Benjamin Rankin

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.


Art Exhibitions

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: