Cara Benedetto was born in Wausau, WI and lives and works in Richmond, VA. She received her MFA from Columbia University in 2009 and her BFA at University of Wisconsin River Falls in 2001. Recent performances and collaborations include Come Early and Often, Chapter NY; SLOTS, Young Art Gallery, Los Angeles; and Wing & Wing, Art Metropole, Toronto (all 2014). Benedetto has participated in numerous group exhibitions at venues including Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; International Print Center of New York, New York; Souterrain, Berlin; Galeri Marquise Dance Hall, Istanbul; and Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, amongst others. She is a recipient of the Columbia University Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies Fellowship and the Rema Hort Mann Foundation grant. Benedetto has published both creative and critical texts with various presses including Badlands Unlimited and Blonde Art Books. She is an assistant professor in print media at Virginia Commonwealth University.