Ben Edge:

Born 1985

Education:

London Metropolitan University, (2005 – 2008), BA Fine Art

West Kent College, (2002 – 2005), ND fine art - Foundation in Fine Art

Selected Exhibitions:

2018: Group Show, ‘Lore of the land’ (Curated by David Harrison) Churchgate Gallery, Somerset.

2017: Mayfair Art Weekend, Browns Hotel, London

2017: Solo Show, 'Folk Renaissance', HIX ART (Formerly CNB Gallery) London

2015: The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize, Piano Nobile, Kings place, London

2015: Two man show (with Ben Westley Clarke), ‘Contemporary folklore’, Leyden Gallery, London

2014: Group show, ‘Nuance outcasts’, Angus Hughes Gallery, London

2012: Group Show, ‘Black Xmas’, Signal Gallery, London

2011: Group show, ‘Punk and Beyond’, Signal Gallery, London

2010: BP Portrait award, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh

2009: BP Portrait award, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton

2009: BP Portrait award, National Portrait Gallery, London

2009: Group show, Ground, Chiswick London

2008: Group show, The Light Box, Chiswick, London

2008: Group show, ‘Gibbo’s makes a scene’ Gibbo’s, London

2007: Group show, Transition Gallery, London

2007: Group show, ‘Peace Camp’, Brick Lane Gallery, London

2006: Group show, Transition Gallery, London

Awards:

Short-listed for ‘The Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize’, 2015

Short-listed for the BP Portrait award, National Portrait gallery, 2009

Short-listed for the Ellen Clarkson Award, London Metropolitan University, 2007

West Kent college foundation, hard working achievement award of excellence in fine art – Kent county council, 2004 -2005