CLIENTS

Rolling Stone Magazine, Playboy Magazine, Radar Magazine, Paper Magazine, Nylon Magazine, Marvel Comics, Oni Press, Vice Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Smash Magazine, The Bavarian State Opera, The Criterion Collection, Widen+Kennedy, WK12, Doubleday and Cartwright, Red Bull Creation, Stussy, Rachel Roy, Fuse Marketing, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Op-Ed Page, Brooklyn Rail, Philadelphia Citypaper, McGraw-Hill Book Publishers, Image Comics, Archaia Comics, Oni Press, Stones Throw Records, Gannett Newspapers, The Journal News, Rabid Rabbit, Vice (Italy), Esquire Magazine (Russia), Rock en Seine (France), Collection Revue (France), Voxer Magazine (Belgium), Large Magazine (Australia), Bongout Design Group (Germany), Code Magazine (Holland), Computer Blue (England), Bang Your Head (Belgium), Plin Tub (Belgium), Zeke Bazaar (Belgium), Violator (Brazil)

AWARDS and HONORS

The Undiscovered Letter Finalist, The Art Directors Club | 2008
Gold or Silver Medal Finalist, Society of Publication Designers | 2008
Pro Show 4, 3x3 Illustration | 2007
2nd Place, News Graphic, Philadelphia Society of Professional Journalists | 2006
Selected for “Young Guns 5,” The Art Directors Club International | 2006
1st Place, Photo-Graphic Illustration, Keystone Press Awards | 2005
Accepted into American Illustration 24 | 2005
2-time Playboy Fiction Illustration Competition winner, Playboy Magazine | 2002 and 2003
1st Place, Best Breaking News Informational Graphic, New York State Associated Press | 2001
3rd Place, Best Informational Graphic, New York State Associated Press | 2001
Two illustrations selected for the Society of Illustrators Student Show | 2000

EXHIBITIONS

"Dread Paths Tread: The Art of Benjamin Marra," Floating World Comics, Portland, OR | 2012
"Swords Buried Deep: Benjamin Marra," Spur Gallery, Baltimore, MD | 2012
"Storm Fires of Doom: The Art of Benjamin Marra," BSC Pop-Up Gallery, Brooklyn, NY | 2012
“Monster Show 6,” DOMY Books, Austin and Houston, TX | 2011
“Hardbodies,” DOMY Books, Austin and Houston, TX | 2011
Solo Exhibition, Floating World Comics, Portland, OR | 2010
“Inkplots,” Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY | 2010
“Satan Is Real,” Pony Gallery, Portland, OR | 2010
“Monster Show 4,” DOMY Books, Austin and Houston, TX | 2009
“Post It,” Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA | 2009
“Resist Time,” Vice Magazine Germany, Berlin, Germany | 2009
“Dollypop,” World of Wonder Storefront Gallery, Los Angeles, CA | 2008
“I am 8-bit,” Gallery 1988, Los Angeles, CA | 2007
“The Werstminster Dog Show,” The Werst Gallery, Portland, OR | 2007
”Plin Tub’,” Plin Tub’ Gallery, Brussels, Belgium | 2007
“Young Guns 5,” The Art Directors Club, New York, NY | 2006
“M.F.A. Illustration Thesis Show,” P.P.O.W., New York, NY | 2003
“The Magazine Rack,” School of Visual Arts Main Gallery, New York, NY | 2003
“The Turning Page Book Show,” AIGA, New York, NY | 2002
“2000 Scholarship Award Show,” The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY | 2000

BIBLIOGRAPHY · PRESS

Obey, Interview | 2012
Collection, Interview | 2012
Vice Italy, Interview | 2011
Groovy Age of Horror, Interview | 2009
Vice, Interview | 2009
Slamxhype, Interview | 2009
Fly by Night: The New Art of the Club Flyer, Craig McCarthy, Thames & Hudson | 2008
The Morning News, Interview | February, 2008
Lost at E Minor, Interview | November, 2007
Philly Edge, Interview | April, 2007
Graphic Design USA Magazine, Interview | February 2007
Code Magazine, Interview | Autumn, 2006
Voxer Magazine, 8-Page Feature | October, 2005
Launching the Imagination, by Mary Stewart, McGraw-Hill | 2002 to 2010