Benjamin Lewis Saucier

(b. 1989.  Sarasota, FL. USA.)

Education:

2011 BA Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.

2015 MFA (incomplete) Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

2014 Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida (summer session.)

Group Exhibits:

2017 Grand Opening: Gallery Pegasus, Bellingham, WA.

2017 Annual Member's Show, Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA.

2016 6”x6”, Dakota Gallery, Bellingham, WA.

2016 Free for All, Space Gallery, Group Exhibition, Portland, ME.

2015 Summer Collect, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

2015 At the Heart of It, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

2014 12"x12", Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL.

2014 Coming Home, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

2014 Dog Days of Summer, Art UpTown Gallery, Sarasota, FL.

2007 Florida State Fair Youth Fine Art Exhibition, Florida State Fair Grounds, Tallahassee, FL.

Solo/Two Person Exhibits:

2014 Saucier/Holleran, Central Studios, Sarasota, FL.

2014 Selected Paintings, Dr. Field Goods Kitchen, Santa Fe, NM.

2013 Balance, Santa Fe Public Library, Santa Fe, NM

Print Media:

Brianna Rennix, "The New Alternative Right and How to Get Rid of Them Quickly", Current Affairs, November 9, 2016. 4.

Nathan J. Robinson, “Suicide and the American Dream”, Current Affairs, October 22, 2016. 3.

Z.W. Rochefort, “The Pathologies of Privilege” Current Affairs, August 18, 2016. 3.

Current Affairs "This Month in Travesties", Current Affairs, May 24, 2016. 2.

The Santa Fe New Mexican,  exhibition announcement with photograph, Santa Fe, NM. January 11, 2013

Awards and Grants:

2015 Merit Scholarship, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

2012 First Place Non-Fiction, Annual Writing Contest, Santa Fe Reporter, Santa Fe, NM.

2011 Earl Ubell Award for Journalism, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.

2010 Howard Johnson Merit Scholarship, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.

2009 William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Scholarship. Sarasota, FL.

2007 Ned F. Sinder Scholarship Fund, Sarasota- Manatee Jewish Federation, Sarasota, FL.

2007 Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction. Sarasota High School, Sarasota, FL.

Publications as Author:

“The Great American Drought”, Santa Fe Reporter, Volume 39, Issue 48. 20

Teaching Experience:

 2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Drawing 101, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Artist Collectives:

2017  Bay Street Studios, Treasurer/Acting President, Bellingham, WA. 

2017  Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA. 

2016   Dooryard Artist Collective, Portland, ME

2014- 2015 Art Center of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

2014- 2015 ArtCenter Manatee, Bradenton, FL.