Leon Benn lives in Portland, Maine. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design (B.F.A.) and the University of California, Los Angeles (M.F.A.). He has had solo exhibitions at David B. Smith Gallery, Denver; Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles; Stems Gallery, Brussels; and Carter & Citizen, Los Angeles. His work has been featured in group exhibitions at Able Baker Contemporary, Portland; Space Gallery, Portland; Brand New Gallery, Milan; the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; James Harris Gallery, Seattle; and Lisa Cooley, New York, amongst others.