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15 March 2011

Lynne Wilkinson - biography

"I was born and educated in Sheffield, studying for four years at the Faculty of Art and Design on Psalter Lane obtaining a B A Honours Degree in Painting and Printmaking. Followed by a Post Graduate Certificate of Education in Teaching at the Collegiate Crescent site. I have taught in various local schools and at the Sheffield Mappin and Graves Art Galleries.

I now dedicate my time to my painting, and I exhibit in local shows, galleries, restaurants and shops, in both Sheffield and Derbyshire, winning various Competitions throughout the UK over the years.

I am a member of Peak District Products a Derbyshire based group of professional fellow artists who I share shows, exhibitions, ideas and exchange of views.

My studio based at Summerley near Dronfield, this tranquil rural environment has provided my artistic stimulation and inspiration with the opportunity to study my subjects on a daily basis at close quarters.

I work directly on the canvas, I do not sketch out a plan, my pictures evolve in a similar way to arranging a pile of furniture in a room, ultimately everything has it place. I make mistakes along the way, and make adjustments, but this is all part of the process of how I paint.
Completing a picture gives me a real buzz, but parting with it can be difficult. But there's no greater compliment when somebody buys my work and takes it into their home." - Lynne Wilkinson

AWARDS
  • 2010 South Yorkshire open peoples choice
  • Rotherham Open highly commended
  • Derbyshire Open Tarmac landscape award
  • 2009 Best In Show of The 22nd Great Sheffield Art Show, (The Largest Art Show in The North with over 1500 Exhibits)
  • 2008 Best In Show of The 21st Great Sheffield Art Show,
  • Art In The Gardens 2008 Open Art Exhibition Winner Still Life & Floral
  • Rotherham Open Art 2008, Commended Artist
  • Derbyshire Open Art 2008, Landscape Commendation
  • Derbyshire Life Artist Of The Year 2007 Runner Up
  • Art in the Gardens 2007, Winner Celebrity Portrait Dave Berry.
  • Art in the Gardens 2007, Open Art Exhibition Best in Show Bronze.
  • Art in the Gardens 2007, Winner Wildlife Competition.
  • Art in the Gardens 2006, Winner Wildlife Competition.
  • Art in the Gardens 2005, Runner up Abstract Category.
  • A Member of Peak District Products
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"Standing together"

ORIGINAL
Oil on canvas framed

image size: 60cm x 60cm

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