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Mary Lukyn

1998 - 2001 BA(Hons) Fine Art
London Guildhall University
Whitechapel
London E1

1994 - 1997 BTEC Foundation in Art & Design
Richmond School of Art
Richmond
Surrey


SHOWS

Feb 2005 Oxo Tower Wharf / Bargehouse, Bargehouse Street, London SE1 9PH
Londonart - "The Art of Love"
Blind Faith III

Aug/Oct 2003 Blue Wing Gallery
Sept 2001 Whole Life Festival
July 2001 London Guildhall Degree Show


FEATURES Good Health Magazine - November 2001
"Artistic images"


PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE

Career in Hotel Management London/Abroad
Publicity posters for hotel's entertainment programmes
Hand-painted cards of local scenes sold in tourist venues



ARTISTIC STATEMENT

Inspired by "Gaia - Living Earth" and metaphysics, I seek to make statements about life today yet at the same time bring something of the past to bear on my work. It is a synthesis of two opposites, of states of being, of worlds, past and future. I seek balance between feeling and intellect, continually exploring both in different ways and through different means, either in subject matter or with materials.
I am also a great advocate of the chance aspect of events, and the belief that our intuition must play a large part in everything we do.

CLIMATE CHANGE

These works are "organic works for the 21st century". The use of organic materials such as beeswax and the ancient technique of encaustic are symbolic representations of the age of the earth, its organic quality and its history.
Fragile, they serve as a timely reminder of the fragility of our ecosystem in today's world and of the ephemeral quality of our lives.