Lauren Ball is a New York-based artist residing in Brooklyn. Ball’s exhibition history includes solo shows at Gallery 80 WSE (New York, NY), Free Range Gallery (Chicago, IL), SideCar Gallery (Hammond, IN); and group shows at The Gowanus Ballroom (Brooklyn, NY), Tyler School of Art (Rome, Italy), University of New Orleans Gallery (New Orleans, LA), artLedge (Chicago, IL), and The Butcher Shop (Chicago, IL), as well as alternative and apartment spaces in New York, Chicago, and New Orleans. Digital media, the still life genre, portraiture, and 19th century Realism are reservoirs of visual inspiration. Ball’s work relies on the painting process, color, and surface as a site of layered excavation and creation to create an essential realism within the work. Ball’s work is a performance of visual associations and intuition.