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Benjamin Fredrickson (b. Minneapolis, MN, 1980) is an American photographer whose work centers on portraiture and subcultural taboos. Fredrickson studied at the Paris College of Art before earning a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Since, his work has been shown extensively in international photography magazines, gallery exhibitions, as well as presented a solo program at the Museum of Arts and Design (NYC) in 2011 and was included in NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial at the Museum of Arts and Design in 2014.

Fredrickson has had editorial commissions from publications including Apartamento, BUTT, Capricious, Dazed & Confused, Document Journal, Garmento, Gayletter, Metal Magazine, OUT and PIN-UP.

Benjamin Fredrickson is represented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art New York.

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Solo Exhibitions
Bureau of General Services-Queer Division @ the LGBT Community Center, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson: Salon, January 21 - March 20, 2016

Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson, January 8 - February 28th, 2015

Selected Group Exhibitions
Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, Nydia: Juan Betancurth & Benjamin Fredrickson, January 14 - February 27, 2016

Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, #interface, May 15-August 2, 2015

Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, All of this is made for you, December 12-January 3, 2015

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, July 1-October 12, 2014

The Darkroom Gallery, Vermont Junction, VT, XY; Masculinity in Photography, July 17- August 10, 2014

La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, Ephemera as Evidence - Visual AIDS Exhibition, June 5-29, 2014

Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, All the World’s a Stage, April 3-May 22, 2014

Espai Tactel, Valencia, Spain, Guest List, April 2014

Luhrig Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, 16th Annual Postcards from the Edge, January 25-26, 2014

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York,NY, 15th Annual Postcards from the Edge, January 25-27, 2013

David Louis Fierman Projects, New York, NY, His and Hers: Lucas Michael and Benjamin Fredrickson, October 1-November 15, 2010

Lectures & Performances
Daniel Cooney Fine Art and Visual AIDS, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson Artist Talk, January 17, 2015

Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY,
Artist Talk: All of this is made for you, January 3, 2015

Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, Play Smart Together: Artist Talk and Launch, February 20, 2014

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson, Artist, December 8, 2011

Centro Colombo Americano, Manizales, Colombia, Artist Lecture: Benjamin Fredrickson, October 2011

Special Projects
Play Smart IV Trading Cards, Visual AIDS, 2014

Press: Interviews & Reviews
The New Yorker, January 26,2015, Benjamin Fredrickson by Vince Aletti

MuséeMagazine.com, January 15, 2015, Benjamin Fredrickson at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, by Paula Ray Jimenez

Featureshoot.com, January 19-25,2015, Top 10 Photo Events and Happenings in NYC, by Ellyn Kail

Dazeddigital.com, January 8, 2015, Self portraiture, sex work and finding real beauty, by Lydia Morrish

Gayletter.com, January 8, 2015, An Exclusive Preview of Benjamin Fredrickson’s Debut Solo Exhibition, by Abi Benitez

Time Out New York, January 2, 2015, Benjamin Fredrickson at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Critic’s Pick

Next Magazine, January 2, 2015, ART: Benjamin Fredrickson, by Benjamin Lindsay

20minutos.es, December 30, 2014, Dos fotógrafos de alto voltaje sexual, Scot Sothern y Benjamin Fredrickson, by José Angel Gonzalez

Mic.com, December 19, 2014, 10 Photos that Fight Stigmas Against Queer Sex Workers, by Maureen Shaw

Advocate.com, December 16, 2014, In the Galleries: Benjamin Fredrickson, by Christopher Harrity

Out.com, June 24, 2014, Delayed Gratification, by Lauren Elise Van

Letoilemagazine.com, April 3, 2014, Benjamin Fredrickson, by Juleana Enright

Featureshoot.com, October 15, 2013, Photographer’s Bold Nudes of Gay Men in Minneapolis, by Bryson Rand

Catch-fire.com, August 16, 2010, Benjamin Fredrickson and his “Men”, by Hanno Stecher

Education
BFA, Photography. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, 2003
Advanced Studies, Photography. Paris College of Art, Paris, France, 2001

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Benjamin Fredrickson (b. Minneapolis, MN, 1980) is an American photographer whose work centers on portraiture and subcultural taboos. Fredrickson studied at the Paris College of Art before earning a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Since, his work has been shown extensively in international photography magazines, gallery exhibitions, as well as presented a solo program at the Museum of Arts and Design (NYC) in 2011 and was included in NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial at the Museum of Arts and Design in 2014.

Fredrickson has had editorial commissions from publications including Apartamento, BUTT, Capricious, Dazed & Confused, Document Journal, Garmento, Gayletter, Metal Magazine, OUT and PIN-UP.

Benjamin Fredrickson is represented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art New York.

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Solo Exhibitions
Bureau of General Services-Queer Division @ the LGBT Community Center, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson: Salon, January 21 - March 20, 2016

Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson, January 8 - February 28th, 2015

Selected Group Exhibitions
Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, Nydia: Juan Betancurth & Benjamin Fredrickson, January 14 - February 27, 2016

Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, #interface, May 15-August 2, 2015

Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, All of this is made for you, December 12-January 3, 2015

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, July 1-October 12, 2014

The Darkroom Gallery, Vermont Junction, VT, XY; Masculinity in Photography, July 17- August 10, 2014

La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, Ephemera as Evidence - Visual AIDS Exhibition, June 5-29, 2014

Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, All the World’s a Stage, April 3-May 22, 2014

Espai Tactel, Valencia, Spain, Guest List, April 2014

Luhrig Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, 16th Annual Postcards from the Edge, January 25-26, 2014

Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York,NY, 15th Annual Postcards from the Edge, January 25-27, 2013

David Louis Fierman Projects, New York, NY, His and Hers: Lucas Michael and Benjamin Fredrickson, October 1-November 15, 2010

Lectures & Performances
Daniel Cooney Fine Art and Visual AIDS, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson Artist Talk, January 17, 2015

Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY,
Artist Talk: All of this is made for you, January 3, 2015

Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, Play Smart Together: Artist Talk and Launch, February 20, 2014

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, Benjamin Fredrickson, Artist, December 8, 2011

Centro Colombo Americano, Manizales, Colombia, Artist Lecture: Benjamin Fredrickson, October 2011

Special Projects
Play Smart IV Trading Cards, Visual AIDS, 2014

Press: Interviews & Reviews
The New Yorker, January 26,2015, Benjamin Fredrickson by Vince Aletti

MuséeMagazine.com, January 15, 2015, Benjamin Fredrickson at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, by Paula Ray Jimenez

Featureshoot.com, January 19-25,2015, Top 10 Photo Events and Happenings in NYC, by Ellyn Kail

Dazeddigital.com, January 8, 2015, Self portraiture, sex work and finding real beauty, by Lydia Morrish

Gayletter.com, January 8, 2015, An Exclusive Preview of Benjamin Fredrickson’s Debut Solo Exhibition, by Abi Benitez

Time Out New York, January 2, 2015, Benjamin Fredrickson at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Critic’s Pick

Next Magazine, January 2, 2015, ART: Benjamin Fredrickson, by Benjamin Lindsay

20minutos.es, December 30, 2014, Dos fotógrafos de alto voltaje sexual, Scot Sothern y Benjamin Fredrickson, by José Angel Gonzalez

Mic.com, December 19, 2014, 10 Photos that Fight Stigmas Against Queer Sex Workers, by Maureen Shaw

Advocate.com, December 16, 2014, In the Galleries: Benjamin Fredrickson, by Christopher Harrity

Out.com, June 24, 2014, Delayed Gratification, by Lauren Elise Van

Letoilemagazine.com, April 3, 2014, Benjamin Fredrickson, by Juleana Enright

Featureshoot.com, October 15, 2013, Photographer’s Bold Nudes of Gay Men in Minneapolis, by Bryson Rand

Catch-fire.com, August 16, 2010, Benjamin Fredrickson and his “Men”, by Hanno Stecher

Education
BFA, Photography. Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, 2003
Advanced Studies, Photography. Paris College of Art, Paris, France, 2001