A Global Invitational Exhibition of Computer-Generated Art begins today and runs through October 1 in the Metcalf Gallery. The exhibition is sponsored by the Taylor Art Department.
An opening reception and artist’s talk featuring artist Bryan Ballinger is scheduled Friday, August 21, at 6 pm, in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium. The event will observe social distancing protocols.
Ballinger, an art faculty member at Huntington College, is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design. He holds a master’s degree in Writing for Children from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
After moving to Seattle in 1991 and doing freelance work for companies such as Nintendo Power magazine, he started working at Microsoft as an illustrator. He was lead illustrator for the first version of the award-winning Encarta CD-ROM encyclopedia as well as the Explorapedia children’s encyclopedia series. Ballinger was the 3D Design Lead for FIVE years at Big Idea Productions, the producers of the VeggieTales children’s video series.
Ballinger also does illustration for children’s books, websites, games, videos, ads, etc. He is also the author and illustrator of Animal Gas, a quirky scratch and sniff children’s picture book.