Rene Lynch was born and raised in Decatur, IL, she lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Cape May Point, NJ.
Her work has been widely exhibited nationally and internationally, including several solo exhibitions in Germany at Galerie Kaysser in Munich, Cologne and Berlin, at Jenkins Johnson Gallery in NYC and San Francisco, and at HPGRP Gallery in NYC and Tokyo, at BOND Gallery in NYC and BOE in Brooklyn, as well as numerous group shows nationally and internationally. Upcoming Spring/ Summer 2016, she is exhibiting her “A Presence” series with HPGRP gallery in Osaka Japan, and “A Stilness” series at Galerie Kaysser, Germany and several paintings from the “Flying” series at Resnick Gallery at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY.
Recent museum exhibitions include a solo at Galerie Kunstlade Museum, in Zittau, Germany, and she exhibited major works at The Hunterdon Museum in Clifton, NJ twice. She was a featured artist with major works in Munich at the Haus der Kunst Contemporary Art Institute. Additionally she has presented her work in NY at the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Kotonah Museum of Art, PS1 Museum, and in Virginia at The Virginia Museum of Fine Art and several times with The New York Academy in “Take Home a Nude.” Her work can be found in numerous private and public collections throughout the United States, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Turkey, Russia and Japan.
Lynch has been awarded several fellowships, including; two fellowships from P.S.1 Museum of Modern Art, New York City, four fellowships from The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and two fellowships from Oberpfalzer Kunstlerhaus, Germany, and AIR Ruhpolding, Germany, also The Manhattan Graphic Center for printmaking, and the Millay Colony, NY and twice from Soaring Gardens, PA, and Palenville InterArts, NY among others.
Lynch’s work has been featured and written about in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Art and Antiques magazine, Bunte magazine, Oxford American magazine, American Art Collector magazine, NY Arts magazine among many other publications. Rene Lynch has had several catalogues published about her work with essays by Eleanor Heartney, Charlotta Kotik, Nicole Rudick, Cornelia Kleyboldt, Kristen Accola and Paul Laster among others.
photo credit: Dale Mandel