Andras Bality

 

ANDRAS BALITY

After he completed his undergraduate work at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1985, Bality did graduate work at Cyprus College of Art, Lemba, Cyprus, in 1987.  Since then his work has been shown in a number of solo exhibitions in Virginia, Georgia, and North Carolina.  Bality’s work has also been selected for a number of group exhibitions which include the Wall Street Galleries, New York, NY; the Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary; and the Ora Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Bality is the recipient of numerous awards including the Virginia Museum of Fine Art Professional Fellowship 2002 and the Theresa Pollak Visual Arts Awards 2013. His work is in many corporate and private collections, including  the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center  Charlottesville, VA; The Anita and Richard Towell Centennial Collection Richmond, VA; College of William and Mary; University of Richmond Marsh Art Gallery Virginia Commonwealth University Anderson Gallery; Medical College of VA; Country Club of VA; Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA; Owens and Minor, Richmond, VA; Dominion Resources, Richmond, VA; Capital One Bank Richmond, VA; and Markel Richmond, VA.

“My paintings deal with human activities which take place in the conceptual as well as the physical space between two points: the space between mind and matter, between the spoken and the unspoken, between the world as pure concept and the world as empirical fact.”

~ Andras Bality

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Recent Awards
2018  Invited to participate in the Door County, Wisconsin Plein Air Festival July 2018
2017  1st Place Dominion River Rock Plein Air Paint-off
2016  Artist’s Choice Award and Juror’s Choice Award at Bath County Plein Air Festival

Selected One Person Shows
2018  Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2017  McGuire Fine Art, Frederick, Maryland
2014  Quirk Gallery, “Inside Out,” Richmond, VA
2012  Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
2012  St. Christophers School, Richmond, VA (through Page Bond Gallery)
2012  Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, VA
2011  Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2009  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
2008  Tew Galleries, Atlanta, Georgia
2007  Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
2006  Tew Galleries, Atlanta, Georgia
2006  Lee Hansley Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2004  Flippo Gallery, Randolph Macon College, Ashland VA
2003  VCU-Q, Doha, Qatar
2002  1708 Gallery, Richmond VA
2002  Varfok Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2000  Turkish American Association, Ankara, Turkey

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018  Group Show, “Life on the Lynnhaven,” Beach Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA,
2018  “Spring,” Warm Springs Gallery, April
2017  “Nightlife,” Warm Springs Gallery, August–September
2017  “Blue,” Warm Springs Gallery,  April–July
2012  Snow Show, Warm Springs Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2011  Borospatak Residency Group Exhibition Borospatak, Romania
2011  Mednyansky Artist Group Arad Fine Art Museum, Romania
2010  Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
2009  Goda Gallery Amsterdam Holland
2003  Lendrum Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2002  Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY

Education
Cyprus College of Art, postgraduate course in painting, Lemba near Paphos, Cyprus 1987–1988
Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA with Minor in Art History, 1986
Winchester College of Art Exchange Program, 1985

Selected Public and Corporate Collections
Children’s Hospital, Charlottesville VA
Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center, Charlottesville, VA
The Anita and Richard Towell Centennial Collection, Richmond, VA
College of William and Mary, VA
University of Richmond Marsh Art Gallery, Richmond, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Country Club of Virginia, Richmond, VA
Liberty Property and Trust, Philadelphia, PA
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
Owens and Minor, Richmond, VA
Dominion Resources, Richmond, VA
Capital One Bank, Richmond, VA
Markel, Richmond, VA

Awards and Residencies
2016 Jurors choice first place and artist choice first place, Bath County Plein air festival
2015 First and second place awards Bath County Plein Air Festival
2013 Theresa Pollak Award in Visual Art
2013 Artists’ Choice award at the Warm Springs Plein Air Festival
2011 Borospataki Muvesztelep Romania
2003 XII Kerulet Muvesztelep Budapest Hungary
2002 Va Museum of Fine Art Professional Artist Fellowship

Warm Springs Gallery

12 Katydid Trail
Warm Springs, VA 24484
540.839.2985

Gallery Hours
Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Café Hours
Thursday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sixth Annual Bath County
Plein Air Festival

October 1–7, 2018

For seven days artists will paint picturesque scenes throughout Bath County. Visitors and locals will have the unique opportunity to observe artists as they paint on location.


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