Ben Brown, master illustrator (in our eyes anyways!) will be having a new solo show coming up at Gallery: 5 Crown Lane in Woolongong this week, with the opening happening this Saturday night.
"Verb Syndicate are proud to present ‘Cease to Exist’ the solo exhibition from influential Sydney illustrator Ben Brown. Ben Brown is a Sydney based illustrator, designer and artist who has worked for a mixed variety of clients for over twenty years. Ben has exhibited his work in several solo and group shows in Australia and over seas with his latest instalment ‘Cease to Exist’ being exhibited at Wollongong’s Gallery: 5 Crown Lane from July 26th to August 8th with an opening night on the 28th of July.
Ben’s commissions range across publishing, clothing apparel and the music industry which has seen him design an extensive range of music posters for performers like Silverchair, Nirvana, Fat Boy Slim, You am I, Pearl Jam and the Hoodoo Gurus, as well as events including the Big Day Out, Good Vibrations Festival, Homebake, The Falls Festival and others. Ben contributes a regular comic strip to notorious surfing publication ‘stab’, and provides illustration for many other magazine titles, including Mad Magazine & Rolling Stone. His illustration work also features in childrens books, advertising and new media. Ben also provides graphics to cover all manner of clothing for clients like Hurley, Volcom, Insight, Mambo, Globe, Oneill, Rip Curl, and Supply. He works out of a studio in Manly with a bunch of like minded cronies. Ben is also set to feature in the Secret Walls competition in August against Gallery: 5 Crown Lane regular, Pudler – set to be the battle of the year!!"
Any show by this man is one that should be seen by anyone who loves the art of illustration – its sure to be a fine assed show.