Biography

Paul Stephen Benjamin is a recipient of the The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artists Project (showcased in 2017 MOCA GA exhibition). He received his B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his M.F.A. from The Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University. In 2016, Benjamin exhibited both Black is the Color at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA and his video installation God Bless America at Poem 88. He has had numerous group and solo exhibitions, including at The Hyde Park Center (2017), The Studio Museum In Harlem (2017), and the Telfair Museum’s Jepson Center (Savannah, GA, 2018). Among his awards are the NBAF Visual Artist Award, MOCA GA WAP, Artadia Art Award, Winnie B. Chandler Fellowship, Hambidge Fellowship, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Studio Program and the Forward Arts Emerging Artists Award.

Individual works in the MOCA GA Permanent Collection:

Artist’s Website

http://www.paulsbenjamin.com/