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Lynn Sures

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BIOGRAPHY
Lynn Sures is a multidisciplinary artist in drawing, printmaking, papermaking, ceramic sculpture, encaustic painting, artist’s books, and forged steel.

Recent exhibitions include “This Really Is My Thing” in St. Paul, MN, “De La Tierra” at UNAM in Mexico City, Mexico; “Strange Rocks” in Baltimore, MD; “Navigating Below the Surface” at Isik University, Istanbul, Turkey; and “Body Art” at the Fortezza Medicea Girifalco di Cortona, Italy.

The United States Department of State, the US Library of Congress, Yale University, the Museo della Carta e Della Filigrana, the New York Public Library, and the American Museum of Papermaking include Lynn’s work in their collections. Lynn’s artist’s books appear in several published collections, such as Authentic Visual Voices, 1000 Artists’ Books, Penland Book of Handmade Books, 500 Artist Books and the 2010 “Paper in Motion” portfolio published by Hand Papermaking.

She has exhibited and created works for international events in Australia, Italy and Japan; and in Sri Lanka, where she was invited as a U.S. State Department American Artist Abroad. Lynn has just completed a commissioned edition of woodcuts on handmade paper for the University of Chicago. She will be a resident artist in summer 2015 at Museu Moli` Paperer de Capellades, Spain; and at l’Accademia delle arti Cartarie, Fabriano, Italy. Awards include grants from her home state of Maryland and from the George Sugarman Foundation, California. Lynn is a Professor of Fine Arts, and the Program Head of Fine Arts at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, George Washington U., Washington, DC.

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