04 Aug Natalie Ball
meet 2023 fellowship artist
Cultural Affiliation: Klamath Tribes [Klamath / Modoc]
Ball was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She has a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Indigenous, Race & Ethnic Studies & Art from the University of Oregon. Ball furthered her education in Aotearoa, New Zealand, at Massey University where she attained her Master’s degree with a focus on Indigenous contemporary art. She then relocated to her ancestral Homelands in Southern Oregon/Northern California to raise her three children. In 2018, Ball earned her M.F.A. degree in Painting & Printmaking at Yale School of Art. She is now an elected official serving on the Klamath Tribes Tribal Council, and her work has been shown nationally and internationally.
learn about Athena’s focus on
“(Artist statement from Matthew describing the overall purpose and meaning behind their body of work and chosen mediums.)”