Sculptor Ben Pearce exhibits regularly in New Zealand, Pearce has work held in the public collection of the Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui, and in private collections throughout New Zealand, England and the United States of America.
Pearce’s work is also held in the James Wallace art collection after becoming a finalist in the Wallace award in 2008, and in the 2009 awards Pearce's work Cavern No.1 won people's choice. Recently Pearce has been included in Warwick Brown's new book ‘Seen this Century’, which features 100 artists, and his work 'Great Grandfather Clock' won him the 2009 Waikato youth award. He has just had work included in Group shows exploring contemporary sculpture at The Suter Art Gallery and The City Gallery Wellington.
Ben also works with furniture designer David Trubridge
Pearce was born in 1982, Palmerston North, New Zealand and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2003, majoring in sculpture at Wanganui Quay School of Fine Arts.