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30 June 2021

Elected to the NEAC

Im delighted and honoured to have been elected to be a member of the New English Art Club following the annual exhibiton at the Mall Galleries London

Rocks and Sea Against the Light
11 February 2019

Preparing for my Solo Show in April and Painting in the Hebrides

A busy time in the studio as I prepare the work for my next solo show at St Anne's Galleries, Lewes which will include over fifty paintings. The title reflects my recent preoccupation with all things coastal : Shore Lines - Paintings of the Sussex...more>, Cornish and Hebridean coasts. Opening 6th April. Weekends 10am - 5pm or by appointment 6 - 8pm week nights. In March I am making a second trip to the Outer Hebrides to paint on Harris.

Link: https://www.stannesgalleries.com/< less

Beach, Light Through Water
7 September 2018

Painting in North Cornwall

I recently spent another week painting Porthcothan Beach in North Cornwall, after a previous visit in May this year. I find that particular beach very inspiring with its magnificent sea cliffs and rocks. Part of the beach is accessible even at high t...more>ide from the cliff path, and I am able to camp within walking distance of the beach which makes it a perfect painting location when the weather is as good as it has been this summer. < less

4 March 2017

Solo Show St Anne's Gallery Lewes

I will be showing about 60 paintings in a solo show in March at St Anne's Gallery in Lewes. The exhibition is open on weekends until 19th March and other times by appointment

Adelaide Crescent, Hove 2
26 November 2016

St Annes Gallery Christmas Show

until the 18th Dec (weekends only) I am showing four paintings of London. St Martins Lane and Green Park

St Martins, Lane Dusk
25 October 2015

Painting in Northern Tuscany

I have just been working on a commission north of Lucca. Check the gallery page to see my paintings of the area

Blue Hills and Autumn Colours, Casoli
30 May 2015

Charity Raffle for the Earthquake Victims in Nepal 4194.93 raised

And the winner is.... Jane Zara. Congratulations Jane and sorry to all who didn't win , but thanks so much for buying tickets and helping to raise so much money My daughter Tilly only left Nepal a few weeks before the earthquake struck. It is truly s...more>hocking to see the devastation. I am offering this painting as the prize in a raffle. All proceeds will go to the Disasters Emergency Committees Relief work in Nepal. Click the link below to go to my just giving page to enter. The draw will take place on ther 30th May at 3pm at St Annes Galleries Lewes

Link: https://www.justgiving.com/tom-benjamin1/< less

The Cliffs from Hope Gap, Winter
1 March 2015

painting the Thames

I am working on a large series of paintings of the Thames at the moment. there are a few on my website. Lots more soon!

The London Eye at Dusk
30 September 2014

New courses to be announced

I will be putting details of new courses on the website soon. These will include a long weekend in Paris in May, several Cuckmere courses including a winter one, a five day course painting on an organic farm in Dorset and new colour mixing courses at...more> the paddock studio in Lewes< less

River Sorgue
28 April 2014

Solo Show a success

Thanks to everyone for the support over the solo show. It was well received and over 35 paintings sold

Rocks at Hope gap
16 March 2014

Link to online catalogue for exhibtion

My forthcoming exhibition 'The Nowness of everything is at St Anne's Galleries Lewes here is a link to the online version of the catalogue. The Exhibition runs from 22nd March - 30th March (Open Saturdays and Sundays only)and is also available to vie...more>w on the first two Saturdays in April

Link: http://issuu.com/stannesgalleries/docs/tom_benjamin_catalogue_210x210_c< less

Brighton Beach 5.30am
28 February 2014

New Film The light and the Air

Click the Link below to watch a short film about my work made by Filmmaker Wilma de Jong. The film shows me working on location on two paintings. One on Brighton Beach in the summer early in the morning and the other done in the late autumn at Barcom...more>be Mills

Link: http://www.vimeo.com/87812485< less

Autmn Mist,Barcombe
5 February 2014

Artist and Illustrators

A Step by step landscape painting article that appeared in the Artist and Illustrators magazine. The Article shows the development of a painting on the south downs in frost. There are further such articles in the febuary issue of the same magazine an...more>d in the artist magazine

Link: http://www.artistsandillustrators.co.uk/how-to/Landscapes/794/how-to-respond-to-changing-light< less

Field, Les Bassacs