Benjamin Rankin is an Artist currently living and working in Montreal. He is a recent graduate of the Master of Fine Art programme at the Glasgow School of Art.
2012 Kunstquartier Bethanien, “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (group show) Berlin, Germany
2012 Transmission Gallery, “Mud Wrestling” (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2012 The Glue Factory, GSA MFA Degree Show, (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2012 The Chalet, “Chalet Prize” (juried group show), Glasgow, Scotland
2012 Centre for the 21st Century, “Patchwork” (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2011 The Chalet, “Coax Me” (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2011 The Royal Scottish Academy “Open Exhibition” (juried group show) Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 J.D. Kelly at the GSA, “No White After Labour Day” (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2011 The Glasgow School of Art, MFA Interim Show, (group show) Glasgow, Scotland
2005 The Long Hall, “Collision” (group show) Montreal. Quebec
2005 The World Bank – Art society (juried group show) Washington D.C., U.S.A.
2004 Apex Gallery – August 2004 All Media (juried group show) Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
2004 Touchstone Gallery (solo show) Washington D.C., U.S.A.
2004 Galerie Luz, “Composed Disorder” (solo show) Montreal, Quebec
2004 The Long Hall, “Burnt” (group show) Montreal. Quebec
2003 The Long Hall, “Adhesive” (group show) Montreal, Quebec
1996 AIA, “Art by Architects” (group show) Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Prizes & Awards
2012 Winner of the Chalet Prize 2012, The Chalet, Glasgow, Scotland
2011 Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust – Student Bursary
2010 Scotland Saltire Scholarship
Memberships in Arts Organizations
2011-2013 Transmission Gallery Glasgow, Scotland
Art Teaching Experience
2011-2012 Glasgow School of Art, Painting & Printmaking – Teaching Assistant
2010-2012 Glasgow School of Art, Master of Fine Art – graduated with merit
2004-2005 Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec – independent student (Philosophy)
2005-2005 Visual Arts Centre, Montreal, Quebec
1996-1996 Washington Studio School, Washington, DC
1994-1995 McGill University, Bachelor of Architecture
1990-1994 McGill University, Bachelor of Science in Architecture
His works are held in private collections in Canada, New Zealand, the U.S.A., and the U.K.
2012 O’Connor, E. (2012) Chalet Celebrates Local and Global Arts Talent. In: STV Glasgow online (WWW) Available from: http://local.stv.tv/glasgow/going-out/events-info/97968-chalet-celebrates-local-and-international-arts-talent-with-annual-prize