Benjamin M. Betsalel is a nomadic artist who makes portraits, abstract paintings and writings wherever he goes. For much of 2014 and 2015 Betsalel worked out of a studio in Florencia, Caquetá and traveled throughout Colombia. He is currently based in Dakar, Senegal.
Betsalel studied drawing and painting at Savannah College of Art and Design (USA), water based paint and printmaking at University of Chester (U.K.) and is a 2004 Research Scholar graduate of the University of North Carolina-Asheville (USA). Betsalel has won various awards for his work and has shown in the USA, Europe, Africa and South America.