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   BENJII (Ben Bui | B. 2004 Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam) is currently based in Toronto, Canada.

From paintings to drawings, his neo-surrealist paintings vigorously uncover the dynamic between modern melancholy, ambivalence and the dramatic gravitas that art can evoke through sublime figures and the poetic stages that they inhabit.

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EDUCATION
     Ongoing: Drawing and Painting Program Student, OCAD University, 2nd Year.

GROUP EXHIBITION

2023 - “First Self Portrait”. OCAD University

               - "A Breathing Room for the Spirit". OCAD University

2022 - EDGE: “Youth Art Show”
     

PUBLICATIONS

     2023 - Reed Magazine 157

     2022 - Penguin Publishing Group. Mythotopia: A Dragons and Doodles Coloring Book by VEXX. Featured pages. 

GRANTS and AWARDS

     2023 - Project 31: New Futures Bursary for BIPOC Faculty of Art Students

               - Mary Blair Award for Art

               - Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

     2022 - Helen Eisen Scholarship at OCAD University

SPECIAL PROJECTS

     2022 - Nifty Gateway. Blame Game by VEXX. Worked as concept design assistant. 

BENJII wishes to thank The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation for its financial support.
 

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