Benjamin Jurgensen

Contact

benjurgensen [at] gmail [dot] com

Education

Master of Fine Arts: Sculpture + Extended Media
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Sculpture
Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

Selected Exhibitions

2013

Revisions, VCUarts Qatar House, Richmond, VA*
Made in Qatar, Tasmeem Doha - Hybrid Making, Doha, Qatar
Faculty Exhibition, Tasmeem Doha - Hybrid Making, Doha, Qatar

2012

East Modernism, Design Days Dubai, Dubai, UAE
F for Faculty, VCUQatar, Doha, Qatar

2011

Post Truth (BCC) REFERENCE Gallery, Richmond, VA
Our Cult’s Classic, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
#*X!!! Digital, Richmond, VA

2010

Faculty Exhibition, VCUQatar, Doha, Qatar
Istanbul Student Triennial, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
Almost Famous, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Eternal September, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2009

6th Annual Transformer Benefit Auction, The Mexican Cultural Institute / Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC
Glenn Beck, VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, Richmond, VA
Good People, Bad Behavior, G Fine Art, Washington, DC
Victor Charlie Udon, VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, Richmond, VA
Viva Comet Unis, VCU Department of Sculpture + Extended Media, Richmond, VA

2008

5th Annual Transformer Benefit Auction, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC
Scope Hamptons, East Hampton, NY
Don't Ready To Die Anymore, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC*
Thesis Exhibition, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Performance Week 2008, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC
wall / paper, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC

2007

Aqua Art Miami, Wynwood, Miami, FL
4th Annual Transformer Benefit Auction, Transformer Gallery, Washington, DC
Conscious Inaction, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC
Useless, Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC
ArtDC, Washington, DC
Performance Week Benefit, Meat Market Gallery, Washington, DC

*Solo Exhibition

Publications

Make Out Creek: Issue Four, Seeing the Liberty Bell, November 2010
Curious, Eternal September, July 2010
Blackbird Literary Journal, Missteps, Spring 2010

Press / Reviews

Sculpture Magazine, Reviews: Washington, DC: Benjamin Jurgensen by Kriston Capps, March 2009 link
Art Papers Magazine, Don’t Ready to Die Anymore, Meat Market Gallery, Washington DC, by John Gayer, July / August 2008 link
The Washington Post, A Vivid Spectrum of Commentary by Jessica Dawson, Friday, May 9, 2008 link
The Washington City Paper, Best of DC 2008 by Kriston Capps, Friday, April 18, 2008 link
Artnet, CAPITAL ROUNDUP by Sidney Lawrence, Saturday, November 17, 2007 link
The Washington Post, At Area Galleries, Singularly Focused Groups by Mark Jenkins, Friday, August 24, 2007 link
ARTifice, Benjamin Jurgensen and Paul Jeffreys at Meat Market by Kate Sable, Saturday, November 3, 2007 link
The Washington Post, At Meat Market, It's A Man's World by Jessica Dawson, Friday, September 14, 2007