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Keith A. Benjamin keithbenjaminart.com
Born 1967 keithalbertbenjamin@gmail.com

Education

1992 MFA, Studio Art, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 1989 BFA, Sculpture, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Awards and Grants

2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors 1993 Jessica Holt Purchase Award
1989 Stephen H. Wilder Travel Endowment

Solo Exhibitions

2018 so far, Eva G. Farris Gallery, Thomas More University, Crestview, KY 2011 the weight, PAC gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2011 something-west, Frontier Space, 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

2019 AD 2019: Cincinnati Edition, Anytime Dept. Cincinnati, OH 2019 In Public, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH 2019 Open Archive1.1, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY 2017 Otherwise, Thunder-sky inc. Cincinnati, OH

2016 Re: Place Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY
2015 Modern living Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY
2014 Community Supported Art, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY 2012 Two kinds of funny, Meyers gallery, University of Cincinnati,

Cincinnati, OH
2012 Young Country, Quonset Hut Press, Louisville, KY, travels 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, Cincinnati, OH 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 Biennial, 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
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 Exhibition, 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

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
2002Bauer, Marilyn. “Home is where his Art is,” The Cincinnati Enquirer, July 4: E3; O’Hara, Kate. “Artist at Work & Play,” CityBeat, July 25-31. 2001Kelly, 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.
2000Watson, Fran. “It’s a Small World,” CityBeat (December); Ramos, Steve. “Hope in the Hinterlands,” CityBeat, June 22-28.
1999Doane, Kathy. “Faces in the Arts,” Cincinnati Magazine, September.
1993 McCraken, David. “‘Gallery Scene’ Spoor at NAME,” Chicago Tribune, March.
Professional

2018- present 2012- 2019 2005- 2012

2004-2005 1999-2000

1998-2005
Professor, Studio Arts Dept. Chair, Art Academy of Cincinnati Professor, MAAE Program Director, Art Academy of Cincinnati Associate Professor, Master of Arts in Art Education Program Director

Art Academy of Cincinnati
Assistant Professor, Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH
Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH; Artists Reaching Classrooms, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH Director, Warsaw Project Space, Cincinnati, OH

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  1. GBDOPHYJRYAANSY September 9, 2018

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