Benjamin Britton was born in Palo Alto, CA, in 1976, and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts, NY in 1999 and his MFA in painting from UCLA in 2008. His work has been shown primarily in commercial galleries and alternative spaces in New York, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. His work is included in the collection of the High Museum in Atlanta and the West Collection in Oaks, PA. Britton’s work has been positively reviewed in Art in America and the LA Times, among others, and included in New American Paintings magazine. He has had solo shows at Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta, Ruth Bachofner Gallery in Santa Monica, and Frederieke Taylor Gallery in New York. In 2010, he was awarded a J.B. Blunk Residency by the Lucid Art Foundation. Britton’s work is represented by Marcia Wood Gallery. He teaches drawing and painting at the Lamar Dodd School of Art and lives and works in Athens, GA.
Conceptual Painting, Representation, Abstraction, Romanticism