Author, biographer, curator, art historian.
Faith is the author of several fine-art biographies and a contributing essayist to several periodicals. Collections of her essays from national magazines have now been published in hardcover.
As a recognized art historian in 19th Century American Impressionism, Faith has curated art exhibits, lectured across the U.S. and consulted for major art auction houses.
As a leading authority on Frank W. Benson, Faith has lectured extensively on the artist. Regarding her own work, she loves to lecture about human nature, family and the relationships that infuse her stories and essays.
Summer Benson Slideshow/Discussions
To celebrate the 100th birthday of the Duxbury Art Association, I will be speaking Wednesday July 26 at 7:30 the Ellison Center for the Arts in Duxbury, Massachusetts..
It is March. From the window above my desk, I can see geese heading north making a graceful “V” against the pale spring sky. Some ducks have stopped to rest.
Historic Benson Painting Fails to Find a Buyer at Auction
When Frank W. Benson returned from two years of study at the Academie Julian in Paris he hung out his shingle and began painting portraits as quickly as he could. He'd.