Ben Jenkins


Dr. Ben Jenkins is an Irish born artist and researcher. After completing his Phd. in 2015 at the University of Southampton, UK, he returned to Australia with his young family. He currently lives in King Valley, North East Victoria where he is a practicing artist.



PhD in Fine Art Practice, University of Southampton, UK, 2015

Masters in Fine Art, Winchester School of Art and Design, UK, 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Crawford School of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland, 2003


Post Graduate Scholarship in Fine Art, University of Southampton, UK, 2010

The Barry Maloney Award for Outstanding Achievement in Art and Design, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland, 2003

The National Sculpture Factory of Ireland Graduate Residency, Cork, Ireland, 200

Solo Exhibitions

Before too Long” November 2015, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Locating Self”, December 2014, The Winchester Art Gallery, Hampshire, UK

Motion Capture and Sculpture”, July 2014, The Department of Health sciences, University of Southampton, UK

Drawn” March 2009, Outlaw Galleries Cork City

Recent Group Shows

Deakin University Small Sculpture Award, 2016, Deakin University, Burwood Campus, Victoria, Australia

Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition, 2016, Toorak, Victoria, Australia

Milawa Gallery Group Exhibition, 2016, Milawa, Victoria, Australia

The King Valley Art Show, 2015, King Valley, Victoria, Australia

Brighton Open Studios, 2012, 2013, Pheonix Art Centre Brighton, UK

Post Graduate Group shows, 2011, 2012, Winchester Art Gallery, Hampshire, UK

Feint”, 2011, The Rag Factory, Brick Lane London, UK

Up The Yard”, 2011, The Yard Gallery Space, Stoneybatter, Dublin, Ireland

The Gallows Project”, 2010, Outlaw Studios, Cork City, Ireland