News & Events

 

The virtue of the camera is not the power it has

to transform the photographer into an artist,

but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking.”

Brooks Atkinson, American theater critic.

 

 

 

   
  Upcoming Events

 

December 2, 2017  *  7-10 PM
Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery
Exhibition Opening & Reception

Location: Sister Gallery at the
Sonesta Coconut Grove Hotel Miami
2889 McFarlane Road
Coconut Grove, FL 33133

 

December 6-10, 2017
Spectrum-Miami/Art Basel
Booth Location: S1020
Performing Arts District
1700 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33132
Opening VIP Reception: 6-10 p.m.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
[/Miami Art Week/Basel]

 

January/February 2018 TBD
Miami Country Day School
Sol Taplin Gallery
"Through My Eyes..." 
"Award-winning Fine Art Photography 
of H. Allen Benowitz"
601 NE 107th Street
Miami, FL 33161

 

March 3 & 4, 2018
Las Olas Art Fair II
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
Las Olas Blvd [SE 6th Ave to SE 11th Ave]
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Location: Booth TBA
Map & Directions: http://lasolasboulevard.com/location/

 

 

 

 

H. Allen Benowitz on South Florida Business Tonight 3-24-15 

Morocco in Review

In the Beginning...

2013-2017 Years in Review

Philanthropies

Testimonials

Resume

 

 

Past Exhibitions

April 2017 – Yacht Harbor Arts & Crafts Show, Islamorada, FL

March 2017 – Las Olas Art Festival II, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

February 2017 – Naples National Art Festival, Naples, FL

January 2017 – Beaux Arts Festival of Art, Coral Gables, FL

November-December 2016, Spectrum-Miami, Art Week Miami/Art Basel, Miami, FL

August 2016, Toe River Arts Council, "Asia," Spruce Pine, NC

April 2016, Las Olas Art Festival II, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 2016, Retrospective Exhibition, Cricket Club, Miami, FL

March 2016, Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts, Naples, FL

March 2016, Sarasota Spring Fine Art Festival, Sarasota, FL

January 2016, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

December 2015, Spectrum-Miami-Art Week Miami/Art Basel, Miami, FL

September 2015, Amsterdam Whitney gallery, Chelsea, NY

March 2015, Las Olas Art Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 6 - May 24, 2015, Coral Gables Museum, ARTCycle

March 6-8, 2015 Featured Artist, “People of the World” Coral Gables Museum

February 21 - 22 2015, South Miami Rotary Art Festival

January - February 2015, “Exotic People of the World – Face-Off” Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery

• December 3-7, 2014 Spectrum-Miami - Art Week Miami/Art Basel

June-August 2014, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL

March 2014, Las Olas Art Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

February 2014, South Miami Rotary Art Festival, S. Miami, FL

January 2014, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

December 2013, Spectrum-Miami, Wynwood, FL

August 2013, Toe River Arts Council, Burnsville, NC

April 2013, ArtSight Gallery, Coral Gables, FL

February 2013, Boca Raton Museum of Art Art Festival, FL

January – February 2013, Brockway Memorial Library, Miami Shores, FL

January 2013, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

March 2012, Las Olas Art Fair, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

January 2012, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

January 2012, Boca Raton Museum of Art Art Festival, Boca Raton, FL

March 2011, Las Olas Art Fair, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

January 2011, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

December 2010, Art Basel Week - Borinquen Art Project Gallery, Miami Design District, Miami, FL

May – October 2010, Nathan Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, FL Photo

April – September 2010, Miami Magic City Casino, “Life in Cuba – Cars of Cuba,” Miami, FL

March 2010, Key Biscayne Art Festival, Key Biscayne, FL

February 2010, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL

January 2010, Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL

December 2-6, 2009, Art Basel Week – Borinquen Art Project, Miami Design District, Miami, FL Photo

October 29-November 30, 2009, “From the Lens of Photographer H. Allen Benowitz,” Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery,      Miami, FL

February 14-March 27, 2009, “Life in Cuba 2008; The Cars of Cuba,” Miami Art Space, Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL

October 17, 2008, "Adventure Travel"; Landscape, The Design Gallery, 7 South Main Street, Burnsville, NC

September 6, 2008, Exhibition, Andrews Art Museum, Valleytown Cultural Arts and Historical Society, Andrews, NC

August 31, 2008, One-Day Exhibition, Altapass Apple Orchard, 1025 Orchard Road,Milepost 328.3 on The Blue Ridge
   Parkway, Little Switzerland, NC

April 22 - May 19, 2008 Exhibition, The Design Gallery, 7 South Main Street, Burnsville, NC

January - March, 2008, "Retrospective Exhibition", The Design Gallery, 7 South Main Street, Burnsville, NC

January 2008, "Greece & Turkey" Exhibition, Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL

November 14, 2007, "Adventure Travel   " Lecture & Slide Show Presentation, Arts & Minds Albanico Theater, sponsored
   by Culture in the City, Coconut Grove, FL

September 2007, GroveHouse Artists, [Juried] Group Exhibition, Brickell Center, Miami, FL

Sunday, March 11, 2007, Gifford Lane Art Stroll, Coconut Grove, FL

February 23, 2007, "Morocco Lecture & Slide Show Presentation," RoundTable, Old Grove, Coconut Grove, FL

February 10 - 11, 2007, "Adventure Travel," Coldwell Banker Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, Miami Beach, FL

October 2006, "India" Exhibition, Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL

February - May 2005, Retrospective Exhibition, Business Centers Int'l, Espirito Santo Plaza, Miami, FL

February 6 - 28, 2004, Gallery Exhibition, Serious Studios, Miami Design District, Miami, FL

February 6 - 7 - 8, 2004, FAB Fest, Ocean Drive, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL

February 14 - 15 - 16, 2004, Washington Mutual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL Photo

September 2004 - January 2005, "Medieval" Exhibition, Darby Technology Center, Coral Gables, FL

October 2004, "America/Amerikaans" Exhibition, Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL

October-November 2004, "Existing and New Work" Exhibition, Tropicolor Photo, Miami Beach, FL

Award winning photoo Behind The Wall.

"Behind The Wall," photograph selected by Holocaust Remembrance Project, Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation, Inc., Annual Awards Dinner, Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 17, 2003; honored by Hon. William S. Sessions [former Director, FBI] gifted to Keynote Speaker, Dr. Michael Berenbaum [former President, Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, former Director, United States Holocaust Museum Research Institute, and consultant to Steven Spielberg.]

Photography Exhibition May 2-31, 2003 - Gallerie Vincent, Streets of Mayfair, Coconut Grove, FL

Photo Subjects:

* Landscape
* Wildlife
* People
* Adventure Travel
* Architecture

Published:

Featured: Sun-Sentinel, South Florida, June 6, 2014
Co-Exhibition: The Art of Nathan Sawaya featuring In Pieces; Rod Faulds: Recent Photo-based Works; H. Allen Benowitz: People of the World...

Laurel of Asheville magazine 2015

Laurel of Asheville July/August 2016

Features & Awards:

Benowitz’s fine art photography has been featured on NYC prime time Manhattan TV media’s Kristal Hart Show on January 12, 2016. New York TV personality and producer, Ms. Kristal Hart conducted video interviews at the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in Chelsea and showcased Mr. Benowitz’s interview and the works of other fine artists:
Amsterdam Whitney Gallery: 

Two of my photographs are featured for publication in the May/June 2015 issue of Art & Beyond Magazine. To view the digital version of “Kathmandu Man”and“Halo,” turn to page 38: http://www.artandbeyondpublications.com/online_mag/2015/05/mayjune-2015/

I am pleased to announce the national and international representation of my work by two respected galleries.

Amsterdam Whitney Gallery

ArtQuench Gallery Representation


I am honored to announce that I have been selected among the 100 Nominees to be awarded a Certificate of
   Excellence in Artavita’s International Photo Competition, in recognition of “Cigar Lady I.”
   You may view my contest portfolio entries by clicking on the link:   
   http://www.artavita.com/contests/12/browse?artist_id=2986

 Visual works of art selected for inclusion in the International Contemporary Artists art book, Volume VIII, entitled
   “An Exploring Journey to Art,” release November 2014.

Art Business News’ Top Emerging Artists for 2014, Featured Artist, "featured artist" fall edition.

Lecture, “The Road to Morocco,” Yancey Public Library, Burnsville, NC October 2014

Awarded Special Recognition in the top 12 winners of the Juried International Photo Competition, American
   Institute of Architects, June 2014

International photo competition, has been selected as a Chosen Artist published in the Special Nude and Figurative
   Art issue of Art & Beyond Magazine 2014 [Black Light Dancers].

Awarded Special Recognition in the top 50 of the Art Quench Gallery 2014 Juried International January Art Competition:
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Selected a winner for an architectural entry [“La Medina Archway I”] in global competition sponsored by the American
   Institute of Architects, July 2014.

Publisher’s Choice Award, Art & Beyond Magazine, July-August 2014; [“Hot Rod; Cigar Lady”].

Global Competition: Nominated Finalist - 6th Annual Masters Cup - 2012 International Color Awards Honoring Color
   Photography 3 categories: Children of the World – “Twins in Wooden Shoes”; People – “Tribesmen III”; Still Life – “Tulips
   in Prime.”

Global Competition: Nominated Finalist - 5th Annual Masters Cup - 2011 International Color Awards Honoring Color
  Photography 3 categories: Architecture – “Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao”; Children of the World – “Boy Band”;
  People – “Cigar Lady”

October 13, 2011, Lecture Slide Show Presentation: (Poster) "People of the World" and "The Magic of Photography,"
   Yancey County Public Library, Burnsville, NC

Third Place Award in an all-media competition at the Rossetti Fine Art Gallery in Pompano Beach, FL, April 21, 2011

WLRN’s ArtStreet Project: A biographical look “Into The Lens of Photographer H. Allen Benowitz” featuring photographs
  from Cuba, Morocco, India, and other parts of the world. [WLRN-TV is a PBS affiliate in South Florida]

 

November 2010, Juror, Photography Competition, Grovehouse Artists, “A South Florida Moment,” Coconut Grove, FL

November 15, 2010, WLRN Public Television, ArtStreet Interview, “How a business man turned his passion for
   photography into a fulfilling business,” Miami, FL

 February 2010, MiamiArtZine.com Art Reviews: Coco Art Fair; “The 47th Coconut Grove Arts Festival", Coconut Grove, FL

 February 2009, Press Release, Miami Art Guide, "Life in Cuba 2008", Miami Art Space; Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL

February 2009, feature article, Miami Monthly Magazine: "Cuba As It Is"; Miami, FL

January 2009, Press Release, "Photographer to exhibit at Miami Art Space in Wynwood Art District", Miami, FL

October 2008, Competition: 2nd Place, Annual Photo Contest. Altapass Orchard, Blue Ridge Parkway, Little Switzerland,
   NC.

April 2008, “Fog City” photo co-featured in Miami Monthly Magazine: A Miami Moment: “Out of the Fog,” Miami, FL

 February 2008, "Dalmatian Rooster" photo featured in Miami Monthly Magazine: A Miami Moment: "Flaming Feathers,"
   Miami, FL

  Board of Directors, Bakehouse Art Complex, 2007-2008, Miami, FL

  January 3, 2008 with Patricia Andreu, South Florida Today, NBC6, Miramar, FL

•  January 25, 2008, Feature article "Gables Gallery Walk: A (Free) Night of Sensory Delights in Coral Gables"; Miami Beach,
    FL

•  December 2007, featured in Miami Monthly Magazine:
    "Cavernous Cappadocia - Exploring an Ancient Underground Community"

  April 2007, featured in Miami Monthly Magazine: "Indelible India - A Photographer's View of the People and Places of
   Rajasthan"

•  300 persons attended H. Allen's Morocco Lecture & Slide Show Presentation, February 23, 2007, RoundTable, Old Grove,
   Coconut Grove, FL

H-AllenArt has been featured in Coastal Elegance & Wealth Magazine

Click on the logo to access the article

 

150 persons attended H. Allen's opening reception Friday, May 2, 2003, Gallerie Vincent, Streets of Mayfair;
   opening photo

H. Allen's closing reception, Gallerie Vincent, Streets of Mayfair; closing photo

November 2003 "WHAT'S HAPPENING": Journal of Court Reporting, National Court Reporters Association, by Vivien Spitz

March 2003 featured among One Ear Society All-Member Awards winners, Coconut Grove Times, Brickell Post, and South
   Miami Times, Miami, Florida

March 2003 Spotlight Article: Journal of Court Reporting, National Court Reporters Association, by Aimee Suhie

February 2003 Competition: 2nd Place Black/White Photography, One Ear Society All-Member Awards “Lakeside Solitude,”
  ChengDe, People's Republic of China, February 2002

January 2003 Photographer, Galerie Modus, Paris, exhibition art work of Claude Le Boul, Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida

November 2002 Exhibition: Portrait Invitational, One Ear Society - Israeli Scholar, airport at the Sea of Galilee; Tiberias,
   Israel, 1991

Exhibitions - Galleries:

Galerie Vincent, Coconut Grove, FL 2003

• One Ear Society, Coconut Grove, FL 2002/2003

• Serious Studios, Miami Design District, FL 2003/2004

• FAB Fest, South Beach, FL 2004

• Washington Mutual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, FL 2004

• Darby Technology Center, Coral Gables, FL 2004/2005

• Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL 2004 • Tropicolor Photo, South Beach, FL 2004

• Espirito Santo Plaza [Business Centers Int'l], Miami, FL 2005

• The WIT Gallery, Lenox, MA 2005, 2006

• Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL 2006

• Coldwell Banker Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, Miami Beach, FL 2007

• Gifford Lane Art Stroll, Coconut Grove, FL 2007

• Group Exhibition, GroveHouse Artists Gallery [Juried], St. Stephens Church, Coconut Grove, FL 2007

• Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL 2008

• The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC 2008

• The Altapass Orchard, Little Switzerland, NC 2008

• Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC 2008

• Miami Art Space, Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL 2009

• Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL 2009

• Borinquen Health Care Art Project Gallery, FL 2009

• Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL 2010

• Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL 2010

• Key Biscayne Art Festival, Key Biscayne, FL 2010

• Miami Magic City Casino Solo Photography Exhibition: “Life in Cuba – Cars of Cuba,” Miami, FL 2010

• Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, “Through The Lens of H. Allen Benowitz: People of the World,” Boca Raton, FL
  2010

• Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL 2011

• Las Olas Art Fair, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2011

• Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL 2012

• Boca Raton Museum of Art Art Festival, Boca Raton, FL 2012

• Las Olas Art Fair, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2012

• Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL 2013

• Boca Raton Museum of Art Art Festival, Boca Raton, FL 2013

• ArtSight Gallery, Coral Gables, FL 2013

• Toe River Arts Council, Burnsville, NC August 2013

• Spectrum-Miami, Wynwood, FL December 2013

• Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL January 2014

• South Miami Rotary Art Festival, S. Miami, FL February 2014

• Las Olas Art Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL March 2014

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL June-August 2014

Spectrum-Miami, Wynwood, FL December 2014

• Nathan Rosen Museum Gallery November 2014-January 2015

“Exotic People of the World – Face-Off” Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery January-February 2015

Featured Artist, “People of the World” Coral Gables Museum March 2015

• Coral Gables Museum, "ARTcycle," Coral Gables Museum March-May 2015

• Las Olas Art Festival, Ft. Lauderdale, FL April 2015

• Lecture & Slide Show Presentation, Asia: Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bhutan; Singapore
  Yancey County Public Library,
Burnsville, NC October 2015

• Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY, September 10, 2015

• Spectrum-Miami-Art Week Miami/Art Basel, Miami, FL December 2015

• “Exotic People of the World – Face-Off” D. Nathan Rosen Museum Gallery,
    Boca Raton, FL, January-February 2015

                      • Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL January 2016

                   • Sarasota Spring Fine Art Festival, Sarasota, FL March 2016
                     
                   • Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts, Naples, FL March 2016

                        Retrospective Exhibition, Cricket Club, Miami, FL March 2016

                   • ARTCycle 2016, Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL March 2016

                   • Featured Artist, “People of the World” Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL March 2016

                   • Las Olas Art Festival II, Ft. Lauderdale, FL April 2016

                   • Toe River Arts Council, "Asia": Sri Lanka-Nepal-Bhutan-Singapore," Spruce Pine, NC August 2016