Booth #: GN23C
Ben is a professional artist living and working in the Des Moines Metro. His large scale studio is located in Polk City and he maintains another studio at Mainframe Studios in downtown Des Moines.
Since graduating from Grand View University Ben has traveled the world looking for inspiration and promoting his paintings. He has exhibited in a number of national arts festivals in states such as Colorado, Michigan, Arizona, and Texas as well as the Midwest. His collectors display paintings across the USA as well as in Canada and Europe.
Since his first mural for the Iowa State Fair Ben has pushed his career and executed murals for cities, neighborhoods, and private collectors. Top highlights include: Highland Park/Oak Park, Beaverdale, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Drake Univ., the Cumming Water Tower, Main St Wadsworth (OH), and Exile Brewing Co. His high profile #CheersFromDesMoines mural for Exile Brewing has garnered international attention and been featured on national television.