Lynn, Mathew (1963-)

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Lynn, Matthew (1963-)
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Artist; Painter; Teacher/Tutor
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Predominately a portrait painter, Mathew Lynn was awarded Runner Up at the Archibald Prize in 1997 and 1998. He was born in Sydney in 1963 and in 2004 moved with his family to the Blue Mountains.

Born in Sydney in 1963, Mathew Lynn is an artist best known for his portrait paintings. According to the artist, his mother misspelled 'Matthew’ with only one 't’ and so it has remained. At the age of eleven his family moved from Sydney’s Lower North Shore to Queenstown in New Zealand where his parents ran a ski lodge for four years. The family returned to Australia and Mathew completed his final two years of high school at Sydney Grammar School. Upon leaving school in 1981, Lynn began a Bachelor of Visual Communication at Sydney College of the Arts, but found it too restrictive for his artistic needs – the following year he enrolled in a Bachelor of Art at the same institution, but found it not restrictive enough. It was perhaps these experiences that led him to be largely a self-taught artist, eventually developing his own techniques for portraiture. A keen musician, Lynn played in bands for a few years after leaving school and travelled to Ghana in West Africa to learn the traditional drumming of the Dagomba people. On his return from Africa he took various jobs, including making some illustrations for the Sydney Morning Herald , which allowed him to return to his love of drawing and painting. However, it was not until the following year (1989) that he made a serious foray into the art world, when his portrait of artist and friend Albertina Vegas was accepted into the Archibald Prize exhibition. It would be another eight ...

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  • fl. 1989 -

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • Australian National University, Canberra, ACT
  • Westmead Children's Hospital, Sydney, NSW
  • University of New England, Armidale, NSW
  • University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • (see also) 2009 November - appointed by the Australia Council's Historic Memorials Committee to a register of artists for possible official portraits
  • (see also) Runner Up Prize - The Archibald Prize
  • (see also) Runner Up and People's Choice - The Archibald Prize
  • (see also) Heiress (Joan Ross)
  • (see also) Bronte
  • (see also) Chancellor John Phillips
  • (see also) Jeanne Ryckmans

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  1. Mathew Lynn : shimmer : 15-26 February 2017
    Lynn, Mathew, 1963-
    [ Book : 2017 ]
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  1. Mathew Lynn : shimmer : 15-26 February 2017
    Lynn, Mathew, 1963-
    [ Book : 2017 ]
    At 2 libraries
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