Lynn Rank Henry
Growing up in Minnesota, Lynn Rank Henry took every art class her school provided. After moving to Georgia and working for years at Georgia State University and then Coca-Cola, her lifelong interest in art pushed her to harness her creative urges and paint.
She loves to travel and has spent many years exploring the United States, Canada, and Europe. Through her travels, she has gained an appreciation for diversity in people, cultures, architecture, and nature. She savors the painting process and picks up her paintbrush as often as she can. At this time of her life, Lynn is primarily a watercolorist focusing on landscapes, cityscapes, and figuratives.
Lynn’s love of watercolors allows her to grasp diverse and unique moments that reflect her love of nature and people. She feels watercolors are much like visual poems, and loves watching the paint melt into the water and thaw the stiffness of the paper. Often she uses a path of light, a splash of color, or exaggerated scale to push beyond realism and tell a more magical story. Her paintings tend to infuse emotion and touch the essence of the subject or scene. She strives to create paintings that reflect her travels, that are powerful in their visual beauty, and that resonate in some emotional way with the viewer.
She currently resides in Marietta, Georgia.
Recent Awards and Articles
Bold Brush Painting Competition: June 2015 – Fav 15% Award for my watercolor called “The Rice Bowl”
Featured Artist on Fine Arts View: July 2015 – Read article at: http://faso.com/fineartviews/95030/staff-picks-from-the-faso-daily-art-show-tammy-callens-mary-pettis-lynn-rank-henry
TOSCA Magazine (Theater, Opera, Shakespeare, Culture and Arts): Georgia Artist of the Year 2015 – See Page 62
North Cobb Arts League Annual Competition: Honorable Mention for my watercolor called “Time for a Drink”