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Benjamin Aronson, American artist.


Aronson, Benjamin was born on October 4, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David and Georgianna (Nyman) Aronson.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Boston University, 1980. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Boston University, 1982.


Teaching assistant Boston University School Fine Art, 1980-1982. Teacher Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1983-1990. Member Supreme Court of the United States Court Portrait Painting Team, 1989-1997.

Guest lecturer Boston University Summer Art Institute, 1985, Deerfield Academy, Old Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1986, Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1987, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1987, Worcester Craft Center, Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards, 1988, Boston University School Art Education, 1988, art department Southeastern Middlesex University, 1988, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, 1989, painting department Boston University School Visual Art, 1989, Rhode Island School Design, 1990, Charrette Corporation, 1991, Harvard Graduate School Design, 1995, 96, 97, 98, 99. Artist in residence Beaver Country Day School, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1985-1988.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Nancy Lincoln Gallery, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1983, 89, Lane Gallery, Gordon College, Wenham, Massachusetts, 1986, Julia-Saul Gallery, Sudbury, Massachusetts, 1987, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, California, 1994, Jerry Solomon Gallery, Hollywood, California, 1996, Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1996, M B Modern, New York City, 1997, 99, Sydne Bernard Fine Arts, Hollywood, 1998. Exhibited in group shows at Boston University Art Gallery, 1980, 82, Dana Hall Gallery, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1984, Quadrum Gallery, Chestnut Hill, 1984, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1988, Copley Society, Boston, 1990, National Academy Design, New York City, 1990, 92, Urban Center Municipal Art Society, New York City, 1991, Mickelson Gallery, Washington, 1992, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, 1992, Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, 1992, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, 1993, 94, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1995, Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, 1995, 96, Jerry Solomon Gallery, Hollywood, 1996, 97, Sydne Bernard Fine Arts, Hollywood, 1997, 98, Pepper Gallery, Boston, 1997, M B Modern, New York City, 1997, 98, Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, 1998, Soma Gallery, la Jolla, California, 1998, Alpha Gallery, Boston, 1999. Represented in permanent collections at Reading (Pennsylvania) Public Fine Art Museum, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Woodshole Oceanographic Institute, Massachusetts.

      Also corporation and private collections. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Married Margaret Ray Combs, November 5, 1983. Children: Jesse Benjamin, Alexander Raymond.

David Aronson

Georgianna (Nyman) Aronson

Margaret Ray Combs

Jesse Benjamin Aronson

Alexander Raymond Aronson