Galleries: Portraits

Ben Wilson - The Chewing Gum Artist

Ben Wilson.Oil on Canvas. 48” x 36”

Ben Wilson is better known as The Chewing Gum Artist.He lives in North London, where he has become increasingly well known for the miniature paintings he creates on discarded Chewing Gum found on pavements.

This oil painting of Ben Wilson by Carol Tarn captures him creating one of his works on the streets of Muswell Hill.Ben has been widely featured in both the press and on television and has also appeared in the Times newspaper and on the BBC.More recently however Ben has turned the Millenium Bridge into one of his canvases.He is a hit with the tourists who love to photograph his miniature paintings on the discarded gum.