Joyce Elaine (Brand) Ballantyne
(1918 - 2006)
Joyce Elaine (Brand) Ballantyne was active/lived in Illinois, Florida. Joyce Ballantyne is known for pin-up girl illustration, celebrity portrait painting.
Biography Joyce Elaine (Brand) Ballantyne
Ballantyne Joyce Elaine (Brand)
(1918 Norfolk, Nebraska-2006 Ocala, Florida)
Also known as Joyce Brand
Described early in her career as a bright young star in illustration art, Joyce Ballantyne gained national fame for diverse subjects ranging from pin-up Calendar girl images to wholesome Ovaltine ads. She was showcased for the quality of her work and for pioneering pin-up art, which as an art form had been dominated by male illustrators.
Of her approach to this subject, she said: “The trick is to make a pinup flirtatious. But you don’t go dirty. You want the girl to look a little like your sister.” (Associated Press) But her best-known work and one described as one of the most famous advertising images ever,
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