Ben Pierce

Illustrator, graphic designer, general lover of images and oddities. 

Benjamin Pierce attended Washington University where he received his BFA in illustration and graphic design. He was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and now lives on the city's South Side.
Artist Statement

My paintings are the resolutions of my daydreams. These images are hodgepodges of people I've seen on the street and the background stories that I've created for them. My attentions are drawn toward those people and places whose stories are perhaps forgotten or ignored.

For many people, imagination is their only escape from circumstance. When one lives in a world quick to snuff out wonder and promise, it becomes necessary to create your own.

These images are the world as I choose to see it.

'We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.'