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ABOUT

Lynn Bennett-Mackenzie, BA Hons (fine art)

Born in 1967, Lynn Bennett-Mackenzie is an established artist living and working in Gairloch, NW Scotland. Brought up in remote rural areas of the Highlands of Scotland, Lynn studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, graduating in 1990.

 

She enjoys creating in a variety of media and exploring new methods of working.  She has exhibited widely and taken part in several community and international projects including The Big Picture, Wild Wood , Landfill art,  an International Art Symposium in Russia and co-founded and organised Ceangal, a series of international artist residencies in the NW Highlands.  She has travelled and worked in India  several times and has strong  international connections, in particular with the YATOO organisation in S Korea, participating in the pilot project for the Global Nomadic Art Project in 2014.

 

Lynn was the first NTS Artist in residence at the world renowned Inverewe Garden in 2017 and the first  Art co-ordinator there – working closely with the team to embed the arts in the Garden, wider community and develop and build the art spaces and networks on the Estate and beyond .

 

Living in a remote rural area, Lynn has learned to adapt and create opportunities for herself and the area she lives in.  She is open to new ideas and is always looking to expand her boundaries in her field of interest of people and place.  She connects with the issues of people and place globally and enjoys interacting with people and developing and understanding cultures around the world and her travels in past years reflect this.

Links where you can find more information on Lynn Bennett-Mackenzie's work: (just click on the link to take you to the respective site)

 

BBC Alba An La Ceangal 2013.  Filmed during the Ceangal 2013 International Artists Residencies for BBC Alba An La (news)

An international collaboration between artists, Lynn Bennett-Mackenzie, Scotland, an Indian artist, and the local community, to create a series of artists residencies that brought artists from around the globe to work in the NW Highlands of Scotland.

Solo shows

Solo Exhibition                                                    

Death! I live with it..

Reflect/Connect

Art with Nature I, Sawyer Gallery

Who am I? Ceilidh Place

Art with Nature II - Garden of dreams, Sawyer Gallery

Residencies

Breath of Epos

Ceangal International artist residency

0km Studio

Ceangal International artist residency

Spying Nature

GNAP – global nomadic  art project

1st NTS AIR -Inverewe Garden & estate

Inverewe House

Wise Women & the Earth, Inverewe

 

Projects

Wild Wood Community Project

Exchange Group Trip – Wild Wood

The Big Picture

Landfill art project

Breath of the Epos –international art symposium

Smiles

Beinn Eighe schools participatory project

Home - installation

Genesis global school

Mural in Free Church

The Adventure Travel Film Festival

Our Bodies' Imprint - Nature, Art & Humanity

 

Mixed shows

An Talla Solais

West Coast Open 3

Highland Open studios

Highland Art Fair 

Macmillan show

Highland Open Studios

Highland Art Show

An Talla Solais – West coast open 4

Postcards for sick kids

An Talla Solais – members show 5

Highland open studios

Macmillan highland art fair

Salon de Refuses

Christmas show

ESSA show

Strathpeffer art fair

Members Christmas show 

Highland Hospice show

An Talla Solais

ESSA

Artswap 2010

Postcards for sick kids

Art off the rock

Highland Art Fair

Twitterartshow

Artswap II

Smiles

Trees for Life

West Coast Open 8

Postcards for sick kids

Ceangal international artist residency

United Art Fair 

Yatoo international

Twitterartshow

127th YATOO-i Nature Art Winter Workshop 2013       

129th YATOO Nature art Autumn workshop                  

Strathpeffer Art Fair                                                        

Global Nomadic Art Project                                            

Brit Poppy                                                                          

Art around the Firth                                                          

Art off the Rock                                                

Postcards for Sick Kids                                       

Winter Salon                                                     

West Coast Winter Open                                     

Baroda Redux                                                    

Twitterartexhibition                                              

Strathpeffer Art Fair

Maggie Blyth Boutique

Loch Torridon community centre

 

Joint shows

Elements                                                         

Elements II                                                       

Gallery Artists                                                   

Fine Lines – joint show with Kate Mackay               

Mixed show                                                        

Mixed show                                                        

Beauly Gallery                                                  

Breath of the Epos – Ivan Shishkin gallery             

Joint show                                                        

Mixed shows                                                      

Wild about Gairloch

 

Collaboration

Ceangal – director                                               

Global Nomadic  Art Project – steering group

Inverewe Garden, NTS Scotland 

Artists@Inverewe, leader

Broadway - Scaffold Art - India

4 Artists - travelling notebook

Eden Court Theatre Inverness                           0km studio, Gujarat, India                                  Gairloch Heritage museum    

Inverewe Garden, Poolewe

Ullapool

Inverewe Garden, Poolewe

 

Elabuga, Russia                                            

Gairloch, UK                                                  

Pardi, Gujarat, India                                       

Beinn Eighe, Kinlochewe                               

Wongol, S Korea                                            

S Korea

Poolewe

Poolewe, Scotland 

Poolewe, Scotland                                                      

 

 

Gairloch

Poland                                                             Highlands                                                       International                                           Elabuga, Russia                                             Warsaw                                                          Beinn Eighe, Scotland                                    Inverewe Garden, Poolewe                           Noida, Delhi, India 

Gairloch

Inverewe, Scotland

Haddo Country Park, Aberdeenshire

 

 

Ullapool 

An Talla Solais Ullapool                                Lime tree, Fort William                                        Strathpeffer                                                     Strathpeffer

Beauly                                                             Strathpeffer                                                     Ullapool                                      

Edinburgh

Ullapool   

Eden court theatre, Inverness

Foulis Castle 

Tore Gallery

Beauly Gallery                                       Edinburgh                                            Strathpeffer 

An Talla Solais, Ullapool     

Beauly  

Ullapool                                                     Edinburgh                                

International    

Edinburgh                                       

Stirling                                                Strathpeffer                                              Moss,Norway  

International                     

Warsaw 

Edinburgh

An Talla Solais, Ullapool                    Edinburgh 

Gairloch

Delhi, India                                             Romania

Los Angeles, USA  

Korea            

S Korea

Strathpeffer

S Korea                                                Northampton                                             Beauly  

 Stirling    

Edinburgh                                                      Timespan, Helmsdale                                     An Talla Solais, Ullapool

Art Konsult, Delhi, India

Moss, Norway                                           Strathpeffer 

Inverness

Torridon

 

Gairloch heritage museum                                  Macphail Centre, Ullapool                       Regent Gallery, Somerset         

Regent Gallery, Somerset           

Beauly Gallery                                                    The Studio, Fortrose                                    Beauly

Elaguba, Russia & to tour                                   Galerie Sigvardson, Denmark                        Inchmore Gallery, Inverness        

Kinlochewe                     

 

 

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S Korea/International

Poolewe

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Lynn has over the years done various works for illustration purposes including Visitscotland and Two Lochs radio. I have been interviewed for several blogs online. I am a member of Highland Open Studios from 2007- present, An Talla Solais, Ullapool, Visual Arts Scotland, RGI, and Aberdeen artists society.  . I have worked closely with SNH & NTS Scotland and worked with the team at Inverewe as the first Arts co-ordinator to develop and embed the arts in the Estate