Ron Benner (1949) was born in London, Ontario, where he lives and works. After a year studying agricultural engineering at the University of Guelph, he switched to the visual arts and went on to develop a practice that combines photography, installation and gardening. An internationally known artist and social justice activist, he collaborates regularly with community organizations involved in the defence of the environment.
Indigenous Land Acknowledgment
London, Ontario is on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Lenape, Attawandaron and Huron-Wendat peoples, at the forks of Deshkan Ziibi (Antler River), an area subject to the Dish with One Spoon Wampum and other treaties.