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Benjamin Bader

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Dayton, Ohio, USA
About

My name is Ben. I'm a freelance illustrator and owner of Neo-Elegance Design in Dayton, OH. I was born in Clarksville, TN in April of 1980. I'm the fourth and youngest child of a carpenter/sculptor father and a seamstress/English teacher mother. My family traveled the United States from the East coast of Virginia to the West coast of Alaska before settling in Ohio when I was 8. After being home schooled through 5th grade, I awkwardly started public school in 6th grade and graduated "almost with honors" from Fairborn High School in '98. Since high school, I've attended and dropped out of two different colleges (the second one 4 or 5 times) and am working on a record for the longest time spent getting an associates degree (10 years so far and almost a year of full time classes to go). Throughout my life, I've been fascinated with mathematics, physics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, medicine, and astronomy, but found that I had a talent for creating art and spent most of my post-hi

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