Lynda Lehmann studied Art Education at Penn State University and earned her BFA from Hofstra. She studied advertising at Farmingdale College and textile design at the School of Visual Arts, and worked as a commercial artist before pursuing painting at the Art League of Long Island. Lynda has enjoyed writing four middle-grade and YA mainstream novels with environmental and feminist themes, and several short stories in a sociological science fiction genre. She has shown her art in numerous juried and solo shows in the New York area. Her paintings and digital art are abstract, while her photography is realistic. Learn more at lynda-lehmann.pixels.com.
On the rewards of being an abstract expressionist painter, working deeply in the creative process, and advice for new artists breaking in to the business end.
Producing art gives us power over our own energy, perception, and motivational systems.
The universal recognition, pursuit, and enjoyment of “beauty.”
Art can have spark, spawn new ways of thinking, move and inspire us, whether it is representational or non-objective.
It evokes a visceral reaction as it stand alones as a totality that springs forth with its own life.
Finding the way to being fully immersed in the experience of creating.
When you fine tune your vision, turn it towards detail, new worlds await!
The limitations in accepting labels and stereotypes.