Elizabeth Ballender was active/lived in Kansas.
Biography Elizabeth Ballender
Sculptor. Studied at the New York Art Students League, Cooper Union Art School, and Academie de la Grande in Paris. Lived in Wichita.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951)
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.