Whitney Lynn

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Explanation Attempt, 2010 Archival Inkjet Print 22.5 X 30 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Patricia Sweetow Gallery
Inverting the Sign, 2010 Cotton Applique on Flag 4 X 6 Feet
Animal Trap, 2011 Plexi-glas, Wood, Tree Branch 24 X 24 X 26.5 In. © Courtesy of the Artist and Steven Wolf Fine Arts
Explanation Attempt (video still)
Quick Facts
Lives in
San Francisco
Works in
San Francisco
Current Exhibitions and Events
Nov, 2016
Not Alone: Exploring Bonds Between and With Members of the Armed Forces
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (Main Gallery)

Whitney Lynn implements a wide range of media to question ideas of boundaries and containment, history and restaging, context and form. Her sculptures, videos, performances and photographs have been exhibited in numerous museums, commercial galleries, alternative spaces and nonprofit art centers. Recent projects include Searching for Diogenes, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF (2014); Prep School, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (2014); Act (Alteración), SFMOMA, SF (2012); Involuntary Sculptures, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, SF (2012). Born on Williams Air Force Base, Lynn attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, received her BFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University, and MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. 

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