Into the Looking Glass – A Kaleidoscope Artist Spotlight: Carolyn Bennett

At, you’ll find a wide variety of kaleidoscopes by many different kaleidoscope artists. Every once in a while we like to highlight one of our popular kaleidoscope artists, so you know a bit more about the person behind the wonderful works of art that are available at Kaleidoscopes To You.

” Carolyn made her first kaleidoscope when she was just 9 years old.
” Attended New York University, receiving a BA in Fine Arts.
” Received a MA in Art History and Art Education from the State University of New York.
” She began making kaleidoscopes as a hobby in 1973, while she was teaching high school art classes.
” Carolyn began a career as a full time kaleidoscope artist in 1978.
” Served as one of the Directors of the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society from 2003-2009.
” Patented the Pop-Up Kaleidoscope in 2003, which is a tiny kaleidoscope that folds into a CD case.
” The Pop-Up Kaleidoscope won the Brewster Society’s People’s Choice Award in 2002.
” Patented the Scopelens, which is a kaleidoscope attachment for a 35 mm camera.

At, we have an assortment of kaleidoscopes by Carolyn Bennett, including options from her suspension kaleidoscope collection. These mesmerizing kaleidoscopes combine beads, stones, shells, glass and other objects in a liquid filled chamber to create a unique work of kaleidoscope art. You can learn more about Kaleidoscope Artist Carolyn Bennett at

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