Benny Fountain received his BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR in 2005, and MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA in 2008, through which he also studied in Rome, Italy. Currently, he teaches drawing and 2D design at Baylor University, Waco, TX.  His works have been featured in numerous galleries across the country including Bowery Gallery and First Street Gallery in New York, NY; The Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT; The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, MD; and Rhode Island School of Design Gallery (RISD) in Providence, RI. In 2014, while on sabbatical from Baylor, Benny conducted on-site composition and color studies of Piero della Francesca’s work in Tuscany, which were then exhibited at the Temple University Rome Gallery later that fall.