Preview for Installation Nation 2014

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in ABall Studio, Events & Exhibits | 0 comments

Installation Nation will be on April 25 and 26 on the grounds of the Indianapolis Art Center in Broad Ripple. This year I will be among the featured artists along with Glenn Evans and Eric Shotwell and our “Human Kaleidoscope”

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News, Reviews and Video from Installation Nation

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in Events & Exhibits, News | 1 comment

I have finally recovered from the weekend, and am enjoying the photos, video and reviews of the exhibit.  Here is just a sample of the reviews Review from Nuvo bu Dan Grossman One of the most engaging of these installations was the cannon-sized kaleidoscope created by Andrew Ball with Todd Bracik and Matt Warren. Review by Fun City Finder Installation Nation is a unique opportunity for Indy residents to interact with the art in a hands-on manner. Too often art is placed behind velvet ropes and interpreted, not by the individual art-goers personal response to a piece, but rather by the...

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Installation Nation – Building the Frame

Posted by on May 23, 2010 in Events & Exhibits | 0 comments

The magic of a kaleidoscope comes from the mirrors.  In the case of our kaleidoscope, we are using acrylic mirrors which will be mounted on the eight foot wood frames we built today. For the best view of the pictures, select View in PicLens no images were found

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Installation Nation – Under Construction

Posted by on May 22, 2010 in Events & Exhibits | 0 comments

Todd, Matt and I are hard at work building the shell of our 8 foot Kaleidoscope.  The exterior is constructed of steel barrels which originally contained maple syrup and vanilla marshmallow extract.  (The aroma is much stronger as we heat the metal to weld the pieces together.) To view a larger version of any image, simply click the image.  (Click again to escape photo view) no images were found

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Installation Nation – The Adventure Begins

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Events & Exhibits | 0 comments

A year ago, my wife Lorraine and I attended the first Installation Nation. Walking through the unique, interactive exhibit sparked my imagination.  A year later, along with Matt Warren and Todd Bracik,  I will be part of the exhibit. What is Installation Nation? An interactive exhibit where the participating artists will create an installation within the 8′x8′x20′ confines of seven large metal shipping containers placed on a vacant lot at 500 N. College in downtown Indianapolis. What Will We Build Inside our Shipping Container? An 8 Foot Kaleidoscope of course.  We have the designs, and the...

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Modern Perspectives

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in ABall Studio, Events & Exhibits | 0 comments

I am excited to be included in the After-Party for December’s First Friday Art Event called Modern Perspectives to be held at The Melody Inn on December 4, 2009. This is a late-night event, from 10pm to 3am, so be sure to take a nap on Friday afternoon. We’ll be rocking with live music and DJ’s at both the Melody Inn (3826 N. Illinois Street) and Melody Inn Gallery (3822 N. Illinois Street) in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood. Hope to see you there! Click Here to read more about the event.

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