Exhibit dedicated to sculptor Benson Warren
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Cameron University will pay homage to Benson Warren, a long-time faculty member who taught sculpture, design and various other art classes to CU students for 40 years, with a sculpture exhibition.
“Collective Castings: An Homage to Benson Warren” will feature works created by Warren as well as one of his former students, Tanya Synar and Robbie Barber, a former colleague and fellow sculptor.
Warren retired in 2014 and died in 2021. He was known for his large-scale steel and cast bronze public sculptures and was a member of the Texas Sculpture Symposium.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 22. There will be a visual lecture by Synar and Barber in the McCutcheon Recital Hall in the Music Building. The exhibition opening and reception will start at 7 p.m. in the Art Teaching Gallery, located in the Art Building.
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