Benji Stiles

Contemporary Black, White, & Cream Abstract Expressionist Mixed Media Painting 2019



Oil, charcoal, and mixed media on canvas


Black, white, and cream abstract expressionist mixed media painting by contemporary Houston artist Benji Stiles. The work features a collection of abstract eyes set against a white and cream background. Currently unframed, but options are available. Signed by artist on the reverse.

Artist Biography

Born in New Orleans, Robert Benjamin Stiles (Benji) is an interdisciplinary artist and educator who lives and works in Houston’s historic 1st Ward Arts district. He holds a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas, with a major in Art History and a minor in Studio Arts. Benji began his career in the visual arts as a fine art printer and first assistant to internationally recognized commercial photographer Terry Vine before transitioning to arts education in 2006. He has taught at the: Glassell School of Art, High School for Performing and Visual Arts, Pearland High School, and is currently the head of the International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Program at Lamar High School. In the fall of 2021 Benji was invited to serve on the educators advisory board at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.


H 26 in x W 30 in x D 1.5 in