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Tom Bendtsen

Lecturer in Sculpture and Fine Arts

BFA Ontario College of Art and Design

MFA SUNY Buffalo

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Tom Bendtsen was born in Copenhagen Denmark, raised in Canada. He did his undergraduate work at OCAD in Toronto, before completing an MFA at SUNY Buffalo in 2003.  He has exhibited his works at the Albright-Knox gallery in Buffalo, N.Y.,Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton N.J., Southern Alberta Art gallery in Lethbridge, The Rooms in St Johns NFLD, OpenSpace in Victoria B.C. Canada.  He has also exhibited at the Koffler Gallery, Mercer Union, and has contributed to a variety of self generated exhibitions in the Toronto area. He was a featured artist at Toronto’s 2008 Nuit Blanche and 2009 Luminato festivals of contemporary art. His films have been widely screened in Europe, Canada and the USA. He has also received grants from the Toronto; Ontario and Canada council for the Arts and in 2006 was awarded a Chalmers Art Fellowship.  He is currently lives and works in Philadelphia.

Courses Taught

  • VLST 102 Two-Dimensions: Form and Meaning
  • FNAR 145/VLST 252 Sculpture Practices 
  • FNAR 146 Sculpture Objects and Installations