huskbennett@gmail.com                                                                                               07740303332  

Husk Bennett is an artist currently living and working in Belfast

Co-director of Catalyst Arts, studio holder with Flax Arts within their Emerging Artists’ Space & committee member for the Flax Arts Project Space, 5-7 North Street.

Supported by Belfast City Council

Education 

Manchester Metropolitan University 2017 - 2020  

BA(Hons) Fine Art and Art History; First

Belfast Metropolitan College 2016 - 2017  

Foundation Diploma in Art and Design; Distinction 

 

Selected Exhibitions 

2022

Group Show: "ARTSFEST" Arts For All, August 18th - 1st September 

Public Work: "Untitled (Lockdown Drawing)" shown on billboards across the UK and North of Ireland as part of "The Gallery" with Artichoke Trust, supported by Arts Council NI, July - August 

Group Show: "SHITSHOW MANIFESTO" Flax Arts Project Space, July

Duo Show: "Window Seat" with John Connolly, Flax Arts Window Space, July 

Group Show: "BECOMING" Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, 25th April - 5th May

Group Show: "Coming of Age in Covid-19" Online Exhibition

Group Show: "WORK/PLAY" Flax Arts Project Space, April

Group Show: "Audio-Tracks" Catalyst Arts, February

Degree Show: "Quartet" Grovsenor Gallery, January

2021

Performance: The Mac - Hatch & Scratch Scheme 2021-22

Group Show: “Time As Process | Process As Time” December 2nd - 12th , Flax Arts Project Space

Performance: Re-Vision Festival “Seeing You Seeing Me” 2021, November 27th, Flax Arts Project Space

Performance: Catalyst Arts - FIX Performance Biennale 2021 October 23rd, Lockdown Drawings (Bodied)

2020

Group Show: 'Queer Contemporaries' AIR Gallery, Manchester, August 27th - September 18th 

Online Exhibition: The Social Distance Art Project 

Online Exhibition: Sadgrads2020

Sound Project: Karaoke Songs by Husk 

2019

Group show: ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ The Link Gallery, Manchester, March

Group show: ‘The Call For Solidarity’ The Grovsenor  Gallery, Manchester, May

Group show: ‘Impromp2’ The Link Gallery, Manchester,  October

Group show: ‘Gaskell Garden Project - Freedom Matters’  The Jolly Roger Squat, Manchester, March

Group show: ‘We Are Future’ 20 – 38 High Street,  Manchester, May

Publications, Press & Social Media 

"An Example of Something Inside Out" Visual Arts Ireland January - February 2022

Instagram

YouTube

Manchester School of Art: In Progress Digital Degree Show  

Manchester School of Art: Student Spotlight – Art Theory and Practice

 

Awards 

Micro-Grant Programme for Creative Practitioners, Artist Studios and Maker Spaces, 2022

Castlefield Gallery Associates Award 2020 

Inspirational Youth of the West 2016 - Inspirational Young Artist - Nominee, 2016