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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, Gayletter, OUT and PIN-UP.

Commercial clients include: Calvin Klein

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

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Solo Exhibitions

Benjamin Fredrickson: Salon, Bureau of General Services-Queer Division @ the LGBT Community Center, New York, NY, January 21 - March 20, 2016
Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, January 8 - February 28th, 2015

Selected Group Exhibitions

Occupy Mana: Friends in Solidarity, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ, October 15–December 16, 2017
Magic Mirror, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, June 22 - July 21, 2017
Queering Space, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, October 2016
Scarlet Muse, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, June 9-July 22, 2016
Nydia: Juan Betancurth & Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, January 14 - February 27, 2016
#Interface, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, May 15-August 2, 2015
All of this is made for you, Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, December 12-January 3, 2015
NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, July 1-October 12, 2014
XY; Masculinity in Photography, The Darkroom Gallery, Vermont Junction, VT, July 17- August 10, 2014
Ephemera as Evidence, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY,, June 5-29, 2014
All the World’s a Stage, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, April 3-May 22, 2014
Guest List, Espai Tactel, Valencia, Spain, April 2014
His and Hers: Lucas Michael and Benjamin Fredrickson, David Louis Fierman Projects, New York, NY,, October 1-November 15, 2010

Lectures & Performances

Benjamin Fredrickson in Conversation with Alex Fialho, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, 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
Play Smart Together: Artist Talk and Launch, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, February 20, 2014
Benjamin Fredrickson, Artist, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, December 8, 2011
Artist Lecture: Benjamin Fredrickson, Centro Colombo Americano, Manizales, Colombia, October 2011

Press: Interviews & Reviews

i-d.vice.com, 'sedition,' the new anti-establishment magazine you need to know, November 3, 2016
creators.vice.com , A Look Inside the First Queer Show at Yale School of Art, October 28, 2016
dazeddigital.com, These nudes swap explicit for emotional intimacy, by Ashleigh Kane, January 27, 2016
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
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 EnrightFeatureshoot.com, October 15, 2013, Photographer’s Bold Nudes of Gay Men in Minneapolis, by Bryson Ran

Education

?Bachelor of Fine Arts, 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, Gayletter, OUT and PIN-UP.

Commercial clients include: Calvin Klein

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

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Solo Exhibitions

Benjamin Fredrickson: Salon, Bureau of General Services-Queer Division @ the LGBT Community Center, New York, NY, January 21 - March 20, 2016
Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, January 8 - February 28th, 2015

Selected Group Exhibitions

Occupy Mana: Friends in Solidarity, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ, October 15–December 16, 2017
Magic Mirror, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, June 22 - July 21, 2017
Queering Space, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, October 2016
Scarlet Muse, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, June 9-July 22, 2016
Nydia: Juan Betancurth & Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, January 14 - February 27, 2016
#Interface, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY, May 15-August 2, 2015
All of this is made for you, Baxter Street Gallery at Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, December 12-January 3, 2015
NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, July 1-October 12, 2014
XY; Masculinity in Photography, The Darkroom Gallery, Vermont Junction, VT, July 17- August 10, 2014
Ephemera as Evidence, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY,, June 5-29, 2014
All the World’s a Stage, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY, April 3-May 22, 2014
Guest List, Espai Tactel, Valencia, Spain, April 2014
His and Hers: Lucas Michael and Benjamin Fredrickson, David Louis Fierman Projects, New York, NY,, October 1-November 15, 2010

Lectures & Performances

Benjamin Fredrickson in Conversation with Alex Fialho, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, 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
Play Smart Together: Artist Talk and Launch, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY, February 20, 2014
Benjamin Fredrickson, Artist, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, December 8, 2011
Artist Lecture: Benjamin Fredrickson, Centro Colombo Americano, Manizales, Colombia, October 2011

Press: Interviews & Reviews

i-d.vice.com, 'sedition,' the new anti-establishment magazine you need to know, November 3, 2016
creators.vice.com , A Look Inside the First Queer Show at Yale School of Art, October 28, 2016
dazeddigital.com, These nudes swap explicit for emotional intimacy, by Ashleigh Kane, January 27, 2016
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
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 EnrightFeatureshoot.com, October 15, 2013, Photographer’s Bold Nudes of Gay Men in Minneapolis, by Bryson Ran

Education

?Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, 2003?
Advanced Studies, Photography. Paris College of Art, Paris, France, 2001

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