Vincent Benavidez is a Colorado was born in the city of heroes. Raised where the sky meets the earth. Spent his youth studying the lessons of those that came before him. But like all good stories the hero of this one had to leave the place he knew to travel to a far off land. On his journey he learned from masters, studied with giants and did many great things to achieve his goals. Battered and bruised from running the gauntlet he was awarded his Bachelors of the Fine Art with an emphasis in painting from Metropolitan State University – Denver. But like any adventurer he seeks new horizons looking for that which only few have done before him. He seeks to inspire the youth of today by his example of perseverance, imagination and free thinking.