Ballard Road Art

Welcome To the Ballard Road Art Studio

“We turn ideas into art for unique people and places.” 

Ballard Road Art Studio

Ballard Road Art Studio, Wilton NY

In 1995 after many other names and spaces the Ballard Road Art Studio settled on building a new facility, at the corner of Ballard Road and Rt 50, located 7 miles from downtown Saratoga Springs in Wilton NY.

                          The large well tooled Master Maker Space offers a full fabrication shop for the creative Steam Can production of art and philosophy.

         The subsidiary called C&C Specialty Iron: create one off functional metal: lighting,                              handrails, gates, restorations, re-work, mostly dealing with-                                museums, corporations and individuals.

                              Ballard Road Art Studio also offers a small gallery.                                                           B.R.A.S. Welcomes viewers from around the world in                              to conversations about art, science, philosophy applied to work made in house.

Artist miChelle Vara has extensive experience in management, welding, design, layout,sculpture, murals, gold and silver, hand lettering, airbrush, backdrops, signs, photography. She has applied these talents diversely, working for clients with specific needs and ideas. She uses a small crew to create all projects in house. This offers the clients to a tailored experience for individual- well designed fully developed finished project, excellent craftsmanship, produced in a timely fashion.

in 2000 Chad Wilson became the director of Ballard Road Art Studio. Wilson lends his talents and experience in the feilds of  mechanics, fabrication, welding, machining and iron working, he creates an atmosphere for expansive options.

Commissions and Grants have included: State, Federal Government, private institution and individuals..

To see a sample of numerous completed projects please visit the BLOG  and Portfolio  selection of this website.

Services to include but not limited to:

  • Metal sculpture
  • Airbrush: vehicles, clothing, murals, helmets, canvas, any surface any place.
  • Hand Lettering: all surfaces, signs, etc (Since 1970, she has been hand lettering)
  • Gold & Silver leaf
  • Project designs
  • Canvas: painted
  • Murals: all surfaces
  • Mixed media
  • Functional Art: lamps, tables, handrails, gates & more
  • Design
  • Layout
  • Welding all alloys
  • Fabrication
  • Metal restoration
  • Displays


Feel free to contact or make an appointment 518-587-8706.