Ben Bloch works both independently and collaboratively (as Goatsilk) using painting, digital media, interactive performance design and time-based art.

contact: [email protected]

 

Selected Commentary and Reviews:

“A Missoula Experimentalist Returns with New Paintings” by Cory Walsh. The Missoulian. September 30, 2016.

“All-American Art” by Jill Steinhauer. Hyperallergic. July 4, 2012.

Who’s Who on YouTube: Killin’ it with Paul Crik. G4tv March 2012.

“Killin’ It with Paul Crik Interview” by Joey McGarrey. Mushroomblading.com. February 2012.

“What Do You Do? How to Subvert the Fake Edginess of Today’s Advertising” by Ron Nachmann. Dangerous Minds. January 13, 2012.

“Internet Picks of the Week: Killin’ it! with Paul Crik” by Johnny Dee. The Guardian UK. September 25, 2010.

“Paul Crik: Is He Real, Or a Trick?” by Liz Shannon Miller. New Emerging Technology News and Trends: GigaOM. September 15, 2010.

“Killin’ It With Paul Crik.” Everything is Terrible. September 7, 2010.

“There Are No Gurus: Killin’ It With Paul Crik” by Richard Metzger. Dangerous Minds. August 31, 2010.

“Exhibit asks viewers to contemplate worth of art” by Joe Nickell. Missoulian. July 2, 2010.

“Market Magic: Why Goatsilk artists want to give you a free iPad” by Erika Fredrickson. Missoula Independent. July 1, 2010.

“Liberation of the Paranoid World; Gargoyling; Pressing the Vessel.” Commentary by Ricardo de Mambro Santos. Aspect Magazine: The Chronicle of New Media Art. Volume 12: Vital. December 2008.

“Goatsilk Show Brings Art into The Digital Age” Lake Forest Stentor. February 7, 2008.

“Obsession of the Moment: Goatsilk’s Daily Treasures” by Jason Pettus. Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. September 16, 2008.

“They’ve Got Your Goat(silk)” by Joe Nickell. The Missoulian Entertainer. August 2, 2007.

“Sheehan Gallery exhibit ‘Goatsilk’ explores coexistence between humans and animals” by Sarah McCarthy. Whitman College Pioneer. November 2, 2006.

“Couple Pushed The Art Envelope: Ben Bloch and Caroline Peters Shook up Missoula” by Erin Brown. The Missoulian, August 11, 2005.