Ben Medansky

Born 1988 Scottsdale, Arizona
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education & Residencies

2010 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
2009/08 Ox-Bow School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2017 For Further Study, Room 68, Provincetown, MA
2016 Fired By The Fire, Lawson Fenning, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Rising Talent in Design, Maison & Objet Americas, Miami, FL
2014 Gridscape, Space 15 Twenty, Los Angeles, CA
2014 From Beginning to End, & Pens, San Francisco, CA
2014 Ben Medansky, Poketo, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Ben Medansky, Object Design League, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

2018 Making It Work: Production by Design, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2018 Melting Point, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2017 In Order of Appearance, CharlieJamesGallery, Los Angeles,CA
2017 Busted, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Headlands Benefit Auction
2016 Custom Ceramic Column for Kelly Wearstler, Hollywood Proper Residences and Hotel at Columbia Square, Los Angeles,CA
2016 Persephone’s, We Came in Peace, Eastown, Hollywood, CA
2015-16 California Ceramists, Lawson Fenning, Los Angeles,CA
2015-16 Site Specific: LA, Austere, Curated by Sight Unseen, Los Angeles
2015 Pyrite Collection, Bergdorf Goodman, New York City, NY
2015 Legends Ball, Woven Accents,Curated by Hammer & Spear, Los Angeles, CA
2015 CARLA Issue1 Launch, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
2015 NOWHAUS: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition, Harris Gallery at University of La Verne, La Verne, CA
2014 My self is An Other, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Pot Heads,Design Matters Gallery, Los Angeles,CA
2014 LVL3, Chicago, IL
2010 Cheap Sensations and Empty Thrills, BFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries,Chicago,IL
2010 Art in the Loop, LVL3, Chicago, IL
2008 PUTOUT: Experiments in Exchange, Mess Hall, Chicago, IL

Awards and Residencies

2018 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
2017 Headlands Center for the Arts
2016 Maison & Objet Americas Rising Talent in Design Award