Lynne was a studio art graduate of Skidmore College (BS). She also graduated from New England School of Art and Design where she studied Environmental/Interior Design. While keeping up with her painting she has had several careers in architectural interiors and landscape design. For the last 10 years she has been working in her studio full time.
Animals and plants have always been a passion. She has an intensive small garden and many types of pets. She and her husband have a growing collection of Inuit art.
She has always been drawn to folk art and all manner of aboriginal art. Inuit images have been influential throughout her artistic career.
She is represented by the Three Stones Gallery in West Concord, Massachusetts, www.threestonesgallery.com.
Lynne has created a large body of work called Inuit Influences which is based around the Inuit term Inua, meaning the spirit of all things. She uses Inuit images to direct the content of her paintings which she then reinterprets using a broad range of mixed mediums.
While maintaining a level of spontaneity and coarse simplification to exemplify the anima characteristic, she strives to deal with contemporary concerns of the relationships between form, line and color.
The mystical/spiritual aspect of transformation/shamanism, which allows people and animals to interchange, has been a catalyst for many paintings in this series.
In the last 4 years she has taken Inuit images, most often sculpture, and mixed it with works of some of her favorite artists such as Calder, Munch, Gottlieb, Klee and James Kerry Marshal.
She is working towards layering, blending and merging diverse imagery and concepts with a goal of maintaining a certain joie de vivre while pursuing a quest for increased abstraction.