Born  in Kansas City, MO.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
In the Half Light, RH Contemporary, New York, NY.
By the Pale Light, Edward Cella Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2013
Heaven’s Kiss, PØST, Los Angeles, CA.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Vantage, Finishing Concepts, Los Angeles, CA. Curator: Julian Lombardi.

2015
Fibershed, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA. Curator: Patricia Watts.
Open Now, Norton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2014
Million Year Picnic, Gallery Fu, Yokohama, Japan.
In 2040..., JAUS, Los Angeles, CA.

2013
Mutual Artist Appreciation Society, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA.

2012
Artists’ Tower of Protest by Mark di Suvero, P.S.T., L.A., CA. Curator: Cesar Garcia.
Kinsey Institute Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery of Art, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN.
Facial Expressionism, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA. Curator: James MacDevitt.

2011
Collective Show, 995/997 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA.
The Open Daybook Project, LACE Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.

2010
Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, Queens, NY.

2007
Young Blood, Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ. 

2006
I.P.O., Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY.
All The King’s Horses, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH.

2005
Suitcase 02, Galerie Glas Moog, Cologne, Germany.

SELECTED PRESS & REVIEWS
2015
“In L.A…,” Style.com, Chris Black, July 8, 2015.

2014
“Haiku Reviews,” Huffington Post, Peter Frank, September 5, 2014.
“Off The Grid: Paul Gillis and Maura Bendett,” Santa Barbara News-Press, Ted Mills, August 29, 2014.

2012
Facial Expressionism, Edited by James MacDevitt, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA.

2010
The Open Daybook, David P. Earle, Mark Batty Publisher, Los Angeles, CA.

2005
New American Paintings, Boston, MA, Mid-Atlantic Edition #63.
Swingset Magazine, New York, NY, Issues 4, 5 and 6.

EDUCATION
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, MFA, 2007
University of Kansas, BFA, 1997