Ben Marlowe

Bio & C.V.


Ben Marlowe is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico and began his art career as a street artist in Brooklyn, NY. He received his MFA from California College of the Arts in 2013, and is now working as an artist and animator based in LA.

Beyond directing, editing, animating, and illustrating, he works in printmaking and experimental film. His animations have received international awards, and his work has been included in competitive and curated shows at festivals, museums, and galleries around the world. Including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jewish Contemporary Museum and The Las Vegas Film Festival.

He recently finished a residency at Kala Institute of Art as well as illustrated a comic book available HERE.



Art2Cure - 2017

- Featured artist - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Contemporary Jewish Museum: From Generation to Generation: Inherited Memory and Contemporary Art - 2016-2017

- Featured artist in the The Yud Video Project

- Stephen and Mirabelle Leavitt Gallery - San Francisco, CA

Alma Mater: 2016 Alumni Exhibition - 2016

- Featured artist 

- San Francisco, CA

Meow Wolf - 2016

- Featured artist in permanent installation

- Santa Fe, NM

Chain Film Festival - 2016

The Red was featured

- New York, NY

KALA Artists' Annual Exhibition - 2016

 - Group Exhibition

- Berkeley, CA

SF Short Film Festival - 2015

- The Red was featured

-San Francisco, CA

Oregon Independent Film Festival - 2015

- The Red was featured and awarded "Best Experimental Film"

-Portland, OR

8th Annual Las Vegas Film Festival - 2015

The Red was featured and awarded "Best Wildcard"

-Las Vegas, NV

KALA Art Institute - 2015

-Artist in Residence

-June- August, Berkeley, CA

SoCal Creative & Innovative Film Festival - 2015

The Red was featured and awarded "Best Original Soundtrack"

 and nominated for "Best Experimental Film."

-Los Angeles, CA

The Cradle Project - 2014

-Group Exhibition

-Alter Space Gallery - San Francisco, CA

Surveillance Everyday - 2013

-Group Exhibition

-Studio 110 Projects - Sausalito, CA

International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts - 2013

- The Red was featured

-Los Angeles, CA

SoDak Film Festival - 2013

The Red was featured

-Brookings, SD

Repetitive Actions, Peephole Gallery - 2013

-Solo Exhibition

-Peephole Gallery - San Francisco, CA

California College of the Arts, MFA Exhibition - 2013

-Group Exhibition

-California College of the Arts - San Francisco, CA

 Make it Happen - 2012

-Group Exhibition

-Alter Space Gallery - San Francisco, CA

XXXX Magazine on The Big Screen Plaza - 2012

-"Self Portrait" was featured

-New York, NY

"Facets of Figuration," XXXX Magazine, Metropolitan Museum of Art - 2011

-"Self Portrait" was featured

-New York, NY

"Surreal Issue," XXXX Magazine - 2011

-"Self Portrait" was featured

-New York, NY