Steven Benson holds a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA from the College for Creative Studies. He has 25 years of teaching and freelance photography experience and is an associate professor at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies, School of Photography at Daytona State College. He received three Creative Artist Grants-Michigan Council for the Arts and an NEA/ArtsMidwest Fellowship. Collections include the Museum of Fine Art-Houston, Detroit Institute of Arts, Centre Georges Pompidou, and Museet for Fotokunst-Denmark. Solo exhibitions include the Centre Georges Pompidou and photography festivals/biennials/triennials in Argentina, South Korea, Germany, Syria, Poland, China, Denmark, and FotoFest (2004 & 2008). A forty-year retrospective of his work, "Steven Benson: Space and Time-40 Years in Photographs" was on view during 2012 at the Southeast Museum of Photography. He is a Contributing Curator for the Southeast Museum for Photography since 2014 producing retrospective exhibitions of Roger Ballen and Arno Minkkinen. Steven served SPE as a National Board member 2011-2014. He is Vice President of ASMP-Greater Florida and is on the board of directors of SNAP Space in Orlando, FL.