Ben Long was born in Lancaster, UK in 1978. He is a graduate of Camberwell College of Art.
Long is a visual artist known for his interventions in the public realm. His work has been associated with the Street Art movement, in particular his Great Travelling Art Exhibition series begun in 2001.
Other significant bodies of work include Scaffolding Sculptures. In 2009 the Contemporary Art Society commissioned Horse Scaffolding Sculpture for the Economist Plaza in central London.
Recent exhibitions include Crown Jewels (2009), Art Work (2008) and Stag Scaffolding Sculpture (2008).