By Mimi Pollack ​ SAN DIEGO– An artistic streak runs in Lizet Benrey’s family. Her late mother, Shirley Chernitsky, was a painter, and Benrey has followed in her footsteps. However, Benrey takes her creativity one step further. Not only is she a talented artist, she is also a filmmaker, actress, and a budding screenplay writer.…

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By Dominique Nahas ​ There is no question that artist Lizet Benrey is concerned with the expression of vitalizing energy in her abstract work. Energy in such work is seen as propulsive, charged or diffused. There is a great sense of presencing that occurs: it is, in fact, the main event. The suggestion of incommensurables,…

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The Artist’s Being By Lizet Benrey ​ Many times I ask myself what is being an artist, a way of living, a mission, a gift that only humans enjoy, the projection of this gift of creativity of imagination? Do we choose art as our project of life, or does it choose us? Are we creators…

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By Adriano Numa ​ Lizet Benrey’s pictorial voice is equivalent to that of a light mezzo-soprano; the audible record of her paintings is able to solve the most elaborated ornaments in that complex musical score known as life, which are banned to other voices. Her art allows our eyes to listen; in a single blow…

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