Award-Winning Graphic Designer

Ben has also won numerous awards for his graphic design work in blind juried, peer-reviewed, design competitions at the national level. Ben’s work has been featured in American Corporate Identity, Color Management, Creative QuarterlyGD USA, Type in Motion 2, and Visual 100s: Formats, Folds & Bindings. Ben is also a member of AIGA, the professional association for design.

Educator & Small Business Owner

Ben is an Associate Professor at Elon University and teaches Communication Design courses in the School of Communications. Ben is the sole proprietor of Accomplish Studios, LLC a small graphic design agency in Chapel Hill, NC. Ben’s love of graphic design is intermingled with his love of teaching through a teacher, scholar, mentor model.

Author & Student Advocate

In 2018, Ben authored Oh @#$% I’m Graduating! A Student’s Guide to Creating a Killer Portfolio with Kendall Hunt. Ben’s also authored, A Graphic Design Student’s Guide to Freelance, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2012. Both  books were written to help students bridge the gap between academia and professional practice and help students launch their career.