Born in Kansas City, MO.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.
In the Half Light, RH Contemporary, New York, NY.
By the Pale Light, Edward Cella Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Heaven’s Kiss, PØST, Los Angeles, CA.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Vantage, Finishing Concepts, Los Angeles, CA. Curator: Julian Lombardi.
Fibershed, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA. Curator: Patricia Watts.
Open Now, Norton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Million Year Picnic, Gallery Fu, Yokohama, Japan.
In 2040..., JAUS, Los Angeles, CA.
Mutual Artist Appreciation Society, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA.
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.
Collective Show, 995/997 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA.
The Open Daybook Project, LACE Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA.
Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, Queens, NY.
Young Blood, Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ.
I.P.O., Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY.
All The King’s Horses, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH.
Suitcase 02, Galerie Glas Moog, Cologne, Germany.
SELECTED PRESS & REVIEWS
“In L.A…,” Style.com, Chris Black, July 8, 2015.
“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.
Facial Expressionism, Edited by James MacDevitt, Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA.
The Open Daybook, David P. Earle, Mark Batty Publisher, Los Angeles, CA.
New American Paintings, Boston, MA, Mid-Atlantic Edition #63.
Swingset Magazine, New York, NY, Issues 4, 5 and 6.
Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, MFA, 2007
University of Kansas, BFA, 1997