Benjamin Fredrickson lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, and is represented by Daniel Cooney Fine Art New York.

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1980 born in Minneapolis, MN

Education

2003  BFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions

2019  Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art , New York, NY 

2016  Salon, Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, The LGBT Center, New York, NY

2016  Nydia (with Juan Betancurth)Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY

 

2015  Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019  From the Margins, Gallery 102, George Washington University, Washington D.C. 

2019  Circus of Books, Fierman Gallery, New York, NY

2018  Friends of Dorothy, Mott NYC, New York, NY 

2017  Magic Mirror, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY

2017  Occupy Mana, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2016  Queering Space, Green Hall Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

2016  Scarlet Muse, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY 

2015  INTERFACELeslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art , New York, NY

2014  Ephemera as Evidence, La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY

Performance

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

Selected Reviews/Interviews

"Benjamin Fredrickson's Portraits celebrate the Male Body", Sara Rosen, November 2019, https://www.anothermanmag.com/life-culture/11001/benjamin-fredrickson-photographs-daniel-cooney-fine-art-new-york-interview-2019

"Benjamin Fredrickson at Daniel Cooney Fine Art", Tyler Akers, www.gayletter.com, November 2019, http://gayletter.com/benjamin-fredrickson-photographs-daniel-cooney-fine-art/

"Benjamin Fredrickson explores intimacy and desire in a PrEP World", Michael Luong, www.advocate.com, 2019, https://www.advocate.com/photography/2019/11/01/benjamin-fredrickson-explores-intimacy-and-desire-prep-world

"Benjamin Fredrickson", Eduardo Gion, www.oddamagazine.com, 2019, https://oddamagazine.com/collaboration/benjamin-fredrickson-odda-16/

"The Photographer who documented his sex work and hookups through Polaroids", Sara Rosen, www.anothermanmag.com, January 25, 2019 https://www.anothermanmag.com/life-culture/10701/benjamin-frederickson-photographer-polaroids-sex-work-hookups​

"These nudes swap explicit for emotional intimacy", Ashleigh Kane, www.DazedDigital.com, January 26, 2016 https://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/29458/1/benjamin-fredrickson-s-salon-these-nudes-swap-explicit-for-emotional-intimacy

"Breaking Silence And Invisibility Through Photography", Emily Colucci, www.filthydreams.com, February 1, 2015  https://filthydreams.org/2015/02/01/breaking-silence-and-invisibility-through-photography-benjamin-fredrickson-at-daniel-cooney-fine-art/

"Benjamin Fredrickson" , Vince Aletti, The New Yorker, January 16, 2015 https://www.newyorker.com/goings-on-about-town/art/benjamin-fredrickson

"Self Portraiture, sex work and finding real beauty", Lydia Morrish, www.DazedDigital.com, January 8, 2015  https://www.dazeddigital.com/photography/article/23084/1/self-portraiture-sex-work-and-finding-real-beauty

"Delayed Gratification", Lauren Elise Van, Out Magazine, June 24, 2014  https://www.out.com/entertainment/art-books/2014/06/23/benjamin-fredricksons-photography-gay-sex-hookup

"Photographer's Bold Nudes of Gay Men in Minneapolis", Bryson Rand, www.featureshoot.com, October 15, 2013https://www.featureshoot.com/tag/benjamin-fredrickson-photography/

Selected Publications

2018 Pleasure Garden, Volume 3

2018  Spunk: Art & Perspectives, Issue No. 12: Day For Night

2018  Sedition, Volume 2

2017  Ponytale, Issue 4, Susan Cianciolo

2017  Gayletter, Number 7

2017 Sedition, Volume 1

2016  NEWSPAPER, Vol. V, No. 1

2016  apartamento, issue 17, Klaus Biesenbach

2016  Gayletter, Number 5

 

2016  Vaczine, Number 3

2016  Secret Behavior, Issue 3: Exhibitionism

2014  PIN-UP, Issue 15, Melissa Burns 

2014  apartamento, Issue 12, Scott Ewalt

2013  Capricious, Issue 14: Masculine

2013  Kink, Vol.2, No.19

2012  apartamento, Issue 10, Dis: David Toro & Solomon Chase

2012  BUTT Calendar

2012  Satanica Magazine, number 1

2012  Document Journal, Issue 1

2011  Oakazine, Number 4, Jane Forth & Corey Grant Tippin

2009  BUTT, Number 26, Polaroids

Books/Catalogs

 

2018  The World of Apartamento, Abrams

2015  Benjamin Fredrickson, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Exhibition Catalog

2015  INTERFACE, Leslie Lohman Museum, Exhibition Catalog

2014  Forever BUTT, Taschen

2014  NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Exhibition Catalog

2014  Ephemera as Evidence, Exhibition Catalog

Artist Lectures/Presentations

2015   School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Commercial Clients

Calvin Klein, Inc.