Faculty to showcase work in Wilson Gallery

FOR RELEASE
2011-10-20
 Bryan Ballinger, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Bryan Ballinger
 Ken Hopper, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Ken Hopper

HUNTINGTON, Ind.— The featured work of Huntington University faculty members Bryan Ballinger and Ken Hopper will be on display in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus from Nov. 3 to Dec. 3.

Ballinger is an associate professor of digital media arts at HU. His specialty is in the design and illustration work of digital media including 3D CGI skills in modeling, texturing, lighting and animation. He was a freelance illustrator with clients such as Microsoft, Nintendo, Disney and Harley Davidson. He was also the lead 3D designer for five years at Big Idea Productions, the creators of VeggieTales. He holds a B.F.A. in illustration from Columbus College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. from Lesley University.

Hopper is an associate professor of art at HU. He is a graduate of Ball State University where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He came to Huntington in 1990.

An artist reception will be held for Ballinger and Hopper from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11.

The Wilson Gallery, located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all MCA performances and by appointment.

The gallery is free and open to the public.
 

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
###

 

Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284