Ben Lingard is a London-born artist who currently lives and works in Glasgow.

He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 2022 with a degree in Painting & Printmaking. On graduating he was awarded a John Kinross travel scholarship and spent three months living and working in Florence, Italy.

Lingard works across various mediums but always with a strong emphasis on drawing. His practice addresses and brings together a number of interests including psychogeography and the life of the city, the nature of memory, the act of looking, and the role of craft in contemporary art.

Ben will be taking up the position of Graduate Resident at Leith School of Art in October 2023.

Selected Exhibitions

September 2023

July 2023

October 2022

December 2021

April 2021

February 2019

November 2014

June 2014

Old Contemporaries

Trial & Error

Old Contemporaries


First Draft


Recording Britain Now

Recording Britain Now

Generator Projects, Dundee

Rogart Campus, Glasgow

New Glasgow Society, Glasgow

Glue Factory, Glasgow


House for an Art Lover Pavilion, Glasgow

Trinity Buoy Wharf, London

Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

© Ben Lingard 2023