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Zac Benson, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Studio Art

Biography

Zac Benson is an international artist who has shown in Taiwan, Bulgaria, and throughout the United States. He has also had public commissions in Australia, California, New York, and Washington, D.C. He graduated with his B.F.A. in sculpture from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2011 and an M.F.A. in Studio Art from The University of Maryland in 2017. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Cedarville University, where he teaches sculpture and ceramics. His gallery work deals with the relationship between his personal faith and beliefs and his engagement with society while his public sculptures deal with the traditional relationship of scale and form.

Education and Credentials

  • M.F.A. in Studio Art, The University of Maryland
  • B.F.A. in Studio Art, The University of Tennessee

Interests

  • Interests: Spending time with my wife and bluetick coonhound, watching Tennessee football, hiking, making sculpture and ceramics
  • Why Cedarville? The Lord truly led and called me and my wife to Cedarville University. I have a strong desire to lead students into the arts to communicate and share their faith through their work.