Author Archives: Ben Williamson

About Ben Williamson

Painter.

Young and Hopeful

Young and Hopeful, 2017, oil on linen with hand made frame, 30 x 24in Title piece for Young and Hopeful show, up right now at Les Expositions Ymuno in Montréal. http://ymuno.ca http://benwilliamson.net/section/440564-Young-and-Hopeful-2017.html Advertisements

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Young and Hopeful

Have been working on the installation of Young and Hopeful. The opening is on Saturday the 6th of January, at 4pm, at Les Expositions Ymuno, Belgo Building, 372 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Suite 530, Montreal, Quebec Young and Hopeful is an installation of new … Continue reading

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Cut Flowers

Cut Flowers (with Madeline Richards), 2017, oil on canvas, 48 x 48in I have long had plans to repaint these flowers, after doing a smaller version a few years ago. That was a decent painting, but they weren’t dark enough … Continue reading

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The Optimist

The Optimist, 2017, oil on panel, 24 x 15in It’s a weird little painting about being optimistic. Taking the care to cultivate flowers in climates where they aren’t indigenous is a fundamentally optimistic undertaking. The background was purple for a … Continue reading

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Suspect

Suspect, 2017, oil on canvas, 24 x 20in Study for possible larger painting at a later date. Drawings for the painting here.

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The Cynic Too Was Once a Child

The Cynic Too Was Once a Child, 2017, oil and gold leaf on panel, 48 x 48in

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Drawing for Asbestos

Drawing for Asbestos, 2017, charcoal on Arches watercolour paper, 30 x 22in When I was a kid, my family travelled across Canada and we took a tour of the asbestos mines at Thetford in Southern Quebec. We went down into … Continue reading

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