Ben John is an artist from Pangasinan. He was born in 1991. He is part of an Artist Collective called Biskeg founded by Jojit Solano and Patrick Fernandez. He has a degree in Aeronautical Maintenance Technology ffrom the WCC Aerotech College. He was a consistent semi-finalist at Metrobank Art Competition under Painting Category.
His surrealist representation of images reflect on current social issues, particularly those in which his community resonate with. He fills his canvas with symbolisms and characters that create a dream-like spectacle, which further ignites his audiences’ curiosity. He gathers his references mostly from books, magazines, and photos he takes in his hometown. Inspired by the people around him, he paints his world in his own surreal interpretation.