Elijah Van Benschoten

Instructor of Printmaking, Interlochen Arts Camp

M.F.A., Painting, Syracuse University; B.F.A., Painting, Siena Heights University

Elijah is a Studio Art Foundations and Printmaking instructor at Adrian College and Owens Community College.  His paintings and drawings have been selected for solo and two-person exhibitions at Berea College and Macomb Community College in 2008 with an upcoming show scheduled for May 2010 at the McKinley Arts & Culture Center in Reno.  Recently, Elijah has begun photographing weddings and providing other fine art services, such as intaglio prints, for couples as a side business. He maintains a studio for painting and drawing at his home in Southeast Michigan where he believes in practicing on a daily basis.