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Jack Balas Biography
1989   First Place Short Fiction Award, Westword Magazine, Denver, CO
1991   Creative Fellowship in Photography, Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities
1995   Individual Fellowship in Painting, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC
Selected Exhibitions
2000   Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX (solo)
2000   London Bienniale, Oganized by David Medalla, London, England
2000   The Image of Text, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
1999   Conceptualisticationism, Star-67 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
1999   Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
1998   Egypt of the Mind, Denver Art Museu, Denver, CO
1997   Consumption and Confluence, with Allison Kymer, Kimura Gallery, Univ. of Alaska, Anchorage
1997   Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
1996   WESTWARD HO!, Univ. of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY (solo)
1996   SPANISH MOSS - THE EFFIGIES, Warehouse Studio, FLorida State University, Tallahassee, FL (solo)
1995   Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
1994   Focus on Colorado/The Front Range: Jack Balas, Wes Hempel & Scott Chamberlin, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
1993   Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
1992   Out of Bounds: The World Becomes Art, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1991   Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO (solo)
1988 - 1990   Koslow Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1990   Personal/Political: Sexuality Self-Defined, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
1989   The New Narratology: Examining the Narratve in Image/Text Art, Artspace Annex, San Francisco, CA
1985   GALLERY ARTISTS, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983   Newcomers '83, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsall Park, Los Angeles, CA
Literature
1999   New American Paintings #24, (October), The Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, Lisa Phillips, Director, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Curator, pp. 6-9 (porfolio of paintings
1997   New American Paintings #12 (October) /the Open Studios Press, Wellesley, MA, Jeffrey Weiss, Dept. of 20th Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Curator, pp. 4-5, (portfolio of paintings)
1995   Art and the Law West Publishing Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, Catalog of 20th Annual Exhibition, pp.20-21
1993   High Performance #61, Spring, Santa Monica, CA, photo from series 'History Repeats Itself, pp.38-39
1993   Colorado Expression Volume 3, No.1, Winter, Denver, CO, Feature article by Marilynne S. Mason, 'Not Quite on the Map: Magic & Art', pp.48-57