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Wes Benson  MFA

Wes Benson is a Kansas-City-based oil painter and Illustrator. He has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City and a bachelors degree in art history from KU, the University of Kansas. He works out of his studio in the Bauer building in the Crossroads district of Kansas City.

Wes has been featured in 435 magazine, The Hills magazine, Leawood magazine and has produced artwork for the Mensa Bulletin, ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Dirt Rag magazine. His oil paintings have been shown at Weinberger Fine Art, the Leedy-Voulkos, Art Center, and Flock Salon. His work hangs on walls and in private collections across the U.S. Wes stubbornly paints whatever he wants to paint. His artistic philosophy is guided exclusively by the daily visual input of his own life. His work is intended to be semi-autobiographical, euphoric, luminous, and optimistic. For inquiries, contact Wes Benson by text message.

Text (or call) me at (913)638-2914