Ben Crowder

Art

These days I mostly make minimalist religious art, primarily using circles, triangles, and rectangles. If this kind of art doesn’t do anything for you, no worries, I totally understand. For the most part I work digitally, using a variety of tools.

Religious Art

Recent Work

  • A filled white circle above a dark blue line, with a hollow dark blue circle under the line.
  • A hollow white triangle pointed down above a thin blue line.
  • A white circle at top and a blue circle at bottom, on top of a yellow vertical strip, with a dark background on both sides.
  • A large red circle with two closely spaced horizontal lines above it, on a light background.
  • A light brown triangle with three white circles across the top (the middle circle is larger) and three dark brown circles across the bottom.
  • Two yellow rectangles (one wider, one thin) with a white border on a dark brown background.
  • On the left side, a dark blue line with a filled dark blue circle underneath it. On the right side, a white line with a filled white circle above it.
  • A hollow light blue circle with a filled red circle to the right, partially overlapping the blue circle, on a light background.
  • Three blue panels in a vertical layout. The top panel has a glowing white circle at center, large enough that you can't see the whole thing. The middle panel has a small glowing white moon shape at center. The bottom panel has lots of little white dots.
  • A row of dark red circle and triangle figures, with a row of white circle and triangle figures behind them and a very large white circle and triangle figure behind them all.

Featured Work

  • Sixteen horizontal white lines, gradually going from distressed on the left to straight on the right.
  • Red circle and triangle in the figure of a child, with two larger red circle and triangle figures standing behind it, with two even larger white circle and triangle figures standing behind them, in a cracked stained glass style.
  • A small red circle and triangle figure walking up a hill with a much larger white circle and triangle figure next to it, both carrying the same large black rectangle.
  • A kneeling red figure made of a circle and two triangles looking up at two tall white rectangles, on a green background.
  • A small red circle surrounded by many white circles on the left, facing a separated group of a handful of small red circles on the right.

Other Art

Recent Work

  • A small child wearing a red snow jacket, digging a hole in a kitchen.
  • A high chair with a figure wearing what looks like orange pajamas. The figure's mouth is wide open and has two large teeth in it.
  • A somewhat abstracted adult lying on the ground with its legs in the air, on which a smaller somewhat abstracted child rests.
  • A man with a young girl riding piggyback.
  • A woman holding a small child.
  • A man sitting in a chair holding a baby on his lap, with a window off to the side.
  • A white-sweatered woman hugging a green-sweatered man.
  • A large purple triangle with its mouth open ready to eat a small orange creature.
  • A large orange circle with its mouth open ready to eat a small green bird-like creature.
  • A red circle and triangle figure sitting in a corner with a rectangular booklike shape on its lap.

Featured Work

  • A large blue sky with white clouds and large grey whalelike creatures flying down, with a green field underneath and a small figure standing in the field, and a barn in the distance.
  • A large green square with its mouth open ready to eat a small flying purple bug.
  • A black and white illustration of a round table with five characters around it. Clockwise, there is a bearded man in a black outfit staring at a rectangle on the table; a young woman with small antennae wearing a t-shirt and looking at her phone; a chair with hands and a bearded face wearing glasses; a strange looking large animal; a bald, mustached man in a starred shirt and shorts looking at a laptop; a man asleep on the floor; and a black snowman holding a pamphlet.
  • A colorful comet crashing into a planet with a visible atmosphere.
  • A somewhat abstracted adult lying on the ground with its legs in the air, on which a smaller somewhat abstracted child rests.

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