Harvey Ball

(Harvey Ross Ball)

Harvey Ball
Harvey Ball
  • Born: July 10, 1921
  • Died: April 12, 2001
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Celebrity

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Harvey Ross Ball was an American commercial artist. He is recognized as the designer of a popular smiley graphic picture, which became an enduring and notable international icon. Ball was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts by his parents Ernest G Ball and Christine or Kitty Ross Ball. Ball had 5 siblings, three younger by the names of Merrit, Virginia, and Raymond, and two older by the names of Jessie and Ernest Jr. During his time as a student at Worcester South High School, he became an apprentice to a local sign painter, and later attended the Worcester Art Museum School, where he studied fine arts.

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