Jason Benjamin


Artist Biography

Jason Benjamin (b. 1971, Melbourne) is an Australian contemporary artist who works and resides in Sydney.

After brief periods of study at The Stony Brook School on Long Island and the Pratt Institute in New York City, Jason returned to Australia in the early 1990s. He has been exhibiting since 1989 and won the 2005 Packing Room Prize at the Archibald Prize with a painting of actor Bill Hunter titled ‘Staring Down The Past’. He also won the 1993, 1994 and 1996 Mosman Art Prizes in Sydney. In 1997 he was awarded the Kings School Art Prize for landscape painting. He was a finalist in the Archibald Prize in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018.

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Artist Exhibitions


2017 As you love… I love, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2016 Last Drinks and Lullabies, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
Leichhardt dreams in Poems, Michael Reid Berlin, berlin
Balentes: Life of an Ancient Soul (Sardinia), Art Index, Tusculum House, Sydney

2015 Practicing Calligraphy, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
The Dreamers, Australian High Commission, Singapore

2014 Poems in an Elemental Garden, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Buratti Fine Art, Perth
Everyone is Here curated by Gavin Wilson, Wagga Wagga Art
Gallery and touring regional New South Wales, NSW

2013 Artist in Residence, RedGate Gallery, Beijing
Great Adventures, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
A Clear Path, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

2012 Post History, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

2011 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
I thought you’d always be here…, BMG Art, Adelaide

2010 We Built Cities, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Shelter, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney

2009 Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
The Art Vault, Victoria
Greenhill Galleries, Perth

2008 Written on Land, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
Have you become my body?, Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
Hirokazu Degawa, Tokyo

2007 Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
Hirokazu Degawa, Tokyo
Galleria Tondinelli, Rome

2006 BMG Art, Adelaide
Greenhill Galleries, Perth

2005 Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
Metro 5 Gallery at Sydney Art Fair, Sydney

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