KT Pe Benito earned a BFA from Cooper Union (2016), and was a recipient of the Osage Nation Higher Education Scholarship. They have exhibited their work internationally including group exhibitions in Glasgow, Scotland at the Gallery of Modern Art and David Dale Gallery along with exhibitions in New York City at Abrons Arts Center, Queens Museum, and Flux Factory.

They have performed virtually with Mana Contemporary and in-person at Abrons Arts Center, Knockdown Center, Performance Space New York, and Final Fantasy Reading Series amongst other project spaces, performance venues, and karaoke nights. KT
Pe Benito was a 2019 Fellow in the Hemispheric Institute of Performance & Politics EmergeNYC program. 

KT is employed as the Queer|Art|Prize Award Manager and as a co-facilitator for a Queer|Art pilot program. They formerly worked as the Programs & Operations Assistant at Queer|Art

They have also been a former Dance Block Program Manager and Communications Coordinator with Fourth Arts Block. You probably saw them work at the SoHo location of Opening Ceremony too, but we don't talk about that.


photo by Sherri Danielz

[image description: KT, an agender Filipinx-white person with long black hair in two braids, sits cross-legged on a yellow backdrop. They’re looking into the camera with a thoughtful expression while holding a framed collage against their chest. The collage includes photos of them as a child with their father.]