This book is published in support of the exhibition "Range: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints ~ 2000-2012" that took place at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri in 2012.
Included in the price of this book is a hand-made small mandala artwork made by the artist. If you purchase the book, you may claim your artwork by emailing balloum (at) missouri (dot) edu and providing proof of purchase. For more information about the book and how to claim your artwork upon purchase, please visit:
That's right: $100 for 192 pages of full color reproductions and your very own handmade work of art. Bump up to hardcover for a bit more. Either way you get the book AND the art. Click the link above for more on this special offer.
Matthew Ballou is an artist originally from New York, now living in Columbia, Missouri where he holds a position as Assistant Teaching Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Missouri. He received a BFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago in 2001, and an MFA from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2005. His work has been recently exhibited in Belgium, Seattle, WA, Boston, MA, and Louisville, KY. Matt is also a writer, and his essay “Second Horizon: The Changing Vision of Odd Nerdrum” was the featured article in the Summer 2006 edition of Image Journal.
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