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Lynda Lorraine
London, UK

Internationally focussed Artist, Higher Education facilitator, former Fashion Designer and Digital Agency Creative Director with expertise in teaching, learning, mentoring for creatives, management, digital media, communication and branding strategy.

Artists practice based in painting, drawing, draping using traditional and digital mediums exploring living culture, figurative study, portraits, mavericks, concepts of family, home and exploration of movement and space.

Passionate about inspiring a healthy, creative lifestyle and championing the power of art, movement and cuisine to enhance people’s lives.

GOALS
Create a self-sustaining visual art practice and facilitate artistic development at a high level
Build mentoring, teaching, discussion and awareness of the subjects and disciplines I explore
Make a cultural contribution to the artistic landscape of the UK and beyond

PUBLICATIONS, EXHIBITIONS AND OTHER OUTCOMES
– Commissions
Catherine (2010), Private Commission for Catherine Mellor
– Residencies
Bonds (2015), Greenwich Theatre, London UK
– Solo Exhibitions
Bonds (2015), Greenwich Theatre, London UK
Bennett-Payne (2003), Harrods, London UK
– Selected Group Exhibitions
Hidden (March 2017), Royal College of Art, London UK
Axe (2015), The Circle, London UK
Jen (2014), Islington Exhibits, London UK
Fraction (2014), Platform 1 Gallery, London UK
Sketchbook Project (2013), Brooklyn NYC / 30+ City Tour USA
Imago (2004), Lauderdale House, London UK
– Television and Performance
Live Art (2015), Collaboration with Artist Kathlyn Pagador
Six Puppies & Us (2015), BBC 2
Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas (2014), Channel 4
The Last Five Years (2014), Greenwich Theatre, London UK
– Press
Graduate Feature (2003), International Textiles
– Conferences
Thinking with your hands, in a digital age. (2017), Royal Academy of Art, The Hague & Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2003 Harrods Award for Design Initiative (runner up)
2001 AHRC Postgraduate Fashion Development Fund

EDUCATION
2003 MA Fashion: Womenswear
Central Saint Martins
2000 BA (hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear Tailoring
London College of Fashion
1997 BTEC Foundation Diploma: Fine Art Practice
University of Hertfordshire

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