Born in Casablanca, Caroline Chana Benchetrit is a self taught painter, sculptor and designer. Benchetrit left behind a business and academic career including an MBA and PH.D at Montreal’s Ivy League McGill University in 1996 to pursue her artistic dream. Her signature style is known for her “Girls” which have been reproduced as life size porcelain and bronze sculptures and mixed media paintings. Her original artworks are collected in North America, Europe and Asia and have been exhibited in galleries,globally. Benchetrit was recently invited to the curated world Contemporary Art Show-The Florence XIIIth Biennale. Benchetrit is widely published and has been featured as one of Canada’s top up and coming artists. She is listed as a resource artist for top Design Houses like Yabu Pushelburg and her work has been published on magazine covers including the Nation’s Capital Washington D.C. Rag Magazine reporting the news from Capitol Hill. Benchetrit was recommended for animation by a Board member of the Guggenheim Museum and she has since created four cartoon properties for television and the web presented at the Cannes MIPCOM show by North American and European Producers. In addition to Sculpture, Painting and Animation, Benchetrit’s branded designs are featured at Surtex NYC for Consumer Product and Art Publishing licenses and agented by Image Conscious (SanFrancisco), Singulart (Paris France), Saatchi, (London) and Artfully Walls (NYC). Her new work takes a journey into expressions of joyful and peaceful spaces within, and energy-based outerworld representations.