Event Title

NOT PULP FICTION: CAST PAPER AND PULP PAINTING BY TOM BALBO

Event Website

http://www.friendsofdardhunter.org/watermarks_pre.html

Start Date

9-7-2012 12:00 AM

End Date

11-17-2012 12:00 AM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

No

Contact Information (for registration)

Cleveland ArtistS Foundation

17801 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107-3413
(216) 227-9507

Event Type

Exhibit

Description

This exhibition celebrates the cast paper and pulp paintings of Tom Balbo. Raised and educated inLakewood,OH, he graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea,OH in 1977 with a B.A. in Studio Arts. Tom received his MFA at Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, where he was awarded a Syracuse University Fellowship Grant in 1979 and 1980, and a Ford Foundation Grant. His early work focused on ceramics and printmaking and in 1979 he began working in paper as he found it an almost unlimited source of inspiration and potential, both in its physical capabilities and visual qualities. His use of found objects for textural translations is intended to allude to the real and create illusions of reality. He has exhibited in a large number of shows and galleries throughout theU.S., garnered numerous awards, and his work is featured in many collections. Tom is one of the founders of the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation and serves as its Executive Director.

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Sep 7th, 12:00 AM Nov 17th, 12:00 AM

NOT PULP FICTION: CAST PAPER AND PULP PAINTING BY TOM BALBO

This exhibition celebrates the cast paper and pulp paintings of Tom Balbo. Raised and educated inLakewood,OH, he graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea,OH in 1977 with a B.A. in Studio Arts. Tom received his MFA at Syracuse University's College of Visual and Performing Arts, where he was awarded a Syracuse University Fellowship Grant in 1979 and 1980, and a Ford Foundation Grant. His early work focused on ceramics and printmaking and in 1979 he began working in paper as he found it an almost unlimited source of inspiration and potential, both in its physical capabilities and visual qualities. His use of found objects for textural translations is intended to allude to the real and create illusions of reality. He has exhibited in a large number of shows and galleries throughout theU.S., garnered numerous awards, and his work is featured in many collections. Tom is one of the founders of the Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation and serves as its Executive Director.

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