Eclipse Gaming Features Artwork from Native American Artist John Balloue in its NIGA Exhibit, Reinforcing Company’s Commitment to Tribal Gaming
April 15, 2022
Balloue will sign art prints in Eclipse booth No. 1456 at 11 am April 21-22
Duluth, GA: April 18, 2022 — Eclipse Gaming (“Eclipse”), a provider of high-performing casino games for tribal gaming markets, today announced that its exhibit at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow (“NIGA”) April 21-22 will feature innovative, colorful, and inspirational fine art from renowned Native American contemporary artist John Balloue.
Balloue, an Oklahoma Cherokee registered tribal member, Vietnam veteran, artist, and illustrator, will also appear in Eclipse’s Booth No. 1456 at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 to greet visitors and sign a limited number of prints of “Balloue Bison”, one of his most popular works. In addition to giving out prints, Eclipse will raffle off a framed and signed John Balloue print, randomly selecting the winner from all tribal operators who visit its booth.
Eclipse Gaming Chief Business Officer Brennen Lawrence said, “We are thrilled to feature John’s award-winning and beautiful fine art in our exhibit at NIGA, celebrating our commitment to tribal gaming and the rich heritage of indigenous people. As part of our Going Beyond the Game initiatives, we partner with tribal gaming operators to provide slot cabinets and games that entertain, engage, and generate revenue for tribal communities, and we can’t think of a better way to honor our mission than showcasing tribal artwork in our booth.”
Balloue said, “I’m honored to have my art featured in Eclipse Gaming’s NIGA booth for tribal gaming casino operators and partners to enjoy. I’m dedicated to keeping alive and honoring my native ancestors, and I appreciate Eclipse’s commitment to helping me do that by bringing my colorful works alive in large-format graphics at a tradeshow dedicated to helping tribal people thrive.”
Balloue is a registered tribal member of the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation. He has won numerous awards for his art, including Indian Arts and Crafts Association “Artist of the Year”; Santa Fe Indian Market “Best of Show” Poster Artist; Cover Artist, Southwest Art Magazine; Who’s Who in the West; and Gene Autry Museum “Best of Class”. He has exhibited his work at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Gene Autry Museum in Los Angeles, and numerous other museums and shows across the U.S.
About Eclipse Gaming
Eclipse Gaming Systems, LLC, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is a software gaming company dedicated to tribal gaming and select commercial gaming markets. Eclipse focuses on blending experience and agility to create captivating games that generate an impact and Go Beyond the Game. For more information, please visit eclipsegamingsystems.com.
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