Lynda McKinney Lambert
American, Ellwood City, PA, b. 1943
Lynda McKinney Lambert, Author & Visual Artist
UPDATED May 4, 2018
To view: Publication history – go to Lynda’s Publications Page
“Roberta’s Healing Shield,” a Talisman. 2017
“The Dragon’s Healing Breast Plate,” Talisman
1989 Slippery Rock University of PA, BFA in Painting
1991 West Virginia University, MFA in Painting
1994 Slippery Rock University of PA, MA (English)
1016- Present- Peer Adviser for Vision Aware at American Foundation for the Blind.
I Write articles on the Arts & Humanities and sight loss for the Vision Aware Blog Vision Aware Blog
2008 – Present: Full Time Studio Artist and Author
1996 – 2008: Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, Professor of Fine Arts and Humanities – Retired October 2008.
1993 -1996: Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle PA, Executive Director
1991 -1992: Mission College, Santa Clara, California
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2011 “Primal Garden: la vida luminiscentes” Merrick Art Gallery, New Brighton, PA
2003 Art in Embassies, US Department of State, Ambassador’s Residence, Papau, New Guinea
2003 Created and managed solo exhibition, “The Trunk Show” Traveled to 6 locations in Ohio, WV, PA, NY
1998 “When I Dance on Water,” Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, Ohio
1998 “When I Dance on Water Again,” Ashtabula Art Center, Ashtabula, Ohio
1997 “Prints and Process” Calvary Methodist Church, Harrisburg, PA
1996 “Carriage House Memories” Sweetwater Art Center, Sewickley, PA
1996 “Carriage House Memories” First Exhibit Gallery, Ligonier, PA
1996 “Lynda Lambert’s Woodcut Prints” Wesleyan University, Buchanon, WV
1995 “Imprint of a Memory” Jewish Community Center, Youngstown, Ohio
1995 “Lynda Lambert Does Prints” Cranberry Twp. Public Library, Cranberry Twp., PA
1995 “World of Memory” Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, MD
1995 One Person Show, Reed Arts Center, Renaissance Gallery, California U of PA
1992 “Memory of a Requiem” Merrick Art Gallery, New Brighton, PA
1992 “Memory of a Requiem” Patterson Library Westfield, NY
1991 “A Commemorative Recollection” MFA exhibition, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
1983 “Recent Past” Merrick Art Gallery, New Brighton, PA
2017 26th Annual International Invitational Small Works Salon – New Arts Program – Kutztown, PA Dates: May -July 2017.
2017 Visions From the Mind: APH, In-Sights 2017: Juried International exhibition, Louisville, KY. Oct. 2917
First Place Award for “The Dragon’s Healing Breastplate.”
2016 APH, In-Sights 2016: Juried International exhibition, Louisville, KY.
Second Place Award for “My Bleeding Heart,” a talisman.
2015 26th Annual International Invitational Small Works Salon – New Arts Program – Kutztown, PA Dates: May 22 – July 12, 2015.
2015: 19th Annual Regional Juried Show, Southwestern Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA. “Dance of the New Moon,” Fiber and Mixed Media.
2014: APH “Insights_Visions of the Mind,” International Exhibition, Louisville, KY. October, 2014.
Third Place Award for “Party on the Allegheny River.”
2014 25th Annual International Invitational Small Works Salon – New Arts Program – Kutztown, PA Dates: May 3 – July 23, 2014.
2014 “Vision and Revision” 2 Person Exhibition: Suzanne Gibson & Lynda Lambert. Show displayed at Merrick Art Gallery, New Brighton, PA from March 7 – April 4 and Jameson Health System, New Castle, PA. from April 14 – July 6, 2014.
2013 The New Collective, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. This exhibition was on display until January 19, 2014.
2013 “The Art of Healing” Jameson Hospital, New Castle, PA
2013 17th Annual Art of Southwestern PA Artists, Southern Alleghenies Museum, Ligonier, PA
2013 24th Annual International Invitational Small Works Salon, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2012 23th Annual International Invitational Salon of Small Works, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2012 “6 Artists 1 Vision” Associated Artists of Butler County, Butler, PA
2011 “AAP Annual,” Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 AAP at the Merrick, New Brighton, PA
2004 “Bread Upon the Waters” Traveling Exhibition by Christians in the Visual Arts
2004 19th Annual International Salon of Small Works, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
2004 “Healing Legacies” Shyellburn Village, VT
2003 “Abstraction: The Power of Memory” traveling Exhibition, Created and managed by Lynda McKinney Lambert
2002 “Wanting/Wanted” Clifton Arts Center, Clifton, NJ
2002 Invitational: Ceres Art Gallery, NY, NY
2002 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
2000 90th AAP Annual, Carnegie Museum
1999 Triennial VII, Southern Alleghenies Museum, PA
1998 “Printmaking Exhibition,” National Association of Women Artists, NY, NY (Show traveled for 2 years)
1998 “Still Lives” Group A, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
1998 “AAP 88” Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
1997 “Teacher/Student” with Akiko Kotani, Glass Growers Gallery, Erie, PA
1997 “Invitational” Pritz Gallery, Mayville, NY
1995 “Lynda Lambert and Jeannie Baroutsis” Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
1995 “Organic and Gestural Abstraction” Meadville Council on the Arts Gallery, Meadville, PA
1993 Chautauqua Arts National Exhibition, Chautauqua, NY
1991 “Osaka Triennale ‘91” Osaka City, Japan
2017 – APH Insights, International Juried Exhibition. Louisville, KY. Won 1st Place AWARD for Mixed Media fiber work, “The Dragon’s Healing Breast Plate,” a talisman.
2016 – APH Insights, International Juried Exhibition. Louisville, KY. Won A 3rd place WARD for Mixed Media fiber work, “My Bleeding Heart,” talisman.
2016 Ellwood Juried Arts Festival, Ellwood City, PA AWARD for mixed-media fiber art work, “Ida Matilda’s Morning Glories,” bracelet.
2015 Ellwood Juried Arts Festival, Ellwood City, PA. Kimberly Koller-Jones “Best of Show Award” for “My Bleeding Heart,” Mixed Media fiber work talisman..
2014 APH Insights: Visions of the Mind. International Juried Exhibition. Louisville, KY. Won 2nd place for “Party on the Allegheny River,:” Mixed Media fiber work.
2013 Ellwood Juried Arts Festival, Heather Hertel’s, Best of Show Award, Ellwood City, PA.
2002 Beaver Valley International Exhibition, Rochester, PA
2000 Jill Snyder’s Exhibition Award: “AAP 90th Exhibition ,Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
1999 Duane Michaels’ Exhibition Award, “AAP 89” Exhibition, Carnegie Mueum, Pittsburgh, PA
1996 “Woman of Distinction Award” Beaver Castle Girl Scouts, Pennsylvania
1996 “Aliquippa Memory Quilt” Aliquippa Embraces the Arts Grant, Aliquippa, PA
1994 Ellen Morgan Dietz Award, “Concepts and Dimensions” Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, Ohio
1988 Fellow, Hambidge Arts Center, Rabun Gap, GA
1987 Fellow, Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT
1983 Phyllis Kind Award Chautauqua National Exhibition 26th, Chautauqua, NY
Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
Merrick Art Gallery, New Brighton, PA
Aliquippa Post Office lobby, Installation, Aliquippa, PA
Many private collections
1989 Slippery Rock University of PA, BFA (Painting)
1991 West Virginia University, MFA (Painting)
1994 Slippery Rock University of PA, MA (English)
This page was updated January 16, 2018.