Emily Ball, MA Painting has been a practising artist since 1989. Exhibiting in the RA Summer Exhibition, prize winner in the National Open Art Exhibition and the author of 2 highly successful books about Painting.
Emily is currently director of her Painting School 'Emily Ball at Seawhite', and has a team of 5 artist tutors running courses. The school has grown, as has its international reputation. Students travel from all over the world to attend courses and Emily also travels nationally and internationally to teach painting courses. In 2019 she was invited on a cultural exchange to China, with 7 other British Artists, where she made paintings and was given the most fantastic opportunity to explore Chinese culture, landscape and painting.
In 2021 her drawing 'Self Portrait as a 'Confident Woman' was selected for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize and toured around the UK. Currently she is working a new body of work called 'Longing and Sweet Sadness' which explores her connection to her childhood home, memories and the feeling of being in the woods behind her parents house. She strives to be a poet in paint, pushing further into the expressive possibilities of translating sensation and experience into a painted visual language.