Whitney Lynn portrait

Whitney Lynn

​​Whitney Lynn is an artist who works with a wide array of forms, including sculpture, performance, video, photography, sound, and public projects. Mining history and visual culture, her work reframes familiar narratives, questioning issues of perception and the mutability of meaning. She has exhibited widely, including at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and was previously an artist-in-residence at the de Young Museum, The Neon Museum, Las Vegas, and the Internet Archive. Born on a military base in Arizona, Lynn attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, received a BFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University and MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is currently the Chair of Interdisciplinary Visual Art at the University of Washington.

2022-23 New Media Gallery (with Barry Olusegun-Noble Despenza and Till The Teeth): Time Kills

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  • An animation still of a woman's face with red marks on it, wrapped in bandages. Eyes, nose, and lips are visible.
    Chanee Choi New Media Gallery Interview
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