Ben Smith is an artist based in Sydney, Australia. He was educated at The Julian Ashton Art School. In 2010 he won the Waverley Art Prize, the Mosman Emerging Artist Art Award and the Odd Nerdrum Self Portrait Competition. He has been a finalist in numerous established art prizes across Australia, including the Doug Moran Portrait Prize (2009,2010) and the Sulman Prize (2010,2011). He has had three successful solo shows with Dickerson Gallery, Sydney, and has also exhibited in Seoul, Los Angeles and New York.