Lynette Lombard received her MFA from Yale University, B.A.Honours from Goldsmiths’ College of Art, University of London and attended the New York Studio School for two years. She is a Professor of Art at Knox College in Galesburg, IL. Lombard has received Mellon Grants to Berlin and Spain, the Philip Green Wright-Lombard Award for Distinguished Teaching.  She has received several research grants from Knox College and was a finalist for the Gottlieb prize. In 2017, Lombard received Knox College’s Exceptional Achievement Award.

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Ms.Lombard is represented by the Bowery Gallery, NY, Confluence Collective in Spain, the Midwest Paint Group and Seven on Site, a group of American landscape painters. She has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in Mojacar, Spain, La Barquilla Gallery, Sorbas Spain; The Figge Museum, Davenport ,IA, Lakeview Museum and Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL; Lohin Geduld Gallery NY, The Painting Center, NY; Newtownbarry House, Bunclody, Ireland; Westbeth Gallery, NY; Artemisia Gallery, Chicago. 

Ms Lombard has taught at the Chautauqua Institute School of Art, the Ox-Bow School of Art at SAIC and Mt. Gretna School of Art, PA.  She has been a visiting artist at Brandeis University, Rider University, Bethany College, KS, Western Connecticut State University and the  International School in Montecastello di Vibio, Italy. Her work has been reviewed by Lance Esplund (NYSS), John Goodrich in Painting Perceptions, Tony Rothon (Studio Art International), Martha Hoppin( Art New England), Louis Finkelstein’s Fragments of a Language on Painting at the New York Studio School among others. Most recent publications include her catalogues: essay by Jennifer Samet:Palpable Stakes: Paintings by Lynette Lombard; Mind of a Painter by Peter Acheson for Crossroads: Lynette Lombard, David Paulson and Thaddeus Radell at the Sideshow Gallery, NY: and On the Shoulders of Giants curated by Thaddeus Radell at Westbeth Gallery NY.