BENJAMIN LOVE Work About Contact

Benjamin Love
   Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, Born in Mountain Home, ID 1984


Education

2011
   BFA Interdisciplinary Art, Boise State University
2010
   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
2009
   The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ox- Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency


Solo Exhibitions

2014
   Space Composition
, The Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs, Matfield Green, Kansas
2013
   A System for Moving Objects and Six Jigs
, Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, California
2012
   Shoshone Falls and the Democratic Sublime, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, Idaho
2011
   JMH Is My Spirit Guide, FrontierSpace, Missoula, Montana
2010
   Dictionary, Initial Point Gallery, Meridian, Idaho
2009
   Sum Moment a collection of wings, BSU, Boise, Idaho
2008
   The Sun’s House, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho
   Beside the Gaping Void, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
   Reverberation, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California
   Works on Paper, Herrett Museum, Twin Falls, Idaho
   Table Setting, Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2012
   The 10th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
   2 of 4, Blue Shanty, Mount Washington, California
2011
   D.C.C.S., Yogiga Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
   Janet Jacksons Intergalactic Mimetic Soul Shake Down, Sam Fox School of Art and Design, St. Louis, Missouri
2010
   Chance Operations, Ludwigsburg University of Education, Ludwigsburg, Germany
   Driven by What’s Inside, Side Street Projects, Pasadena, California
   New works from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, New York
   SK10, Skowhegan Project Space, Skowhegan, Maine
   Smoke and Mirrors, Colonel Meyers Gallery, Grand Forks, North Dakota
   In Pursuit of Color, Idaho State Historical Museum, Boise, Idaho
2009
   Curator’s Choice, Museum of Art at WSU, Pullman, Washington
   Transit: Nagoya Zokei University, Nagoya, Japan
   Prints for Peace, Leopoldo Carpintero Gallery, Monterrey, México
   A. Peace, B. Love, T. Coleman, Ox-Bow Gallery, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan
   Group: Staff and Fellows, Ox-Bow Gallery, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan
   Non-Traditional Editionable, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
   Room # 225, The Modern Hotel, Boise, Idaho
   Northwest Narratives, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, Idaho
   43rd Annual Nat’l. Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, DelMar College, Corpus Christi, Texas
   The People of Print Intl Exhibition, Ink Lounge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2008
   Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby, United Kingdom
   42nd Annual Nat’l Drawing & Small Sculpture Show, DelMar College, Corpus Christi, Texas


Awards

2011
   PJ Dean Artist Grant
2010
   SGCI Fellowship, Southern Graphics Council International
   Murray B. & Sylvia Murray Art Scholarship
2009
   CIRAD Project Grant, The Centre for Investigation, Research and Discovery
   Jones Yensen Family Scholarship
   Ox-Bow Fellowship, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency
   Ox-Bow Project Grant, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency
   Malcolm T. Young Travel Grant, Boise State University
   Project Grant, Associated Students of Boise State University (‘08, ‘10)
   Robert & Sondra Kantor Sculpture Scholarship (’08, ’09)
2008
   Boise State University Art Department Scholarship (‘08, ‘09, ’10, ’11)


Residencies

2009
   8th Street Artist in Residence Program, Boise, Idaho
   Ox-Bow School of Art and Artist Residency, Saugatuck, Michigan
2008-10
   Idaho Commission on the Arts Artist in Residence Program
   Garden City Community School, Garden City, Idaho


Collections

   Princeton University Library of Graphic Arts, Princeton, New Jersey
   Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
   Ludwigsburg University of Education, Ludwigsburg, Germany
   Prints for Peace, Art, and Human Development, Monterrey, México
   UB Print Media Collection, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
   Southern Graphics Council Archives, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
   Green Door Open Access Printmaking Studio, Derby, United Kingdom
   Polytechnic Institute of Technology Permanent Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand
   Boise State University Albertsons Library Special Collection, Boise, Idaho
   Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
   Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana
   University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
   University of Colorado Special Collections, Boulder, Colorado
   Eastern Oregon University Permanent Collection, La Grande, Oregon
   Museum of Art at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
   Department of Special Collections, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin


Selected Bibliography

   Sewell, Cynthia, “10 years… Boise’s Percent-for-art program” The Idaho Statesman, March 21st 2011
   Atkins, Amy, “BW Announces Cover Auction Grant Winners” The Boise Weekly, March 9th 2011
   Lynch, Elizabeth, “On Record: Solo Shows” Sculpture, Vol. 29, No.5, June 2010.
   Dang, Katy, “Primary Source: Northwest Narratives”, Idaho Art Quarterly, June, July August, 2009.
   Jones, Katherine, “Diversity and discovery”, The Idaho Statesman, May 24th, 2009.
   Atkins, Amy, “L’Art Moderne” The Boise Weekly, May 6th-12th, 2009.
   Lynch, Elizabeth, “On Record: Solo Shows” Sculpture, Vol. 28, No.3, April 2009.
   Hahn, Julie, “Hands on Learning,” Explore, Vol. 1 No. 1 Winter 2009.
   Atkins, Amy, “The Hills Are Alive,” The Boise Weekly, October 8th-14th 2008.
   “Idaho Sculptor to exhibit his works in Lewiston,” The Lewiston Tribune, Friday October 3rd 2008.
   Block and Burin, Vol. #40, Summer 2008, Cover Artist.