Ben Sandness

Builder / Thinker / Artist / Designer

About Me

About me

Benjamin Sandness was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. Having worked his way through high school and college in various labor, technology, and printing related trades, he is a builder and tech guru at heart. These interests have a strong influence on his approach to art making. Sandness studied Printmaking at the University of South Dakota for 2 years under Lloyd Menard and later received his B.F.A. from Saint Cloud State University in Minnesota with a double emphasis in Printmaking and Drawing. He then completed his M.F.A. at Washington State University with an emphasis in Printmaking, Drawing, and Sculpture. Sandness’s work has been exhibited in 27 solo, group, or juried exhibitions. He has participated in 10 print exchanges and has work in 8 public collections. Sandness has also coordinated Mail Bonding, a collaborative postal art project, since 2006.




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