CHARLES BENEKE

Charles Beneke is a printmaker and installation artist. He is a professor of art and printmaking area coordinator at the University of Akron Mary Schiller Myers School of Art.

CURRENT PROJECTS

New Website

Welcome to the new charlesbeneke.com! What began years ago as an html coded archive of my artwork and writing and a travel blog with Hype, Apple, and WordPress components and a Squarespace iteration is now consolidated. Here in this new, unified site you will find a portfolio of my artwork, catalogs of writings and educational materials, updates on new ventures.

While the structure of the site is complete, I am currently in the process of populating the portfolio and catalogs. Stay tuned!

New Series: Note to Self

Note to Self is an ongoing series of letterpress prints of messages spoken to myself, things that I know, but need to repeatedly hear. These messages are at times literal—Breathe, Listen, Stay True—, sometimes metaphoric—Eat Donuts—, and at others a play between the two—Sunshine Exists.

While the structure of the site is complete, I am currently in the process of populating the portfolio and catalogs. Stay tuned!

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THANK YOU!

I am grateful for all of the individuals—family, friends, teachers, mentors, idols, colleagues—who have helped me achieve my goals. The foundation you helped me build, the opportunities you have presented, the supportive words you have spoken, the criticism you have provided, the friendship you have given, the freedom you have offered . . . I am forever indebted! 

Sarah Beneke
Caleb Beneke
Grace Beneke
Kassie Beneke
John Beneke
Pete Beneke
The Pond Family
Edie & David Watts
The Watts Confamulation

Laura & Fred Bidwell
Alita and Rick Rogers
Jan & John Driesbach
Mary Jane Edwards
Claudia Esslinger
Gus Mazzocca
Laurie Sloan
Wasted Talent Media
Bryce Meyer, Pomello Productions

Jim Bryant
Lari Gibbons
Nicole Hand-Bryant
Phyllis Kloda
Joe Lupo
Sandra Murchison
Nancy Palmeri
Nicole Pietrantoni
Ben Reinhart
Tanja Softic