Lana Ballot is a professional artist and pastel painting instructor, known for her landscapes and seascapes. Lana is working primarily in pastels preferring this medium for its immediacy, spontaneity, and unparalleled luminosity of color. Based on years of experience painting outdoors, confident and expressive use of color and painterly mark-making are characteristic of Lana’s work.
Lana is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America. Her work has been exhibited in national juried shows, including the prestigious Salmagundi Club in New York City. In 2015, she received an Honorable mention in the Pastel 100, the annual international competition held by the Pastel Journal. In 2016, she won The Yang Family Award in the Pastel Society’s annual show Enduring Brilliance.
Lana lives on Long Island, New York.