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Stan Balman, TECH Artist, was recognized for artwork at annual InterHab Conference

October 22, 2021

2021 InterHab PowerUp Conference

Stan (left) presents his painting to David McCabe

“Red Oldsmobile” by Stan Balman

On Friday, October 15th, Stan Balman, a long-time TECH Artist, was honored at the 2021 InterHab PowerUp Conference in Wichita. Each year, they honor recipients with artwork created by the persons served by InterHab members. The art is used to honor the award recipients each year. Stan’s original painting, “Red Oldsmobile” was selected as a winner in the Art Category and was received by David McCabe.

About Stan
Stan is a very talented artist. He has a remarkable ability to create art and continues to grow these innate skills discovered in the past several years. He is proud of his work and enthusiastically shares it with others. Stan also has a great sense of humor and beautiful singing voice, which he frequently shares with those around him.

You can find all of Stan’s artwork online at or at the TECH Art Gallery, which is located at 10 East 1st Avenue in Downtown Hutchinson.

About the PowerUp! Conference
The PowerUp! Conference is an annual conference designed to inspire, educate, and empower professionals who support persons with disabilities. The Art & Awards Ceremony recognizes the personal and professional achievements of Kansans with disabilities and celebrates exceptional professionals from across the region who are committed to providing the best possible outcomes for the persons they serve.

Stan (center) with his family

About TECH: TECH has been serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Hutchinson area since 1973. Our mission is to assist individuals with disabilities of all ages live full and productive lives through advocacy, supports, and education. For more information, visit