Lynn Boggess Resume

Artist Statement

The most basic thing in art is nature. It is the source of all space, light, form, color, texture. It’s a very complex, dense fabric of different elements that you weave together to make a painting.


1980 – M.F.A., Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1978 – B.A., Art Education, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

Solo Exhibtions

2018 The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2018 Astoria Fine Art, Jackson, WY
2018 Evoke Contemporary Fine Art, Sante Fe, NM
2017 The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2017 Evoke Contemporary Fine Art, Sante Fe, NM
2006-2016 The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2007 Boston International Fine Arts Show with Principle Gallery
2006, 2008 Joie Lasiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Tyndall Galleries, Chapel Hill, NC
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2005, 2006 ART Scottsdale Fair, Scottsdale, AZ with Principle Gallery
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Cooper Gallery, Lewisburg, WV
2003 Tyndall Galleries, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2002 Concrete Collaboration, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD
2002 Recent Work, Paintings & Drawings , Parkersburg Center for the Arts, Parkersburg, WV
2002 Recent Work, Landscapes in Oil, Cooper Gallery, Lewisburg, WV; The Gallery, Beaufort, SC.
2001 Landscape Paintings: Collaboration with J. Boggess, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV; Salisbury State University, Salisbury, MD.
2001 Landscape Studies, California University of Pennsylvania
2001 Figure Drawings, Concord College, Athens, WV


2001 – West Virginia Higher Education Art Educator of the Year
1999 – West Virginia Visual Artist of the Year
1997 – West Virginia Governor’s Award of Excellence in Painting


1990-2007 – Professor of Art, Fairmont State University
2002-2007 – Coordinator of Art Department, Fairmont State University

Selected Collections

West Virginia Governor’s Mansion, Charleston, WV
SAS Institute, Cary, NC
Eisai Inc., Woodcliff Lake, NJ