Ben has studied Fine Arts (furniture design) at the University of Tasmania and works in stone and wood. He is a self taught stone sculptor workinq in bluestone and limestone His work is influenced by his experiences and extensive travel. He has exhibited at Henry Jones Design (the Federal Group) Tasmania. Ben assisted the visiting sculptors at the 2014 and 2016 Adelaide Hills International Sculpture Symposium. Ben's preference for realism is much in demand and recent commissions include Sea Farers Lost At Sea monument, and a commission for St Marys College of a life size statue of iconic Irish Saint "Nano Nagel". He participated in the Sculptor's @ Crystal lake 2015 symposium.