BORIS BALLY (1961 - )
Boris Bally is an American artist and metal smith in Providence, Rhode Island. His industrial artworks are inspired by the Pop Art tradition. He began classes at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts, the Tyler School of Art, and Carnegie Mellon University. Through his travels and apprenticeships, Boris showed an interest in the more extreme and mechanical aspect of design. Initially, Bally focused on jewellery and flatware to establish himself as an artist. Continuing his interest, he expanded into scrap objects and road signs. His work has been featured in numerous international exhibitions and publications. Public collections include London's V&A Museum, Museum Of Fine Arts Boston, Museum of Art & Design New York, Carnegie Museum Of Art Pittsburgh, Brooklyn Museum, Luce Foundation Center, Renwick Gallery and Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum.