Ballinger Featured in Pioneer Festival

Bryan Ballinger, professor of digital media arts at Huntington University, will be among the local authors featured during the 2019 Pioneer Festival in Huntington on September 28 and 29. 

Ballinger will present an author session in the Antiques Barn (First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall) on September 28 from noon to 2:00 p.m. Eight other authors will give presentations over the course of the weekend in the Antiques Barn. 

A Huntington University professor since 2005, Ballinger specializes in 3D computer graphics, cartooning, children’s media and photography. He authored and illustrated Animal Gas, a scratch and sniff children’s book, has over 25 years of experience as both a freelance illustrator and a children’s book author and illustrator and has published cook books on “Kooky Cookery.”  

Ballinger holds a bachelor’s degree in illustration and a master’s degree in creative writing for children. 

For more information about Ballinger’s appearance at the 2019 Pioneer Festival, please go online.