Ben Quail - printmaker Painter - Gardendesigner -facilitator 07807663799


I  create fresh, vibrant images in printmaking and mixed media using linocut screen print etching and collage. I also run community art and print workshops: as Bittern Design and Rural Mural Co: I  design and facilitate community art and garden design projects. and promote ecological perspectives on design dialogue.

My 2019 events Diary is on Events 2019 on my website

My Work

I work in east Suffolk uk and am a member of Beccles open studios scheme,suffolkopenstudios 2019 and Norwich printfair. I also exhibit in national print fairs and east Anglian galleries Craftco southwold ferini gallery pakefield. I am available to run a community event printmaking course or residency help make an artwork with your community or design a wildlife garden for you put on an art show or talk or other events /art purchases.

I am also an author and my latest book can be found at


Feel free to look through my portfolio for a sample of my work. If you have any questions, please contact me.

 Garden Design Projects

College Design for client garden 2012

Formative design ideas for college Design2012 brief included play area vegetable growing and formal beds.

transect and 3D elavation and play structure college design 2012 (Woodbridge)

3 big Paintings from Lewisham Arthouse Retrospective 2007: Sparrows nest triptych

Jubilee day residency St Mary's primary school 2013 key stage 2 Now displayed in School Hall. Canvas Print

Community Art Club Activities 2009-2014 printmaking 3D Design 

Print Tyger Tyger chosen for front cover of A Fairly Natural History Alphabet published by www.Xlibrispublishing in april 2013 available from beccles books Craftco and xlibris 


I am a freelance printmaker painter designer and facilitator of eco art projects. I recently completed studying garden design at Otley college (UCS Suffolk).graduating in July 2016; I work from sketchbooks and visual diarys and research to produce colourful humourous and graphic linocuts screenprints and etchings. I also use collage and mixed media to create large seascapes and landscapes where I live, Lowestoft in Suffolk UK. As a student of garden design I  researched enhanced green corridors and public art within green corridors. eg along cycle routes/ childrens play areas. I helped Lowestoft children create a ceramic mosaic mural for their school garden  in 2015. I  also designed wildlife gardens within community centres (thornton house Bradford) and worked on allotment  projects. Contact me for garden design/community project /practical maintenance work and to book  for print classes or residencies or  view or purchase fine art prints and paintings or to discuss  exhibition proposal's01502457228 /07807663799  66 Denmark Rd Lowestoft Suffolk NR32 2EQ


Degree Ba hons Norwich 98 2.1 Fine Art (Media)

PGCE (16plus) Norwich College. 2000.

Landscape and Garden Design foundation  degree UCS Otley 2011-2016

Previous qualifications include HND design Crafts North Essex 87 distinction, among other practical courses:  Amenity Horticulture HND  York 1992-6