Benjamin Thorp is a environmental artist who works primarily with sound. Most of his
recent work has been public and site specific installations that engage audiences
in sensory experiences that furthers appreciation and challenges one’s
understanding of their surroundings. His work has been shown in large scale public
spaces in Hong Kong and Italy, as well as in galleries in the United States and Europe.
Benjamin lives and works in Chicago Illinois, teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is
currently working on projects to place sound-sculptures created from found materials
across the world. He received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute (2004) and his MFA
from the University of Illinois at Chicago (2010).