Ben Rix


About The Artist

Ben Rix grew up on the sunny south coast and studied Illustration at the University of Brighton, during his time there he stumbled across his passion for painting. This lead him him to appear in exhibitions across the country, and feature in a number of publications. More recently he has moved to East London where he pursuing a career as a portrait painter and is accepting commissions.

Artist Statement

Watercolour as a medium comes with an unmovable stigma. It has always been viewed as an traditional painting style your Grandad uses when he goes to the beach to paint the boats on the weekend. The aim is to shake and challenge these 'traditional seaside landscape' perceptions, to produce work with a much more dynamic and contemporary vibrancy, to this otherwise 'uncool' painting medium.


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