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Introducing Featured Artist Lynne Millar

By Shelah Miner

Website: lynnemillar.squarespace.com ; also my work is on Four Square Art
Instagram: @artbylynnemillar
Bio: I live in central California (by way of San Francisco, Connecticut, Utah, and Virginia), with my husband Steve, a pediatrician, and our 4 kids (15, 12, 9, and 6). I grew up in Virginia and retain a love for the lush green of the east coast, and the wonderful DC museums my parents took us to throughout my childhood. I majored in Art History at BYU, and have spent most of my life chasing beauty, through many kinds of art making. I also am passionate about art education for children, and started a parent art docent program 8 years ago at our K-8 school that is going strong and gets art into all of the classrooms.
Why Weepest Thou?, Lynne Millar
Artist Statement:
The process of putting a brush to surface slows time down for me so I notice subtleties – texture on a petal, a swipe of ripening pigment on fruit, light filtering through a child’s skirt – in ways I otherwise entirely miss. Painting is my way of paying attention to and processing the beauty and complexity of the world (and people) around me, through color, brushstroke, and texture.


Evidence, Lynne Millar

Lynne’s art will be featured here on Segullah for the quarter. Look for her brilliant varieties in color, texture and style throughout the site and in our social media in the months ahead.

Artists are selected from site open submissions. Segullah welcomes and celebrates written and visual arts, please send more our way.

About Shelah Miner

(Co-Editor-in-Chief) teaches English at BYU and French at a Salt Lake City middle school. She has an addiction to her Audible account, hates making dinner, and embraces the chaos of life with a husband, six kids, a dog, a lizard and four rabbits.

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