Keith A. Benjamin                          

Born 1967



1992 MFA, Studio Art, University of Illinois, Chicago

1989 BFA, Sculpture, Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH


Awards and Grants

2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors

1992 Jessica Holt Purchase Award

1989 Stephen H. Wilder Travel Endowment


Solo Exhibitions

2011 the weight, PAC gallery, Cincinnati OH

2011 something-west, Frontierspace, Missoula, MT

2010 Unemployed Title, U-turn, Cincinnati, OH

2007 this time, Publico, Cincinnati, OH

2003 more work, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2002 here, Alice F. & Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2001 Hot and Cold, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1998 Work and Rest, Warsaw Project Space, Cincinnati, OH

1995 New Work, MWMWM, Chicago, IL


Group Exhibitions

2012 Two kinds of funny, Meyers gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2012 Young Country, Quonset Hut Press, Louisville, KY, travels to Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Delaware Center for the Arts, Philadelphia PA.

2011 A loss of attention, (in collaboration with Matt Hart, Poet) Memphis college of Art Gallery, Memphis, TN

2010 The House in My Head, Weston Art Gallery

2010 Shapeshifter, Country Club, Cincinnati, OH

2010 Urban Intervention, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH

2009 IDEA, Semantics gallery, Cincinnati OH

2008 Seign, Meyer gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH

2008 Exposed, Artworks gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2007 Once upon a time in the Mid-west, Reed gallery, University of Cincinnati

2006 re: place, be: longing, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

2005 ideas into OBJECT-Reinterpreting the Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, Westin Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2005 Clay Street, Publico, Cincinnati, OH

2005 Sculpture Zone, Semantics, Cincinnati, OH

2005 Miniature Monuments, Artworks Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2005 AAC 3-D, Chidlaw Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2005 Midwest Bienial, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

2004 drift: shift, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2004 2.5 D, semantics, Cincinnati, OH

2003 3-Person Group Exhibition (with Chris Kerr and Conrad Bakker), Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

2003 Welcome!, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2003 Nowhere Better Than This Place, SS Nova, Cincinnati, OH (Sue Spaid   curator)

2002 Summer Vacation, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2002 Small Works: Red, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2002 massive, SS Nova, Cincinnati, OH

2002 Stray Show, Chicago, IL

2001 New Art Examiner Benefit Auction, Arena Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001 Working Space: 5 Ohio Artists, Rathaus Gallerie, Munich, Germany

2001 Small Works II, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2000 Small Works, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1999 Drawing to a Close, Chidlaw Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1996 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Civic Garden Center, Cincinnati, OH

1995 Another Group Show, Beret International Chicago, IL

1994 Group Show of Gallery Artists, MWMWM, Chicago, IL.

1994 MFA Thesis Show: K. Benjamin, J. Arndt, Y. Brackman, S.H. Rowe, Gallery 400, Chicago IL;

1994 Book Marks 3 Exhibition and Auction, White Walls, Chicago, IL

1993 Spoor, NAME, Chicago, IL.

1993 The Art of Development, Chicago Tile and Trust, Chicago, IL

1992 Two Sculptors, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY


Professional Experience

2012-present Professor, MAAE Program Director, Art Academy of Cincinnati

2005–2012 Associate Professor, Master of Arts in Art Education Program Director, Art Academy of Cincinnati

2004-2005 Assistant Professor, Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH

1998-2005 Director, Warsaw Project Space, Cincinnati, OH


Selected Collections

Cincinnati Bell Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

Mannesmann, Munich, Germany

News Web Corporation, Chicago, IL

Thomas Blackman Associates, Chicago, IL

Tom Stegman Collection, Cincinnati, OH

Sara Vance Collection, Cincinnati, OH


Selected Bibliography

2012 Banner, Keith, review, Pop-Secret: “The Weight” at PAC Gallery, Aeqai, January 2012

2011 Durrell, Jane, review, Keith Benjamin at U turn art space, Sculpture Magazine March 2011

2010 Durrell, Jane, “Local and Regional Shapeshifters Artfully Manipulate Ordinary Resources”  City Beat, March 21-30

2002 Bauer, Marilyn. “Home is where his Art is,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 4: E3; O’Hara, Kate. “Artist at Work & Play,” CityBeat, July 25-31.

2001 Kelly, Kevin. “Keith Benjamin: Hot and Cold,” dialogue, June-August; Durrell, Jane.“One Man’s Trash,” CityBeat, July 19: 53;

Bitter, Anke “Fünf ist Trümpf,” Müncher Kultur, March 28.

2000 Watson, Fran. “It’s a Small World,” CityBeat (December); Ramos, Steve. “Hope in the Hinterlands,” CityBeat, June 22-28.

1999 Doane, Kathy. “Faces in the Arts,” Cincinnati Magazine, September.

1993 McCraken, David. “‘Gallery Scene’ Spoor at NAME,” Chicago Tribune, March.



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