Sarah Ball

Born: South Yorkshire, England 1965
Lives near Penzance, Cornwall UK


Education

2003–2005 MFA, Bath Spa University, Bath, England
1983–1986 Newport Art College, Newport, Wales


Awards

2014
Threadneedle Prize for Painting and Sculpture (shortlisted)
National Open Art Competition, Somerset House, London, England (winner: Best from Wales)

2013
Welsh Artist of the Year (winner)  

2012
National Open Art Competition, Somerset House, London, England (winner: Best from Wales)

2005
Purchase Prize, Welsh Millenium Centre/ Oriel Y Bont, University of Glamorgan, Wales (shortlisted)


Solo Exhibitions (selected) 

2020
Portraits, Ben Hunter Gallery, London, England

2019
Themself, Anima Mundi, St Ives, England
Bertillon, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA
An Unlikely Likeness, Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas, USA

2017
Bertillon, Anima-Mundi, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Kindred, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA

2016
The Garden Room, House of St Barnabas, Soho Square, London, England

2015
Immigrants, Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Immigrants, Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall, England

2014
Accused: Part III, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA

2013
Accused: Part II, Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall, England

2012
Accused, Millennium Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall, England

2011
Sarah Ball & Meirion Ginsberg, Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff, Wales


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2021
Friend Zone, Half Gallery, New York, USA

2020
Underglass 2, Half Gallery, New York, USA
I See You, Victoria Miro, London, England
Ode to a Nightingale, Anima Mundi, St Ives, Cornwall, England

2019
Protected by Alarms, Anima Mundi, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Till We Have Faces (with Natalia Dias), Ten Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

2018
As The Crow Flies, bo.lee, London, England
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Threadneedle Prize for painting and sculpture, Mall Galleries, London, England

2017
REALLY? Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody)

2016
From Silence, (organised by Anima Mundi), Herrick Gallery, London, England
Marmite Prize for Painting, Block 336, London, England and High Lanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Threadneedle Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Mall Galleries, London, England
TWO X TWO, Richard Meier-designed Rachofsky House, Dallas, Texas, USA (benefiting amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS research, Dallas, Texas, USA)

2014
National Open Art Competition, Somerset House, London, England
Threadneedle Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Mall Galleries, London, England
Fourteen (the artists’ response), Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Wales
One’s Self As Another (curated by boo.lee projects), RWA Bristol, England

2013
Threadneedle Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Mall Galleries, London, England
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Suspended Sentences, Newlyn, Cornwall, England
Welsh Artist of the Year Exhibition, Cardiff, Wales

2012
National Open Art Competition, Somerset House, London, England
Never, Never, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales

2011
Hunting The Hunted (with Beth Carter and Duncan Cameron), boo.lee Gallery, Bath, England
Wunderkammer, boo.lee Gallery, The Octagon Chapel, Bath, England

2010
RWA 158th Autumn Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, England
Here and Now, Newport Museum and Art Galleries, Newport, England
RWA 3rd Open Painting Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, England

2008
Purchase Prize, Welsh Millenium Centre/ Oriel Y Bont, University of Glamorgan, Wales

2007
RWA Autumn Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, England
Washington Gallery, Penarth, Wales (curated by John Selway)
MA all, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud, England

2005
Undercover, Oriel Davies, Powys, Newtown, Wales
Purchase Prize, Welsh Millenium Centre/ Oriel Y Bont, University of Glamorgan, Wales
Presque Vu, Paintworks, Bristol, England


Collections

British Museum, London, England
University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales
Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker, Norway
Rachofsky Collection, Dallas, Texas, USA
Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas, USA

 

 

 

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