Photo: Scott Kaven
Ben is a professional artist living and working in the Des Moines Metro. His large scale studio is located in Polk City and he maintains another studio at Mainframe Studios in downtown Des Moines.
Since graduating from Grand View University Ben has traveled the world looking for inspiration and promoting his paintings. He has exhibited in a number of national arts festivals and has collectors across the USA as well as in Canada and Europe.
Since his first mural for the Iowa State Fair Ben has pushed his career and executed murals for cities, neighborhoods, and private collectors. He is a firm believer that the focus of his work needs to be quality over quantity and he achieves this by pouring his heart into his work.