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Artist Name: Christie Beniston
Title of Piece # 1: Topiary
Media: PVC, ceramic, aluminum
Dimensions: 115"H x 30"W x 30"D
Retail Price: $5,000 + tax
Artists’s Statement: “Topiary” represents the human drive to influence nature.
Title of Piece # 2: Nature Totems
Dimensions: 72"H x 36"W x 12"D
Retail Price: $1,500 + tax
Artists’s Statement: Having been born and raised in California, its history and multi-cultural diversity has influenced my use of material, color, and form as well as my attitude towards creating art.
Artists’s Bio: Christie Beniston is a Solana Beach artist who has been creating public art projects, residential and commercial commissions, and fine art for more than 25 years. During this time, her work has been exhibited at museums and galleries across the country. Her large-scale sculptures are installed in Pasadena, California and have been included in the El Paseo Invitational Exhibition. Beniston’s public art commissions include the Solana Beach Library, Southern Methodist Hospital, Rady Children’s Hospital, and the San Diego Airport.
Photo: Nick Ruddick