Smithsonian new Look exhibit in Shanghai Sept 12-Nov 26 2017

For those of you in China, you can check out two of my images in the new Smithsonian Look 探索视界 – 史密森尼摄影展 exhibit September 12 – November 26, 2017 at Jing’an Sculpture Park in Shanghai, China. This is one of them!

Thank you Gumbo Limbo Nature Center!

Thank you Friends of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for an awesome night A huge honor to win the CRESTT (Conservation, Research, Education, Stewardship for Today and Tomorrow) award!

Look exhibit in Seoul, Korea – Winter 2017

Excited to have a piece with the Smithsonian at their exhibit in Seoul Korea.  Here are some shots from the exhibit. The exhibit is up until March 15, 2017

Seascapes Highland Beach 2017

Seascapes makes one more stop on the east coast of Florida close to my home before moving west.  Excited to open Jan 4 at the Highland Beach Library.  It will be up until Feb 27, 2017.

Boca Raton Hospital Exhibit at Boca Bistro 2016


Just 7 months after Carson was born, I have a handful of pieces in the Boca Raton Hospital.  Carson my son was born upstairs!  Go check them out if your in the area!


Judging Ocean Conservancy 2016 Marine Wildlife and Seascape contest

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Honored to be selected to judge this years photo contest.  We will be judging in Mid July.  Good luck to all the contestants!  Here are the other judges:


Feature spread in Boca Raton Magazine February 2016

Boca Raton Magazine did an 8 page feature on my work in their 2016 Feb issue.

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Seascapes New York City 2016 Opening


January 14-March 26, 2016

Reception for the Artist:

Wednesday, January 27, 6-8pm RSVP:


Open Monday-Friday, 8am-7pm

Reservations required, e-mail:

Ben Hicks has journeyed across the Americas and around the globe, capturing the majestic beauty of the natural world. He strives to portray the familiar in extraordinarily original ways, sometimes taking physical risks in the process. Hicks’ distinctive vision and inimitable approach to photography renders intricately detailed images that captivate viewers and serve as a testament to his enjoyment and reverence of nature.

For more information about this exhibit, please visit:

The Durst Organization maintains a continuing program of support for the arts.

By providing venues for exhibition in the lobbies of our buildings we hope to

increase the presence of fine art and contribute to the cultural richness of the City.


(between 43rd and 44th)

JANUARY 14 – MARCH 26, 2016

chashama empowers artists in New York

City by transforming unutilized real estate into

affordable work and presentation space.

New Images!

I have added a few hundred new edition images from shooting this past year!  GreenSeaTurtle2015Mosaic


This one, shot this summer is made up of all of them! Check them out!