Born in 1979 in the UK, Ben Allen is a contemporary artist known for his fresh and exciting take on Pop Art. Armed with a range of complex collage techniques, Ben creates eclectic artworks that bring together the best bits of pop culture. Ben uses a bold colour palette to create Collages dripping with both paint and energy, drawing upon some of the most ubiquitous images in the modern world, from Disney characters to dollar signs.
Ben Allen’s Career
The standout style of Ben’s artwork has earned him spots in galleries in the UK, across the pond and even further afield. He has exhibited in countless galleries and festivals, in locations ranging from his hometown Brighton to more exotic locales like Miami, Hong Kong, Sydney and Seoul. He was also shortlisted for our Rise Art Prize in the Street Art category back in 2018.
Clients and Collections
Ben Allen’s wide appeal has made him a popular choice for commercial clients and private collectors alike. He has worked with big name brands including Levis and Converse, and has featured in publications including GQ Magazine and The Observer. Ben’s Pop Art Collages also grace the walls of celebrities like Richard Branson, Sophie Ellis Bextor and Jade Jagger.
You can learn more about the artist by reading our article Ben Allen: Pop Art for the 21st Century where we explore the influences and historical context that have led to his distinctive style.