Open studio for Crosstown Arts’ artist-in-residence Ben Butler. The studio will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m., and Ben will give an artist talk at 2 p.m.
Ben Butler received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his BA from Bowdoin College. His work has been exhibited in solo shows in New York at Coleman Burke Gallery and Plane Space, as well as at Zg Gallery in Chicago, John Davis Gallery in Hudson, New York, and Davidson Galleries in Seattle, among others. He is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Individual Artist Grant and numerous fellowships at residency programs including the MacDowell Colony, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and the Ucross Foundation.
He currently lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee and Quogue, New York.