Joe and Matthew join multi-disciplinary artist Paul Stephen Benjamin on site at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia for a thoughtful conversation on his his work, process, and creative path.
They explore the balance between life and work. Audience interaction and intentionality are examined.
Strategies for television collection are discussed.
Resources From This Episode
- “Fictions” at The Studio Museum Harlem
- Village Voice Review of “Fictions”
- ArtsAtl.com Review of “Pure Black“
Who Is Paul Stephen Benjamin?
Paul Stephen Benjamin received his BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MFA from Georgia State University. Benjamin is a recent recipient of The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artist Project award and was also recipient of the 2014 Artadia Award.
In 2016, Benjamin exhibited Black is the Color at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. His work has been on exhibit in the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Among other awards to date are the Winnie B. Chandler Fellowship, Diasporal Rhythms Artists Recognition Award, Hambidge Fellowship, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Studio Program, and the Forward Arts Emerging Artists Award.