Artist Statement by Leo
If you look back and measure your progress, you will see great results. It won’t be a straight line of upward success, but most likely a roller coaster of ups and downs. If you resist change, it will be a dreadful and horrible life experience. Instead, you could welcome it with a smile and move with change like water.
As Bruce Lee said, “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.”
Artist Statement by Luca
I like to live carefree of the mainstream conformities of ideas and thought. My medium is crayon, erasable markers and dot markers. My inspiration for my work is happiness, frustration, anger, boredom and running. My painting methods are animalistic and yet perfectly placed. Please enjoy my art curated by my dad.
An opening reception will be held Friday, May 5 from 5-8 p.m., which coincides with Gallery Night.
For more information, visit leosalazardesign.com.
About the Ballweg Gallery
Goodman Center's Diane Endres Ballweg Gallery displays work by emerging and contemporary artists with a tie to Madison. It's free and open for all to enjoy — check out our latest exhibit off the main entrance of our Ironworks Building.
Spotlight on two graduating Goodman teens
June 7, 2023
A pair of high schoolers, Madison East's Greta Craemer-Meihsner and Madison La Follette's Thomas Tatus, who have been longtime, dedicated participants graduate June 9.
Lussier LOFT High School, Eastside News Stories, TEENworks, Teens
"Altered Worlds" - At the Ballweg Gallery in June 2023
June 1, 2023
Gail McCoy's June exhibit features intricate collages made from altered paper.
Eastside News Stories, At the Center, Ballweg Gallery
Zippy Lube’s food will make you race to the north side for fried chicken and doughnuts
May 31, 2023
Former auto garage now serves fresh coffee and doughnuts, as well as hand-breaded chicken.