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 Quarterly, GD USA, Type in Motion 2, and Visual 100s: Formats, Folds & Bindings.
Ben is an Associate Professor at Elon University and teaches Communication Design courses in the School of Communications. Ben also owns Accomplish Studios, LLC a small graphic design agency in Chapel Hill, NC. Ben bridges his love of graphic design with his love of teaching by following a teacher, scholar, mentor model.
In 2018, Ben authored Oh @#$% I’m Graduating! A Student’s Guide to Creating a Killer Portfolio with Kendall Hunt. Ben’s previous book was titled, A Graphic Design Student’s Guide to Freelance, published by John Wiley & Sons. These books help students bridge the gap between academia and professional practice.