Brenda Benson's Watercolor paper on display for the month of display in September at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.

Watercolor paper by Brenda (Brosi) Benson of Monroe City is on display in the main lobby area of Blessing Hospital during September 2019. Benson paints, cuts, folds and recuts the paper before assembling a collage.

Her art has been displayed in the Hannibal Alliance Gallery, Quincy Art Center, Keokuk Art Center and Springfield Art Museum. Benson’s awards include Best of Show at Watercolor USA 2016, Hannibal Original and Missouri Art Educators Exhibit. She is a member of the Hannibal Arts Council, Hannibal Alliance Gallery, Watercolor USA Honor Society and Great River Watercolor Society.

A retired art teacher, Benson holds a Master of Art degree from Missouri University and a Bachelor of Art Education degree from Truman State University.

The Blessing Hospital Art Gallery is sponsored by the Blessing Volunteers in Partnership (BVIP).  Purchases can be in the Blessing Hospital Tea Room. For more information on how to exhibit at the BVIP Artist of the Month Gallery contact Volunteer Services, 217-223-8400 ext. 6820.