Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes’ work purchased by the State of Virginia, hanging in the state capitol building

Ben Barnes is currently a twenty-one year old college student living in Virginia. Ben graduated from Trinity Episcopal High School in 2008, and in the last several years his work has won many awards, and has been displayed throughout Richmond. Ben’s style and unique artistry has garnered local attention with articles being written by both the Richmond Times Dispatch and Richmond Magazine.

In 2007, Ben became the youngest artist ever commissioned by the Virginia State Capitol to create pieces for the building’s new annex which opened in 2008. Ben’s artwork has been displayed at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Science Museum of Virginia, and is found in many private homes in Virginia, Georgia, and New York.

The Ben Barnes Gallery: