BORN:1969, North Vancouver, BC
1995: MA Fine Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England.
Specializing in drawing, painting, printmaking, and multi-media
1993: BFA University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Specializing in painting, printmaking, and drawing.
Object Things, Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, BC
Ben Reeves: Lost Owls, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Ben Reeves: Solo Exhibition, Jessica Bradley Gallery, Toronto, ON
Ben Reeves: Dissolve, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Everyday Hallucinatory, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Oil and Water, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Elements, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Smoke, Flowers, Cars, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Complicated Matter: Ben Reeves, Museum London, London, Ontario (catalogue)
Ben Reeves: Unrecognised Heads, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto
Ben Reeves, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver
Drawing Painting, Oakville Galleries, Oakville (essay)
Ben Reeves, New Works: Dawson City, Odd Gallery, Klondike Institute of Art
Culture, Dawson City, Yukon
You're Soaking in it, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, essay by Christopher Brayshaw
Come Upstairs..., Anodyne Contemporary, Vancouver
Meanwhile, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver
AMS Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
The Painting Project: A Snapshot of Painting in Canada, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, QC
Take Your Time, SFU Gallery, Burnaby
Aqua Miami Art Fair, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Miami
Toronto International Art Fair, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Works on Painting, Rebecca Donald, Evan Lee and Ben Reeves, curated by Adam Harrison, CSA Space, Vancouver
Open Studios (2 person exhibition with Shari Boyle), Toronto
Du cote de Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Galerie Rene Blouin, Montreal
Ben Reeves, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Toronto International Art Fair, Equinox Gallery, Toronto
Toronto Alternative Art Fair International, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto
Surrey Seen, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
Who Dunnit?, OCAD Fundraiser, Toronto
Inaugural Exhibition, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto
Shifting Space (3 person show with Patrick Mahon and Gu Xiong), curated by Gu Xiong, Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China
Open Studio 100 Prints (fundraiser), Open Studio, Toronto
Outline in Black, curated by Jamelie Hassan, Thielsen Galleries, London, ON
High Points: Canadian Contemporary Art, Ten Years of Acquisitions, Musee des beaux arts, Montreal
RBC Investments Canadian Painting Competition, A Five Year Retrospective, Touring Exhibition
Lines Painted in Early Spring: Gerald Ferguson, Ben Reeves, Carmen Ruschiensky, Francine Savard, curated by Patrick Mahon (catalogue): Galerie de l'UQAM, Montreal, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)
Lines Painted in Early Spring: Gerald Ferguson, Ben Reeves, Carmen Ruschiensky, Francine Savard, curated by Patrick Mahon, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta (catalogue), The Koffler Centre, Toronto
UBC Fine Arts Faculty Show, UBC Fine Arts Gallery
Some New Paintings: Bernadette Phan, Philippe Raphanel, Ben Reeves, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Canadian Art, Gallery Hop and Gala, CBC Broadcasting Centre, Toronto
UBC Fine Arts Faculty Show, Design Arts Gallery, Vancouver
RBC Private Counsel, Great Canadian Painting Competition, Harrison Gallery, Vancouver
New Blood, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
In Open Air, 2 person show with Harold Nix, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver
Download: ECIAD Faculty Show, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver
UBC Fine Arts Faculty Show, Design Arts Gallery, Vancouver
Edge City: New Art from (& About) Suburbia, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey (catalogue)
Sight Lines: New Artists, New Work, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver
Configuration: New Art from Vancouver, Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver (catalogue)
Out of the Garden, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond (catalogue)
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England (3 shows)
Falmouth College of Art Print Exhibition, Falmouth, England
Parallax, UBC Graduation Show, Vancouver
Being in Place, UBC Annual Arts Festival, Vancouver
Helen Pitt Gallery, Victoria
Access Gallery, Vancouver
AMS Gallery, UBC, Vancouver (2 shows)
Campbell, Deborah. The Death and Life of Painting. Canadian Art Magazine. December 1, 2008.
Jager, David. Painting In Tongues: The Brush-Stroke Language of Ben Reeves. Canadian Art Magazine. June 12, 2008. Print.
Dault, Gary Michael. Smoke and Cream Pie: The Ultimate Cover-Up. The Globe and Mail, Saturday September 22, 2007. Print.
Dawn, Leslie. Lines Painted in Early Spring. Border Crossings, Vol. 22, No. 4, Issue No. 88, p. 94. Print.
Milroy, Sarah. Generation Next. The Globe and Mail, May 10, 2003, p. V1-V6-7.
Pauls, Heather. Dawson City Through the Eyes of Ben Reeves. The Klondike Sun, August 12, 2002. p. 18.
Gallery Hop and Gala. Canadian Art Magazine, Fall 2002. Insert.
Little, Jamie. Interview with Ben Reeves. Midday Magazine, CBC Radio North, Dawson City. July 19, 2002.
Something New: Calendar. The North Shore News, June 14, 2002. p. 16.
Scott, Michael. Equinox Tantilizes Visitors with Summer Showcase. The Vancouver Sun, Saturday, June 15 2002. p. H15.
Laurence, Robin. Of Weiner Jars and Dish Soap. The Georgia Straight, October 1999. Print.
Brayshaw, Christopher. New Fresh, Lemon Liquid!. September 1999.
The List. Canadian Art Magazine, Fall 1999. p. 29.
Johnson, Mia. Ben Reeves: You’re Soaking In It. Preview Magazine, September 1999. p. 14.
Lee, James Jason. Edge City Sticks to the Surface. The Georgia Straight, December 3, 1998.
Brayshaw, Christopher. Edge City. Surrey Art Gallery, 1998. Catalogue.
Scott, Michael. Ben Reeves. The Vancouver Sun, June 4, 1998. Review.
Scott, Michael. Collection Finds Drama in Ordinariness of Workaday World. The Vancouver Sun, July 24, 1997.
Brayshaw, Christopher. Configuration. Catriona Jeffries Gallery, 1997. Catalogue.
Laurence, Robin. Deconstructed Landscape: An Idea We Got to Know Well. The Vancouver Sun, Saturday Review. December 30, 1995.
Brayshaw, Chrstopher. Out of the Garden. Richmond Art Gallery, 1995. Catalogue.
2002: Canada Council Travel Grant
2001: Purchase Award, 3rd Annual New Canadian Painting Competition, RBC Private Council
1994: British Columbia Arts Board, Senior Award
1992: Florence Muriel Smeltzer Scholarship
1991: Ida Green Faculty Women's Club Scholarship
1990: UBC Scholarship