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educator , sculptor

Lillian Ball, American sculptor, educator. Recipient National Heritage Trust Grant, Artpark, Lewiston, New York, 1979, National Endowment Arts fellowship in sculpture, 1986-1987, fellowship printmaking New York Foundation Arts, 1991, Guggenheim Foundation fellowship in visual arts, 1999.


Ball, Lillian was born on January 6, 1955 in Augusta, Maine, United States. Daughter of Kinsley Allen Junior and Joanne (Haskell) Ball.


Student, Instituto Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1971; student, Nordenfiords Verdens U., Copenhagen, 1972-1973; student, Harvard University, 1975-1976; student, Parsons School Design, New York City, 1978; student, Columbia University, 1984-1985; student, New School Social Research, 1985.


Member of faculty sculpture, New York Feminist The Art Institute of Chicago, New York City, 1989-1992. Guest lecturer Boston University Program in Arts, 1978. Visiting artist Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1987.

Invited artist Garner Tullis Monoprints, Santa Barbara, California, 1987. Ajudicator Connecticut State Sculpture Grants, Hartford, Connecticut, 1988. Invited artist Urdla Print Publications, Villeubanne, France, 1991,International Contemporary Art Cruise, France, Spain, Italy, 1991.

Panelist The Ecstasy Panel, Dooley le Cappelaine Gallery, New York City, 1992, Arts Link-Citizens Exch. Council, New York City, 1993. Guest lecturer sculpture department New York University, New York City, 1992, Academie der Kunst, Berlin, 1992.

Visiting artist School Visual Arts Graduate Department, New York City, 1993, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, 1993.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, 1989, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, 1989, Hudson River Museum, Westchester, New York, 1990, Rubin Spangle Gallery, New York City, 1992, Sculpture Center, New York City, 1995, Queens Museum, 1998. Exhibited in group shows at Florida International University, Miami, 1980, Soho Center Visual Arts, New York City, 1980, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1980, The Sculpture Center, New York City, 1986, 87, Richard Green, New York City, 1986, White Columns, New York City, 1986, Artists Space, New York City, 1987, Sala Uno Galleria, Rome, 1987, 1988, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1988, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 1988, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York City, 1988, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1991, Urdla, Villeurbanne, Lyons, France, 1992, Nouvel Espace de Venissieux, France, 1992, Dooley le Cappelaine Gallery, New York City, 1992, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, 1992, John Post Lee Gallery, New York City, 1993, Stephanie Theodore Gallery, New York City, 1993, Exit Art, New York City, 1993, University of California at Los Angeles Wight Gallery, 1994, New Museum, New York City, 1994. Group shows (Chromaform) around the country include Tony Shafrazi Gallery New York City, 1995, Massachusetts College Art Boston, 1995, Cologne Kunstverein Germany, 1995, M.A.C. Dallas, 1995, Vienna Secession, Austria, 1996, Museum Modern Art Vienna, 1996, MAMCO Geneva, 1997, Elga Wimmer Gallery New York City, 1997, Wigmore Fine Art London, 1998, Real Arts Ways Connecticut, 1998, Hofstra University New York City, 1998, University Texas San Antonio, 1998, Threadwaxing Space New York City, 2000.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, cinema.


Married David Frederick Reed III, June 28, 1986.

Kinsley Allen Ball Junior

Joanne (Haskell) Ball

David Frederick Reed III