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Artist Hyn Patty


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Ever since she was a child Hyn watched her mother paint in oils and knew she too wanted to be a painter.  She grew up with stories about the impressionist Claude Curry Bohmn who used to rent a room from her grandmother.  She also had a strong influence from the painters and sculptors Charles M. Russell and Frederick Remington.  It was these that laid the foundation for Hyn's desire to become a landscape and wildlife artist.
 
A great debt is owed to the High School art teacher who pushed Hyn to build an art portfolio. Hyn won many art awards including two Grand Awards and six Scholastic Gold Keys, four of which were National Finalists.   She worked hard running her small art studio and after four years of High School she had managed to save more than $15k of her own money to put towards college.  Before graduation she was awarded multiple art merit scholarships including a major scholarship to the Pratt Institute in New York.  She choose to accept the Francis Larkin McCommon Scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design where Hyn pursued a Bachelor's of Illustration and graduated Cu Laude.
 
She later returned to SCAD in with the Propes Fellowship to study for a Masters in Painting.  While there, two of her paintings were admitted into public collections.  A small painting called 'Fort Mcallister Earthworks' was purchased by the Regions Bank on Bull Street, and a large oil painting called 'Evening Pines II' was purchased by the Savannah College of Art and Design for the college's Permanent Collection.  Many other paintings were also sold from her studio at Alexander Hall on River Street.  Hyn also participated in many shows while at SCAD including the Big Picture Show and the Small Works shows multiple years.  After her Master's Thesis Show she [...]

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