Personal Statement

Transplanted to Chicago atop rampaging bison from northwest Iowa, Joel Benjamin is a School of the Art Institute graduate spending most of his time moving things around pixel by pixel. He is an award-winning animator and filmmaker.

Joel started the miniscule but Emmy-nominated Motion Graphics company Electricbeard Productions and works as a motion designer on both corporate/commercial projects as well as more creative ones. Most of his free time is spent working on either developing carpal tunnel, or producing animated shorts. He is also adjunct faculty of both SAIC and DePaul University teaching 2D and 3D animation.


Disclaimer: All work represents the views of the INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS & AUTHORS who created them, and are not those of the school or museum of the Art Institute.