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. While on sabbatical in 2019, 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. 

Recent solo shows include Recurring Waves of Arrival, at Littlejohn Contemporary, NY, NY in 2018; There There, at Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY, 2019; American Beauty, at Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY, fall 2021, Both Sides Now at Carrie Chen Gallery in Great Barrington, MA, spring 2022 and her forthcoming show at Windows on Hudson, Hudson, NY, spring 2023. Her work was included in the exhibitions Sunrise/Sunset at The Albany Airport Gallery fall 2021 and Mountains at Collioure in NH, spring 2022. 

Prince’s work has appeared recently in American Beauty by Richard Klin on Zephyr Maize, who also published a studio visit with her. 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. Prince is an associate professor of painting and drawing at William Paterson University in NJ. 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.