Blind Alley projects

Press Release

Liminal Space: Benjamin Loftis, Red, Yellow, Green

July 15. 27, 2023

Location: 3317 West 4th Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Hours: daylight

Liminal Space: Benjamin Loftis, Red, Yellow, Green, Blind Alley, July 15 – 27, 2023

Through the intermingling reflections of obscured photography, glass, and neon, the

installation Liminal Space: Benjamin Loftis, Red, Yellow, Green, contemplates fluidity of identity,

the power of representation, and resonance of personal narratives. Overwhelming the space,

the faded image of a man serves as a portal to the past. This solemn gray field veils a neon

target symbolizing the crosshairs of scrutiny and the individual's identity within societal

constructs. Loftis notes that, “Red, Yellow, Green, serves as a visual tapestry, inviting viewers to

reflect upon their own stories and embrace the diverse complexities that shape us as


Artist bio:

Benjamin Loftis was born in Dallas, Texas in 1991. He was raised in Texas but shared residences in New Mexico. Loftis graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas in 2020. In 2023, Loftis earned a Master of Fine Arts from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he also served as a graduate student aid, a teaching assistant, and an instructor of record in Ceramics. Loftis currently works and lives in Dallas, Texas.

This year’s Liminal Space is a series of independent exhibitions by three TCU MFA students who

graduated spring 2023:

Sheryl Anaya, June 17—29

Sarah Hunt, July 1—14

Benjamin Loftis, July 15-27