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  • 2015 Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • 2011 Teacher Certification (K-12 Art and Social Studies),
  • The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
  • 2002 Independent Study, Kansas City Art Institute, MO
  • 2001 Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art,
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO



  • 2017 Mise en Place, Group Exhibition, Patton Malott Gallery, Snowmass Village, CO
  • 2016 Visual Art Exhibition, R2 Gallery, Launchpad, Carbondale, CO
  • 2015 Act Natural, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN
  • 2014 Columbus Museum of Art & Design, Columbus, Indiana
  • 2014 John Waldron Arts Center: Group show with Joshua McNolty. Bloomington IN
  • 2014 The Message is the Medium: Kunstnike Maja Parnu, Estonia, In Graafika Festival
  • 2013 Pordenone Fine Artist Book Show: Pordenone, Italy
  • 2010 Contemporary Charleston “Revelation of Process City Gallery, Charleston, SC -Spoleto Festival USA
  • 2011 The Heart Attack: Eye Level Art, Charleston, SC
  • 2010 IMAGO: Scoop Studios Contemporary Art, Solo Exhibition, Charleston, SC Art Magazine Group Show, Charleston SC
  • Artist in Residence at Academic Magnet High School, Charleston, SC
  • Empty Spaces: Spark Studios and Gallery, Charleston, SC
  • Columbia Film Festival: 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia SC
  • 2009 Charleston International Film Festival, Featured Artist, Charleston, SC
  • New Releases: BiblioLabs, Charleston, SC
  • Around Us: Scoop Studios Contemporary Art, Solo Exhibition, Charleston, SC
  • Guerrilla Cuisine: featured artist, Charleston, SC (History Channel Feature)
  • Kulture Klash Art Festivals III, Charleston SC
  • 2007 Remember: 208 Delaware St. Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  • 2006 FACELESS Art in Columbus Park Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  • NAMELESS 1810 Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  • 2002 Works: The Loft Gallery and Studio, Solo Exhibition, Kansas City, MO
  • 2001 UMKC Senior Exhibition, Red Chair Gallery. Kansas City MO



  • 2018 Contemporary Portraiture, SE Center for Photography
  • 2018 Light Sensitive, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ. Juror: Scott B. Davis
  • 2017 Allegany National Photography Exhibition, Allegany Arts Council, Cumberland MD, Exhibition Juror: Shannon Thomas Perich, Curator in the Photographic History Collection, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
  • 2017 Alternative Processes: SE Center for Photography, Greenville SC Exhibition Juror: Jill Enfield
  • 2017 Contemporary 2017 Retellings. The Art Center, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO. Exhibition Juror: Gabriela Martinez, Curator of Education at the Museum of Latin American Art in Los Angeles, California
  • 2017 Black and White: The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO Exhibition Juror: Ann M. Jastrab, Director of RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco
  • 2017 Alternative Processes: Handmade. PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT Exhibition Juror: Dan Burkholder
  • 2016 Landscape Exhibition: The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO Exhibition Juror: Natasha Egan, Executive Director and Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
  • 2015 Juried Exhibition: Pirate Contemporary Art, Denver CO Exhibition Juror: Nora Burnett Abrams, Curator at MCA Denver
  • 2015 The Crow Show: Art Institute of California-San Diego CA Exhibition Juror: Jenna S. Jacobs, Curatorial Manager, MCASD
  • 2015 A Show of Hands: A1LabArts in Knoxville, TN. SGC International Conference Exhibition Juror: Adam Finkelston, Owner, The Hand Magazine
  • 2014 The Alternative Approach: The Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA Exhibition Juror: Christopher James, Photography Chair, Art Institute of Boston.
  • 2014 Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show: Grunwald Gallery of Art, IU Bloomington IN
  • 2013 Photography: Inventing Perspective: LH Horton Jr Gallery, Stockton, CA Exhibition Juror: Corey Keller, Curator of Photography, SFMOMA Photography on the Edge: NewSpace Center for Photography, Portland, OR



  • 2018 Co-Teaching with France Scully Osterman. Collodion Tintype: 35mm to Large Format, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
  • 2018 Co-Teaching: Alternative Digital Printing, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
  • 2017 Workshop: Inside Creativity, iPhone Photography Workshop: How to Edit the Perfect Photo, Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen, CO
  • 2017 Adobe Lightroom, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
  • 2015 Adjunct Instructor of Digital Photography, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO
  • 2015 Associate Instructor of Intermediate Photography/Advanced Photoshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • 2014 Associate Instructor of Fundamentals of Photography, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • 2014 Associate Instructor of Photography, Paris and Provence, Summer Overseas Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • 2013 Associate Instructor of Foundations in Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Associate Instructor of Introduction to Photography, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • 2012 Adjunct Instructor of Aesthetics of Photography, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
  • 2009-2012 Art Teacher, Meeting Street Academy, Charleston, SC
  • 2011-2012 Art Teacher, Exploratory Painting REDUX Contemporary Art Center
  • 2006-2008 Lead Graphic Designer / Artist Mentor, Metropolitan Youth Art & Technology for Students, Kansas City, MO
  • 2006 Adjunct Instructor of Sculpture, Maple Woods Community College, Kansas City, MO



  • 2019 Yale Fellowship
  • 2018 Visiting Artist, Colorado College
  • 2014 Grant in Aid: Daguerreotype Process, School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University
  • 2013 The John Beck Scholarship and Fellowship in Photography for Alternative Processes
  • 2012 Fine Arts Library Book Award, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Bloomington, Indiana
  • 2012 Graduate Assistantship, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Bloomington, Indiana



  • 2018 Aspen Sojourner
  • 2017 Juxtapoz Magazine, November #202
  • 2014 Creative Quarterly #35 Fine Artist Winner
  • 2014 The Hand Magazine
  • 2013 CANVAS Creative Arts Magazine, Volume 17, Issue 1
  • 2010 Charleston Magazine, Artist Profile
  • 2008 Inside Nothing Organic Process Productions: Benjamin Timpson
  • 2004 End of the Roll Book Surge Publishing: Benjamin Timpson



  • Greg Advertising, Kansas City, MO
  • Academia Non Grata Permanent Collection, Estonia
  • Kinsey Institute, Bloomington, IN
  • City Gallery, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC
  • Indiana Fine Arts Library, Bloomington, IN
  • Private Residence, Charleston, SC
  • Private Residence, Denver, Colorado


Ben Timpson