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About Lynette ForresterIn the early 1970`s Lynette Forrester obtained the British Display Society Diploma with distinction and also a Diploma in Graphic Design. Lynette has completed short courses and workshops in Garden Design, Sculpture, Batik, and Calligraphy. In 1999 Lynette completed a course in Stained Glass and in 2002 she completed an advanced City&Guilds course in Decorative Glass.
Exhibition History of Lynette ForresterLynette Forrester has exhibited her work on a regular basis since 2010 when she took part in the sculpture exhibition Outside Art in Coventry.
Affordable Garden Art, Showborough.
Sculpture Trail, One House Nursery, Macclesfield.
Mount Pleasant Gardens, Cheshire.
Affordable Garden Art, Showborough.
Kingham Lodge, Oxfordshire.
Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire.
Spring Exhibition Wyndcliffe Court, Monmouthshire.
Summer Exhibition Wyndcliffe Court, Monmouthshire.
Autumn Exhibition Wyndcliffe Court, Monmouthshire.
Sculpture at Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.
Showborough House, Gloucestershire.
Wyndcliffe Court Gardens, Monmouthshire.
West Lavington Manor, Wiltshire.
Festival of Small Gardens, Ludlow.
Old Chapel Gallery, Herefordshire.
Wyndcliffe Court Gardens.
Bothy Vineyard, Oxfordshire.
Sculpture on the Farm, Buckinghamshire.
The Big Art Show, Shropshire.
Biography / CV of Lynette ForresterFurther Education
Laird School of Art
British Display Society Diploma, Distinction.
Graphic Design Diploma.
Garden Design, Sculpture, Batik, Calligraphy.
Burton Manor College
Stained Glass course
Commissions include kiln-formed glass garden sculptures, contemporary stained glass windows and fused glass panels and windows. I have also undertaken commissions for fused glass garden screens. I have work in private collections in the UK and in the USA.
I took a career break to relocate to South Shropshire and work on the renovation/build of my present home. I have a home glass design studio and as well as working to commission I also take part in exhibitions throughout the year.
Throughout my Art&Design career I have at various times been involved with house renovations and new builds.
I painted to commission using mainly pastels.
I produced drawings for building services on a contract basis at a number of locations in the North West.
Crosville Motor Company, Chester.
As senior Graphic Artist I promoted new bus services throughout the region via poster campaigns, press advertisements and leaflets.
The boat Museum, Wirral
as sole Graphic Artist I was responsible for the design of all the publicity material. I also liaised with printers to enable projects to be completed on time and within budget.
Employed as a freelance Graphic Artist I supplied a design service for printers.
Austin Stirrup Advertising, Wirral
With a varied workload I designed posters, leaflets, logos and packaging for a toy company.
Forbes Keir Advertising, Liverpool
As a Graphic Artist working for this large agency I worked mainly on full page newspaper advertisements for high street stores.
Artist Statement of Lynette ForresterInspired by nature Lynette Forrester works to enhance the environment in which her art glass is placed. In a garden setting, coloured transparent glass allows glimpses of what lies beyond.
It can take many firings in her kiln to achieve the effect that she is looking for in the finished piece.
Lynette Forrester has work in private collections in the UK and abroad and exhibits in sculpture exhibitions on a regular basis.
Awards and Prizes of Lynette ForresterIn 2001 Lynette Forrester won a UK open competition that was run by UK Stained Glass News. Lynette was successful with her Tropical Rainforest inspired interior window.
Lynette was shortlisted for the trustees prize at Painswick Rococo Gardens Sculpture exhibition in 2011 and received a special mention for her Into the Light exhibit in 2012.
Qualifications / Education of Lynette ForresterSee CV
Publications / Media / Bibliography of Lynette ForresterIn 2011 Shropshire Butterflies, A poetic and artistic guide to the butterflies of Shropshire was published. Lynette has an image of her work included in the book.
Teaching ExperienceLynette Forrester has taught small group workshops in kiln-formed glass.
Influences / Inspiration of Lynette ForresterLynette Forrester is inspired by the colours and forms found in the natural world. From beautiful microscopic cell structures to large plant forms.
Price Range of WorkLynette Forrester's work has a price range from £834 to £2,334
Smaller interior pieces and corporate awards are also designed and made to commission.
Mediums utilisedLynette Forrester's work is found in the following materials:
Glass & Granite Glass & powder coated steel Glass & Steel Glass, steel & stone Glass, powder coated steel & slate Glass, steel & oak.
Artwork CategorisedLynette Forrester's work is found in the following categories on site:
Glass or Acrylic Transparant Sculptures (12)
Poolside Sculptures (8)
Varietal cross section of Floral, Fruit and Plantlife Sculpture (7)
Plant Outdoor Outside Garden or Yard sculpture statue statuette (6)
Flower sculpture statue (5)
Organic / Abstract Sculpture (5)
Abstract Contemporary or Modern Outdoor Outside Exterior Garden / Yard Sculptures Statues statuary (4)
Arte Nouveau Style Sculptures (3)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Focal Point Abstract Contemporary Modern sculpture statue (2)
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues (2)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (2)
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures (2)
Insect Sculptures, to include Bees, Ants, Moths, Butterflies etc (2)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures
Reptiles Sculptures and Amphibian Sculptures
Square Rectangular Cube shaped Abstract sculpture statue
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures
Round Disk, Dish, Flat Circular Ring Shaped Sculptures / Statues statuette statuary
Spiral Twisted sculpture / statue / carving
Wall Panel Carved Engraved Cast Moulded Sculpture Statue plaque
BUTTERFLIES and Moths and Dragonflies Sculptures Statues Carvings
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