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Associate Professor at Michigan State University

 

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Education
  • M.F.A.- Maryland Institute College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting 2006.
  • B.F.A.- University of Utah, Painting and Drawing Emphasis 2002.
  • Yale University Summer School of Music and Art at Norfolk 2001.
Solo/ Two-person Exhibitions
2014
  • A River Without Banks, Paul Collins Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
  • The Contemporary Figure, Ben Duke & Robert McCann (Two-Person Show) Moss-Thorn Gallery of Art, Fort Hays, KS
2013
  • Benjamin Swallow Duke and Nathan Barnes, (Two-person Show) Emerson Center For the Arts and Culture, Bozeman, MT
  • Benjamin Swallow Duke and Esther Randall, (Two-person Show) Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH
  • Thresholds, (Solo Show) Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
2012
  • Sublime Rupture, (Solo Show) Target Gallery, Alexandria VA Catalog with essay by Dominique Nahas
2011
  • Identity In Itself, (Two-person show) Lapham Gallery, Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Center, Glens Falls, NY
  • Benjamin Duke, Tony Shumsky, (Two-person show) Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH
  • UPHEAVAL, (Traveling Solo Show) University Art Gallery, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, MI
2010
  • UPHEAVAL, (Traveling Solo Show) Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
  • Floating, (Solo Show) Fitton Art Center, Hamilton, OH
2009
  • Notwithstanding, (Two-person show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
  • Disrupted Particulars, (Two-person show) Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton Township, MI
2008
  • We Drew a Circle and Called it an Island, (Two-person collaborative show) Garden City Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Benjamin Duke and Teresa Dunn, (Two-person show) University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI
  • Imaginary Cities, (Solo show) Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
  • Awakening, (Two Person show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
2006
  • Second Chance (Solo Show) Brewer’s Art, Baltimore, MD
  • Opening Exhibition (Two Person Show) Touchet Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2004  Clamor (Solo Show) Rose Wagner Center for the Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
2003  Paintings (Solo Show) Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
2001  Seen and Unseen (Solo Show) Union Art Gallery. Salt Lake City, UT
 
 
Group Exhibitions
2015
  • The Suburbs Eyes: Picturing the Sprawl, (Invitational Group Show) Ernestine M. Raclin Gallery, Indiana University, South Bend, IN
2014
  • 21 and Counting, The Painting Center, New York City, NY
2013
  • Gallery Group, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
  • Unnatural Selection, Duke, McCann and Dunn (Three-Person Show) Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
  • 4th Culture @ Scene Metrospace, (Group Show) Scene Metrospace, East Lansing, MI
  • Green Show, (Group Show) A Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Season Opener, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
2012
  • Open Studios, (Open Studios) 4th Culture Studios, Lansing, MI
  • Forms of ID, (Group Show) New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN
2011
  • Season Opener, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
  • Gallery Group, (Group show) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
  • Open Studios, (Open Studios) 4th Culture Studios, Lansing, MI
2010
  • Contemporary Painting, (Three Person Show) Coburn Gallery at Ashland University, Ashland Ohio
  • Kuandu Museum Residency Show and Open Studio (Residency) Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
2009
  • Realitease, (Three artists) Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
2008
  • Figurative Fictions, (Three Painters) Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton OH. curator: Joe Houston of the Columbus Museum of Art
  • Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
2007
  • Above & Beyond (Six Painters) Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago IL
2006
  • Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
  • Launch (Graduate Thesis Show) Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2005
  • Hoffberger Group Show: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • Boxing (Local Invitational) Fox Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Scholarships, Awards and Residencies
  • 2015 Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists: Lehon, France 
  • 2011 Individual Artist Award, Roy B Biv Gallery, Columbus OH
  • 2010 Best in Show: Figuratively Speaking, Village Gallery, Montgomery, AL
  • 2010 Artist In Residence: Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Dec-Jan 2010, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2009 Bamboo Culture Residency: June 2009- August 2009. Taiwan.
  • 2008 Intramural Research Grant: Michigan State University