New York, NY
Lynn Basa lives and works in Chicago in an old storefront that was originally a Polish sausage shop. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in-studio and critical theory, and a BA in fine art from Indiana University with a concentration in ceramics. She taught in the Sculpture Department at SAIC and is the author of The Artist’s Guide to Public Art.
Basa’s interest in materials began as a child by grubbing for fossils in the ravines of southern Indiana and weaving nests in clumps of prairie grass. After a long foray into clay and fiber art she turned to painting with encaustic because the medium of oil pigment and beeswax provides many of the effects of ceramics without a process mediated by equipment and kiln time.
In the Aggregate (Solo Show)
Space776 Gallery NY
February 25 - March 23