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Kate Ball

 (1891 - 1973)
Kate Krause Ball was active/lived in Texas.  Kate Ball is known for religious scroll and religious painting, commercial art, teaching.

Kate Ball

A lifetime resident of El Paso, Texas, Kate Krause Ball was a commercial artist, art teacher, fine art painter, and creator of many illuminated religious scrolls of Bible verses, which in 1952 were exhibited at the Library of Congress.  Many of these illuminations were reproduced in a book, Thus It is Written, which was the first of many illustrated publications she did for Ideals.   Most of her easel paintings were western and Mexican subjects and were signed Kate K. Ball.

Her parents were prominent in El Paso, and her early art talent was apparent.  At age ten, she won an award for newspaper illustrations.  She took a correspondence course from the Federal School of Commercial Art in Minnea  ...  Displaying 750 of 2862 characters.

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About  Kate Ball

Born:  1891 - El Paso, Texas
Died:   1973 - El Paso, Texas
Known for:  religious scroll and religious painting, commercial art, teaching