Surfer, Skater, Artist, UK born and bred Ben Allen works in a multitude of media and materials. Influences include comic book art, surfing, skateboard culture, Japanese graphics, the Mexican "Dia de la Muertr", typography, nature and the human condition.
He exhibits his mixed media paintings in venues and galleries internationally as well as selling to celebrities such as Richard Branson, Stephen Dorff and Jade Jagger.
Bens work is in private collections throughout the UK, in Australia, New York, Barcelona, Japan, Ibiza and has featured in Design Week, The Observer, The Times, Elle Deco, Plus1, FRANKIE and GQ Magazines amongst others.
Clients include Levis, Virgin, Channel 5, Nokia, DJ Erick Morrillo and Subliminal Records.
He Currently has permanent work on display in Selfidges, London, with shows to follow in New York, The Hamptons, Singapore, Miami, LA and a solo show in London for 2012.
Ben has collaborated to create bespoke products such as designer furniture, exclusive clothing collections and his won range of ipad and iphone covers.
Ben Allen lives and creates in Brighton, Uk.
FUTURE SHOWS CONFIRMED 2012
Solo show - Gallery27 - London July 16th 2012
New York Art Fair 2012 (Spring)