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Artist lynne vokatis


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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.lynnemarievokatis.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $25.00 - $900.00
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Biography



    Lynne Marie Vokatis is from Amsterdam,N.Y. She has painted all her life encouraged by her family and paternal Grandmother who painted and was educated in art school in NYC . Lynne was encouraged through her school years by Robert Stangle and Charlene (Gorman) DeLucia.Who imprinted perspective and the spirit of creativity in her. Her college years at Fulton Montgomery Community College gave her strong building blocks of design studying under William Weldner (former graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design). She took advanced classes in drawing and graduated with an AA in Visual Fine Arts in 1988 and was awarded the Distinguished Graduate in Fine Arts Award for graduates that year.
    At that time Lynne was also involved with Standardbred horses at the Saratoga Harness Track and and the Saratoga Thoroughbred Track .Her family owned and raced horses at the harness track and she groomed for many years and drew and painted her equine charges . She grew her drawing skills into pastel pencils and started to explore the pastel world. When not at the track she worked at her family's business and did animal portraits and started to expand her pastel knowledge through Pastel Journal and books. 
   After a few years years when the horses retired and passed away Lynne felt a deep sadness for equine in general and a trip to Maine  changed her life forever.
     A whole world opened up before her eyes and before she new it she was exploring the coast of Maine like it was going to disapear overnight. Out came Pastels,paints,everything to capture that beauty.
she became a member of PPOM Pastel Society of Maine and for the last seven years has done a retreat at Pemaquid Point. Staying at the beautiful Hotel Pemaquid . 
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