Ballarian, Anna N. (1910-2010)
Year Retired from SJSU
University of California at Berkeley, 1955
Morris Davidson School of Modern Painting, 1952 SS
School for American Craftsmen, 1951 SS
Alfred University, 1949 SS
Columbia University, 1941 MA
New York University, 1934 BS
University of Rochester, 1933 Diploma
Rochester Institute of Technology, Design Diploma
San Jose State University, 1957-1977
San Jose City College (Visiting Prof.), 1958-1963
New York State University at Plattsburgh, 1948-1957
New York State & New Jersey Public Schools, 1934-1947
Administrative and Professional Experience
I have produced several commissioned fabric wall hangings such as a large hanging for the congregation Beth David Synagogue in Saratoga, CA; a batik hanging for Salinas, CA Cultural Center.
I have juried many art exhibits, was an active member of Group 21 Gallery in Los Gatos and a member of the S.J. Art League. Have been president of the Art League.
I am active in various organizations that promote the arts and am on the Artist‑Residency Committee for the Montalvo Center for the Arts in Saratoga, CA.
A number of articles have been published.
Contributed to Creative Crafts; School Arts and National Art Education Magazines.
Represented in Craftsmen of the Southwest, 1966, Creative Use of Stitchery by Vera Guild; Invitation to Vision by Earl Linderman; Man the Designer by Helen Evans; Fabric Collage, a book written by me on contemporary stitchery and applique published by Davis Publications, 1976.