"With no 2 days alike, my workdays remain interesting. I can hardly wait to pick up the paintbrush each morning." ~ Ben Mann
Beyond his studio, Mann travels on purpose, propelled by his facility in foreign languages, a curiosity for local cuisine and an ever-present sketchbook in tow. Upon his return, the drawing invariably resurfaces as fodder for his formal works on canvas. Distilling their content to vibrant and distinctive paintings is an immensely rewarding chance to create beauty, and to renew memories of his adventures.
Ben Mann remembers one of his first artistic projects - his mother asked him to make place cards for the Thanksgiving table. It was then he realized art could have a practical application. The youngest of seven children, Mann's father...Read more
Local artist Ben Mann has added author and illustrator to his creative repertoire. He was thrilled to be contacted by author Barbara Jean Hicks who has written 30 books, including companion books to the Disney movie Frozen. Mann...Read more