Ben lives in Sydney and Murwillumbah, Australia. He has won the 2015 and 2010 Waverley Art Prize, the Mosman Emerging Artist Award and the Odd Nerdrum Self Portrait Competition. He has been a finalist in more than 50 established art prizes across Australia, including the Doug Moran Portrait Prize (2009, 2010) and the Sulman Prize (2010, 2011). Ben has exhibited in South Korea, Denmark, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. Ben is represented by Nanda Hobbs Contemporary, Sydney.