Benny Bing is a self-taught Toronto based artist of Nigerian descent. His passion for portraiture illuminated through the use of complimenting acrylic hues has built him a great following. His ability to capture the emotion on each of his subjects faces shines through in each piece. CBC named Benny an “influential Black Canadian who is expanding and redefining black representation.”
As a Regent Park resident, Benny has been working closely with Daniels to incorporate art within the community. His work is currently housed at The Bartholomew Condominiums, and soon in DuEast and The Wyatt. In addition to that, Benny has shown in 6 major solo shows and several group exhibitions. He has also been shown at major art fairs in Toronto and Miami. Benny Bing has produced commissions for Dave Chappelle, The Weeknd and Milos Raonic. His works are currently housed at The Norman Rockwell Museum in Massachusetts, The Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment Headquarters in Toronto and can be found in private collections worldwide.