Saturday, July 22, 2017

"You Can't Fight City Hall, But... Exhibition!"




BEN BENSEN III SOLO EXHIBITION CLOSING RECEPTION AT COVINGTON CITY HALL


The City of Covington's Gallery at City Hall will close the solo exhibition featuring local artist Ben Bensen III with a reception. Mayor Mike Cooper invites the public to attend on Tuesday, July 25 from 5 – 7 pm. Ben Bensen, a graduate with a BA in advertising from UL also received a BFA in illustration at the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. After three years of working as an art director and designer/illustrator at General Dynamics in Pomona, CA, Ben started his freelance career as a storyboards and comp artist. His unique style of rendering, his knowledge of type and design made him a reliable and valued asset at all the major ad agencies in the LA basin.

Ben is a member of the Society of Illustrators/Los Angeles, the Air Force Art Program, the American Society of Aviation Artists, the St. Tammany Art Association, Saatchi, and Saatchi Advertising Group, and various other advertising groups.He is currently living in Folsom with a new studio to pursue fine arts painting. In addition to his Plein Air work, he continues to serve the advertising community with traditional marker, digital and pencil storyboards. The exhibition closing reception will be held at The Gallery at City Hall located at Covington City Hall, 317 N. Jefferson Ave.

For more information, please contact Covington City Hall at 985-898-4715 or visit covla.com. Find the City of Covington on Facebook! For more information on the art of Mr. Ben Bensen III, please contact him at 985-796-0972 or by email at graphicgumbo@gmail.com.

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