While at MacDowell Claire Bennet completed a great deal of work on two short, abstract animations which are concerned with treating the medium as a form of painting with light. During her stay at MacDowell she received a Research and Creation grant from the Canada Council for the Arts which would allow her to travel to LA for continued research into the history of this art form.
Claire Bennett worked in the Mixter studio.
Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…