BALLA Margit (1947 - )

BALLA Margit

1969-1974 Typographic art studies at the Hungarian Academy of Applied Arts. Her masters were: István Balogh, József Finta, Gyögy Konecsni. 1979 The Award of the Small Graphic Bienale in Tihany, Studio Prize in Pécs, 1980 The Best Placard of the Year, Hungarian National Gallery Budapest. 1982 Scholarship at the Colony of Artist in Worpwede. 1984 She worked at the Hungarian Academy in Rome. From 1991 she has been teaching at the Lauder Javne Jewish Communal School in Budapest. She is one of the leaders of the Javne Theatre. She has been exhibiting her works since 1972. At the beginning she worked as a poster designer, she designed mostly film posters. From 1981 she has been creating paintings and graphics. She makes book illustrations and arranges small sculptures from things she has found. She plans theatre costume and stage designs (Szigliget Theatre, Szólnok) Her main field is graphics.Her works of art are partly surrealistic, detailed pencil, pen and Indian ink drawings and etchings. Her compositions are crowded, full of floral motifs, fantastic creatures, puppet-figures, people, animals, building elements (like in Mannerism) In her eclectic, uniquely symbolic works, everyday-life reality is mixed up with the life of fantasy.

Works of art for sale

  • Margit Balla: Levitation
    Margit Balla
    Levitation
    print
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  • Margit Balla: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
    Margit Balla
    In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
    tempera
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  • Margit Balla: Rope-dancer
    Margit Balla
    Rope-dancer
    print
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  • Margit Balla: Stairway
    Margit Balla
    Stairway
    print
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  • Margit Balla: Bowl with Fish
    Margit Balla
    Bowl with Fish
    mixed technique
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  • Margit Balla: Theatre II.
    Margit Balla
    Theatre II.
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Masks
    Margit Balla
    Masks
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Tales illustrations IV.
    Margit Balla
    Tales illustrations IV.
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Tales illustrations III.
    Margit Balla
    Tales illustrations III.
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Tales illustrations II.
    Margit Balla
    Tales illustrations II.
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Tales illustrations
    Margit Balla
    Tales illustrations
    ink on paper
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  • Margit Balla: Museum
    Margit Balla
    Museum
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Birthday
    Margit Balla
    Birthday
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Everything is alright
    Margit Balla
    Everything is alright
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Die Ketzen wird ausgegehen
    Margit Balla
    Die Ketzen wird ausgegehen
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Anzix of Toledo
    Margit Balla
    Anzix of Toledo
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Gariella
    Margit Balla
    Gariella
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Browning
    Margit Balla
    Browning
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Illustration of E.T.A. Hoffmann
    Margit Balla
    Illustration of E.T.A. Hoffmann
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Fables of Hoffmann
    Margit Balla
    Fables of Hoffmann
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Nachricht
    Margit Balla
    Nachricht
    etching
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  • Margit Balla: Wedding photo
    Margit Balla
    Wedding photo
    drawing
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