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Von Bentley's innate creativity led her to her first job in the creative industries: as a carpet designer for Feltex Carpets.Feltex sponsored Bentley to attended Auckland Technical Institute where she gained recognition in Graphic Design. Bentley developed her painting and produced commissioned work alongside raising a family. During this time she also worked with special needschildren as an Art Director and Teacher's Aid, helping children fill their classrooms with artwork.
As her painting progressed, Bentley held a number of exhibitionsin cafe's and small galleries throughout Auckland. In 2001, Bentley attended Whitecliffe College of Art and Design, graduating in 2002 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Painting. She continues tobe active in the Auckland art scene with group shows and private exhibitions.