ABOUT

photograph by Randolph Pfaff

photograph courtesy of Randolph Pfaff

contact: jf@jflynch.com

(or send a direct message at the bottom of this page)

JF Lynch was born in Boston in 1980. He received his BFA in illustration from the Art Institute of Boston in 2002 and his MFA in Painting and Drawing from Pratt Institute in 2011. He is the Visual Arts Editor for apt Literary Journal and, along with Paul M. Nicholson, curates the pop-up gallery Botanic in Bushwick. JF currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY with his with wife, illustrator Robin E. Mork.

 

C.V.

Born

Boston, 1980

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

2011 M.F.A. (with distinction) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY

2002 B.F.A. Art Institute of Boston, Boston MA

2000 Lorenzo DiMedici Art Institute of Florence, Florence, Italy

Residencies

2013-2014   Contemporary Arts Center at Woodside,  Troy NY   

Select Exhibitions

2014

Echo Art Fair – c: Christopher Stout, BACG  Buffalo NY

BACG loves… – c: Christopher Stout & Drew Van Deist  Brooklyn Fire Proof East

Kiki Bouba – c: John O’Connor  Sarah Lawrence College  Bronxville, NY

Pratt MFA Alumni Exhibit – c: Honey Ramka Gallery,  Pratt Institute Brooklyn NY 

2013

RANSOM – Brooklyn Wayfarers, Brooklyn NY

Yo Brooklynites III – Hadas Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Bushwick Art Crit Group – inaugural presentation – Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn NY        

Art For Music’s Sake – Rogue Space New York, NY

100 NY Artists – Pop Up Art Shop  Barranquilla, Colombia

2012           

Of Mind, Body & Soul – c: Peter Gynd Medely  Fowler Arts  Brooklyn NY

Pledge-a-sketch (NYFA Relief Benefit) –Times Square Art Sq.  New York, NY

Year Two (Sandy Benefit) – c: Lia Post  Fowler Arts  Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn Go – a Brooklyn Museum event, Brooklyn NY

2011

The Drawing Show – c: P.M. Nicholson   Botanic Gallery Brooklyn NY

@ deKalb – c: P.M. Nicholson   Botanic Gallery Brooklyn NY

Additional Matter – c: May Shetrit    Lyons Wier Project Space  NY NY

Chain Letter – SamsØn Projects,   Boston, MA

Yo Brooklynites! – Hadas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

MFA Group show – Pratt Manhattan Gallery , NY NY

Pratt Harlem Projectc: Heather Darcy Bhandari & Elissa Levy , NY NY

First Appearance: J.F. Lynch – DeKalb Gallery,  Brooklyn NY (solo)

2010

Tedx Exhibitc: Shane McAdams –  Stueben Gallery   Brooklyn NY

2009

MFA Group show – Steuben Gallery , Brooklyn NY

2008

Fire! At Brickbottom –  c: Pauline Lim –  Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville MA

2007

3D Extravaganza – Allasia   Cambridge MA

2006

Recent Paintings – The Someday,  Somerville MA (solo)

2004

The Boundary Show – Johnson Paint Gallery   Boston MA

Acknowledgements

Top 10, MyArtSpace 2010 International MFA competition

Featured Artist, myartspace.com 2009, and 2010

Interviews: http://apt.aforementionedproductions.com/2011/04/interview-with-j-f-lynch/

http://aiboston.typepad.com/illustration/2009/01/hello-jf-lynch.html

Relevant affiliations

Apt, Literary Magazine – Visual Arts Editor – ’06- current

Botanic Gallery, Bushwick BK – Curator – ’11 – current

Somerville Arts Council, Somerville MA – Location Organizer ’05 – ’07

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