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Wes Benson

Wesley’s artwork hangs on walls and in private collections across the U.S. Wes stubbornly paints whatever he wants to paint. His artistic philosophy is guided exclusively by the daily visual input of his own life. His work is intended to be semi-autobiographical, euphoric, luminous, and optimistic.


Wes Benson is a painter located in Kansas City. He studied art history during his undergraduate studies at the University of Kansas and later received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. His work is informed by his own daily visual input and is semi-autobiographical. He works primarily in oil painting and his work can be characterized by his vivid and luminous use of color.



Natural Beings

Introducing MIXD Gallery’s second drop, Natural Beings, on display March 3 – May 24. Natural Beings considers the symbiotic relationship between an organism and its habitat. In a survey of traditional landscapes and portraiture, the collection of works captures the porous boundaries between humanity and our natural surroundings. Natural Beings is a celebration...

Friday, March 3rd — 11:00am


Drop 002 - Opening Day

Join us on March 3 for a first look and curator-led tour of Drop 002: Natural Beings, MIXD’s second exhibition. ...

Friday, March 3rd — 11:00-6:00pm


Merging Spaces

MIXD Gallery’s inaugural exhibition, Merging Spaces, showcases a vivid assortment of artists working in the Ozark region.

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Merging Spaces

MIXD presents its inaugural exhibition, Merging Spaces, including a sweep of 30 regional artists and artworks with the intent to expand the region’s art market and community.

Saturday, November 19th — 11:00am


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