Debranne & Mr. Harry Benson

Debranne & Mr. Harry Benson


Endicott College, Beverly, MA Associates in Advertising

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT Bachelors of Science Media & Masters in Education

Private Instruction in Photo Transfer technique with Steve Sunshine 1999

Photography Studies under Joyce Tenneson,  Bruce Hudson, Julie Wilson, Arthur Rainville

Paper Making, Photo Transfers, Book & Box Making at Creative Arts Workshop of New Haven, CT

Silvermine Norwalk, CT – Stone sculpture,  figure sculpture, glass blowing, collage & mixed media

Studied with Luciana Nottiurni in mosaic, Ravenna, Italy - 2011 & 2013

Gallery Affiliations:

Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, CT , New York, NY &  Nantucket, MA

Project 3W57, New York, NY

Sensei Gallery, New York, NY


3rd Prize Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Work in the Salmagundi Art Club Special President's "Collage & Mixed Media" Exhibition, Tree Hugger, (2010)

Merit Award, The Bank, at the Salmagundi Art Club,  Annual Photography & Graphics Exhibition (2010)

Philip Isenberg Award, Snow Flake, Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY (2005) 

International 2004 Spider Award The Womb, Published in their 2005 promotional calendar (2004)

Presidents Award The Womb, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC, Annual non Juried Summer exhibition (2004)

John N Lewis - Fallen with Exhaustion, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC, Annual Members Photography and Sculptors Exhibition (2004)

Marilyn at Rest, Second Place, Women’s Work: 2nd Annual Women’s Art Show, Shubert Theater Gallery, New Haven, CT (2002)

Seduced, Honorable Mention, 22nd Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer’s Forum Magazine (2002)

Seduced, 4th Place Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography Annual (2001)

The Encounter, Honorable Mention Photographer’s Forum, Best of Photography Annual (2000)

Enchantress, Honorable Mention, Photographer’s Forum Best of PhotographyAnnual (1999)

Admirer, Honorable Mention, Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography Annual (1994)  

Storefront, Honorable Mention, Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography Annual (1987)


Cavalier Gallery 30th Anniversary Group Show, New York, NY

Architectural Digest Home Design Show New York. NY

New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Message in a Bottle, Nantucket, MA

Naples Art, Jewelry & Antique Show

Palm Beach, Jewelry & Antique Show

LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA

Project 3W57 New York, NY

Rivers of Air, Vento, Italy

NADA, New York, NY

Foundations Art Fair,  New York, NY

Sea Fair, Greenwich, CT


Constructions and Self portraits. RED DOT Fair, Miami, FL

Constructions: RED DOT, Miami, FL

Cavalier Gallery LLC. New York, NY

Cavalier Galleries Inc. Group, Nantucket, MA

Cavalier Galleries Inc. Greenwich, CT: Self Images

B.E.L. Gallery, Westport, CT 2-person show with Alan Fontaine

Passions Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Henri Bendel, New York, NY: Art with a Heart


Juried Exhibitions:

Salmagundi Art Club: Masters Exhibition 2014

Salmagundi Art Club: Annual Members Exhibition 2014

Shubert Theater Gallery, New Haven, CT: Women’s Art Show 2nd place award winner

Disney’s Epcot, Orlando, Florida, Honorable Mention

Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut, Honorable Mention

Sacred Heart University Gallery, Fairfield, Connecticut

Bernhard Gallery, Bridgeport, Connecticut

Sackler Gallery, Stamford, Connecticut

Print Making Council, Somerville, New Jersey

Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk, Connecticut

National Women’s Music Festival, Muncie, Indiana

Texas Artist Museum:10th Annual National Photography Contest, Weathered VII (2004)

Salmagundi Art Club, NYC Invitational Contemporary Exhibition, Sunday Read (2004)

Spectra National Photography Triennial, Seduced (2004)

58th Annual Art of the Northeast Exhibition, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT (2007)


Teaching Experience:

Landmark Academy, Wilton, Connecticut

Long Lots Elementary School, Westport, Connecticut

Riverfield Elementary School, Fairfield, Connecticut

Mill Hill Elementary School, Southport, Connecticut



American Society of Media Photographers   

National Press Photographers                                   

Canon Professionals

Graphic Arts Center of Norwalk, CT                       

Nikon Professionals

New Haven Arts Council                              

Kodak’s Promise of Excellence

Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY

 Published Works:

Comfort Zone, Interiors by Trudy Dujardin

Photographers Forum Best of Photography Annuals (1987, 1989, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Portraits in Clay, sculptor and author Peter Rubino

The Family Doctor, author Lynn Dodson

Henry Will Account Bill, author Donald L. Fennimore

Plants, Pills & Potions, author Lynn Dodson

Published Collectibles:

Two Millennium Calendars, “Intimate Moments” (2000) & “Debranne Cingari” (2000)

Calendar Intimate Moments (1999)

Exclusive Greeting Card Lines & Limited Edition Posters: Borealis Press, G-Gallery, 10% publishers



Carlton House Model Condo, NYC

Chelsea Piers Sports Complex

Station 21, Nantucket Massachusetts

Public throughout the US

HQ Global Workplace Corporate HeadquartersWestport, CT

Lesbian & Gay Community Center - New York, New York

Stamford Museum and Nature Center   Stamford, CT

The Metropolitan Museum of Art -  New York, NY

The Kinsley Institute - Bloomington,  Indiana

Cantor Fitzgerald - New York, New York