1976 Born In Virginia, USA
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore (MD), USA
2003 Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Solo Exhibitions

2018 On Photography, Downstairs Projects, Brooklyn (NY)
2013 Flag (Union Jack), Institute of Contemporary Art, London
2012 Airports and Extrusions, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (NY) (with Peter Fischli and Davis Weiss)
Artist in Residence: Frank Benson, Locker Plant, Marfa (TX), USA
2011 Extrusions, Artspace, San Antonio (TX), USA
Human Statue (Jessie), Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Human Statue (Jessie), Taxter & Spengemann, New York (NY)
2009 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2008 Sadie Coles HQ, London
2005 Taxter & Spengemann, New York (NY)
2001 Frank Benson: New Work, Miami Art Museum, Miami (FL), USA
Wolfson Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami (FL), USA
1999 Luscious Leftovers, (curated by Goran Tomcic), Frances Wolfson Gallery, Miami (FL), USA

Selected Group Exhibitions


Nudes, Sadie Coles HQ, London

Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300–Now), The Met Breuer, New York (NY)

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to today, ICA Boston, Boston (MA), USA

2017 AUGMENTED REALITY, Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio (TX), USA
99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit (MI), USA
Gosh! Is it Alive?, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
2016 High Anxiety: New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
2015 Objects, Food, Rooms, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (NY)
Believe You Me, 247365, New York (NY)
2015 Triennial: Surround Audience, curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin, New Museum, New York (NY)
2014 New Gravity, Overduin & Co., Los Angeles (CA), USA
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London
2013 Busted, High Line Commission, various locations on the High Line, New York (NY)
2012 EAGLES, Marlborough Gallery, New York (NY)
To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
2011 Home Alone, curated by Sarah Aibel, Sender Collection, Miami (FL), USA
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami (FL), USA
In the Name of the Artists – American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal Pavillion, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Frank Benson, Mark Grotjahn, Matt Johnson, Hydra Workshops, Hydra, Greece
Frank Benson and Ken Price, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, (NY)
2010 Works on Paper, (curated by Joseph C. Roberts), Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle (WA), USA
Permanent Mimesis, (curated by Alessandro Rabottini), Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg (curated by Matthew Higgs), Hessel Museum of Art, CCS, Bard College, Annadale on-Hudson (NY), USA
2009 Beg Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
Berlin – Los Angeles. A Tale of Two (Other) Cities. Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Rotating Views #1, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
On from here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York (NY)
MONITAUR, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (CO), USA
2008 Without Walls, Museum 52, New York (NY)
PM Dawn, Taxter & Spengemann, New York (NY)
Meet Me Around the Corner: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Scene/Seen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex Permanent Collection, 1979 – 2006, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2007 Uncertain States of America, Rudolfinum, Prague
Uncertain States of America, CSW Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
Uncertain States of America, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
Warhol and …, Kantor/ Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2006 Red Eye - Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA
New York, Interrupted, PKM Gallery, Beijing
Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London
UNCERTAIN STATES OF AMERICA - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, The Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (NY), USA
2005 Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Viewfinder, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York (NY)
Make It Now - New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, Long Island (NY), USA
2004 Mystery Achievement, Taxter & Spengemann, New York (NY)
Group Show, (curated by Lisa Overduin), Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2003 BUY Contortions, Taxter & Spengemann, New York City (NY)
Threedimetrical, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Group Show (curated by Clarissa Dalrymple) Grant Selwyn Gallery, Beverly Hills (CA), USA
2002 Times One Minus One, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2001 New Work: Frank Benson, Timothy Hutchings, Christopher Garret, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco (CA), USA
Really, Artist’s Space, New York (NY)
Breathless, Lombard- Fried, New York (NY)
2000 Whippersnapper II, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago (IL), USA
Mount Miami: American Artists in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Artist’s Studios, Tel Aviv, Israel
1998 Violence/ Humor/ Humor/ Violence, H. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore (MD), USA


2004 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant


2012-2017 Willis Newson and Nuffield Health, Public Artwork for Clifton Court, Nuffield’s Chesterfield Hospital, Bristol, UK


2011-12 International Artist-In-Residence, Artspace, San Antonio (TX), USA
2000 Residency with Charles Ray and Jennifer Pastor, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyma Beach (FL), USA

Public Collections


Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Miami Art Museum, Miami (FL), USA

Rubell Family Collection, Miami (FL), USA

Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan