Whitney Lynn

Visiting Faculty
New Genres and MFA Faculty
wlynn@sfai.edu
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Whitney Lynn mines cultural and political histories to question ideas of boundaries and containment, history and restaging, context and form. Through sculpture, performance, video, photography, drawing, and public projects, her work employs strategies of appropriation and has been exhibited at venues such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Torrance Art Museum, Exit Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Steven Wolf Fine Arts and Catharine Clark Gallery. Lynn will be an Artist-in-Residence at the de Young Museum in 2017 and is the 2016 National Artist-in-Residence at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas. 

Selected Publications: 

  • Baker, Kenneth. “‘Bellwether’ is Southern Exposure’s latest.” San Francisco Chronicle, Oct. 17, 2009.
  • Buuck, David. “Retractions.” Artweek, March 2009.
  • Jones, Steven L. “Loud and Clear: Finally, an art show gets political,”Style Weekly, Sept. 29, 2004.

Education: 

  • MFA New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute, 2007
  • BFA Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2004
  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Music Performance, 1998-99

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​Social Media:

  • instagram: @whitneylynnstudio
  • https://www.instagram.com/whitneylynnstudio/
  • twitter: @whitlynnstudio
  • https://twitter.com/whitlynnstudio
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