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Gregory Ballos

Gregory Ballos

Bentonville, AR

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ARTWORK BY LOCATION: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia


ARTIST STATEMENT: For over a decade, I have been developing my own unique style of fine art photography that seeks to push the boundaries of dynamic light, bold contrasts and ethereal tones. Self-taught in the fields of cityscape and landscape photography, my style has become recognized for capturing nostalgic city skylines, expansive landscapes of the American Southwest as well as old barns and mills that are unfortunately on the brink of extinction.

My passion for art started at a very young age, drawing and painting with my grandmother in her basement. I can vividly remember her teaching me so much about art, and life, but the lesson that has carried over most into my photographic work is how the difference between “good art” and “great art” is often in paying attention to the smallest of details. Taking time to focus on critical aspects others may not even notice at first, but are more and more appreciated with each passing glance.

Like most, academics and athletics took up the bulk of my life until my early twenties – but the passion for creating never faded. At the age of 22, on road trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where I would eventually make my home for the next decade of my life, my introduction to photography would come. Driving past the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, I can still recall snapping a simple picture of the evening sun reflecting off of the Archway that would resonate with my spirit and go on to ignite my love and desire for the world of fine art photography.

Originally from the rolling hills of Northeastern Ohio, I now call Northwest Arkansas and Ozark Mountain area home. I travel extensively to some of the most iconic, as well as most remote, locations across America on a two-fold mission; connect others with some of the most breath-taking and beautiful sights our world has to offer and to inspire all of us to respect and preserve that beauty for the generations to come.

 

Autumn Colors - Millennium Hotel and St. Louis Buildings by Gregory Ballos

 

Skyline of Columbus Ohio at Night - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Saint Louis Skyline Arch and Puffy Clouds - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Monument Valley Mitten Utah Arizona - Cold Tones by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown Indy Circle of Lights - Monument Circle in BW - Indianapolis by Gregory Ballos

 

Tulsa Oklahoma Night Cityscape Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Columbus Ohio Skyline Under Clouds - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Balanced Rock Under the Stars - Moab Utah by Gregory Ballos

 

Hodgson Mill in Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

San Francisco California's Golden Gate Bridge by Gregory Ballos

 

Where it all Began - Sam Walton's First Store - Sepia - Bentonville Arkansas by Gregory Ballos

 

Tulsa Oklahoma Skyline on Fire 1x1 by Gregory Ballos

 

Black and White Houston Texas Downtown Skyline Panorama by Gregory Ballos

 

Central Avenue Lights - Bentonville Arkansas Skyline - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Houston Skyline Deep Blue Evening Skies by Gregory Ballos

 

Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge at Night - St. Louis Missouri by Gregory Ballos

 

Waters under the Tulsa Skyline - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown Houston City Skyline - Vibrant Lights by Gregory Ballos

 

Perfect Reflections - Aspen Colorado Mountain Art by Gregory Ballos

 

Houston Texas Skyline Cityscape by Gregory Ballos

 

The San Antonio Riverwalk - Texas Art by Gregory Ballos

 

Moonlight Over The Bentonville Record and Water Tower by Gregory Ballos

 

Columbus Downtown Skyline in Winter by Gregory Ballos

 

Columbus Ohio Skyline Under Clouds - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Core Public House - Downtown Bentonville - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

City Park and Denver Colorado Skyline - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

City of Houston Texas Skyline by Gregory Ballos

 

Civil War Memories - Downtown Bentonville Square - Black and White by Gregory Ballos

 

Chicago Skyline From the Beach - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown St. Louis City Reflections by Gregory Ballos

 

Lucas Oil Stadium at Night - Home of the Indianapolis Colts by Gregory Ballos

 

Houston Texas Panoramic Skyline by Gregory Ballos

 

Colorful Columbus Ohio - Night Skyline Photography by Gregory Ballos

 

Saint Louis Arch and Clouds at Sunrise by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown Indianapolis Skyline Sunrise on the Water by Gregory Ballos

 

Hotel Monte Vista - Flagstaff - Arizona by Gregory Ballos

 

Bentonville Arkansas Cityscape Church Water Tower by Gregory Ballos

 

Vintage Tulsa Oklahoma Skyline Square by Gregory Ballos

 

Skyline view of Downtown Columbus Ohio at Dusk - Sepia by Gregory Ballos

 

Downtown Houston City Skyline at Night on the Buffalo Bayou by Gregory Ballos

 

Bayou City in Midnight Blue - Houston Vertical Skyline by Gregory Ballos

 

The Hollywood Hills Urban Landscape - Los Angeles California BW by Gregory Ballos

 

Fiery Sunset Mountain Panorama by Gregory Ballos

 

The Alamo at Night - San Antonio Texas by Gregory Ballos

 

Sepia Tulsa Oklahoma Skyline Square by Gregory Ballos

 

Bayou City in Black and White - Houston Vertical Skyline by Gregory Ballos

 

Cincinnati Skyline Ohio River by Gregory Ballos

 

Columbus Ohio Skyline in Black and White by Gregory Ballos