Robert Bienstock is a Connecticut artist. After a lifetime of hobbyist drawing, he began creating abstract ink drawings based around parallel lines on New Year’s Eve 2011. He worked exclusively in pen and ink for several years. In 2014, he expanded to brush and ink, and began using oil-based monotype backgrounds. He has studied with Liz Pagano.
He works as Senior Associate General Counsel at Yale University, where he provides legal support to Yale’s research and technology activities, negotiating contracts, handling compliance issues, and providing policy analysis. He has been active in the National Association of College and University Lawyers, served on its Board of Directors from 2003-2006, and was the recipient of its Distinguished Service award in 2013. He was President of Congregation Nahalat Shalom in Albuquerque New Mexico in 199?.
He has shown his art at the Really Affordable Art Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Red Hook Brooklyn; The Big Draw at Catalyst Gallery, Beacon NY; The Samesex Exhibit at City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport CT; the lobby conference room at 2 Whitney Grove Square, 6th Floor; and New Haven’s City Wide Open Studios.
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