LYNX
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Artist Statement

LYNX was born in Vietnam in 1985, he and his family moved to Atlanta in 1993 on a special government program to search for a better opportunity. The first 15 years in the United States was very difficult for LYNX and his family, mainly, due to language barrier and discrimination. However, because of the trials and challenges in life, LYNX was determined to learn and channeled his negatives experiences into his artwork to inspire message of peace, discipline, and kindness. LYNX graduated from Georgia State University in 2011 with a BFA in Studio Art. Four years later, LYNX earned his Master degree in Fine Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design, which he focuses most of his effort on drawing, especially marks making, as a tool for self-discipline.

Artist Web Site
www.lynxnguyen.com
Exhibition History at Gallery 456
2018LYNX: Daily Discipline
Works & History
2019LYNX major museum exhibition titled; Traditions: Compounded at Spartanburg Museum of Art, South Carolina in February 2019
2018LYNX exhibition at Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia, along with two other Atlanta artists.
2018LYNX solo show at Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, called the Red Carpet.
2018LYNX was awarded the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants
2018LYNX was featured on PBS in an episode called The New American Master.
2018LYNX was featured in The New American Painting Magazine issue #135.
2017LYNX solo exhibition: Marks of Discipline at Wonderroot Art Gallery. Atlanta, Georgia
2017LYNX and Namwon: Found in Transition, a two person exhibition at Stanley Beaman and Sears Gallery. Atlanta, Georgia
2015LYNX solo show at Gallery L1. Atlanta, Georgia called Marks of Virtue