BUILT ENVIRONMENTS BY BEN TOLMAN

by Ariadna Zierold

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Artist Ben Tolman creates incredibly intricate drawings that dig for the heart beneath the hard edges of the built environment. He lives and works in Washington DC. He received his MFA in 2012 from American University and his BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in 2005. He has exhibited work nationally and internationally including being an exhibited finalist in the  Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

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Tolman has focused on the built environment—cities and suburbs, real and imagined, and the effects that they have, for better or for worse, on the people who inhabit them.

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