Ron Benner Print Biography

Ron Benner is an artist, gardener and activist from London, Ontario. He is a survivor of Agricultural Engineering. His mixed media photographic installations are in the collections of the National Gallery
of Canada, Ottawa, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Museum London, London, Ontario, McIntosh Gallery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. and the Casa de Las Americas, Havana, Cuba.

His photographic garden installations have been installed in London, Oakville, Toronto, Windsor and North Vancouver, Canada and in Sevilla and Salamanca, Spain. Museum London’s publication Ron Benner: Gardens of a Colonial Present 2008 documents and analyses his numerous garden installations constructed between 1987 and 2005. Recent garden installations include: Trans/mission: Ble d’Inde at AXENE07, Gatineau, Quebec, 2008 and /10, Forman Art Gallery, Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, 2010. As the Crow Flies, photographic garden and water installation begun in 2005 continues on site at Museum London to 2014 and three other garden works are at Grosvenor Lodge, London, Ontario also on-going.