Richard Beenen is a visual artist / photographer with extensive teaching experience at numerous institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Tribeca Film Institute,and the High School of Art and Design. Richard’s fine art work has been exhibited at numerous galleries and museums including the Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Roma, White Columns/NYC, and the Los Angeles Museum of Art. He has received artist fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollack Krasner Foundation, the Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.
As a commercial photographer Richard Beenen has over fifteen years of professional experience. Richards work has been featured in Esquire, Gentlemans Quarterly, Details, and Newsweek, among other magazines. His advertising and corporate clients have included Disney Company, Sothebys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Brogan Tennyson Group, Delta Airlines, and Abrams Books.