Upcoming & Current Exhibitions
My current work with photograms was recently featured on Lenscratch magazine. You can see the article here at www.lenscratch.com/2018/02/patricia-ben?
I am deeply honored that one of my images was selected by Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, for inclusion in the museum's prestigious permanent collection.
Photography 37, a juried group exhibition at the Perkins Center for the Arts in Moorestown, NJ, February through March 2018. I am honored to have received a first place juror's award.
I am honored to be one of six artists selected by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing for their innovative Art in the Sky billboard program. One of my recent photograms was chosen to appear on a billboard promoting the arts in Michigan. This program is supported by a generous donation of materials and space by Adams Outdoor Advertising. The billboard has been installed on Route 127 south in the Lansing area.
Depth of Field 2018, an international invitational photography exhibition. Conceived and curated by Rfotofolio, the exhibition will be held at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, April 2018.
Tree Talk, a national juried photography exhibition at the Griffin Museum Lafayette City Center Gallery in Boston, MA, January through May 2018.
A Facility for Photogenia, 2018, at the Alfa Art Gallery in New Brunswick, NJ, through March 2018. I am honored to have received a second place juror's award.
My work is featured in Issue No. 19 of The Hand Magazine, published in January 2018.
From Small to Large, a travelling invitational group exhibition by Tin Box Exhibits. Conceived and curated by artist Berendina Buist, six small, round tins contain an entire art exhibition. The works within the tins are tiny, but have a large impact when hung on the gallery walls. First stop, Sydney, Australia. Second stop, Hopewell, NJ. Third stop, Philadelphia, PA. Fourth Stop, Paris, France. Fifth Stop, Unseen Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Final stop.....
My work has been featured on Underexposed Magazine, a magazine that celebrates the work of female photographers. You can read the interview and see my work at underexposedmagazine.tumblr.com/post/16?
A video of the 2015 Depth of Field exhibition held at Art Intersection in Arizona is presented at rfotofolio.org/about-rfotofolio-2/depth?
A companion book may be purchased at the Rfoto Folio website.
My work has been selected by Connie and Jerry Rosenthal, founders of Rfotofolio, a curated online gallery space for fine art photography, for inclusion in the gallery. You can read my interview and see my work at these two websites ~ Rfoto Folio Interview and Rfoto Folio Gallery.
I am honored to have received a 2016 Chris Clark Fellowship from the Arts Council of Greater Lansing. I am grateful to the Arts Council for their support of my work.
I am honored to have been the recipient of an artist residency from the Glen Arbor Art Association. For two weeks in June 2016 I was provided with an apartment and studio in the heart of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, allowing me concentrated time to work on my long-term project photographing the trees of Michigan. I am thankful for the GAAA's support of my work.
Selected Solo, Two- and Three-Person Exhibitions
The Hollow, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ 2017
On Our Own Time, Lakefront Gallery, Hamilton, NJ, 2015
Just Outside My Door, Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Lansing, MI, 2015
Small Things Considered, East Lansing Public Art Gallery, East Lansing, MI, 2014
Standing Silent. Standing Still, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ, with Berendina Buist, 2013
Illuminations, NJ Artists Series, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, 2012
Framed Nouns, Bouras Galleries, Summit, NJ, 2010
Illuminated Silence, B. Beamesderfer Gallery, Highland Park,NJ, 2009
Small Earth Catalog, The Gallery at the Framing Mill, Maplewood, NJ, 2008
Selected Juried & Invitational Group Exhibitions
Elemental Light, Alex Ferrone Gallery, North Fork, NY, 2017
Mudras, exhibition by The Hand Magazine, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO, 2017
Space, Aviary, and the 23rd Juried Instagram Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, 2017
From Small to Large, international touring exhibition by Tin Box Exhibits, 2017 & 2018
What is Nature, Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 2016
Pop-Up Art, summer long public art exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2016
The Quiet Months, Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands, Hamilton, NJ, 2016
Photography 24 – Photography 36, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ, 11 years, 2005-2017
A Hope, Prayer & A Dream, Main Street Projects, Foto Fest 2016, Houston, TX, 2016
Depth of Field, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ, 2015
Press/Play, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ, 2015
Black and White, Lakefront Gallery, Hamilton, NJ, 2015
Time/Place, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2015
24th-31st Annual Small Works Metro Show, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ, 8 years, 2007-2017
The Abbott Marshlands, Ellarslie Museum, Trenton, NJ, 2014
The River, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ, 2014
2nd Annual Small Works Show, The Shirt Factory Gallery, Glens Falls, NJ, 2014
National Small Works Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, 2011 & 2012
Onward Compe, Project Basho, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Visual Phrasing, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ, 2011
Nexus New Jersey, Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ, 2011
Ellarslie Open, Ellarslie Museum, Trenton, NJ, 4 years, 2006-2009
Annual Phillips Mill Photography Exhibition, New Hope, PA, 4 years, 2006-2009
Annual New Jersey Small Works Show, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ, 7 years, 2004-2009
Woman to Woman: A Black & White Photography Exhibition, William Brennan Courthouse, Jersey City, NJ, 2009
Small Works, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY, 2009
Underexposed Magazine featured artist, 2017
Rfoto Folio featured artist, www.rfotofolio.org, 2015
Discover Jersey Arts featured artist of the month, www.jerseyarts.com, 2014
New Jersey artist of the month, The Arts Guild of New Jersey, 2014
Self-Contained online gallery, Photo Arts Magazine, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Onward Compe online gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Your Daily Photograph featured photographer, Duncan Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2015 & 2016
Catalogues & Publications
Tree Talk, The Griffin Museum of Photography, 2018
The Hand Magazine, 2017, 2018.
Space and Aviary, The Griffin Museum of Photography, 2017
Small Works, Soho Photo Gallery, 2011 & 2012
Shootapalooza, Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Penumbra Foundation.
Feel free to contact me for a complete CV.
Lansing Art Gallery in Lansing, Michigan (Lansing Art Gallery).
If you would like to be informed about news and upcoming exhibitions, please leave me a message using the contact link. Be sure to provide me with your snail mail address so I can send you show invitations. Thanks.