Artists statement : Art to me is a means to express the madness that slowly envelopes my mind, through surreal concepts, vibrant colors and unusual subject matter.
Bio: Shawn Ballard, who was born & raised in the St. Louis area, allows his imagination to take over to produce some unusual works. He has always let his creativity run free, be it through painting, pastel, drawing, animation, graphic design and poetry. Currently working as a Graphic / Web Designer and Photographer at an industry leading local metalworking machine and tool production company. Coming from a strict religious upbringing, Shawn used his creativity to explore or understand the different religious and philosophical views of the world. On a constant journey to understand the universe, his curiosity is one of his greatest traits.