Selected Exhibitions

2018    To Break The Ocean, Group Exhibit, AC Institute, New York, NY

2017    Ghetto Biennale, Port Au Prince, Haiti

2017    Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston Jamaica

2016    FORUM, Solo Exhibit, New Local Space, Kingston, Jamaica

2016    Negotiated Realities, Group Exhibit, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014    SB/BS, Simon Benjamin and Brian Sensebe, The Nordic Light, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Selected Commissions and Professional Work

COURTESY, Director / Founder – Creative Studio, Brooklyn, NY

School of Visual Arts, Video and Motion Design Instructor, 2012 – Present, New York NY

Afropunk, Power to the Party #NoTrumpism, PSA, Brooklyn 2016

Afripedia, 360 VR Dance Battle, Photography and Video Commission, Dakar, Senegal

Molasses – Kan Wakan, Video Commission , New Orleans, LA

Tiffany & Co., Site specific Installations for Private Showroom at Flagship, New York, NY

NOWNESS, Video commission, London, UK

MOLD x Visibility, Sight Unseen – NYC Design Week, Site specific Installation, New York, NY

Taylor McFerrin –The Antidote, Video Commission, Brooklyn, NY

 

Awards, Nominations and Other

2018  Inaugural Ruth Stanton Scholarship, Hunter College

2017  Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship Nominee

2011  TEDx Jamaica, Invited Speaker, “Investing in Imagination”

2007  PRINT Magazine New Visual Artist - 20 under 30

 

Press Archive

ARTFORUM, Fifth Edition of Ghetto Biennale Announces Participating Artists

Hyperallergic, The Competing Politics of the Jamaica Biennial

The Miami Rail, The 2017 Jamaica Biennial

ARC Magazine, NLS reports on Simon Benjamin’s FORUM

ARC Magazine, Nordic Light Hotel & The Crooked Leg Presents: SB/BS

 

Education

Hunter College, MFA Candidate, 2021. New York, NY

School of Visual Arts, BFA Graphic Design, 2005. New York, NY

University of the West Indies, BSc. Management Studies, 2000. Kingston, Jamaica