Leah Balsham

Birth Date: 
1915
Birth Place: 
Philadelphia, PA
Residences/Studios: 
Beverly Shores, IN
Active In: 
Chicago
Medium: 
Ceramics
Printmaking
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, AIC, 1938, 1960.
Gertrude Abercrombie, Leah Balsham, Walter Boyer, Laura Van Pappelendam, Margaret Via, Hyde Park
Art Center, Chicago, 1955.
Artist Members Exhibit, Renaissance Society, U of Chicago, 1962.
Ceramics by Three Chicago Craftsmen: Leah Balsham, Albert Borch, William Hoffman, AIC, 1965.
After the Great Crash: New Deal Art in Illinois, Illinois State Museum, Springfield (IL), 1983.
Ceramics Exhibition, Brayer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, IN, 2003.
Collections: 
Krannert Gallery, U of Illinois, Champaign
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso (IN) University
"Excavating", 1938, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Smithsonian American Art Collection
Other Occupations: 
Teacher, AIC and Hull House
Worked for FAP.