1980
Born, Burlington, VT
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION

2003
BA, Studio Art, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
MaximumStrengthAgeDefy, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
SMUSH, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY

2011
Ben Weiner: Paintings and Video, The Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2010
Material and Illusion, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007
GlamTrance, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Post-Psychedelic Dreams, Grey Area / Grey East at Glenn Horowitz, East Hampton, NY. Curated by Kyle DeWoody
Pop Culture, Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL. Curated by Billie Milam Weisman
Under the Influence of Finance and Fashion, Carnegie Museum of Art, Oxnard, CA

2013
Pop Culture: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Collection, Mana Contemporary Art Center, Jersey City, NJ
The Alumni Show II, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Curated by John Ravenal
Scientific Visions, Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Opening, Haven Video Room, Miami, FL

2011
Ben Weiner: Na + (aq) + C5H8NO - (aq) NaC5H8NO4(s), New Media Room, Bruno David Gallery, St Louis, MO
Red Force Fields, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. Curated by Marcia Lyons
OPEN, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Under the Influence of Fashion and Finance, The Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu, CA
Un-titled (Abstraction), David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
ArtHamptons, Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Elements of Nature, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

2009
Project Space, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY
Full Circle: Ten Years of Radius, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. Curated by Regine Basha

2008
Pretty Things: Confronting Sensuousness, Artspace, New Haven, CT
Painting's Edge, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA. Curated by Roland Reiss

2007
La Historia de Llorar por El, La Gruta, Mexico City, Mexico
Art Chicago, Jonathan Novak, Chicago, IL

2006
Pod Art II, video collaboration with Liz Magic Laser, Fine Art in Space/31 Grand, New York, NY
Aqua Miami with Winkleman Gallery, Miami, FL
Ultrasonic International, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Eastern Boys and Western Girls, two-person exhibition with David Shapiro, Kathleen Cullen, New York, NY

2005
All That Glitters, Kathleen Cullen, New York
RADIUS, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum/ RGA Gallery, Ridgefield, CT. Curated by Jessica Hough

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Stadlen, Rebecca, "Tie Dye," Vogue, August 2013
Cheng, Susan, "Before You Visit Post-Psychedelic Dreams," Complex, July 3, 2014
Small, Rachel, "How the Dallas Art Fair Takes You In," Interview, March 2014
Caldwell, Ellen C., "Ecstasy and Eye Candy: Ben Weiner at Mark Moore Gallery," review, New American Paintings, March 2014
Baldwin, Rosecrans, "The Age of Axe Shower Gel," The Morning News, February 2014
Zevitas, Steven, "Must See Painting Shows: March 2014," The Huffington Post, March 6, 2014
"Interview with Ben Weiner," Art Blitz Los Angeles, February 24, 2014
"Ben Weiner: MaximumStrengthAgeDefy," Glasstire, February, 2014

2013
Artsy Editorial, "Ben Weiner on Painting Paint," Artsy, February 2013
Backus, Jessica, “From Abstracted to Abstraction,” Artsy, January 2013

2012
Zevitas, Steven, "12 Must See Painting Shows: November 2012," The Huffington Post, November 14, 2012
Samadzadeh, Nozlee, "Get Closer: Ben Weiner," The Morning News, November 12, 2012
Berger, Magnus, "Ben Weiner," The Last Magazine, Fall 2012
Baumgardner, Julie, “The Talent: Ben Weiner,” Introspective Magazine, August 2012
Deitsch, Dina (juror), New American Paintings, No. 98, Winter 2012

2011
Sesser, Stan, “The Art Assembly Line,” The Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2011

2010
Garza, Evan, “In the Studio: Ben Weiner,” New American Paintings blog, July 6, 2010
Cullen, Lauren, “Material and Illusion: Inspirational Ben Weiner Exhibition at Mark Moore Gallery,” The Examiner, June 26, 2010

2009
Hull, Timothy and Shapiro, David, “OpenAppleShift3,” Museo, Fall 2009
Genocchio, Benjamin, “A Show Goes Heavy on a Traditional Medium Yet Feels Fresh,” review, The New York Times, January 4, 2009
Hodara, Susan, “Celebrating a Decade of Nurturing Artists on the Verge,” The New York Times, January 4, 2009
Mergel, Jen (juror), New American Paintings, No. 80, Winter 2009

2008
Kobasa, Stephen Vincent, "Painted Over: Reflections on a Desperate Art," New Haven Advocate, June 5, 2008
Markle, Leslie, “Ben Weiner, Ali Smith," review, ArtUS, No. 20

2007
Jacobs, Joseph, “Strange Forces: Four Painters Create Ambiguous, Provocative Imagery that Touches on the Sublime,” Art & Antiques, June 2007
Resneck, Jacob, "Ben Weiner: GlamTrance," Cool Hunting, June 14, 2007
Dean, Cecilia, "Finger on the Pulse," V Magazine, February 22, 2007

2006
Ollman, Leah, "Larger Than Life in Liquid Pigment," Los Angeles Times, July 28, 2006
Ollman, Leah, “International Art with Youthful Edge,” Los Angeles Times, July 28, 2006
Gordon, Margery, "Art Basel Miami: Pulse Beats Sophomore Slump," artInfo.com, Dec 9, 2006

2005
Baume, Nicholas (juror), New American Paintings, No. 56 Winter 2005

AWARDS

2012
Fiscal Sponsorship, Artspire/New York Foundation for the Arts
2010
Painting Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Microsoft Collection, Redmond, WA
Frederick R. Weisman, CA
Progressive Insurance, OH
Sammlung/Collection Mondstudio, Assembled by Adrian Koerfer, Germany

LECTURES

2013
CSSSA Weisman Guest Artist, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2012
Lecturer and Visiting Artist, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

2011
Lecturer and Visiting Artist, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Lecturer and Visiting Artist, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

2010
Lecturer and Visiting Artist, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

2009
Lecturer, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

2008
Lecturer and Visiting Artist, Painting's Edge, Idyllwild Arts Foundation, Idyllwild, CA
Guest Lecturer, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY