Denison Presents Lecture By Artist-in-Residence Jack Balas
Date of Event: October 26, 2009
Posted: October 16, 2009
Jack Balas, painter, photographer and Denison’s current artist-in-residence, will present an artist talk at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, in room 305 of the Bryant Arts Center (210 West College Street). Balas’ talk, sponsored by Denison’s Queer Studies Program and Studio Art Program, is free and open to the public.
Featured in a recent edition of Out Magazine and a recipient of the 1995 Fellowship in Painting from the National Endowment for the Arts, Balas is an internationally renowned artist working in painting and photography. Several of his pieces are featured in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art (New York), the Tucson Museum of Art and the Kent and Vicki Logan Collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Two of his most recent solo exhibitions include “We’ll Be Seeing You” in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, Colo., and “Jack Balas: An American Male,” in the Ego Gallery of Barcelona, Spain.
As the artist-in-residence at Denison, Balas is working with students and creating a series of his own etchings in the Bryant Arts Center printmaking studios.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Photographer, painter, and current Denison artist-in-residence Jack Balas artist talk at 7 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 26, in room 305 of the Bryant Arts Center (210 West College Street). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 740-587-6596 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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