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; The Honey and the Thorn, Windows on Hudson, Hudson, NY, spring 2023; Making Marks, Garage Gallery, Beacon, NY. This fall her work will be in the Art on Paper Fair at the Garvey/Simon booth and in the Taiwan Art Fair in the Carrie Chen booth. Prince will be in a group show at The Brattleboro Museum in VT, spring 2024 and will be having a solo show at Tinney Contemporary in Nashville, TN, fall 2024. Prince’s 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 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.