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’

2012.        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.