Matthew Ballou, Keelhaul, oil, oil stick, spray paint, and pastel on panel, 48×48 inches, 2016-2017 (courtesy of the artist)
Matthew Ballou is an Associate Teaching Professor in the University of Missouri School of Visual Studies. He has taught at the School for over ten years, and exhibited his work widely. Ballou’s writings have been published in Image Journal, The Finch, the Oxford University Press (Grove Art Imprint), and Neoteric Art. He lives in Columbia, Missouri with his wife and four children. eikonktizo.com
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