AN ALCHEMY OF RAW METALS
Bronze, copper, iron, silver and gold combine with shellacs, polishes, inks and washes in a light-responsive finish. Contained abstract geometry suggests planets, cityscapes, field patterns, rock-strata, the view through a microscope. Slow change over time and tipping-points.
Ben’s mind is as mercurial as his materials: explore the creative journey.
Three week exhibition in Worthing
Ben will have an exhibition space at the Montague Gallery, Liverpool Road (arcade). New work, stunning verdigris and copper metal art and compact 'morsel' paintings.
Wed 31st of July to Sun 18th of August
Open Weds- Sunday 10am - 4pm
Heart Research Auction
Each year artists and celebrities are invited to donate postcard-sized original artworks for the Heart Research charity auction. Paintings are listed anonymously: you don't know who you've bid on until the auction closes.. Last year 'Rhythmia' (shown right) was among the top 20 highest bids out of 466 lots, raising £255.. Can we beat that this year?
May 2018. Ben's Brighton Fringe at Gallery 40 was a great success. It was the first time he's been part of Artists Open Houses. He sold well, the feedback was amazing and he was shortlisted for the Best Newcomer award. He also raised nearly £500 for MIND in Brighton and Hove.
Read more on his Blog.