Ben Sanders was born in Arcadia, California and currently lives and works in Los Angeles.


Solo Exhibitions

I Come to the Garden Alone, Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Garden & The Church, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA (Bathroom Installation)
Foreign & Domestic, Carl & Sloan, Portland, OR
Whiteface (two-person exhibition with Stephen Collier), LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, IL
Graves of Craving, Slow Culture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Magic, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Group Exhibitions

Soft Pretzel, Vacation, New York, NY (Organized by Ochi Projects)
LOVE 2018: Purple Hearts (curated by Rachel Stern), Columbia University LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY
DBA, Big Pictures L.A., Los Angeles, CA
Taco Shop Art Show, Rosarito Mexican Food Restaurant, Pasadena, CA
The Thing Itself, Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN
Elysian Redux, Asya Geisberg Gallery, New York, NY
Pink & Green, Eddy's Room, New York, NY
Slippery Slope, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
RV, TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA
Making an Entrance, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York, NY (curated by LVL3, Chicago)
Tan Lines 3, Solid State, Chicago, IL
FIVE, LVL3 Gallery, Chicago, IL
Something Within, DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Rendering, Good Work Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Paraprosdokians and Rubber Chickens, The Art Gym, Portland, OR
A La Mode: Painted Method, L'Art Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Opera Buffa, FIELD Contemporary, Vancouver, BC
High Math, Slow Culture Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Post-it Show 8, Giant Robot 2, Los Angeles, CA
Back 2 Basix, Art and Crafts Collective, Los Angeles, CA
Gold, Silver, and Bronze, Kemistry Gallery, London, UK


21, Group Exhibition, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
Taco Shop Art Show, Rosarito Mexican Food Restaurant, Pasadena, CA

Selected Features/Bibliography

It's Nice That, Ben Sanders’ vibrant paintings play with perspective through everyday objects, Rebecca Fulleylove, September 2016
Amadeus Magazine #8, Inside the colorful world of Ben Sanders, Alex Khatchadourian, May 2016
Junko Journal, Ben Sanders, Amy Moffat, April 2016
Art Viewer, Ben Sanders at Carl & Sloan Contemporary, August 26, 2015
I Do Art, Interview: Ben Sanders, Rikke Luna & Matias, June 6, 2015
It's Nice That, Creepy, jiggly-faced ceramics from artist Ben Sanders, Billie Muraben, February 25, 2015
The Oregonian, Art Meets Humor at the Art Gym (Review), John Motley, November 5, 2014
Paraprosdokians and Rubber Chickens Catalogue, The Art Gym, Portland, OR, October 2014
Paper, 10 Art Instagram Feeds that aren't totally insufferable, Samantha Katz, September 2014
Wrap Magazine, Exploring the New Abstract, Laura Snoad, Issue 10, July 2014
It's Nice That, It's sunny side up thanks to LA-based Ben Sanders' colourful paintings, Rob Alderson, June 12, 2014


Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, September 2015
The Art Gym at Marylhurst University, Portland, OR, November 2014
Clark College, Vancouver, WA, November 2014
Pratt Institute, New York, NY, March 2014