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Benjamin Duke

1977 Louisville, United States

1 Works exhibited

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Lansing

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  • About the Artist
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Bibliography
  • Awards

Benjamin Swallow Duke was born in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in Utah. He studied Literature, Philosophy and Art at the University of Utah receiving his BFA in 2002. He received his Master of Fine Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore Hoffberger School of Painting, and has been teaching painting and drawing at Michigan State University since 2006.

Duke has had numerous Solo, and Group shows at the national and international level including at the Fitton Art Center in Hamilton, Ohio, “Weak Painting Group,” exhibitions at The Kuandu Museum of Fine Art in Taipei and Da Xiang Art Space in Taichung City, Taiwan, and Several Solo exhibitions at Ann Nathan Gallery in Chicago. Duke’s work is represented by Gallery Victor Armendariz, a well-established and respected downtown Chicago Gallery with a focus on contemporary realism. 

EDUCATION:

2006 M.F.A.- Maryland Institute College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting
2002 B.F.A.- University of Utah, Painting and Drawing Emphasis
2001 Yale University Summer School of Music and Art at Norfolk

 

SOLO SHOWS:

2017
The Sideways, galerie bruno massa in partnership with Atlantic Gallery, New York City, USA
University of Louisville, Hite Art Insitute, Louisville, KT, USA 
2014
A River Without Banks, Paul Collins Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
The Contemporary Figure, Ben Duke & Robert McCann (Two-Person Show) Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art, Fort Hays, KS, USA
2013
Benjamin Swallow Duke and Nathan Barnes, (Two-person Show) Emerson Center For the Arts and Culture, Bozeman, MT, USA
Benjamin Swallow Duke and Esther Randall, (Two-person Show) Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH, USA
Thresholds, (Solo Show) Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, USA
2012
Sublime Rupture, (Solo Show) Target Gallery, Alexandria VA Catalog with essay by Dominique Nahas, USA
2011
Identity In Itself, (Two-person show) Lapham Gallery, Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center, Glens Falls, NY, USA
Benjamin Duke, Tony Shumsky, (Two-person show) Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH, USA
UPHEAVAL, (Traveling Solo Show) University Art Gallery, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI, USA
2010
UPHEAVAL, (Traveling Solo Show) Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO, USA
Floating, (Solo Show) Fitton Art Center, Hamilton, OH, USA
2009
Notwithstanding, (Two-person show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Disrupted Particulars, (Two-person show) Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Township, MI, USA
2008
We Drew a Circle and Called it an Island, (Two-person collaborative show) Garden City Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
Benjamin Duke and Teresa Dunn, (Two-person show) University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI, USA
Imaginary Cities, (Solo show) Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL, USA
Awakening, (Two Person show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2006
Second Chance (Solo Show) Brewer’s Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
Opening Exhibition (Two Person Show) Touchet Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA
2004 
Clamor (Solo Show) Rose Wagner Center for the Arts, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
2003
Paintings (Solo Show) Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
2001
Seen and Unseen (Solo Show) Union Art Gallery. Salt Lake City, UT, USA

 

GROUP SHOWS:

2019
PLAS Seoul, galerie bruno massa, Seoul, South Korea
2018
PLAS Seoul, galerie bruno massa, Seoul, South Korea
Art Busan, galerie bruno massa, Busan, South Korea
2017
Art Gwangju, galerie bruno massa, Gwangju, South Korea 
Context NY, galerie bruno massa, New York City, USA
2016
Aqua Art Miami, galerie bruno massa, Miami Beach, USA
Affordable Art Fair New York, galerie bruno massa, New York City, USA
2015
The Suburbs Eyes: Picturing the Sprawl, (Invitational Group Show) Ernestine M. Raclin Gallery, Indiana University, South Bend, IN, USA
2014
21 and Counting, The Painting Center, New York City, NY, USA
2013
Gallery Group, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Unnatural Selection, Duke, McCann and Dunn (Three-Person Show) Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS, USA
4th Culture @ Scene Metrospace, (Group Show) Scene Metrospace, East Lansing, MI, USA
Green Show, (Group Show) A Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Season Opener, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2012
Open Studios, (Open Studios) 4th Culture Studios, Lansing, MI, USA
Forms of ID, (Group Show) New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN, USA
2011
Season Opener, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Gallery Group, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Open Studios, (Open Studios) 4th Culture Studios, Lansing, MI, USA
2010
Contemporary Painting, (Three Person Show) Coburn Gallery at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, USA
Kuandu Museum Residency Show and Open Studio (Residency) Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, USA
2009
Realitease, (Three artists) Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA
2008
Figurative Fictions, (Three Painters) Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton OH. curator: Joe Houston of the Columbus Museum of Art, USA
Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, USA
2007
Above & Beyond (Six Painters) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2006
Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI, USA
Launch (Graduate Thesis Show) Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
2005
Hoffberger Group Show: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
Boxing (Local Invitational) Fox Gallery, Baltimore, MD, USA

A Catalogue entitled: Benjamin Duke 2001-2010: Ten years of Work with essays by Brian Kubarycz, a scholar of contemporary literature, and Su YuAnn, an independent curator and critic, published by Garden City Publishing in June 2010.

Duke has been awarded international residencies at Bamboo Curtain Studios, Taiwan from May to July 2009 and The Kuandu Museum of Fine Art December 2009 through January 2010 at Taipei National University of the Arts, the premier Art University in Taiwan. 

Works by Benjamin Duke

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2016

220 x 172 x 5 cm

222000,00 €

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