Ben Winspear, the A.M.E. Bale travelling scholarship winner for 2016, is a Bendigo based artist who works in oil and watercolour as well as sculpting. He has been painting professionally for over fifteen years and has held several successful solo exhibitions.
Ben paints a wide range of subject matter. His work runs the full spectrum from representational through to abstraction. He has a love for the Australian landscape.
His art has won a number of awards in the Bendigo area, including the Castlemaine James Farrell Self Portrait Prize.
Ben has overseen several major art projects in schools – and projects in conjunction with local government and private departments – including The City of Greater Bendigo, Coliban Water, NCCA, Department of Primary Industries.
View Ben’s winning portfolio: