Ben Buswell, C.V.


Born 1974 in Dallas, Oregon 
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

EDUCATION
2005 MFA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2005
2004 MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2004
2001 BFA (Cum laude) – Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2001

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016 Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (solo, forthcoming).
2016 BEN BUSWELL | MINEO MIZUNO, Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA 
2015 The Great Debate About Art, Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
No One Above or Below, Upfor, Portland, OR (solo)
I Do Not Belong to the Sky, Marylhurst Art Gym, Lake Oswego, OR (solo)  
2014 Art LA Contemporary Art Fair, exhibiting with Upfor, Santa Monica, CA
We Live Only Through Ourselves, Upfor, Portland, OR (solo) 
2013 Projector, CoCA, Belltown Gallery, Seattle, WA 
Off the Plain, PLACE (c. TJ Norris), Portland, OR
2012 Portland2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, Disjecta (c. Prudence Roberts), Portland, OR
Co/Lab, LA Art Platform, exhibiting with TILT Export:, Los Angeles, CA 
2011 TILT Export: Impostor, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Portland Exchange, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR (invitational
2010 The Shadow and the Willing, Helzer Gallery, PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR (solo) 
2009 Considered Space, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2008 TENNESSEE, TILT Gallery & Project Space, Portland, OR (solo)
Static/Flux, Portland State University, Portland, OR (juried)
2007 TILT Export: In Season, Studio Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
Pacific Northwest Sculpture Exhibition, Lane Community College, Eugene, OR (invitational) 
2006 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum (c. Jennifer Gatley), Portland, OR
2005 Think Tank, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI (juried)
2004 Draw_Drawing, Gallery 32, London, UK
2003 Centro Oestes, Museu de Arte de Brasília and Casa de Thomas Jefferson, Brazil (juried)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 John Motley, “…the artist negotiating with the passage of time”, The Oregonian, January 8, 2014. 
2013 MK Guth, 23rd Annual Exhibition, CoCA Seattle (catalog), 2013.
2012 John Rossman, “Disjecta’s Portland Biennial”, OPB Arts and Life, opb.org, March 2, 2012. 
2006 Jennifer Gatley, “With Fresh Eyes”, Oregon Biennial 2006, October 2006.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Jan and Patricia de Bont (private) 
Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus 
Oregon Health & Sciences University, Collaborative Life Sciences Building

SELECTED GRANTS/HONORS
2015 Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Hallie Ford Foundation, 2015. 
2015 Golden Spot Residency, Oregon College of Art & Craft, 2015. 
2015 Individual Artist Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council, 2015. 2014 Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission and the Ford Family Foundation, 2014 and 2011. 
2014 Third Culture Project, University of Oregon Lewis Integrative Science Building, Eugene, OR, 2014.  
2012 Honorable Mention (awarded a solo exhibition), CoCA Annual, Seattle, WA, 2012.