Lily Prince

Lily Prince has her B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design, her M.F.A. from Bard College and attended the Skowhegan residency. Prince has exhibited widely nationally and internationally and was awarded commissions including the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and numerous hotels. Prince was awarded the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant in painting in 2020.

Lily was Artist-in-Residence at historic site Olana and was awarded residencies at Draftsmen’s Congress at The New Museum, NY; BAU Institute, Italy; and Galerie Huit, Arles, France. Prince worked en plein air in France, Italy, Ireland and the American west. She was recently interviewed for ArtSpiel magazine; Vasari 21; Zephyr Maize; and The Art Life on Radio Kingston.

532 Gallery in Chelsea, NY now represents Prince’s work, including her in the group show In the Belly of the Valley and in their booth at the Spring Break Art Fair in L.A. Lily will have a solo show at Tinney Contemporary in Nashville, TN, in fall 2024. The Brattleboro Museum in VT, has included her work in In Nature’s Grasp, March through June 2024. Fall 2023 Prince’s work was in: the Art on Paper Fair at the Garvey/Simon booth; the Art Taipei, Taiwan Art Fair in the Carrie Chen booth; and in a group show at Susan Eley Fine Art, Hudson, NY. Recent solo shows include: Making Marks, Garage Gallery, Beacon, NY, 2023; The Honey and the Thorn, Windows on Hudson, Hudson, NY, spring 2023; Both Sides Now at Carrie Chen Gallery in Great Barrington, MA, spring 2022; American Beauty, at Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY, fall 2021; There There, at Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY, 2019; Recurring Waves of Arrival, at Littlejohn Contemporary, NY, NY in 2018.

Prince’s work has appeared in the New York Times, NewYork magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, and New American Paintings, as well as in 2 books by Richard Klin, among many other publications. She has lectured at Yale, Vassar, Cornell, RISD, SVA, and Pratt. Her work is in many private and hotel collections as well as through the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Prince was an associate professor of painting and drawing at a NJ university for many years and now teaches both online and offers workshops in person. When she isn’t traveling to plein air draw, Lily Prince is painting in her 1850’s barn studio in New York’s Hudson Valley or in her new Nashville studio.