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John Edward Balloue, American artist. Recipient Eureaka fellowship nomination Flieshhacker Foundation, 1992, numerous art competition awards.

Background

Balloue, John Edward was born on April 19, 1948 in Richmond, California, United States. Son of Mayburn Leo Balloue and Judy (Keeton) Laugesen.

Education

Bachelor in Art, California State University, 1975.

Career

Waiter, various restaurants, Hayward, California, 1975-1991;free-lance artist, Hayward, California, since 1975. Volunteer art instructor San Francisco Unified School District, 1990-1991. Member, artist Gallery-House Artist Cooperative, Palo Alto, California, 1976-1978.

Art competition juror Chawse State Pk., Volcano, California, 1986, California Native American Cultural Committee, Volcano, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Cover artist. People to Remember, 1992, Protectors of the Land, 1994. Artist: Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian, 6th edition, 1992.

      Contributor The Native Americans, An Illustrated History, 1994.

Membership

Member Parent-Teachers Association, Hayward, since 1983. Art consultant Hayward Unified School District, since 1988. With United States Army, 1968-1969, Vietnam.

Member Indian Arts and Crafts Association (Artist of Year 1992), American Indian Traders Guild, Hayward Arts Council, American Indian Contemporary Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: guitar playing, bowling, camping.

Connections

Married Connie Diane Philis, March 7, 1978. Children: Elizabeth ReneƩ, Rebecca Annual.

father:
Mayburn Leo Balloue Laugesen

mother:
Judy (Keeton) Laugesen

spouse:
Connie Diane Philis

children:
Elizabeth ReneƩ Balloue

Rebecca Annual Balloue