Benjamin Britton CV
born 1976, Palo Alto, CA.
2008 MFA in Painting from University of California Los Angeles, CA.
1999 BFA from the School of Visual Arts in Fine Art. New York, NY.
Selected One & Two-Person Exhibitions
2016 Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC.
2014 Marcia Wood Gallery,Your Apprehension is Noted, Atlanta, GA.
2013 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, heedlessness-as-planning, Santa Monica, CA.
2012 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Prevailing Conditions, Santa Monica, CA.
2010 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, With all available haste, Santa Monica, CA.
2009 Frederieke Taylor Gallery, The Error Chain, New York, NY.
2007 Frederieke Taylor Gallery Benjamin Britton, Paintings, and Hans Accola, Sculpture, New York, NY.
2005 Saddleback College Gallery. Solo Exhibition of Recent Paintings. Mission Viejo, CA.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 High Museum, Sprawl: Drawing Outside the Lines, curated by High Museum Modern and Contemporary Curator Michael Rooks, Atlanta, GA.
2014 Marcia Wood Gallery, Summer Studio Salon, Atlanta, GA.
Hall/Spassov Gallery, User Profile, Seattle, WA.
Gallery @ Hotel Indigo, Living Room, curated by Didi Dunphy, Athens, GA.
2013 Post Gallery, Fanatic, curated by Lily Simonson for the Kamikaze series. Los Angeles, CA.
Hall/Spassov Gallery, May Exhibit, Bellevue, WA.
2012 Vincent Price Art Museum, ELAC Art Faculty Exhibition, Monterey Park, CA.
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Small Works, Santa Monica, CA.
2011 Post Gallery, Abstract Smallness, curated by Farrah Karapetian as part of the Kamikaze series, Los Angeles, CA.
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Entering Abstraction, Santa Monica, CA.
Triple Base Gallery, JB Blunk Residency, San Francisco, CA.
Arena One Gallery, Immanent Domain part 2., Santa Monica, CA.
West Los Angeles College, Immanent Domain, Culver City, CA.
2010 Frederieke Taylor Gallery, 10th Anniversary Invitational, New York, NY.
2009 Cypress College, GPS, curated by Devon Tsuno of Concrete Walls Projects, Cypress, CA.
Chime & Co., October, Los Angeles, CA.
FOX studios lobby project, an installation of watercolor paintings curated by Ali Subotnik of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Green Gallery, Lovable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, Milwaukee, WI
Selected Group Exhibitions
2008 Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA.
Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Crossroads, Santa Monica, CA.
Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Summer Selections, New York, NY.
Cal State Long Beach Galleries, GLAMFA, CSULB, Long Beach, CA.
Pulse Art Fair in New York with Beautiful/Decay magazine, curated by Amir Fallah, New York, NY.
2007 NADA art fair in Miami, FL with Renwick Gallery of New York, NY.
2006 Frederieke Taylor Gallery. Undercurrent, curated by An Hoang. New York, NY.
2005 Cypress College Gallery, We store, collect, and memorize, curated by Johannes Schoen. Orange County, CA.
The High Museum, Atlanta, GA.
The West Collection, Oaks, PA.
2015 Art in America, Exhibition Review by Stephanie Cash, Atlanta: Benajmin Britton at Marcia Wood, pp. 110-111, February 2015.
New American Paintings, South #118, Juried by Dominic Molon.
2014 Burnaway, Burnaway’s Best: Coming Up in 2015, by the Burnaway Staff. December 31, 2014.
Burnaway, Look Closer: Benjamin Britton at Marcia Wood, Ryan Neumann, October 15, 2014.
ArtsATL, Benjamin Britton wraps calculated enigmas in painterly richness, Dinah McClintock, October 1, 2014.
CBS Atlanta, Best Up and Coming Visual Artists in Atlanta, Sean Mills, April 14, 2014.
2013 Artweek LA, Benjamin Britton: Heedlessness-as-planning, July 22, 2013.
2012 Los Angeles Times, Chaos Boldly Contained, review by Holly Myers of the solo show “Prevailing Conditions” at Ruth Bachofner Gallery in the January 20th, 2012 edition of the Los Angeles Times, and featured on the LA Times’ Culture Monster Blog on January 19th, 2012.
2011 New Times, Coloring in the Lines, review by Anna Weltner of the group show Drawn In at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, October 13, 2011, vol. 26, issue 11.
2008 Art Talk with Edward Goldman, featured on the March 11, 2008 edition of the art segment on KCRW, an NPR Radio Affiliate in Santa Monica, CA.
Auction and Charity
2016 Burnaway Art Crush, invited to participate in auction for online and print art journal Burnaway, Atlanta, GA.
Art Papers, invited to participate in auction Art Papers Magazine, Atlanta, GA.
2015 Burnaway Art Crush, invited to participate in auction for online and print art journal Burnaway, Atlanta, GA.
Art Papers, invited to participate in auction for Art Papers Magazine, Atlanta, GA.
40th Anniversary Show, Lyndon House Arts Center, juried by Carter Foster of the Whitney Museum in NY, Athens, GA.
2011 Heal the Bay, auction for the non-profit environmental organization Heal the Bay, Santa Monica, CA.
2009 Fresh Start, charity art sale organized by Cris Mcall of Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2015 Painters on Painting, Benjamin Britton on Julie Mehretu, April 23rd, blog created by artist Julie Heffernan.
2015 Connecticut College. Wiessman Visiting Artist. Invited to give a lecture and do studio visits with students. New London, CT.
Young Collectors Club. Invited by Mary Stanley to give an artist talk at Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA.
2014 Marcia Wood Gallery. Invited to give an artist talk for Your Apprehension is Noted.
2011 University of Southern California. Invited to give an artist talk for undergraduate drawing and painting students.
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Invited to give an artist talk and panel discussion with other artists from Drawn In.
Cal State University Long Beach. Invited to give an artist talk and be a guest critic in graduate critique seminar.
2009 Cypress College. Invited to participate in panel discussion with other artists from the GPS group show.
University of Southern California. Invited to give an artist talk for undergraduate drawing and painting classes.
2006 Saddleback College. Invited to give an artist talk about the one-person show in the college gallery.
Residencies, Awards, Scholarships, and Fellowships
2017 Ballinglen Artist Fellowship awarded by the Ballinglen Artist Foundation. Ballycastle, Republic of Ireland. A residency in North County Mayo with a mission to support artists making important work while interacting with the community and being inspired by conditions of the landscape andweather in this remote rural region of Ireland.
2010 J.B. Blunk Residency. Inverness, CA. A two-month solo residency that takes place in the house and studio of the late artist J.B. Blunk, located within the Bishop Pine Nature Preserve near Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Administrated by the Lucid Art Foundation, this residency seeks to support artists who connect with and respond to the natural world in their work. The residency provides opportunities for the public to visit the studio, and includes a show of the work produced at Triple Base Gallery in San Francisco, CA.
2008 The Hoyt Scholarship. UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
Elaine Krown Klien Fine Arts Scholarship. UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
2007 D’Arcy Haymond Drawing Award at UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
University of Georgia, Assistant Professor of Drawing and Painting.
Cal State Fullerton. Fullerton, CA. Lecturer for studio art.