Benja Harney Enters the (Paper) Fold…

The Sydney Morning Herald published a wonderful article about the very talented Benja Harney this morning. Benja is a Sydney-based paper artist. Although he originally trained in graphic design, he now creates amazing works out of paper. The magic he creates with little more than a scalpel and some paper is just fantastic!

The accordion was part of a solo exhibition at Object Gallery

Image of Benja Harney Accordian (out of paper)

These graphic pieces were commissioned as part of a student brochure for University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

1st Image of Benja Harney's UTS Student Advertisement2nd Image of Benja Harney's UTS Student Advertisement3rd Image of Benja Harney's UTS Student Advertisement

These white images form part of a campaign for Travel & Leisure

1st Image Benja Harney Travel & Leisure Campaign2nd Image of Benja Harney's Travel & Leisure Campaign

Sia commissioned Benja to create a cape for her album cover

Image of Sia in Benja Harney Cape for Album Cover

Part of a commissioned campaign for MasterCard

Image of Benja Harney's Mastercard Campaign

Hermes always has the most beautiful window displays. Now I know why!  Part of a commissioned campaign in 2009

Benja Harney Hermes Event May 2009 North SydneyImage of Benja Harney's Hermes Event May 2009 North Sydney

Benja Harney is currently exhibiting some of his work at Here Today Gone Tomorrow, Life’s Fragile Nature at NG Art Gallery, Chippendale, until 7 April, 2012.

(All images sourced from Benja Harney’ blog here).

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Comments (17)

*blushes*
Thanks for the post!
Very kind of you.
Enjoy this beautiful Sydney day!
Benja

Hey Benja! Thanks for saying howdy. Looking forward to seeing more of your work, now…

Hi,
Wow, these are fantastic, very talented indeed.

Incredible! I just love this artwork – so inspiring and truly original!

Totally inspired by these people I seem to keep finding recently who create new careers out of their hobbies/passions.

Yes! It’s all out there – people are just going for it – it is totally inspiring indeed and takes courage but wow – there are some cool people out there doing amazing things…I totally hear you! 😉 Isn’t it lovely?

Hi
Here is an interview with Benja that was re posted on my old design college site blog a few weeks ago, well worth watching with a cuppa (or glass of wine)!!! He is amazing ( hopefully the link works)
http://vimeo.com/35863017

Enjoy

The link works AND it’s a great vid’. How cool! Thanks so much. 🙂

I’m even more determined to go to the exhibition now!

What amazing works of art – a very talented artist indeed!

These are beautiful! Great post!

Cheers UL – Liking your blog, too!

Thanks for introducing me to a new artist! These are fabulous!

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