Benjamin Pierce

Ben Pierce lives and works in rural Southeast Missouri. His father a 3rd generation brick layer, taught him traditional values and honesty, as well as an appreciation for hard work, and to work with his hands. After high school Pierce served four years in the military, before going on to receive his BFA from Southeast Missouri State University. Pierce builds work that represents the world around him. Reflecting on personal experiences and designing with instinct and passion, Pierce blends architecture and nature to create his work. "Nature is so diverse and beautiful and resilient, It's hard not to be inspired by it!" Ben has displayed his work throughout the country in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, North Dakota, Illinois, Indiana, New, Jersey, Tennessee, Mississippi, Georgia, Louisiana. Pierce's work has also earned him several awards including "best of show" and "people's choice."

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Artist's Website

Cape Girardeau, Missouri


Focus - 2017

wounded - 2016

"The use of diagonal lines create an unbalance/tension and the oculus is a focal point which engages peoples focus. Hopefully you will see something otherwise missed through my sculpture."

Propensity - 2015

Closer Separation - 2014

Growing Up - 2013

Lineage - 2012

Platinum Sponsors

Adams County Community Foundation
Arts United
City of Decatur
Fleetword RV
Indiana Arts Commission
Porter Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Adams Public Library System (In Kind
Berne Ready Mix
Complete Printing Service
Fifth Third Bank
Roadway Inn/Quality inn