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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Jason Benjamin

Jason Benjamin

Jason Benjamin was born in Melbourne in 1971 and had a fairly peripatetic childhood. Moving from Sydney to the USA to Mexico and returning to Sydney for high school. At 16 he applied and received a scholarship that took him to New York, first to The Stony Brook School to complete a diploma and from there to Pratt Institute located in Brooklyn to focus solely on Art.

From his first group show in downtown Manhattan in 1989 and into 2011 he has had over 40 solo shows in Australia, Tokyo, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Rome. A touring survey show is being planned for 2013.

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