Benjamin Schexnayder is an adult with high functioning autism, who has loved to make art since he was four years old. He took art classes at Woodlawn Middle, Woodlawn High, and Loyola New Orleans. Benjamin earned a Master’s of Library and Information Science at LSU. Benjamin loves to read books on art or colorful books like comic books. This influences Benjamin’s art style with lots of bright and metallic colors used in his canvases. Benjamin also enjoys using eclectic colors in his style. He loves painting animals and Lady Liberty.