Benedict has been invited in 2015 to exhibit Shambala at the
Three Stones Gallery in Concord, MA.
Benedict's Two Grey Hills, from Gridlines has been included in Hunting + Gathering: New Additions to the Museum Collection, at the New Mexico Museum of Art Santa Fe, NM, in 2014/15
Puffin Foundation awarded Benedict a financial grant to support the project Dryland Waters, in 2014.
Art Critic and writer Lucy Lippard has chosen Alewife and Dry Lake to be included in her upcoming book, Undermining, published by New Press in 2014.
Bwindi Mountain Gorilla won a Gold Medal Award from 2014 San Fransisco International Exhibition at Gallery Photographica.
Klipspringer Antelope won a Silver Medal Award from 2013 San Fransisco International Exhibition at Gallery Photographica.
Benedict was invited to participate in the new website, Art Photo Index, created by Rixon Reed, Photo Eye, Santa Fe, NM in 2013
Benedict has been invited in 2013 to exhibit Re-imagining Eden at the Griffin Museum of Photography at Stoneham.
Benedict received an Honorable Mention Member’s Exhibit at Griffin Photography Museum by Debra Klomp, Klompching Gallery in 2011.
A portfolio of Gridlines was recently included in the permanent collection at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, AZ in 2011.
Cedar Wash and Two Grey Hills were purchased for the permanent photography collection at New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM in 2011.
Gridlines was nominated for the Prix Pictet Award in 2011.
Cedar Wash from the series Gridlines was selected for the cover of Earth Now: American Photographers and The Environment, by Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at New Mexico Museum of Art in 2011.
Puffin Foundation awarded Benedict a financial grant to support the project Gridlines, in 2011.
Field Trip was a 2011 Hey, Hot Shot Contender.