend the Maine College of Art, completing his MFA in studio arts in 2012. He lives and works as a landscaper and artist in Casco, ME.
Cut is a site-specific installation consisting of a 6-inch wide by 8-foot high clearing through the woods. All material within this area—including branches, leaves, and shrubbery—will be removed, creating a narrow sightline, and the ground will be covered with a 6-inch strip of red mulch. The woodland will be allowed to re-grow at the end of the exhibition with the mulch left in place to eventually become part of the forest floor.
Catalogue and pricing available at Helen Day Art Center and Stowe Area Association.
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