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Randall William Bennett

United States

Born in 1957

Joined Artisor: February 2024

Artist Stats

Total pieces for sale: 1


Mr. Bennett is the Owner and Director of Tall Grass

Museum Services located in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. Tall Grass is a design and fabrication firm that focuses on art related subjects, such as murals, sculpture, and dioramas. Originally from Kansas, Randall and his wife Helen, spent many years moving around the USA, gaining experience in a wide range of design and art related activities

Mr. Bennett earned his Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Kansas State University in 1982. He worked in the architectural profession for a number of years before returning to art school at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit. After several years of intense study in industrial design, illustration, sculpture, he took a job working in the museum exhibit fabrication industry and has stayed with it continuously.

Randall has been involved with about 75 museums that contain something of his artwork: murals, dioramas, sculpture, artifact reproductions, graphics, photography, illustrations, exhibit text writing, artifact mounts and much more. Before starting his own business, Mr. Bennett worked as lead artist and team leader on a number of jobs which brought recognition and awards. He was lead artistic fabricator for the 1998 NAI Best Interpretive Exhibit and lead artist, team leader for the 2006 NAI Best Interior Exhibit at Anza Borrego Desert State Park visitor center.

Besides working on museum related jobs, Randall keeps busy working diligently on his personal artwork in his adjacent studio. He regularly outputs easel paintings that have been regarded as of the highest quality. Much more may be found of Mr. Bennett’s work by reviewing his websites:

Bio Author: I.G.O.R. Show in Scottsdale

  • Artworks
  • Curriculum Vitae

IGOR, 18th Annual Exhibition, 2024

Baker University National, Juried Art Exhibition, 2024

Heartland Artist Exhibition, Merriam Kansas, 2024,

3 paintings

Art Renewal Center, 16th Salon, Finalist, 2 paintings,2023

IGOR, Fall Salon Online Exhibition, 2023

Solo Artist Show, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery,

Lindsborg Kansas, “A Prairie Art Dialogue”, 32 paintings,


National Watercolor Exhibition, Mary Koch Arts Center,2023

Small Works, National Juried Show, Rice Gallery, Kansas

IGOR, 17th Annual International Juried Exhibition, 2023

27th Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition, 2 paintings, 2023

National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society, Best of America

Small Works Exhibition, 2023

Baldwin National Competition, 2023

Artists For Conservation, International Live Exhibit, 2023Beastly Ball Art Auction, Los Angeles Zoo, Art Donation-


Sketch For Survival, Shortlisted top 15, 2022

5th Animal International Juried Art Competition, Talent Prize

Award, Art Show International Gallery, 2022

Issue 144, International Artist’s Magazine, article-artist’s

demonstration, page 84, 2022

DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year, Shortlisted, 2022

NOAPS Associate Online Exhibition, 2022

IGOR 16th Annual Exhibition, 2022

Hudson Valley Art Association, 89th Annual Exhibition,

American Artist Professional League Award,2022

Baldwin National Juried Art Exhibition, 2022

MidAmerica Pastel Society, International Exhibition, 2022

International Association of Pastel Societies, 38th Open Division, Zhou B. Art Gallery,

Chicago, USA, 2022

Solo art show, Endres Gallery, Prairie Village, Ks, 2022

Solo art show, Tiny Art Gallery, Williamsburg, Ks, 2022

The Power of Abstracts, MVA Gallery, 2022

MidAmerica Pastel Society, 24th Annual Member Small

Painting Show, 2022Cityscapes Juried Show, Rice Gallery of Fine Art, Kansas,


Southern Watercolor Society, 45th Annual Exhibition,2022

Art Renewal Center, 15th International Salon Competition,

Semi-Finalist, 2021

3 Meritorious selections into Richeson75 Landscape,

Seascape and Architecture, 2021

Awarded Best of Show, Large Works Show, Cathy Kline Art

Gallery, 2021

Mid America Pastel Society Member Show, Honorable

Mention Award, 2021

Artistonish, Contemporary Art Magazine online, 2021

Best of Show, Missouri Valley Impressionist Society,10th

Annual Juried Art Show, 2021

IGOR, Spring Salon Online Exhibition, 2021

NOAPS Associate Online Exhibition, 2021

Southwind Art Gallery, Topeka Ks, Jane Stephens Memorial

Watercolor 3 Juried Show, 2 paintings, 2021

American Impressionist Society, 2nd Annual Member Online Exhibition, 2021

Marks Arts Oil Painting National Exhibition, Wichita, Ks, 2nd

Place Award, 7 paintings, 2021

Issue 116, Best of Acrylic, AcrylicWorks 8 art competition, 2

paintings- page 95, Fall 202144th Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Watercolor Society,


IGOR Fall Salon Online Exhibition, 2021

Richeson75, International Online Exhibition; Animals, Birds

&Wildlife, Meritorious Award, 2021

Art Renewal Center, 14th International Salon Competition;

Figurative and Landscape, Finalist, 2020

Mid America Pastel Society National Exhibition, 2020

Richeson75, Small Works 2020, International Juried

competition, Meritorious Award

43rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Southern Watercolor Society,

M. Graham Award, 2020

Richeson75 International Online Exhibit-

Landscape,Seascape & Architecture, 2020

Mark 100 Regional Exhibition, Mary Koch Arts Center,

Wiedemann Gallery, Wichita, Kansas, 2020

Finalist, International Artists Magazine, Challenge 116,

Landscapes, Publ. Issue #132, April/May 2020

Pastel Artists of Oregon, Virtual International Open

Exhibition, 2020

Great Lakes Pastel Society, Online National Exhibition, 2020

Mark Arts Abstract National Exhibition, Mary Koch Arts

Center, Wichita, Kansas, 2020Connecticut Pastel Society, 27th Annual National Juried

Exhibition, 2020

Adirondack Pastel Society, 6th Annual National Pastel

Exhibition, 2020

Third Place Award, Mark Arts, Kansas Watercolor National

Exhibition, Mary Koch Arts Center, Wichita, Kansas, 2020

NOAPS, Fall International Online Exhibition, 2020

Southwind Art Gallery, Small Works Show, 2020

Best of Show, Missouri Valley Impressionist Society,8th

Annual Juried Art Show,2019

IGOR, Winter Salon Online Exhibition, Best Landscape,


Mid America Pastel Society, Kathy Kline Gallery, 3 paintings,


Kansas City Zoo Benefit Art Show, 2019

Cattleman’s Day Art Show,2019

23rd Annual Mid America Pastel Society, 2010 Gallery, 2019

IGOR, 14th Annual International Juried Exhibition, 2019

NOAPS Spring International Online Exhibition, 2019

Best Pastel/Drawing, 2019 State of the Senior Arts, Prairie

Village Arts Council, Kansas

Overland Park Art at the Center Juried Exhibition, 201923rd Annual Heartland Artist’s Exhibition, 2019

Kansas Watercolor Society Exhibition, Mark Arts, Wichita,

Kansas, 2019

Partial list of recent projects by:

Randall Bennett

Tall Grass Museum Services

More work may be seen at

Clinton Lake Visitor Center Lawrence, Ks

Hillsdale Lake Visitor Center Hillsdale, Ks.

Mobile Soils Exhibit Miami County Conservation District Paola, Ks.

Dry Tortugas National Park Visitor Center, Florida

Flint Hills Discovery Center Manhattan, Kansas

Partial list of museums or public places containing Randall Bennett’s artwork, past projects:

Kentucky History Center, Frankfort KY.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center, Borrego Springs, CA

Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, Key West, FL

Bermuda Natural History Museum, Flatts, Bermuda

Great Lakes Aquarium, Duluth, MN

Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Sanibel Island, Florida

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois

Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Prairie Learning

Center, Prairie City, Iowa

Libby Dam Visitor Center, Libby, Montana

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, Montana

Big Bend National Park, Visitor Center, Texas

Loess Hills State Forest Visitor Center, Iowa

Fort Snelling State Park, Minnesota

Custer State Park Visitor Center, Custer, South Dakota

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, North Dakota

Coon Rapids Dam Visitor Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Putnam Museum of Natural History, Davenport, Iowa

Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, Kansas

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

Interpretive Center, Watsonville, CA

The Outdoor Campus, SD Department of Fish, Game, and Parks, Sioux Falls, SD

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson, MS

American Cave Museum, Horse Cave, Kentucky

Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, Clarksville, IN

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