About

I have painted and made things all of my life, but shown very little.. I generally like people, but find contact with them challenging, so exhibiting was difficult. This website focuses mostly on 'the landscapes'  including current painting and studio shots.

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photo credit: The artist as a dowager queen -image from Levon Baird Photographers 'Discomfort' shoot


Lynn Baird: CV


1976 Migrated to Australia
1985-87 Bachelor of Arts (Visual Arts) City Art Institute
1988-89 Graduate Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts) UNSW
1992-95 Master of Fine Arts –research UNSW
2002 Post Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Art/Art History ACE AucklandUniversity
2018 Moved from Sydney to Tasmania

Solo Exhibitions
1995 MFA Presentation COFA University of NSW Sydney
1998 Access Contemporary Art Gallery Sydney
2000 Access Contemporary Art Gallery Sydney
2009 Old Government House Auckland University

Mixed Exhibitions
1983 Creative Space –Open Studio Project
1984 Portia Geach Memorial Award CBA Building Sydney Sydney Morning Herald Heritage Award Blaxland Gallery Sydney
1985 Portia Geach Memorial Award SH ERVIN Gallery Sydney
1986 Portia Geach Memorial Award SH ERVIN Gallery Sydney The Women’s Show Arthaus Sydney
1987 Graduating Students Exhibition COFA UNSW
1989 Post Graduate Show COFA UNSW
1992 Young Dissonance Exhibition UNSW1993 Basil and Murial Hooper Scholarship Exhibition Gruner Art Award
1994 Young Dissonance Exhibition UNSW1995 Birthday/Survey Show Access Contemporary Art gallery Sydney
1996 Hung at the Hyatt exhibition curator Anne Loxley Hyatt Regency HotelSydney Australian Contemporary Art Fair Melbourne
1998 Australian Contemporary Art Fair Melbourne
2004 Flagstaff Gallery Auckland
2005 Opening Wellington Arts Centre2006 Statements Gallery Napier Matakana Gallery Northland NZ
2007 Mantle of the Sky2010 Directors Choice David Rex Livingston Sydney (Lynn Baird and SimonAndrews)
2020-22 Mangrove Exhibition, Tribute Project and art in institutions pilot projectundertaken

Published /Reproduced
1998 Images 3 Contemporary Australian Painting Nevill Drury CraftsmanHouse
2007 12 New Zealand Artists Liz Caughey Craig Potton Publishing
2009 Catalogue for Old Government House Exhibition

Represented
Artbank, City Art Print Collection
private and corporate collections in Australia NewZealand and America 

Using Format