Extended Artist Resume

N. Lee Ball
919-413-5298
nleeball@gmail.com

Education:
Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art: Painting and Sculpture
Art Education Certificate

NC State University, College of Design, Raleigh, North Carolina
Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture

Activities & Honors:
Associate Member, Oil Painters of America, 2010- 2016
Carter Building Alliance Member, founding member, 2010-2012
Featured Chalk Artist, Bele Chere, Asheville, NC 2012
Featured Artist, GroundSPARK, Raleigh, NC August 2010
Featured Artist, Raleigh Plein Air Festival, Raleigh, June 2010
Arts Department co-chair, Athens Drive High School, 2005-2010
Member, Visual Art Exchange, 2005 – present
Member, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA,  2015 – present
Member, RISD Museum, Providence, RI, 2015
Member, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA, 2015 – present
Member, Durham Art Guild, 2013 – 2014
Member, North Carolina Art Museum, 2002 , 2004-2014
Coordinator, Wake County United Arts Campaign, 2001-2005
Brancato Award, Scope: The Southern Lanscape, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC June 2015
Second Place, Windows to the Old North State, Junior League of Raleigh, Raleigh Convention Center, October 2013
First Place Design(2), First Place(3), Honorable Mention, artSPARK: sidewalk chalk competition, Raleigh, NC 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007
Featured Chalk Artist, Bele Chere, Asheville, NC August  2012
Carter Building Alliance Founding Member, 2010-2012
First Place Painting, North Carolina Artist Exhibition, Raleigh Fine Art Society, Raleigh, NC 2012
Second Place, Southern Menagerie, Junior League of Raleigh SPREE, 2011
Featured Chalk Artist, artSPARK, Raleigh, NC August 2010
Featured Chalk Artist, Raleigh Plein Air Festival, Raleigh, June 2010
First Place, ScenoGrapics Theatre Set Design Contest, The Mousetrap set, Athens Drive High School, 2009
First Place, Honorable Mention, Professional Painting, North Carolina State Fair 2008, 2007
Third Place, NC Scenes, Junior League of Raleigh Sale for the Season, 2007
Arts Department co-chair, Athens Drive High School, 2005-2010
Member, North Carolina Education Association, 2000-2011
Site Coordinator, Wake County United Arts Campaign, 2001-2005
Member, North Carolina Art Education Association, 1995, 1997-2001
Nominee, Who’s Who among American Teachers, 2004, 2006
North Carolina Character Education Award, Kenan Institute for Ethics, 2001
Honorable Mention, Meredith Juried Student Art Show, 1994
Executive Assistant, American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), 1990
Deans List, Meredith College, and North Carolina State University

Exhibitions:
Abstracted Landscape, Newbury Court Gallery, Concord, MA,  January– March 2017
A Fresh Take: New Work By HCA Members, Hopkinton Center for the Arts, Hopkinton, MA  December 16, 2016 – January 19,2017
Two person show, Newbury Court Gallery, Concord, MA, October – November 2016
Two person show, Newbury Court Gallery, Concord, MA, October – November 2016
Solo Show, FUSF Gallery, Franklin, MA  September-October 2016
Mary Schein Fall Salon, Cambridge Artist Association, Cambridge, MA, September 9-28, 2016
Exchange Gallery, Visual Art Exchange, March 2016, June 2014, October 2012, December 2011, February 2011, April 2010, May 2009 , January 2008
71st Members Prize Show Cambridge Artist Association,  Univeristy Place, Cambridge, MA, October, 2015 Fall Pop-up Show, Cambridge University, Cambridge, MA,  September-October 2015
Kathrine Schultz Fall Salon, Cambridge Art Association (University Place), Cambridge, MA September 2015
SCOPE: the Southern Landscape, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 2015
Exchange Gallery, Visual Art Exchange, June, 2014, October 2012, December 2011, February 2011, April 2010, May 2009, January 2008
Live Auction, For the Love of Art, Visual Art Exchange, February 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Boylan Artwalk, Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, NC  December 2013
Windows to the Old North State, Junior League of Raleigh, Raleigh Convention Center, October 2013 (2nd Place)
Still, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh NC October 2013
Tipping Paint Members, Crazy Combs Salon, Raleigh, NC July-September 2013
SCOPE: NC Landscape Show, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC June 2013
Solo Exhibition, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Mid-May 2013
33RD National Juried Fine Art Show, the Arts Council of Wayne County, Goldsboro, May/June 2013
What’s the Story?, Solo Exhibition, Tipping Paint Gallery, March 2013
Boylan Artwalk, Boylan Street, Raleigh, NC, December  2012
Solo Show, Margaux’s Restaraunt, Raleigh, NC, September – November 2012
Cow Parade NC, August 2012, with Susan Jones, two cows: WiFi CowSpot, Sock Mookey
Embracing Structure with Christine Harvaitt, localcolor, June 2012
Birds of a Feather, Tipping Paint Artists,  Hagersmith Architects, Raleigh, NC, May-June 2012
North Carolina Artist’s Exhibition, Raleigh Fine Art Society, Betty Ray McCain Gallery at Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, March – May 2012 (1st Place Painting)
Electric Beanz , Fuquay-Varina, NC, November 2011(with Susan Jones), August 2010 (solo), September 2009 (solo)
Kindred Spirits: Tipping Paint Artists, Carter Building, November 2011
Southern Menagerie, Jr. League of Raleigh SPREE, October 2011
Professional Painting, NC State Fair, October 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 (HM), 2007 (1st), 2006, 2005
Blue, Carter Building lower gallery, October 2011
Hot Sizzlin’ Fun, Carter Building Galleries, September 2011
Tiny Treasures, Carter Building Galleries, May 2011
Art of the Auction, NC Museum of Art, May 2011
Two Together with MaryRuth Dana, localcolor, localcolor gallery, November 2010
Down Home: Portraits of the Old North State, Junior League of Raleigh,October, 2010
Festifalll, Chapel Hill, NC, October, 2010
Summer Splash, localcolor, August 2010
Unfettered, Visual Art Exchange, May 2010
White Show, localcolor Gallery, January 2010,
Group Exhibition, localcolor, November, 2009
Someplace Like Home, Junior League of Raleigh, October, 2009
Exploring Verticality with Lori White, localcolor Gallery, August, 2009
One person Show, Java Jive, January 2009
Lantern Display, Lichtin Plaza, Raleigh, NC, December 31,2008– January 1, 2009
Past Lives, Still Lifes with Lori White, localcolor, August 2008
Tales I Have Known, Visual Art Exchange, February 2008
White Show, Local Color, January 2008
Winter Banner, Raleigh Downtown Alliance, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh,NC, December, 2007
Sale for the Season, Visual Art Exchange, December 2007
NC Scenes, Junior League of Raleigh Sale for the Season, October 2007 (3rd Place)
Group Exhibition, Crema, August 2007
White Show, Visual Art Exchange, August, 2007
Patriotic Banner, Raleigh Downtown Alliance, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, July 2007
Anything Goes!, Visual Art Exchange, May 2007
Scope: The North Carolina Scenes Show, Visual Art Exchange, April 2007
Wake County Teachers Exhibit, North Carolina of Trial Lawyers, March-April 2007
A Room with a View, Visual Art Exchange, January 2007
Angel Banner, Raleigh Downtown Alliance, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, December 2006
Group Exhibition, Duke Health Regional Hospital, December, 2006
North Carolina Scenes, Visual Art Exchange, May 2006
Teacher Art Show, Visual Art Exchange, March 2006

Publications:
Southwest Art, December 2013
Triangle Art Guide June 2012-June 2013
ArtSee Magazine, March/April 2011, May/June 20211, Nov/Dec 2011, Jan/Feb 2012, Mar/Apr 2012
Better Homes and Gardens: Renovations; Spring 2010

Gallery Representation:
Tipping Paint Artists, June 2011-present
Without Borders, March 2011 – December 2011
A Room of One’s Own, Studio 24, November 2009 – March 2011
Visual Art Exchange, March 2006 – Present
Local Color, October 2007 – January, July 2010 – June 2011
Cary Gallery of Artists, August 2007-December 2007

Collections:
In the collections of: Amy Ball, Raleigh, NC, Cynthia Ball, Apex, NC, Chris Barrett, Raleigh, NC, Nancy and William Gardner, Wendell, NC, Rebecca Henderson, Raleigh, NC, Carol Hiscoe, Raleigh, NC, David Hiscoe, Raleigh, NC, Rosalind Kamara, Raleigh, NC, Diane Setser, Garner, NC, Jack Wheatley, Raleigh, NC, Ashley Flanagan Linares, Raleigh, NC,  Alan Clapp, Raleigh, NC,  Wayne Maiorano, Raleigh, NC, Betty Hobbs, Chapel Hill, NC, Angelia Duckworth, Raleigh, NC, Marybeth Owen-Zdanski, Chapel Hill, NC, Jim Cassaza, Raleigh, NC; John and Mellissa Flanagan, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Other Sold:
Come Around Again, 2016
When Magic Filled the Air 2015
Silhouette on My Life 2014
On the Way, 2014
Passing Through, 2014
Devil in the Dark, 2014
Tree and Line, 2014
Back Door, 2014
Early Morning, 2013
Americana, 2013
Roberts Room, 2013
Between the Lines on 40, 2013
Heaven in her Eyes, 2012
What Lies Ahead?, 2012
Going Home, 2012
Red Drum, 2012
Shadow’s End, 2011
Peekaboo at Mordecai, 2011
Promise of Spring, 2011
Two Trees, Three Pylons, 2010
Berlin Stairs, 2010
Outside Dillon, 2010
Driver 9, 2010
Sidetracked in Virginia 2010
Red Room Sliver 2010
How Soon is Now? 2010
Testament, 2009
Old Gentleman, 2009
Blue Ridge Parkway, 2009
Gigi’s Mini, 2009
Seagrove Shed, 2009
Clear Day on the Edge of Forever, 2009
Chair Re-Barn, re-designed chair, 2008
Drivin’, 2008
Greek Dancing at Home with Albers, 2008
Blue Ridge Mountains, 2007
Dooley, oil painting, 2007
Passages, oil painting, 2007
Waiting on the Sidelines, oil painting, 2007
Mordecai, oil painting, 2006
Twin Lights, 1994
Urban Relic, chalk pastel, 1994

Donations:
For the Love of Art, Visual Art Exchange, February 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2012,2014
Mystery Build, Artspace 2013
Red Cross, 2012
Requested work, Jimmie Johnson Foundation 2012
Art of the Auction, North Carolina Museum of Art 2011 (Juried)
Artists Unite for Haiti: The LoDi project, benefiting Mercy Corps 2010
Silent Auction, COTA for Marie, August, 2009
Habitat for Humanity, Chair-ity Event, Purple Armchair, November 2008
Second Chance Pet Adoption, Cary Gallery of Artists, October 2007

Commission:
Heaven in Her Eyes 16”x20”. 2012
Italian Song, oil on canvas, 12”x16”, 2011
Ashville Mountain View, 12” x 16”, 2007
Cathedral in the Sky, oil painting 24”x36”1998
Czech Lantern, acrylic painting 16”x36”, 1993
Always Fall into Winter, stained glass, 1991

Site Specific Sculpture:
Relic, concrete block and incandescent lights, Johnston County, NC, 1995
Urban Relic II, Meredith College, concrete block and candles, 1995

Juror:
Something Fallish, Tipping Paint Gallery, Raleigh, NC, September 2015
Made Like That WakeHigh School Visual art contest sponsored by localcolor art gallery, Raleigh, NC Feb 2013

Theatre Work:
Set Painter, “Aida”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2013
Consultant, Set Design, “The Music Man”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2012
Consultant, Set Design, “Cats”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2011 Creatures, Set Design, Artistic Director, – “Little Shop of Horrors”, Athens Drive Drama, Spring 2010
Set Design, Artistic Director, “The Miracle Worker”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Fall 2009
Set Design, Artistic Director, “Guys and Dolls”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2009
Set Design, Artistic Director, “Mousetrap”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Fall 2008 Set Design, Technical Director, “Bye-Bye Birdie”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2008
Set Design, Technical Director, “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Fall 2007
Set Design, Technical Director – “Pippin”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Spring 2007
Set Design, Head Technical Crew– “Noises Off”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Fall 2006
Set Design– “Grease”, Athens Drive Drama Department ,Spring 2006
Set Design– “Wait Until Dark”, Athens Drive Drama Department, Fall 2004
Set Design – “You Can’t Take it with You”, Athens Drive Drama, Fall 2003
Creatures – “Little Shop of Horrors”, Athens Drive Drama, Spring 2003

Relevant Coursework:
7 Architectural Studios, Printmaking, Sculpture, Design Fundamentals, Design History, Art History, Printed Textile Design, Color and Light, Photography Art Methods, Advanced Painting, Drawing, Independent Studies, Ceramics, Jewelry /Metals, Graphic Design, Architectural History (Ancient, NC and Modern)

Professional Experience:
Professional Artist and Instructor, January 2011 –
High School Art Teacher, Athens Drive High School, Raleigh, NC August 2001 – June 2011
Middle School Art Teacher, Lufkin Road Middle School, Apex NC July 1999 – June 2001 High School Art Teacher 40%, Apex High at Lufkin Road August 1999 – June 2000 Interim Middle School Art Teacher, East Millbrook Middle February 1999- June 1999
Jewelry Crafter, RHCreations, Inc, Raleigh NC August 1994 – March 1996

 

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