Curriculum Vitae

Rick Bentham - CV (PDF)

Rick Bentham

34 Rathdown Park, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Mobile: +353 (0)87-7426211
Landline: +353 1 2877 899
Email: rickbentham@gmail.com
Website: www.rickbentham.com


Nationality Irish/Canadian

Graduate of Film Animation, Vancouver College of Art, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Deans Honours Fine Art Program, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada


ANIMATION

Oct 2001 - Present Self Employed Concept / Visual Development Artist
Dec 1998 - Oct 2001 Terraglyph Productions, Dublin, Ireland
Sep 1994 - Aug 1997 Fox Animation Studios, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Dec 1986 - Sep 1994 Sullivan Bluth Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Sep 1980 - Dec 1986 Rick Bentham Illustration, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Feb 1985 - Dec 1985 Nelvana Studios, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 1977 - Aug 1980 Partner – Beyond Graphics, Vernon, BC, Canada

Feature Films Credits
Upon A Morning Star Colour Key Stylist / Location Designer (In Development)
Duck Ugly Colour Key Stylist / Background Artist
Help I’m a Fish Background Artist
Carnivale Background Artist
Anastasia Colour Key Stylist
Pebble & The Penguin Colour Key Stylist
Thumbelina Background Supervisor
A Troll in Central Park Background Supervisor
Rock-A-Doodle Background Artist
All Dogs Go To Heaven Background Artist
The Land Before Time Layout Artist / Background Artist
An American Tail Background Artist

TV Series Credits
Droids Layout Artist
Ewoks Layout Artist
Carebears II Layout Artist

FINE ART

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Dorland Haight Gallery, Milton, Ontario, Canada
2009 Dorland Haight Gallery, Dundas, Ontario, Canada
2009 Kilcock Art Gallery, Kilcock, Co. Kildare
2008 Killarney Art Gallery, Killarney, Co. Kerry
2008 Cherry Lane Fine Arts, Greystones, Co. Wicklow
2007 Kilcock Art Gallery, Kilcock, Co. Kildare
2005 Kilcock Art Gallery, Kilcock, Co. Kildare
2004 The Frederick Gallery, Dublin
2003 Art Ireland, RDS, Dublin
2002 Kilcock Art Gallery, Kilcock, Co. Kildare

Group Exhibitions
2001-2012 Kilcock Art Gallery
Killarney Art Gallery
Mulvany Bros. Kingswood, Dublin
Cherry Lane Fine Arts
Combridge Fine Arts
Gormleys Fine Art (Dublin/Belfast/Omagh)
Green Lane Gallery, Dingle, Co. Kerry
Lee Gallery, Cork

MURAL ARTIST

2010 Gorey Central School, Gorey, Co. Wexford (Per Cent for Art Scheme)
2002 Artist in Residence, St. Kevin’s National School, Greystones, Co. Wicklow (Wicklow County Council)

DEMONSTRATING PAINTING

2014, 2009, 2006, 2004 & 2003 Art In Action, Townley Hall, Slane, Co. Meath

ILLUSTRATION

1980 - 1986 Rick Bentham Illustration, Hamilton & Toronto, Ontario, Canada

DISTINCTIONS

1974 Received Canada Council Grant for series of paintings based on Canadian Indian Mythology

***References Available on Request***