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Garry Knox Bennett papers, circa 1950-2012

Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-

Woodworker, Furniture designer


Collection Information

Size: 12.5 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical information; personal and professional correspondence; files on gallery and museum exhibitions, conferences, panels, and workshops; drafts of writings about Bennett, his works of art, and drafts of catalog essays; photographs of works of art; financial records including sales of Bennett's works and records pertaining to his non-profit donations; works of art on paper; printed material about Bennett and one scrapbook containing printed material regarding Bennet's exhibition history; and a VHS videotape of An Afternoon with Garry Knox Bennett, Oakland Museum of California, June 9, 2001.

Biographical/Historical Note

Garry Knox Bennett (1934- ) is a woodworker, sculptor and furniture designer in Oakland, Calif.


Donated 2003 by Sylvia Bennett, Bennett's wife, and 2017 by Garry Knox Bennett. The papers were collected as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project For Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Garry Knox Bennett papers, circa 1950-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.