Mark Benson, b.1978, Denver, CO, pulls things out of the world and reestablishes them in sculpture, painting, and photographs.
He received his MFA from California College of the Arts (2011), a Phelan, Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship from The San Francisco Foundation in 2010, and Honorable Mention for All College Honors the same year. His work deals with the contrasting natures between procrastination & diligence, access & denial, and boastfulness & self deprecation with varying degrees of success. Benson has exhibited in Mexico City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Chicago, and Denver. He lives and works in San Francisco.