Greg Ballenger

 

Greg Ballenger (b. 1996) explores history, architecture, and his Diné identity through painting, sculpture, video, and performance. Influenced by his upbringing in a reservation border-town, Greg's work weaves threads of indigenous humor and ingenuity. He often explores historical and contemporary challenges that indigenous communities face and the creative ways they overcome such challenges. Greg has studied and exhibited across the United States and internationally. In 2019, he received his BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts, and has been recognized as a SITE Scholar (2018-2019). He is currently based out of Gallup, NM.