Colin Benjamin was born and raised in Minnesota. In 2005 he received his BA in visual arts from the University of Minnesota,Twin Cities campus. Thereafter he spent time traveling and visiting other countries, even Japan. Having graduated with his MFA in visual arts in 2011 from Maryland Institute College of Art, he is also a resident artist at Gallery Four. It is here that Colin focuses his artistic practice on a mixed-media/installation approach, preferring to pursue and seek understanding in the environment and space, therein the relationships between Work-as-an-artpractice-about-art-practice and Art-Theory as concerns a viable Post-Modern era-civilization. Colin is an Assistant Administrative Support Technician for the Printmaking Department, as well as teaching an Introduction to Print Media course.