Trained in Florence, Italy and the SF Academy of Art University (BFA), Benjamin's work was first presented in the De Young Museum of Fine Arts 'Emerging Artists Exhibition' of 2001. He has been creating monumental oil paintings since 2002 and has been recognized for his portraiture by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
He was selected by Converse for a national ad campaign as their All Star artist and his work was the subject of a presentation on London's Channel 4 TV. He has shown work in San Francisco, New York, Europe and multiple venues in California.
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