SASHA BALLON (b.1996)
currently lives and works in Glasgow, UK
www.sashaballon.com | sashaballon@gmail.com | @sasha.tba instagram

Education

2018-21
Glasgow School of Art BA(Hons) Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking
2018
Langara College Fine Arts Diploma

University of British Columbia Archaeological Field School, Gerace Excavation
Soprintendenza ai Beni Culturali Ambientali di Enna, Sicily, Italy
2013-17
Railtown Actors Studio, Vancouver

Exhibition Work

Solo
2018        
Revelry and Resistance, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Group

2024
(forthcoming) RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition, Edinburgh, UK
2022
Carnival of Dreams, Life Room, Edinburgh, UK
Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, UK
UG Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, UK
Roots, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2021
Stuck!, the Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
Pretty Ugly, Saltspace Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2020
MayDay, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK 
On Hold Video Festival, Online, UK Wide 
RabbitSkin, The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
2019
Displacement, The Old Hairdresser's, Glasgow, UK
CLASH vol. 1, Vava Art Collective, South Block Gallery, Glasgow, UK
2018
Rooted, Where People Sleep Gallery, Glasgow, UK        
Adjacent Spheres, Tontine Gallery, curated by Anaïs Janze, Natalie Nicolaides, Jeanie Black. Glasgow, UK
Graduation Exhibition, Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
2014        
Split Second, Coast Tsawwassen Inn, Delta, Canada
Buffalo Lounge Exhibition, Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
2013        
Circle Craft Fair Exhibition, Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada
Speechless, Coast Tsawwassen Inn, Delta, Canada     
What If, Coast Tsawwassen Inn, Delta, Canada  
Transcending Vision, Tsawwassen Longhouse Gallery, Delta, Canada
Awards / Scholarships
2022 
RSA New Contemporaries Selected Artist
Shortlisted, Sustainability Award, Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow School of Art Digital Event Showcase Funding Award​​​​​​​
2018
Governor's International Undergraduate Scholarship, Scotland, UK
Best Student Actress, European Cinematography Awards, Poland 
2014    
Fine Arts District Award Scholarship, Delta, Canada
Exhibition Award, Coast Tsawwassen Inn, Delta, Canada
Performances/Films (Selected)

2022
Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh, UK
FACE-Cut, Degree Show, Stow Collage, Glasgow, UK
2021
Stuck!, The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
2021
March Scratch Night, Nocturnal Arts Glasgow, Glasgow, UK
Explicit Polaroids, The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK
2018       
La Cer-ise, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, Canada. Film Festivals International Official Selections
2017        
Sorry God, The Cultch Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
LiPaoZong: Fragments of Memory, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
2016       
Ocean, Vancity Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
Published Works
2017        
Rest and Resist, Artist Magazine
Professional Experience
Introducing Keynote Speaker Dr. Catriona McAra in Visiting Artist Lectures, Tontine, Glasgow, 2018.
Post-Excavation Assistant to Professor Roger Wilson, Gerace, Sicily, 2018.
Collections
SPG Loan Group, Scotland, 2022
Private Collection, Vancouver, BC, 2018.
Private Collection, USA, 2015.
memberships

Saltspace Coop
Society of Scottish Artists
Scottish Artists Union
Languages
Fluent in English and French
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