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Robert Ballard

Robert Ballard

Robert Holt Ballard has been creating works of art all his life. He works in 2-D painting and collage, using compositional elements together with texture and color. He holds a BFA from San Francisco State University and an MFA from California College of the Arts. His work has been exhibited widely on both the East and West Coasts, and he has held more than 30 one-person and group exhibitions in both museums and galleries. In addition to his painting activities, he has held positions as director and curator of a number of small museums and large private galleries in California; New Zealand; West Virginia; and the Washington, D.C. metro area. For the last 15 years, he and his wife, Joanie Ballard, have run of the R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery, located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where he also works and exhibits.

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