Benton C Bainbridge operating his video synth.
Benton C Bainbridge painting with his video synth

“Benton fingerpaints with video.” – Trilby Schreiber

Benton C Bainbridge handcrafts media art with custom image processing systems.

Bainbridge has shown at Whitney Museum, Lincoln Center, Museum of Arts & Design, Museum of the Moving Image, American Museum of Natural History, The Kitchen, EMPAC, SFMoMA, Boston Cyberarts Festival, l’Auditori, Fundación Juan March, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sonic Light, Wien Moderne, Teatro Colón CETC, Korean Festival, and Dak’art.

Current projects include Rue Bainbridge, the first recipient of the Nam June Paik and Shigeko Kubota Video Art prize, with recent shows at de Young Museum, Pace Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield Museum, and Hauser & Wirth.

Bainbridge is faculty at SVA MFA Computer Arts. Artist-in-Residence at Andrew Freedman Home, Bainbridge exhibited video sculptures and moving paintings with Beauteous: the AFH / Museum of Modern Art immersive spectacle written by Craig "muMs" Grant. Currently at AFH, Benton C Bainbridge & Jeff Crouse are exhibiting Face the Music: an interactive installation in which participants play piano with their facial expressions.