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Ben Darby

Ben Darby: 2015 Exhibition Catalog
Ben Darby: 2012 Exhibition Catalog

  Ben Darby - Botticelli Was Here

Botticelli Was Here
acrylic on canvas
57.25 X 39 in.
  Ben Darby - Fun Fountain 2

Fun Fountain 2
acrylic on canvas
45 X 33 in.
  Ben Darby - A Cloistered Yarn

A Cloistered Yarn
acrylic on canvas
44.5 X 48 in.
  Ben Darby - Effloressence

acrylic on canvas
57.5 X 36 in.
  Ben Darby - General Good Luck

General Good Luck
acrylic on canvas
31 X 40 in.
  Ben Darby - Shotgun Buddha

Shotgun Buddha
acrylic on canvas
32.5 X 16.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Puff

acrylic on canvas
33 X 12.5 in.
  Ben Darby - What Happens at Night

What Happens at Night
acrylic on canvas
67 X 70 in.
  Ben Darby - Just a Piece

Just a Piece
acrylic on canvas
36 X 67 in.
  Ben Darby - Flutter

acrylic on canvas
41 X 66 in.
  Ben Darby - Prosperous Loop

Prosperous Loop
acrylic on canvas
62 X 41 in.
  Ben Darby - Peek a Boo

Peek a Boo
acrylic on canvas
38 X 33.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Nibbles

acrylic on canvas
43.5 X 15.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Princess Nonami

Princess Nonami
acrylic on canvas
26 X 80.25 in.
  Ben Darby - A Day at the Market

A Day at the Market
acrylic on canvas
53 X 9.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Train Lines: A-Train

Train Lines: A-Train
acrylic on canvas
44 X 8.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Ogechi's Lovers

Ogechi's Lovers
mixed media
56.5 X 10.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Thanks for the Wine

Thanks for the Wine
acrylic on canvas
80.25 X 9.75 in.
  Ben Darby - The Journey

The Journey
mixed media
78 X 8.75 in.
  Ben Darby - Peckish

acrylic on canvas
12 X 36.5 in.
  Ben Darby - Waggish

acrylic on canvas
23 X 22 in.
  Ben Darby - Lucky Monkey on Jupiter

Lucky Monkey on Jupiter
acrylic on canvas
12 X 12 in.
  Ben Darby - Guardians of the Deep

Guardians of the Deep
acrylic on canvas
12 X 12 in.
  Ben Darby - 3 Muses

3 Muses
acrylic on canvas
27 X 39 in.
  Ben Darby - Mrs. Society

Mrs. Society
acrylic on canvas
27 X 39 in.
  Ben Darby - Kaleidoscope Cutie

Kaleidoscope Cutie
acrylic on canvas
24 X 12 in.
  Ben Darby - Beck commission of "Journey horizontal"

Beck commission of "Journey horizontal"
mixed media
13 X 52 in. Horizontal
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Ben Darby

Darby has received praise for his energetic, colorful, and dynamic work. The California native studied at the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle where he received his BFA in 1994.  Darby has had numerous solo and group exhibitions on the West Coast.

The initial exuberance of Darby’s work is strung with a slight cynicism and social commentary about the state of our world today.  With humor, satire, and an innate need to create, Darby is dedicated to sharing his art. His work has been featured in several publications including, Art in America, Dwell Magazine, Seattle Times and the San Diego Tribune.

Darby’s innovative use of acrylic paint has taken the medium to an exciting new level. After applying large washes of color the artist begins to create texture with his signature technique. Hand created molds give shape and life to whimsical figures and objects that glide through Darby’s compositions. The result is a vibrant and texturally diverse painting that amuses and intrigues.
Exhibition Catalog
Darby 2015
Darby 2012