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John Ballator

 (1909 - 1967)
John R. Ballator was active/lived in Virginia, Kansas, Oregon.  John Ballator is known for painting, teaching, lithography.

Biography   John Ballator

Born Portland, Oregon, Feb 7, 1909 and died 1967, John Ballator was a painter and instructor.  He studied at the Portland Museum of Art School and the University of Oregon and also was a graduate of Yale University with a BFA in 1924.

He was head of the Design Department at Washburn College, Topeka in 1937 and resigned to go to Hollins College, Hollins, VA in 1938 and became head of the Design Department there in 1941.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936- v.1=1936-37 v.3= 1941-42 v.2=1938-39 v.4=1940-47. 6-7; NMAA file

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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