Benjamin was born in Muhrewa in 1970 and spent 11 years of his life at school.
He started sculpting in 1996 and was influenced by his younger brother, the renowned Royal Katiyo, who is famous mostly for his birds. Benjamin started sculpting at the Gavasi art centre in Mvurwi and hasn’t looked back since.
He has exhibited in the UK, USA, Germany and France. In Zimbabwe is has exhibited with a Harare Group at the Mobile Heritage at the National Art Gallery gaining an award of merit in 1998.