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Education

2007    MFA, Sculpture, University at Albany, NY

2004    BFA, Sculpture, Alfred University, NY

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017    Material Witness, The Front, New Orleans LA

           Give Voice, Various, New York NY, curated by Eileen Jeng

           Hold My Beer, Reservoir Art Space, curated by Joe Nanashe

           One Night Stand, W Hotel Suite 44d, New York NY curated by Ryan Ford and Bridgitte   Mulholland

2016    2.5D Realities and Tchotchkes, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn NY

           Totem, Valentine Gallery, Queens NY

            Jonald Dudd, Parlor Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

            Ways and Means, UBS Building, New York NY, Curated by Jason Andrew

            Shim invitational, Art Helix, Brooklyn NY

             

2015      From the Depths, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn NY

            Premium Art, Volta 11, Basel Switzerland

            Painting in Trees, Brooklyn NY

            Kingston Sculpture Biennial, Kingston  NY

            Hecho in Bushwick, Norte Maar, Brooklyn NY

            Human Territory, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn NY

 

2014    Turnpikes and Rabbit-holes, Klemm Gallery @Siena Heights University, Adrian MI

            Super Slow-Mo, Way Out Gallery, Rensselaerville NY

            Walls Spoke, Centotto Gallery, Brooklyn NY

            Brooklyn Performance Combine, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn,NY

 

2013     PLAY New Work by Ben Godward, Norte Maar, Brooklyn

            Color Line, Outpost Aristst Resource Gallery, Brooklyn, curated by Rico Gatson

            Thanks, Lu Magnus Gallery, NewYork, NY

            Storefront Collection, Berlin Germany

            Clouds, Lesley Heller Workspace, curated by Adam Simon, NewYork, NY

           

2012    Stuck , Brooklyn, Brooklyn FireProof, curated by Jon Newman

            What I Know, NYCAMS, New York NY, curated by Jason Andrew

            Ghost Face, BobbyRedd project space, Brooklyn NY

            Brooklyn Bound, Nazareth College, Nazareth NY curated by Rob Servo

 

2011    After School Special, University Art Museum, curated by Ken Johnson, Albany NY

            EAF 11, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens NY

            Surrealism, Factory Fresh, curated by Jason Andrew and Ali Ha, Brooklyn NY

            New Monuments, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York NY

            Brooklyn Art Now, curated by James Kalm, part of the Verge Brooklyn art fair, Brooklyn NY

            Ready, Set, Show, curated by Renee Bovenzi, Brooklyn NY

 

2010    Science Fiction, Storefront, Brooklyn NY

           Cocktails and Dreams, The Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn NY

           The Merzbush, Norte Maar, Brooklyn NY

           Tom’s salon, New York, NY

           She is the Reason Reflected In the Sun, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia MN

 

2009    Drippy, Famous Accountants Gallery, Brooklyn NY

            19th Nervous Breakdown (curated by Elliot Lessing), Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY

            Finally Utopic Part of the First Bushwick Biennial, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY

            Burger Show, The Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn NY

            Town Hall Meeting, Indianapolis and New York

 

2008    Nightswimming , The Laundromat Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            SFOS 2008, Brooklyn, NY

            Intransit, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY

            F.A.N. Exhibition, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY

 

 2007    Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, Grounds for Sculpture,  Hamilton, NJ

            SFOS 2007, Sewing Factory, Brooklyn, NY

            Ben Godward: MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

            Fuzed, The Fuze Box, Albany, NY

            49th International Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

            The heART, Amrose and Sable Gallery, Albany, NY

 

2006    Controlled Burn, University at Albany, Albany, NY

            CHAIRity auction, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

            Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

 

2004      BFA Thesis show, Alfred, NY

              Solo or two person show

 

Awards and Honors

2013              I-Park fellow

2011             Socrates Sculpture Park EAF residency

2010             FSP Jerome Fellow

2007           International Sculpture Center, Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

 2007             Featured Earth Day Artist, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY

 2006                University at Albany GSO travel grant

 2004                Art on Campus purchase award, Alfred University

 

Permanently Installed Works

2004    Heaven and Hell, Samuel C. Williams Library, Stevens Institute of Technology,

                      Hoboken, NJ

2009    Drippy,  Hyperallergic HQ, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Bibliography

“More Rules to Follow, More Rules to Break”, Paul D'Agostino, L-Magazine March 13, 2013

“Ben Godward's exploded view”, Two Coats of Paint, March 28, 2013

“The Clinton Crew: Privileged White Art”, Christopher K Ho, WowHuh, Spring 2012

“Renewed Monuments: Sculpture in the Post/Un-Monumental Era”, Benjamin Sutton,                L-Magazine, April 26, 2011.

“New Monuments on the Lower East Side”, Stephen Truax, Hyperallergic, May 5, 2011

“Those Damn Weeds”, Brooklyn Rail, Dec’10/Jan11.

 James Klam. “Bushwick Biennial,” Brooklyn Rail, July/Aug 2009.

 “Arts in Bushwick on air segment,” WNYC Radio, June 5, 2009 (also appears in WNYC

  artcult blog).

  Hrag Vartanian. “Some Thoughts on the transformative power of walking +art,” Art 21

  Blog, Sept 2, 2009.

  John Everett Daquino. “Transitions,” Artslant online, July 2009.

  “Outstanding Student Achievement in Sculpture,” Sculpture  Magazine, Oct 2007.