Ben Snead | Résumé


Born Denver Colo., 1971
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Contact: bensnead [at] gmail [dot] com
bensnead.org

EDUCATION
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, MFA Painting
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Il, BFA
Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA, BFA
Colorado Rocky Mountain School, Carbondale Colo.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2006
“Into The Fold”, Feature Inc., NY NY
2005
“New Paintings”, OHT Gallery, Boston Mass.
2003
Feature Inc, NY NY,
OHT Gallery, Boston, Mass.
2001
M du B, F, H & G, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008
"Metamorphosis", Abington Arts Center, Jenkintown, Pa.
2007
“Flora and Fauna”, OHT Gallery, Boston, Mass.
2006
“Animalia”, Irvine Contemporary Gallery, Washington DC
“Block Party”, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, L.A., California
2005
“Musical Modes”, Clifford Chance Projects, NY, curated by Dinaburg Arts (brochure)
“All In The Family”, Texas Gallery, Houston TX, curated by Mai Braun
2004
“Gallery Artists”, Feature Inc., NY NY
"Itsy Bitsy Spider", Feature Inc., NY NY
"Out In Front: Collecting Contemporary Art In Rhode Island With Paula & Leonard Granoff", Sol Kofler Gallery, Providence, RI
2003
“Five Years of The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection”, New Museum of Contemporary Art
“Art In Embassies Collection”, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, NY
“Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artist Aviary”, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA;
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon, AZ
“Holiday Shopping Show”, Wallspace Gallery, NY NY
2002
“The Fourth Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection”,
New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY NY; OHT Gallery, Boston, Mass.; Art Center/South Florida, Miami; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, California; Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
2001
“David Shaw, Ben Snead”, Feature Inc., NY NY
1998
“Invitational”, Hudson D Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Mass.
1996
“Fish And Drips”, Sol Kofler Gallery, Providence, RI

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS
"Arrivals and Departures", a 8x120 Ft. mosaic of introduced and native birds, fish and beetles to be installed in the Jay St. subway station in downtown Brooklyn in 2008

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2008
Newhall, Edith. "Watching Butterfly And Moth Take Wing", Philadelphia Inquirer (reproduction), April 25 2008
2007
McQuaid, Cate. review of “Flora and Fauna”, Boston Globe, June 14
2005
Zavitas, Steven T. “New American Paintings # 56”, Open Studio Press,126-129
2004
Bawa, Avantika. Review, DrainMag.com (reproduction)
Harpers Magazine, April 29, (reproduction)
2003
Johnson, Ken. Review, NY Times, January 17th, E48
The Week Magazine, Febuary 3rd, (review, reproduction)
“Ben Snead”, Bijutsu Techno,