Benjamin Klein was born in Chicago and grew up in Montreal. He holds a BFA from Concordia University (Montreal, 2005) where he graduated with great distinction and was awarded the Guido Molinari prize in Studio Arts. He completed his MFA in Studio Arts at the University of Guelph (Ontario, 2013). In 2010, Benjamin Klein was a semi-finalist in the RBC Canadian Painting Competition. His works are part of many private collections in North America. In 2014, his work was presented simultaneously in two solo exhibitions, at Joyce Yahouda Gallery and McClure Gallery in Montreal.