Benjamin Blackstar is a Native American artist from Anadarko, Oklahoma. He is also an USAO Alumnus and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. While attending USAO he has won numerous awards and honors both in and out of school. Among these, he was recognized as Artist of the Year for the 83rd Annual American Indian Exposition in his hometown of Anadarko. His work can be seen in homes of private collectors and businesses across America. 

Benjamin Blackstar is the Creative Services Coordinator for the communications and marketing department. He joined USAO in January 2019.