Ben Hall was born in 1963 in Leicester, UK. He studied fine art painting and animation at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK and graduated in 1986 with an Honors Degree. In 1986 Ben moved to Manchester where he worked for various designer and advertising agencies. During 1990 - 1997, focusing on painting and illustration, he had works selected for IMAGES, the annual UK Association for Illustrator Best of British Illustration Exhibition. For the past 10 years, Ben has worked almost exclusively for UK magazines on a wide variety of subjects. His clients have included GQ, Cosmopolitan, The Radio Times, ES Magazine, Woman & Home, Health & Fitness, and Essentials Magazine. In 1997, he was commissioned by Sieger Design in Germany to produce a limited edition milk glass for Ritzenhoff Glassware. Hall was among some of the world's best known artists, designers and architects to participate in this project.