Patchwork Praise by Lavett Ballard

Patchwork Praise by Lavett Ballard



*Commissions are available*

Material: Mixed Media & Acrylic


Lavett B. showed her artistic talents from an early age. Through elementary and high school, she explored this gift with a passion. An Artist, Art Historian, Illustrator, and Author she is always pushing the boundaries of her creativity. Lavett’s early artistic education included training at the esteemed Newark, New Jersey High school for the Arts, and Parsons School of Design magnate Art programs and has her Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art Painting and Art History from Rutgers University, and is a University of the Arts Graduate candidate. 

Her Artwork has been exhibited in Galleries, Public libraries, Academic Institutions, Public, Corporate and Private offices, and Museums from New York to California. Collectors of her work e include prominent Politicians, Entertainers, Artists, Professionals, and those in various Ministries. Her art has been included in film and theater productions, and Tedx Philly Catalogue. and She is a two-time Finalist for the National Bombay Sapphire Emerging Artist Competition, Tom Joyner cruise Best of show Artist, a Roberta Tarbel Scholarship winner for Art History, University of the Arts MFA Fellow, Gullkistan Iceland student artist residency. 

Lavett’s calling card of colorful images and diverse spectrum of illustrations of people of African descent is a gift. By using fabric, plaster, and beading she brings unique textural elements to her work that make her paintings like no other. Peers describe her work as "colorful pictures of life." Among her artistic accomplishments she is also an author & illustrator t with the 2013 release of her children’s picture book “In Mama’s Shoes”. And her upcoming release of the first book in her Young Adult Novel Series “Resurrecting Angels”. Lavett resides in Willingboro, New Jersey.

Lavett's work may be viewed at, and at Astah's Art Gallery in Maplewood, NJ, Indigo Bleu Art Gallery Philadelphia, PA, and Gallery Guichard Chicago, IL.

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