Ben Spencer is an artist of the Tsimshian Nation. He was born in Kitkatla in 1954 and has always lived in the Prince Rupert region.
Ben currently works in the local school district. He is one of only two fluent Sm’algyax teachers working in the local school board. He believes in the importance of education and the retaining of cultural languages, and devotes time to passing on the cultural ways and language to future generations.