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Artist Lillian Kennedy


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Biography


Hi! I'm mesmerized by the beauty and power of nature. I've drawn and painted the landscape since she was a child - winning  my first first-prize for a landscape piece at the age of eight. I explored Europe and the U.S. and earned a college degree before establishing a thriving community based studio in Burlington, Vermont in the 1970s. Teaching Art for Creative Growth at Burlington College and other institutions gave me an outlet for explorations into the relationship between Art, Psychology, and Spirituality. While teaching in a broad range of media and styles, my love of the landscape continued and I was often out painting at sunrise and even by moonlight. Trading mountains for skyscrapers, I moved to NYC where she received a Master’s Degree in Painting from Parsons School of Design (on a Helena Rubenstien scholarship).  In NYC, I  established a studio on Union Square and a mural and corporate art business. Work from this period can be seen in many hotels, business, and public spaces such as the Bronx Zoo, Sunset Park Courthouse, St. James Cathedral, and the Tavern on the Green. Prospect Park was my haunt and my paintings were large and expressionistic. I taught Advanced Light, Color, and Design at Pratt Institute of Art. In 1990, I moved to Boulder, Colorado with her husband and daughter. While in CO, I ran a popular Art Studio teaching painting and kept a creative life painting and exhibiting.  
 
I've recently returned to my roots in Vermont and am thrilled to be observing the gorgeous landscape of the Champlain Valley.   My work has been shown internationally and I've had numerous one-person shows. My paintings are in hundreds of corporate and private collections throughout the world, but what matters most to me is that I continue to hone [...]

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