Photographic Fine Art by Jon W. Balke

Resume

Jon W. Balke Jon W. Balke
professional education

  • Darkroom Techniques with Ansel Adams / Carmel, California
  • Printing Techniques with John Sexton / Carmel, California
  • Photographic Composition with Willard Clay / Lisle, Illinois
  • North Central College / Naperville, Illinois – BA
  • Roosevelt University / Chicago, Illinois – MA
  • Illinois State University / Normal, Illinois – CAS


permanent collections

  • Photographic Society of America
  • Kodak International
  • State of Illinois
  • State Farm Insurance Corporation
  • Illinois Teacher Retirement System


gallery exhibitions

  • Kodak International Gallery / Rochester, New York
  • Ray Drew Gallery / Stockton, California
  • Spiva Art Center / Joplin, Missouri
  • Anderson Art Center / Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Old Town Triangle Gallery / Chicago, Illinois
  • Vanderpoel Art Museum / Chicago, Illinois
  • Cook County Building / Chicago, Illinois
  • Richard Ainsworth Art Gallery / Joliet, Illinois
  • Bloomingdale Park District Museum Gallery / Bloomingdale, Illinois
  • Exposure Gallery / Libertyville, Illinois
  • Third Rail Gallery / Villa Park, Illinois
  • Teacher Retirement System Building / Springfield, Illinois
  • McLean County Art Center / Bloomington, Illinois
  • Wedge Cultural Center / Aurora, Illinois
  • Gallery 7 / Joliet, Illinois
  • Lockport Street Gallery / Plainfield, Illinois
college/university exhibitions

  • North Central College / Naperville, Illinois
  • Illinois State University / Bloomington, Illinois
  • Lawrence College / Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Wheaton College / Wheaton, Illinois
  • Western Illinois University / Macomb, Illinois
  • University of St. Francis / Joliet, Illinois
  • Lewis University / Romeoville, Illinois
  • Governors State University / University Park, Illinois


teaching activities

  • History of Photography / Chicago Area Photographic Society
  • Black and White Photographic Theory / Morton Arboretum – Lisle, Illinois


books and calendars

  • Photographic content for fifteen books on country antiques, collectibles, and sports memorabilia by Don and Carol Raycraft
  • Annual Chicago Society of Artists Prints and Drawings Calendar


memberships

  • San Francisco Camerawork Society
  • Light Work Foundation / Syracuse, New York
  • Aperture Foundation / New York City
  • The Center for Photographic Arts / Carmel, California
  • Photographic Society of America / Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Chicago Society of Artists, Inc.
  • Photographic Arts Society / Joliet, Illinois




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