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artist , educator , filmmaker

Lynn Blackwell Denton, American artist, educator, filmmaker. Grantee Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, 1988-1989, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 1994. Member Women's Caucus for Art (president Philadelphia chapter 1987-1987), Artists' Conference Network (group leader).

Background

Denton, Lynn Blackwell was born on November 27, 1941 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Frederick George Junior and Emily (Blackwell) Denton.

Education

Bachelor, Agnes Scott College, 1963. Master of Fine Arts, University Tennessee, 1968.

Career

Instructor art department, Beaver College, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1970-1972;instructor foundation department, Philadelphia College Art, 1972-1974, 81-83;lecturer art department, St. Joseph's U., Philadelphia, 1972-1981;lecturer art department, Community College of Philadelphia, 1975, 86;lecturer art department, Pennsylvania State University/Ogontz, Abington, 1975-1984;instructor ceramics department, Moore College Art and Design, Philadelphia, 1984;artist-in-residence artists in education program, Pennsylvania Council on Arts, since 1988;artist, teacher Master of Fine Arts program, Vermont College, Montpelier, since 1993. Studio resident Cité International des Arts, Paris, 1968-1969. Panelist, presenter in field.

Adjunct faculty member painting department University of Arts, Philadelphia, 1988. Panelist public art jury Philadelphia International Airport Terminal, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One woman show at Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts Morris Gallery, 1983. Exhibited in group shows at Institute Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, 1980-1982. Commissions include Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, 1990, Subway Art Project, 1996.

Membership

Member Women's Caucus for Art (president Philadelphia chapter 1987-1987), Artists' Conference Network (group leader).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: performance art.

Connections

father:
Frederick George Denton Junior

mother:
Emily (Blackwell) Denton