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Benjamin Ferry
Washington, DC

About the Artist

Ben Ferry is a former high school and college all-American soccer player who grew up in Washington, D.C.. After being drafted by "D.C. United":http://www.dcunited.com/, he played professionally for three years before a major spinal injury forced him to retire.

In his work, Ben focuses on the human figure, landscapes, cityscapes, and animals in a variety of media and styles. His paintings are vibrant, playful and unconventional, often featuring bright, saturated color and imaginative subject matter. Ben received both his B.A. and M.F.A. in painting and drawing from George Washington Univ…

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About the Artist

Ben Ferry is a former high school and college all-American soccer player who grew up in Washington, D.C.. After being drafted by "D.C. United":http://www.dcunited.com/, he played professionally for three years before a major spinal injury forced him to retire.

In his work, Ben focuses on the human figure, landscapes, cityscapes, and animals in a variety of media and styles. His paintings are vibrant, playful and unconventional, often featuring bright, saturated color and imaginative subject matter. Ben received both his B.A. and M.F.A. in painting and drawing from George Washington University and still lives in D.C., where he teaches painting and drawing at Georgetown University and George Mason University.

Artist’s Work

A sailors girl
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A Sailor's Girl

By Benjamin Ferry

A love story 2
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A Love Story

By Benjamin Ferry

The event
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The Event

By Benjamin Ferry

Hell kill you too
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He'll Kill You Too

By Benjamin Ferry

Watching 3
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Watching #3

By Benjamin Ferry

Parts yard
Benjamin ferry

Parts Yard

By Benjamin Ferry

Late light on west virginia ave
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Late Light on West Virginia Ave.

By Benjamin Ferry

The fishermen 2
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The Fishermen #2

By Benjamin Ferry

A story of the sea
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A Story of the Sea

By Benjamin Ferry

Time to go
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Time To Go

By Benjamin Ferry

After the harvest north dakota wheat field
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After the Harvest; North Dakota Wheat Field

By Benjamin Ferry

Tree standing next to a dry creek bed
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Tree Standing Next To A Dry Creek Bed

By Benjamin Ferry

After the harvest north dakota wheat field 2
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After the Harvest; North Dakota Wheat Field

By Benjamin Ferry

Sunset on mainstreet
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Sunset on Mainstreet

By Benjamin Ferry

The brits
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The Brits

By Benjamin Ferry

Dupont chessplayers
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Dupont Chessplayers

By Benjamin Ferry

Barney fife
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Barney Fife

By Benjamin Ferry

Rirs spools
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Rir's Spools

By Benjamin Ferry

America for sale
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America for Sale

By Benjamin Ferry

Vacancy
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Vacancy

By Benjamin Ferry

Oh my the loss of innocence
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Oh My! The Loss of Innocence

By Benjamin Ferry

The wreck of the edmund fitzgerald
Benjamin ferry

The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

By Benjamin Ferry

Old school house
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Old School House

By Benjamin Ferry

5th story walkup
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5th Story Walkup

By Benjamin Ferry

Vintage truck
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Vintage Truck

By Benjamin Ferry

Borough market
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Borough Market

By Benjamin Ferry

Vintage 2
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Vintage

By Benjamin Ferry

Putney stand
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Putney Stand

By Benjamin Ferry

Cowboys and indians
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Cowboys and Indians

By Benjamin Ferry

Watching
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Watching

By Benjamin Ferry

Fallen soldiers
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Fallen Soldiers

By Benjamin Ferry

Dissection man
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Dissection Man

By Benjamin Ferry

Selected Exhibitions

  • When Art and Fashion Collide @ L2
    Washington D.C. , 2011
  • Spagnuolo Gallery, Georgetown University, "The Upper Middle"
    Washington D.C. , 2011
  • Artspace 109, "About A Dog"
    Arlington, VA., 2011
  • Boston International Fine Arts Show
    Boston, MA, 2011
  • Hillyer Art Space, One Man Show, Washington D.C.
    , 2010

Press and Accolades

  • www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/author/amckenna/
    June 16th, 2010
  • dcartnews.blogspot.com/.../ben-ferry-opens-today-ben-ferry-opens.h...
    June 4th, 2010
  • georgetownvoice.com/2011/09/15/a-glimpse-into-middle-america/
    September 15, 2011

Education

  • The George Washington University, Masters of Fine Arts, Painting
    Washington D.C. ,2001 
  • The George Washington University, Bachelor of Arts
    Washington D.C. ,1998