Lana Ballot is a professional artist and pastel painting instructor, living on Long Island, NY. Ocean and coastal landscape are the main subjects in Lana's work. Expressive use of color and painterly mark making are characteristic of her style.
Lana Ballot is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, a member of the IAPS Master Circle and a Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists. Lana has been exhibiting and won awards in National and International Juried competitions, including the Pastel Society of America's annual show Enduring Brilliance and the prestigious Pastel Journal's Pastel 100 competition. Lana's coastal work has been featured in articles and on the cover of in the Plein Air Magazine (September 2021) and the Pastel Journal (June 2022). She was also featured in the Pastel Issues of the French magazine Pratique des Arts (2017 and 2020). In May 2022, Lana was part of the group of American Women Artists working in pastels, invited to exhibit in the international show Pastels of the World in Bourbonnais, Montluçon, France. To see Lana Ballot's work and the current teaching schedule, please visit lanaballot.com