Spotlight On: Joyce Ballantyne

Joyce Ballantyne, Cheri, oil, c. 1980, Loan from a Private Collection
Joyce Ballantyne,
oil, c. 1980
Loan from a Private Collection

November 12, 2019 – February 16, 2020
Most known for her iconic 1959 Coppertone advertisement, Joyce Ballantyne’s career as an illustrator and artist spanned over six decades. Born in Norfolk, Nebraska and raised in Omaha, Ballantyne’s artistic endeavors ranged from creating calendar pin-up images and illustrations for Sports Afield magazine for nearly 20 years to painting murals in local theaters.