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international painting annual 4 exhibition-in-print
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Benjamin Shamback
Mobile, Alambama

University of South Alabama, Professor

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A good painting can be simultaneously precious and disposable, searingly truthful and a profound impossibility. I intend for my paintings to be all of those things.





born: 1974, Hartford, Connecticut



Central Connecticut State University, BA 1996

Fontbonne College, MFA 1999


selected publications

INPA1, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, Ohio

INPA2, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, Ohio

International Drawing Annual 5, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, Ohio


selected solo or two-person exhibits

Color is a Vessel: Still Life Paintings by Benjamin J. Shamback, LeMieux Galleries, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2014

Copper and Bronze: Benjamin Shamback and Nathan Fischer, Bonner David Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2014

Shamback-Hernandez-Porter, Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2013


selected group shows

Hudson Valley Art Association National Juried Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York, 2014



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