1931 Jackson, Ohio


1956 B.F.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio


1959 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
1966-67 San Francisco Art Institute
1967-86 California State University, San Jose

Awards and Honors

1979 Award for Distinguished Service to the Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
1980 President’s Scholar Award, California State University, San Jose
1982 Award of Honor for Outstanding Achievement in Sculpture, San Francisco Arts Commission
1993 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
1994 Ohioana Career Award, Ohioana Library Association, Columbus Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio
2008 Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey
2012 Distinguished Arts Alumni Award, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Material in Archives

Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: The Fletcher Benton Papers.

The archive contains an exceptionally large number of business correspondence, magazine and newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, brochures and fliers, photographs, books and audio-visual material.