BIO - Artist Benjamin Anderson
Biography of Artist Benjamin Anderson, including resume and bibliography
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Born in 1977 in Clearwater Florida, Benjamin has been trained in Florence, Italy and the SF Academy of Art University (BFA). His work was first presented in the De Young Museum of Fine Arts ‘Emerging Artists Exhibition’ of 2001. He has been creating monumental oil paintings since 2002 and has been recognized for his portraiture by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Benjamin was selected by Converse for a national ad campaign as their All Star artist and his work was the subject of a presentation on London’s Channel 4 TV. He has shown work nationally and internationally including solo and group exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Venice and LA. He currently works and lives in Santa Barbara, Ca.


Benjamin is currently represented by:


Simon Breitbard Fine Arts

Whistler Contemporary


Susan Street Fine Art



Benjamin Anderson: CV

Born 1977, Clearwater, Florida.

Lives and works in Santa Barbara, California


       1998-2002     B.F.A. Academy of Art University, San Francisco, Ca

       1998          Alaska Indian Arts Center, Haines, Alaska

       1997          Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci, Florence, Italy

Museum Shows & Exhibitions

       2019    ‘The Imaginary’ Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, Ca

       2011   ‘The Brothers Anderson’ Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, Ca

       2011   ‘Splash’ Ventura County Museum of Art, Ventura, Ca

       2005   “Portrait of an Artist”, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Solo Exhibitions

       2019   ‘Summer Fix’ Person Ryan Gallery,  Summerland, Ca

       2011   Anderson ART Collective, Portraits, Carpinteria, Ca

       2010   ‘Just Add Water’ Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY

       2010   ‘Just Add Water’ Anderson ART Collective, Carpinteria, Ca

Selected Group Exhibitions

        2019    Simon Breitbard Fine Arts, San Francisco, Ca

        2019    Ron Robinson, Portraits, Los Angeles, Ca

        2018   Whistler Contemporary, Whistler, B.C.

        2015   Sullivan Goss, ‘Figurations’ Santa Barbara, Ca

        2015   Eisenhower Gallery, Martha’s Vineyard, Ma

        2015   Creutzberg | Van Dunn, Netherlands

        2014   Rarity Gallery, Summer Salon Show, Mykonos, Greece

        2014   Gallery Van Den Doel & Van Dunn, Netherlands

        2014   Christopher Hill Gallery, Spring Exhibition, Healdsburg, Ca

        2013   Rarity Gallery, Summer Salon Show, Mykonos, Greece

        2013   Santa Barbara Arts Fund, ‘aqua’ , Santa Barbara, Ca

        2013   Christopher Hill Gallery, Spring Exhibition, Healdsburg, Ca

        2012 ‘100 Grand’, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, Ca

        2012 ‘Benjamin Anderson and Daniel Mourning, New Works’

                   Simon-Breitbard Fine Arts, Mill Valley, Ca

        2012   WADE, Susan Street Fine Art, Solana Beach, Ca

        2011 ‘100 Grand’, Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, Ca

        2011   Sherman/McNulty Gallery, Los Angeles Ca

        2010   ‘Rogue Wave II’ Anderson ART Collective, Carpinteria, Ca

        2010   ‘Summer Exhibition’ Susan Street Gallery, Solana Beach, Ca

        2009   Anderson ART Collective, ‘M-E-Y-K’ , Carpinteria, Ca

        2009   Anderson ART Collective, ‘Rogue Wave’ Carpinteria, Ca

        2009   Rumble Art Fair, Santa Barbara, Ca

        2007   George Billis Gallery ‘I(Heart)Pop Realism’ Los Angeles, Ca

        2007   IAM Gallery ‘Sensa Peso’ Venice, Italy

`      2007   CastelARTe 07, Abruzzo, Italy


       2012   Carpinteria Magazine, Winter 2012 issue

       2012   The Coffin Factory, issue 2

       2010   Surfer Magazine, May 2010 issue, Ca

       2009   Computer Arts Magazine, Sept. 09 issue, London, UK

       2009   Trip Magazine, Sept. 09 issue, Sao Paolo, Brazil

       2008   Target/Converse ‘all-stars’ ad campaign, national television, print

       2008   Channel Four London, Los Angeles Artist, Reality series.