Benini's painting career started with a one-man show in Milan, Italy in 1961. To date he has had 162 solo exhibitions in museums, universities and public institutions. Although painting is his chosen medium, he creates assembled sculptures - his "divertimenti" smaller, indoor pieces and occasionally, large scale outdoor pieces. In 1999, Benini and his wife Lorraine purchased
145 acres in the Texas Hill Country that have been turned Into the Benini
Galleries & Sculpture Ranch which includes the residence, guesthouse and
a 12000 sq. ft. Studios Building with offices, showroom, studios and fine
arts library. In the surrounding hilly, Mediterranean-like landscape,
national and international sculptors are placing large-scale contemporary
For more information about Benini and to view other artwork, visit: www.Benini.com.
Benini's next exhibition at the Georgetown Art Center, Georgetown, Texas later this year.