BENJAMIN BRITTON

Born in 1976, Palo Alto, CA

EDUCATION

2008 MFA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
1999 BFA. School of Visual Arts. New York, NY.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016 Flanders Gallery, The Hope and Desire Forecast, Raleigh, NC. 
2015 High Museum, Sprawl: Drawing Outside the Lines, group show curated by High Museum Modern and Contemporary Curator Michael Rooks, Atlanta, GA.Burnaway Art Crush, auction, Atlanta, GA.
2014 Marcia Wood Gallery,Your Apprehension is Noted, solo show, Atlanta, GA.
2013 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, heedlessness-as-planning, solo show, Santa Monica, CA.
2012 "Prevailing Conditions", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2010 "Benjamin Britton: New work", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2009 "Benjamin Britton: the error chain", works on paper, Frederieke Taylor Gallery
2008 "Crossroads: Recent Graduates From Yale, UCLA and Claremont", Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.Group exhibition.
2008 "Summer Selections: In the Viewing Room", Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY, Group exhibition.
2007 Hans Accola, "Sculpture" and Benjamin Britton, "Paintings", Frederieke Taylor gallery, New York, NY
2006 "Undercurrent", curated by An Hoang, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NY, Group exhibition.
2006 Saddleback College Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA
2006 "We Store, Collect, & Memorize" at Cypress College Gallery. Group exhibition
2005 "Fragile, Handle with Care" at Museum Works Gallery. Bi-coastal exhibition, New York, and Beverly Hills, CA.
2005 "All the King’s Horses" at Concrete Walls Gallery. Two-person show, Los Angeles, CA.
2004 SWYS Gallery, Solo exhibition, Long Beach, CA. 
2004 "Antics" at Seams Visual Space. A two-person show curated by Hector Paneda, Long Beach, CA.
2004 Gallery 33 East. Group show, Long Beach, CA. 
2003 "Clark Stars" at Eastside Studios. Group show, Los Angeles, CA.
2002 Long Beach World Trade Center. Solo installation in public space of an office building. Long Beach, CA. 
2002 Topanga Canyon Gallery. Group show curated by Patricia Correia. Topanga, CA. 
1999 "Obsessive" at SVA Gallery Soho, Two-person show curated by Tobi Kahn. New York.

AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS/RESIDENCIES

2010 J.B. Blunk Residency
2008 The Hoyt Scholarship. UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
Elaine Krown Klien Fine Arts Scholarship. UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
2007 Werner Hirsch Award in Drawing at UCLA. Los Angeles, CA.
2005-2006 University Fellowship Award. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
1998 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship. Yale University. Norfolk, CT.
1992 Marie Walsh Sharpe Scholarship. Colorado Springs, CO.

RESIDENCIES

2010 J.B. Blunk Residency

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The High Museum, Atlanta, GA.
The West Collection, Oaks, PA.

PRESS

2015
Art in America, Exhibition Review by Stephanie Cash, Atlanta: Benjamin 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.