Meet Deena S. Ball, this week’s top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador!
Deena S. Ball is a nationally renowned landscape painter known for her innovative use of watercolor in combination with a textured ground and specialized surfaces. She received her BA in Art history and Studio Art from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and continued her studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of Art and Tyler School of Art. Deena’s work is exhibited extensively throughout the mid-Atlantic region, and can be found in issues of Watercolor Artist and the annual publications of the watercolor book, Splash.
Amongst her most recents endeavors is the organization of Farm to Table Plein Air which received a PA Council of the Arts Project Stream Grant. She is a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society and has been a board member for 10 years. and currently President. Deena is also a state juried member of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and one of the founding members of the Haverford Guild of Craftsmen.
Deena maintains an active career as a teaching artist both for adults and children. She teaches at her studio, Wayne Art Center and Community Arts Center in addition to numerous workshops for various arts organizations through out the Northeast. Deena has been an artist in residence at the Please Touch Museum, Erdenheim School, Istanbul International School, Chester Charter School for the Arts and was the founding art teacher at the St. James School in Philadelphia. For more information regarding current exhibitions, upcoming shows, teaching engagements, and commissions, please visit www.deenasball.com
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