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Linn Thygeson

Linn Thygeson spent her childhood on a farm in South Dakota.  She studied art in Minneapolis, Flagstaff, Nebraska, at CCA, and at the Sorbonne in Paris.  She graduated from the University of Nebraska.  She has worked as a photography instructor, a florist, an art teacher, an opera costume designer, and as an award-winning graphic designer for the San Francisco Chronicle. She currently lives and works in Oakland, CA. 

Her work is in collections in Arizona, California, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Oregon.

The paintings often don’t reference recognizable forms.  Images are deconstructed, meaning is shifted, and possible interpretation becomes multifaceted.  Rather than presenting a factual reality, an illusion is fabricated to conjure the realms of imagination.  With a subtle minimalistic approach, I establish a link between reality and that imagined.  By exploring the concept of landscape, architecture, and form / colors I investigate the dynamics of painting.  I can say with color, spontaneous scrawled lines, and multi-layered renderings; things that I don’t have words to express.

Linn Thygeson is represented by Lonnie Lee, Vessel Gallery.

Wind is Rising, 2016
Acrylic on canvas
40h x 60w x 1.38d in
101.60h x 152.40w x 3.49d cm
$ 7,000.00
Acrylic on canvas
48h x 24w in
121.92h x 60.96w cm
$ 2,400.00