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Henia Flynn

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Event poster, 2012 © ©2012 Henia Flynn/The Haggus Society
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth year
1967
Lives in
Chicago, IL
Works in
Chicago, IL
Schools
American Academy of Art, 1991, AA
Statement

Henia Flynn is a fine artist living and working in Chicago, IL, U.S.A.  She studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, has participated in numerous international and local exhibitions and has work in several private collections.

Henia works in all media, primarily oil and acrylic, and her focus is on figurative and architectural representations.

She has lived and worked in Chicago, Poland, New Orleans,  Los Angeles, and has gleaned inspiration from the energy, people, character and diversity of these places, as well as that of other destinations along her many travels.

 

 Art to me is an expression of a journey; it grows and develops as we grow and develop--spiritually, emotionally, mentally, physically--with our experiences, lessons, successes and failures.  I believe that we are all artists, creating and manifesting our realities in our daily lives.  One of the ways I choose to manifest is through painting.  It is the physical expression of my soul, it is me turned inside out...

“The lessons you are meant to learn are in your work.  To see them, you need only look at the work clearly—without judgement, without need or fear, without wishes or hopes.  Without emotional expectations.  Ask your work what it needs, not what you need.  Then set aside your fears and listen,...”

 

                        --from “Art and Fear”