1 If you weren’t an artist, what else would you be?
2 What was the most intelligent thing that someone said or wrote about your work?
What does it all mean
3 Do you care what your art costs? State your reasons!
No – I just care about how much it costs to make…art supplies are too dear.
4 What are the three big ideas that you would like your work to express?
Life, love and the infinite mystery of it all
5 How do you start the process of making work?
It’s a daily operation, compulsion, exorcism…it can start anywhere from anything…
6 What’s next for you?
7 What can we expect to see on your stall at Artsmart?
All sorts of printed matter from the Voltran vaults
You can see and buy Mike Ballard Art and Tshirts at ArtSmart Friday/Saturday 1/2 July 2011
CONTACT features artists that THORP STAVRI have previously worked with – forming both professional and personal relationships – as well as those they had planned to work with in the future before Covid-19 disrupted their programming.
Guts gallery want to challenge this, putting their ethos of supporting underrepresented contemporary voices into action by navigating this set back through a digital Instagram exhibition.
INDEX explores work by Mike Ballard, Jack Evans, Melloney Harvey and Andrea V. Wright in response to the visual language in architecture.
SUGAR MOUNTAIN explores work by Mike Ballard, Thomas van Linge, Samuel Padfield, Anna Reading, Catriona Robertson and Christopher Stead in response to the transitory space that The Silver Building affords.