Ben Altman's work was selected for the Houston Center for Photography’s 2015 Fellowship, the 2015 Critical Mass Top 50 and other recent awards and grants. He has exhibited at galleries, museums, and festivals in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco, North Carolina, Indiana, Rhode Island, Texas, many in New York state, and in Poland. His work is available from Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

A half-Jewish naturalized U.S. citizen of British origin, Altman trained as an artist by studying Physics, towing icebergs, racing sailboats, and working in commercial photography. His work explores intersections of history, politics, home, and the contemporary world. He uses photographs, video, installation, and participation.