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Benjamin Walls Gallery Named “Pick of the Month”

AUTHOR: ARTSY CHOW ROAMER PICK OF THE MONTH: BENJAMIN WALLS FINE ART GALLERY A few months ago we found ourselves wondering up and down Broadway in Asheville, NC in search of all things artsy and/or foodie. This hipster city has been a draw for a community of artistic folks that have flocked to it helping to reinvent its downtown storefronts

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Benjamin Walls Gallery, Bristol Awarded 2020 Historic Preservation Award

The Historic Preservation Award recognizes and honors property owners and developers who engage in preservation on property within the city’s five historic districts: Euclid Avenue, Solar Hill, Virginia Hill, Bristol Downtown Commercial, and Bristol Warehouse Historic Districts. Restoration of 701 State Street began in 2008, preserving history while bringing the building to modern code. The retrofitted façade was removed, original

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Artist Raises $90,000 for Jane Goodall Institute

The Benjamin Walls Gallery helped raise ninety-thousand dollars for the Jane Goodall Institute on Friday, September 20th, 2019. The funds were raised by auctioning Benjamin’s art and tickets sales to an intimate fireside chat with Dr. Jane Goodall. With this effort, The Benjamin Walls Galleries have now raised over a half-million dollars for local and conservation charities. Benjamin’s life-long passion

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Benjamin Walls Gallery named Best of Virginia

Benjamin Walls Gallery named “Best of Virginia 2018”

Benjamin Walls Bristol Gallery has been voted Best of Virginia 2018. The annual award is presented by Virginia Living Magazine as voted on by in their annual online poll. Peruse all the winners in this month’s issue of Virginia Living, on newsstands now. Thank you for voting for Benjamin Walls Gallery!

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Tennessee State Museum

Benjamin’s Solo Museum Exhibit Opens in Nashville TN

Named “One of the Top Ten Things to do in Nashville” by Nashville Lifestyles magazine, Benjamin expansive 6000 sq ft TN State Museum exhibit features 55 large-scale pieces. The exhibit is entitled “Through Appalachian Eyes” and is broken up into four exhibit halls; Appalachia, National, International, and Abstract work. The exhibit showcases how the techniques he developed in Appalachia have

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Benjamin Walls Gallery Exceeds $300,000 for Charity

Since opening its doors in late 2010, the Benjamin Walls Signature gallery has helped local charities raise over $300,000. The funds have been raised through events, auctions, donations, and endorsements by Benjamin and the gallery. The charities include The United Way of Bristol, Believe in Bristol, Healing Hands, Abuse Alternatives, Girls Inc, Susan G. Komen For the Cure, The Paramount

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Dolly Parton to Write the Foreword for Benjamin’s New Book

BEYOND by Benjamin Walls ​Foreword by Dolly Parton Twelve years of experience, three hundred thousand exposures, and a million miles of travel have gone into the making of Beyond. Walls’ work ethic, his focus, and his singular artistic vision have helped him become not only a cultural and artistic ambassador for our region, but also an effective advocate for the preservation of

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Third Smithsonian Exhibit for Bristol Native Benjamin Walls

Bristol native and fine art photographer Benjamin Walls will send two more works for display at the Smithsonian Institution. This time, his work has been selected for a September 2014 exhibit entitled “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America’s Wild Places.”  With this honor, Walls becomes the first fine art photographer to have images selected for international juried exhibits in

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Two Benjamin Walls Images Selected for Smithsonian Exhibit

Be among the first to view the two new Benjamin Walls images recently chosen for exhibit at The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit, entitled “Wilderness Forever”, is part of a nationwide celebration commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act – a landmark legislation that has preserved over 100 Million acres of land since its signing in

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Benjamin’s Kickstarter Project Finishes as 4th Most Funded

Thirty days after it began, Benjamin Walls’ Tiger Now, Tiger Never Campaign became the #4 most funded photography project since Kickstarter’s creation. At the time of completion the other top projects had origins in 1. NYC 2. Los Angeles 3. NYC 4. BRISTOL VA 5. NYC.  Furthermore, “Tiger Now” posted as the #1 most funded photo project working with endangered

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“ELEMENTS” Returns to the Natural History Museum of London

Benjamin Walls’ award winning image “Elements” will return to the Natural History Museum of London as part of the WILD PLANET tour. ”Elements” and WILD PLANET will be on display from March through September and is expected to be seen by a crowd of 6 million people, which will include the masses of tourist visiting for the Summer Olympic Games.

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Benjamin’s Acclaimed Image “ELEMENTS” Featured in Bath, UK

Benjamin Walls’ award winning image “Elements” is on the next leg of the WILD PLANET tour. Next stop is Bath, UK where it will be featured from April 6th through September 2011 outside the Abby and Roman Baths. Walls and his image “Elements” will be recognized by the Chairman of the Council, Councillor Sarah Bevan and company at a reception

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Benjamin Walls Gallery Raises $9,000.00 for Local Charities

The Benjamin Walls Gallery was officially open for less than two months last calendar year, yet raised nearly $9,000 for local charities. Crossroads Medical Mission, Young Life of Bristol, The Mike Marshall Family Benefit, and Believe in Bristol were some to the organizations that were supported via donations, auction items, or private events. Read the A! Magazine article by clicking

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Wild Planet Tour Kicks Off in Brighton, UK

Benjamin Walls was honored at a reception in Brighton UK and commended by the Mayor of Brighton and the staff of the Natural History Museum of London for his image “Elements” which is part of the international exhibit WILD PLANET. Walls was one of 80 photographers from dozens of countries that were honored at the event which kicks off the

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Benjamin Walls Selected as Smithsonian Exhibitor

Benjamin Walls image “Watching the Sunrise” has been selected to show at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Walls will be honored at a reception and unveiling at the Smithsonian next month. Inclusion in this exhibit is one of the top honors in the nature photography industry.

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