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Ben Frost

Ben Frost

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Key Facts

nationality

Australia

area

Painting

residence

Maleny

recommending institution

STREET ART PASSAGE VIENNA

time period

March 2016 - March 2016

I have had 28 solo exhibitions throughout the world since 2000, including Stolen Space in London, Shooting Gallery in San Francisco, Soze Gallery in Los Angeles, and Krause Gallery in New York.

Group exhibitions include Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane, Mueseum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Saatchi Gallery in London, and the University of Queensland Museum.

I have also curated numerous exhibitions including 'Paper Jam' in Chicago, 'Blank Generation' and 'Kids Today' in Sydney and the ongoing street art paste-up event 'Paste Modernism'.

Solo Exhibitions
2015
The New Pollution, Stolen Space Gallery, London
The End of Innocence, Krause Gallery, New York
2014
Supermarket Sweep, No Walls Gallery, Brighton, UK
Know Your Product, Soze Gallery, Los Angeles
2013
The Perfect Drug, Kult Gallery, Singapore
2012
Serving Suggestion, DTM Gallery, Toronto, Canada
See Inside Box For Details, Shooting Gallery, San Francisco
2011
Giggle On The Stretcher, Blank Space Gallery, Sydney
2010
The Art of Noise, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney
Confessions Of A Model Citizen, Gorker Gallery, Melbourne
2009
Plague Landscapes, Brooklynite Gallery, New York
Lost In The Supermarket, Boutwell Draper, Sydney
2008
Crapitalism, No Walls Gallery, Truman Brewery, London, UK
Poor Paintings for Rich People, Opus Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2007
Spoon Full of Sugar, Wasteland Gallery, Perth
At Your Convenience, Stussy Walls, San Francisco
Dawn of the Dead, Autopsy Gallery, Melbourne
2006
Don't Try This At Home, The Arm Gallery, New York
New Gods, Blank Space, Sydney
Kmart After Dark, Black Lab Gallery, Brisbane
2005
Rainbows End, Helen Gory Gallery, Melbourne
As Seen on TV, Blank Space, Surry Hills, Sydney
2003
Rules of Engagement, Savage, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Gentlemen Take Polaroids, Croft Institute, Chinatown, Melbourne
Stumble Then Rise on Some Awkward Morning, Farmspace, George St, Brisbane
2002
Westworld, Gamma Space, Flinders Lane, Melbourne
2001
Degenerate, Revolver, Chapel St, Prahran
2000
Ben Frost is Dead, Modus Studios, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
Pop The Streets, Saatchi & Saatchi, London
2014
Paper Jam, Vertical Gallery, Chicago (curated)
Ben Frost Vs. Galo, Galo Art Gallery, Torino, Italy
Durability, with COPE2, Krause Gallery, New York
2013
Second Chance, Vertical Gallery, Chicago
Durability, with COPE2, Krause Gallery, New York
2012
Company of Thieves, with Denial, Inner State Gallery, Detroit
2011
Paste Modernism 3, Outpost Festival, Cockatoo Island, Sydney (curated)
New Psychedelia, UQ Art Museum, Brisbane
The New Field, Dark Horse Experiment, Melbourne
2010
Paste Modernism 2 , Lo-Fi Gallery, Sydney (curated)
ETCC, Ambush Gallery, Sydney
2009
Pictoplasma Exhibition, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Identity Crisis, Shiv Gallery, London, UK
Devil Dog Art Show, Showroom Gallery, New York, USA
2008
London Art Fair, Business Design Center, London, UK
Kounter Kulture Art Fair, Truman Brewery, London, UK
Utterly Urban Art, Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, London, UK
Kids Today, MTV Gallery, Sydney (curated)
Somedayz, Michael Koro Gallery, Melbourne
Sidewayz, MTV Gallery, Sydney
2007
Let's Play Until We Break Something, Studio Apart, Amsterdam
That's All Folks!, Cosh Gallery, London, UK
Tiger Translate, 798 Space, Beijing, China
All Star Hustlaz II, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, USA
12 x 12, Ambush Gallery, Sydney
Indefinable Cities, Airspace Gallery, Stoke On Trent, UK
2006
All Star Hustlaz, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Duck Fever, Mercadodelborne, Barcelona, Spain
Sold Out, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2005
Chart Topping Machine, Blank Space, Surry Hills, Sydney
Pearl, Dantes Gallery, Gertrude St, Melbourne
Missing Things Tomorrow, Swanston St, Melbourne
2004
International Underground, Haight Ashbury, San Francisco
Trash Dandy, Ef Gallery, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan
Use Again Exhibition, Belgium
Thoughtcrimez, Antenna Gallery, Toronto Canada
2003
Ugly Faux, Citylights, Melbourne
White Lies Beneath, Helen Gory Gallerie, Melbourne
Birds of a Feather, Gallery Wren, Sydney
The Empty Show, Williamstown, Melbourne
2002
Primavera, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Product, Span Galleries, Melbourne
Money Shot, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Adelaide
2000
Colossus, Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Education
1996 – Bachelor of Fine Art, Griffith University, QCA, Brisbane

Awards
1998     Winner Painting Category, Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art
1997     Winner Painting Category, Churchie Exhibition of Emerging Art
    Highly Commended, Artistcare Drawing Prize
1996     Karl & Gertrude Langer Memorial Award for Highest Overall Score, Qld College of Art

Ben Frost

Projectinfo

I propose to explore my collage painting technique onto found objects and packaging incorporating materials site-specific to Vienna.

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