BEN HILARIO-CAGUIAT | Biography
New York City artist Ben Hilario-Caguiat (pronounced he-lar-e-o-cag-e-yacht) is of Philippine descent and an unconventional printmaker, sculptor, muralist and mixed-media artist. Artistic his whole life, he moved into fine arts after years in the business world. He received an MBA in Strategic Management from Pace University and a BA in Economics from New York University with additional studies at the School of Visual Arts. Ben explores the edge of what's possible by combining an innate artistic sense for both digital and analog 2D and 3D fields with compulsive experimentation and self-study. His works have exhibited in the United States and internationally.
Of note, Ben has exhibited at Christie's New York, The National Arts Club, The International Print Center New York, The Highline Ballroom and Galerie Kornfeld. He also expanded into public works after winning a commission from the NYC Parks Department and First Street Green Art Park for an H: 8 ft. x W: 32 ft. mural in 2014 as well as a H: 20 ft. x W: 19 ft. mural in Summer 2015 for the 100 GATES Project commissioned by The Lower East Side Business Improvement District and NYC's Department of Small Business Services.