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Lynn W. Turek

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Creating new worlds through art is my life-long passion. Recently, I discovered a new passion for caring for rescue horses. Being around these graceful creatures inspired me to capture their spirit and beauty in portraits and paintings.

 

Born in Europe, I had the benefit of seeing incredible Baroque art from a young age. Mattia Preti, the Italian baroque artist, and Carravagio were early influences. As a self taught artist, I have explored a variety of mediums and work predominantly with oils, colored pencils, watercolors and acrylics.

 

The style of my work has evolved through children’s book illustration, abstract, Trompe-l’oeil, and whimsical realism. I paint as I am inspired. It can be impressionistic one day and realistic the next. It brings peace and fulfillment to me to paint as I feel a wave of excitement for a new composition.

 

My work has sold as fine art prints, commissions, greeting cards, and home decor products. Three illustrations have been licensed by a home and garden company. Most recently, my colored pencil drawing “Percheron” was selected by the American Academy of Equine Art for the 2018 Spring Showcase. ​

 

 

Awards/Exhibitions

Boston Children’s Museum - 2016

Orlando Museum of Art 1st Thursdays Event - 2016, 2017 & 2018

City of Sanford Art Walk - 2017

Seminole Cultural Arts Council Exhibit - 2017

Factory Street Art & Pottery (Gallery in Ohio) - October 2017–Present

American Academy of Equine Art Spring Showcase - 2018

September 2018


Heart - 14"x17" Coloured Pencils On Strathmore Paper

Percheron - 14"x17" Coloured Pencils On Strathmore Paper

Calico Charm - 14"x17" Coloured Pencils On Strathmore Paper

© Lynn W. Turek

Heart