Artist and teacher, married to the painter James Lynch. Gained an honours degree in the history of art at Essex University, 1975, followed by a postgraduate diploma in fine art at Bristol Polytechnic, 1992. Lynch taught at Devizes School and Bath High School from 1977-1980. She then ran various art and community projects in the West Country. She is a member of the RWA and was awarded the Black Swan Prize for Painting in 1992 and Bath and West Painting Prize in 1998. Her collection of paintings documenting the willow growers and basket makers on the Somerset Levels toured nationally, winning awards from South West Arts and Wessex Water. The resulting book was entitled Willow: Paintings and Drawings with Somerset Voices. She had solo exhibitions at Beaux Art, Bath in the 1990s, East Lambrook Manor in 2001 and 2004, as well as Rural Life Museum, Glastonbury, Brewhouse, Taunton, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe and Norfolk Rural Life Museum in 2003.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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