Drawing as a Process for Visual Thinking @ Pioneer Works, Brooklyn

Posted on 08/14 at 03:59 PM

I will be teaching an 8 session drawing course at Pioneer Works! October 18 - December 13, 2014.
Drawing as a Process for Visual Thinking is a continued exploration of an experimental drawing curriculum I’ve developed at Cooper Union and Rhode Island School of Design over the past nine years. Though the exercises were first conceived with art students and artists in mind, I am excited to open up this class to non-artists for the first time. It is my hope that the scope of these drawing experiments and investigations will be greatly expanded with the inclusion of individuals who bring expertise from diverse disciplines.
A Supercharged Collaborative Learning and Drawing Experience!

Pioneer Works. for a full description and all of the details…

Art + Crush @ Platform Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

Posted on 08/14 at 03:39 PM

Platform Gallery is pleased to present art + crush.
This group exhibition will highlight the concept of the art crush- a phenomenon where an artist would admire, follow, and be inspired by another artist. Following the different ages and stages of art crushes, this exhibition will include the works by painters: Xinyi Cheng, Benjamin Degen, Louis Fratino, and David Humphrey.
August 15- September 10, 2014. Opening reception: August 15th 7-10pm. Gallery hours: Friday- Saturday 11-5pm
Platform Gallery | 116 W Mulberry Street | Tel: 443-433-6294 | http://www.platformbaltimore.com

Disaster! @ Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA. May 31 - June 28, 2014

Posted on 05/30 at 10:17 PM


Make/Shift @ Folio Leaf

Posted on 02/03 at 11:24 AM


Opening Reception: Thurs Feb 6 From 6pm-9pm
On View: Thursday, Feb 6 Through Sat, March 22, 2014
Located At: 111 Front Street #226, Brooklyn NY 11201

Over the last five years, there has a been a resurgence in the use of screen printing by independent artists and publishers who seek to create affordable handmade fine art editions. Folioleaf’s inaugural exhibition, Make Shift, celebrates the contemporary techniques, style, and methods of screen printing as an art form through a selection of editions published in Brooklyn, since 2009. The exhibition presents a broad range of artists who have integrated their unique variety of skills, training, and interests into the medium’s defining characteristics.

Artist on view include: Reed Anderson, Glen Baldridge, Andrea Bergart, Kate Shepherd, Vince Contarino, Amze Emmons, Steven Baris, Karl LaRocca, Jason Rohlf, Brett Groves, Yuri Masnyj, Craig Taylor, Dread Scott, Charles Wilkin, Ben Degen, Vincent Como, Amanda Browder, Morgan Blair, Melissa Oresky and more

Editions on view are also in the public collections of NYPL The New York Public Library, MoMA The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Newark Public Library, the Spencer Museum of Art, the RISD Museum, and the Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University

Shadow Ripple Reflection @ Susan Inglett Gallery October 24 - December 7

Posted on 11/04 at 07:29 PM


Susan Inglett is pleased to present the work of Benjamin Degen in his first exhibition with the Gallery from 24 October to 7 December 2013. A reception for the artist will be held Thursday evening 24 October from 6 to 8 PM.

On View October 24th – December 7th, 2013
Opening Reception: THURSDAY OCTOBER 24, 6PM–8PM

The exhibition will be on view at the gallery located at 522 West 24 Street Tuesday to Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM. For additional information please contact Susan Inglett Gallery at at 212/647- 9111, fax 212/647-9333 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Annual Magazine #6 Featuring a text by Bob Nickas

Posted on 11/04 at 07:12 PM

Check out Annual Magazine’s Issue #6!
Featuring six curators: Thomas Demand, Jonathan Monk, Bob Nickas, Pavlos, Vittorio Santoro and Tomas Vu.
I am included in Bob Nickas’ section with a bunch of excellent artists including Hope Gangloff!
Just unveiled at FIAC in Paris last week… Annual #6 should be making it to U.S. shores soon.

Amor Fati

Posted on 09/06 at 03:18 PM



Pioneer Works is pleased to present Amor Fati, a group exhibition curated by Anna Erickson and Wills Baker.
Artists included in Amor Fati: David Armstrong, Maxime Ballesteros, Benjamin Degen, Zhivago Duncan, Richard Dupont, Martin Eder, Eloise Fornieles, Douglas Gordon, Loris Gréaud, Nir Hod, Michael Joo, Kika Karadi, John Miserendino, Yoko Ono, Angel Otero, Nicolas Provost, Matthew Stone, Stephen Tashijan, Mickalene Thomas, Andy Warhol, Graham Wilson, Nick van Woert

On View September 11th – 29th, 2013
Opening Reception: SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 4PM–7PM
VIEWING HOURS: Wednesday – Sunday, 12-6pm
For additional information please contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Bathers at Morgan Lehman Gallery

Posted on 06/29 at 06:33 PM


Serena Trizzino Contemporary Art

Posted on 06/25 at 12:22 PM


A Studio Visit with Benjamin Degen from Serena Trizzino Contemporary Art on Vimeo.
Serena Trizzino Contemporary Art Advisory did a video studio visit. Her website features artists, their artwork and their studios. See it all


The Goddess @ Geoffrey Young Gallery June 1 - June 29, 2013

Posted on 05/27 at 04:00 PM


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