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Kate Lynch is known as a rural documentary artist. Her charcoal drawings, pastels and paintings celebrate traditional rural work and traditions in Somerset – willow growing and basketmaking, farming, cheesemaking, beekeeping, cidermaking and wassails & other crafts. She also collects the personal stories of her subjects and includes these  in her exhibitions and books. Forthcoming pop-up exhibition at No.6 Bruton BA10 0AA  Friday 17 - Sunday 26 May. 10.30 - 4, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. @no6bruton. Charcoal drawings, books and greetings cards.




Kate exhibits  her paintings and drawings, gives illustrated talks and runs expressive charcoal drawing workshops. She has been recognized with awards from the Arts Council, Somerset Heritage,The Lark Trust,Elmgrant Trust, Wessex Water and other bodies. She is married to painter James Lynch and they live on the Somerset Levels. Their daughter, Alice Mary Lynch is a designer and doll maker. For invitations to open studio events and exhibitions please sign up to the mailing list on the Contact page. Work currently for sale is included in the Gallery section.

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New Book 
Somerset Portraits and Voices


“Kate’s paintings are not realistic in a photographic sense but are deeply expressive and atmospheric.”

Fanny Charles

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