Joseph Bennett is an Associate Professor of Art and director of drawing concentration at the University of Montevallo. He received the Master of Fine Arts degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Illustration in 1998 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Computer Art from Savannah College of Art and Design in 1995.
Bennett is an active artist creating work primarily in the mediums of drawing and painting. He has participated in solo, invitational, group, and juried exhibitions, and continues to build his career on both a regional and national level. He has taught all levels of drawing.
His work has been published and reviewed in editorial sources such as Creative Loafing, The Athens Banner-Herald, Diversion and The Guardian. He has received numerous awards for his work, including a scholarship for excellence in illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design, a Juror’s Choice award in the Lyndon House Juried Exhibition, and Best in Show in OCAF Annual Exhibition.