Ben Walker

Born 1974, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in Kent, UK.


2018 - 2019 Turps Correspondence Course, Turps Art School, UK

2000 - 2001 M.A. in Fine Art (Drawing), Wimbledon School of Art, UK

1994 - 1997 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University, UK


2022 Lonely Kings, STO LAT, New York, USA
2022 Early Colours, One Wall Gallery, Oregon, USA
2018 Solitudes and seasons, CIMCOT, Hackney, London, UK
2015 Picture Box, Jack House Gallery, Portsmouth, UK


2022, A Generous Space 2, Walsall Art Gallery, Walsall
2021, A Generous Space, Hastings Contemporary, Kent
2021, Push and the land, Pineapple Black, Middlesborough
2021, A space to hold the gaze, Liliya Art Gallery, London
2021 Studio confetti, Terrace gallery, London
2020 Every day, Terrace Gallery, London
2019 Library music, Lewisham Arthouse, London
2019 Exceptional, Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London
2019 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019, Leeds Art Gallery, South London Gallery
2019 Solitudes and seasons, no format Gallery, London
2019 Of course, I haven’t forgotten!, 155a Artists Space, London
2019 Solitudes and seasons, Three Colt Gallery, London
2019 We can only have fun on certain days, Warbling Collective, Stour Space, London
2019 Solitudes and seasons, The ARB, University of Cambridge
2018 English Dreamtime, Burley Fisher Books, 400 Kingsland Road, London
2017 Summer Salon, Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, London
2016 Fancy Christmas Bazaar, Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes, London.
2016 Artworks Open 2016, Barbican Arts Trust, London
2016 Bedroom Artists, The Hive, Hackney, London
2016 Meet the artists, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London
2016 Summer Salon, Lubomirov/ Angus-Hughes, London
2016 Blind Plural, Hundred Years Gallery, London
2015 Summer Salon, Angus Hughes Gallery, London
2015 The story so far, W3 Gallery, London
2014 East London Painting Prize, Sugarhouse Lane, London
2014 Hey days, Bermondsey Project Space, London
2013 Atomic, Transition Gallery, London
2013 Cold Climate, Occupy my time Gallery, Deptford, London
2012 The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
2012 Anthology 2012, Charlie Smith London, London
2012 WW Solo Award, WW Gallery, Clerkenwell, London
2012 National Eisteddfod, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
2012 Bow Arts Open Show, Bermondsey Project Space, Bermondsey, London
2012 BAT Pack III, Mile End Art Pavilion, Mile End, London
2012 Jack Goldhill Painting Prize, Zabludowicz Collection, London
2012 Needle's Eye, Transition, Hackney, London & Bay Art, Cardiff; New Court Gallery, Derbyshire
2011 The London Group Open Exhibition 2011 curated by William Feaver and Jenni Lomax, The Cello Factory, Waterloo, London
2011 Artworks Open 2011, Project Space, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London
2011 BAT Pack II, Mile End Art Pavilion, Mile End, London
2011 Connection Point London curated by Edward Lucie Smith and Max Presneill, The Nunnery, London
2011 In an age of Aeroplanes, you may fly, Servant Jazz Quarters, Dalston, London 
2010-11 The Marmite Prize For Painting, Central Art Gallery, Tameside, Lanchester Gallery Projects, Coventry, The Nunnery, London
2010 National Art Competition (short-listed), Saatchi Gallery, King's Road, London
2010 Non-Fiction, Together Our Space Gallery, Old Street, London
2010 London Art Award, 3 Bedfordbury Gallery, Covent Garden, London
2010 Arts Depot Open 2010, Arts Depot, North Finchley, London
2010 Can you hear it? (curated by Franko B), The Nunnery, Bow, London
2010 6x6 Group Show, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
2010 BAT Pack, Mile End Art Pavilion, Mile End, London
2009 P1 Launch, Bow Arts Trust, Bow Arts Trust, Bow, London
2009 Creekside Open 2009 curated by Mark Wallinger, APT Gallery, Deptford, London
2008-2009 Cafe Gallery Projects Open, Southwark, London
2008 Start Your Collection, CA Projects, Shoreditch, London
2005 Writ Large, Greenheath Business Centre, Bethnal Green, London
2003-2008, Bow Arts Trust Open Studios, Bow, London
2003 Mixed Show, Lacey Gallery, Putney, London
2003 Chairman's Choice, The Nunnery, Bow, London
2002 Autumn Show, Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon, London
2001-2002 Wimbledon Open Studios, Wimbledon, London
2001 Group Exhibition, Students Gallery, Wimbledon, London


2013 Dave Bown Projects, 6th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Marisa Pascucci, Reto Thuring,  Adelina Vlas)

2012 First Prizewinner, Jack Goldhill Painting Prize

2008 - 2013 Live/Work Residency, Balfron Tower E14 Bow Arts Trust/Poplar HARCA
2000 - 2001 AHRB Bursary, Wimbledon School of Art



It’s freezing in L.A. November 2020.
The Marmite Prize For Painting, Published by Susak Press, Exhibition catalogue
Can you hear it? Curated by Franko B, Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery, Exhibition catalogue
Chairman's Choice, Curated by David Dimbleby, Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery, Exhibition catalogue