Jill Ball, a life-long artist, is well-known for her award-winning holiday representations in polymer clay and oil paintings of animals. She specializes in lifelike details that she handcrafts into each of her creations.
Her one-of-a-kind work is sold exclusively through her studio and at select arts and crafts shows annually. She has been featured multiple times in the Directory of Traditional American Crafts, and her work has been exhibited at the Peabody Essex Museum in Boston, the Southeast Wildlife Exhibition in Charleston, South Carolina, and several galleries around the country. Ball also teaches private lessons and classes at a local college.
She studied various media at the Clay Institute of Fine Art, beginning at age seven through adulthood, and interior design at the Parson School of Design of New York City. She has been a professional artist for more than 40 years. She is also a mother, grandmother, and lover of all things with paws, hooves, or wings.
Jill Ball has been selected for the following Directories:
Biography updated February 6, 2020 Photograph updated June 13, 2017Contact information updated March 16, 2017
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