Nancy Balliet [makes her landscapes glow] in her pastel of Nissequogue Beach, with warmly toned paper enhancing the vibrancy of water and sand.

Local Color, August 18th, 1996

 

Two small color sketches of the Nissoquogue River by Nancy Balliett are free and lively in the manner of Marsden Hartley

Art Review, November 22, 1992

May17, 2004

Bonnard-like breakfast tables in bright yellows and plum purples, stands of leafy blue-and-ochre trees, and cathedral-dominated skylines smacked with patches of lipstick red - Balliett's evocations of Nantucket and Venice, in oil paintings and pastel drawings, are coloristically agitated but atmospherically peaceful.

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