Ben Hoste, Self Portrait
Plato, Missouri - 2015
Contact - Based in New York City
213-458-3449
studio@benjaminhoste.com

Connect
Instagram: @benhoste
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Education
MA, Journalism, University of Missouri, 2014
BA, Mathematics, Claremont McKenna College, 2006

Awards & Honors
White Leaves Artist Residency, 2018 [forthcoming]
CENTER Santa Fe Portfolio Review, 2017
Emmanuel College Artist Residency, 2017
New York Times Portfolio Review, 2015
Magnum Foundation Lab, Photography Expanded, 2014
College Photographer of the Year, Bronze Medal, 2013
North American Nature Photography Association Scholar, 2013
Duffy Fund Grantee, 2013
College Photographer of the Year, Silver Medal, 2012
Jack Fields Fellow, 2012
Missouri Photo Workshop, 2010
Claremont Summer Mathematics Fellow, 2004

Solo Exhibitions
Good Earth, Greg Hardwick Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO, August - September 2017

Group Exhibitions
Photo 2017, Multiple Exposures Gallery, Alexandria, VA, 2017 [juried by Molly Roberts]
ECAR, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA, 2017
Annual Group Show, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, 2017 [juried by Paula Tognarelli]
City, Latitude Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2017
FOCUS, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, AL, 2017
Midwest Photo Emerge, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS, 2017
Prisons Today, Eastern State Penitentiary Historical Site, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
Twelve Captures, Capture12, Phoenix, AZ, 2015 [juried by Mark Klett]
The Telephone Show, The Craft Studio, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2014 [curated by Matt Rahner]
Parting Shots, McDougall Gallery, Columbia, MO, 2014
Survey of the Plains, Art & Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2013 [juried by Terry Evans]
Revealing Place, St. Edwards Fine Art Gallery, Austin, TX, 2013
Revealing Place, Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2013
This Ain't a Scene II, The Armory, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
Seven Saturdays, Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA, 2013
Revealing Place, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Art from the Heart, Gowanus Loft, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
This Ain't a Scene, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
SPFF, Starigrad Paklenica, Croatia, 2012
Snap, Origami Vinyl, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Missouri Photo Workshop, Macon County Expo Center, Macon, MO, 2010
A Shot in the Dark, The Strange, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
Exposure, Where, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Publications
Good Earth, Greg Hardwick Gallery Exhibition Catalog, Introduction by Joe Johnson, Artist Book, 2017
Photo '17, Multiple Exposures Gallery Exhibition Catalog, 2017
Light Journal, Issue 4, "Departures," 2017
An Edge to America, Artist Book, 2017
At the Center of the World, Second Edition, Artist Book, 2016
The High Sierra, Artist Book, 2016
Anthropology Now, Vol. 8, No. 1, "Good Earth: Exploring the Old Lead Belt," 2016
At the Center of the World, Artist Book, 2013

Public & Private Collections
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Emmanuel College
Pitzer College

Visiting Artist Lectures
Pitzer College, April 2018 [forthcoming]
Emmanuel College, February 2018 [forthcoming]
Missouri Valley College, October 2017
Columbia College, October 2017
Emmanuel College, July 2017
Missouri Valley College, October 2016
University of Missouri, October 2016
International Center of Photography, July 2015
Northwestern University, October 2013

Teaching Experience
International Center of Photography, Teaching Assistant, 2014-2015

Interviews
KBIA (npr) (w/ Sara Shahriari), 2017
This Very Instant (w/ Vincent Wagner), 2015
Radio Free Silver Lake, 2009

Press
KBIA (npr), "Intersection - Lead's Pivotal Role in Missouri's Past, Present, and Future," 2017
KBIA (npr), "Intersection Preview - Photographing the Legacy of Lead in Missouri's Old Lead Belt," 2017
Vox Magazine, "Photographer Shows How the Old Lead belt is Surviving after its Defining Industry Ended," 2017
Smithsonian Magazine, "Good Earth," Instagram Takeover, 2016
MSNBC, "Life in Missouri's Fading Lead Belt," 2016
Time Magazine, "Inside the Fight to Change Baltimore's Police One Year After Freddie Gray's Death," 2016
Time Magazine, "Searching for Answers in Baltimore a year After Freddie Gray's Death," 2016
CNN, "Searching for the 'Center' of America," 2015
This Very Instant, "Interview with Benjamin Hoste," 2015
Der Greif, "Good Earth," 2014
Radio Free Silver Lake, "Profile: Benjamin Hoste, This Ain't a Scene," 2010
Radio Free Silver Lake, "Photographer Profile: Benjamin Hoste," 2009