Lynda McClanahan

Resume, Awards, 
Selected Shows & Commissions
 

 


 Lynda McClanahan is a contemporary folk artist living and working in Columbus, Ohio.  Awards include a 2018 Greater Columbus Arts Council Resource Grant, a 2015 Puffin W. Foundation grant, a 2013 Ohio Arts Council purchase award, and a 2010 Greater Columbus Arts Council fellowship.  Lynda is also a musician, church soloist and busker.  When not making music or art, Lynda maintains an urban garden, preserves food and makes wine.

 

Education: 

Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, BM

 Methodist Theological School, M Theological Sciences

 Kriya Yoga Temple of Chicago Seminary, Ordination

 Georg Feuerstein Yoga Philosophy Certification

 

 



Awards:

Greater Columbus Arts Council Resource Grant, 2018
Top 10 Finalist Award Promo West Art Exhibition Competition, 2018 and 2017

Winner 2015 Puffin West Foundation Grant

Rosewood Gallery:  Cash award honorable mention for "Horse in Kitchen," 2014
Ohio Arts Council Purchase Award,"Lovers in Cornfield," Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2013
Juror's Choice Award, "Lovers in Cornfield," Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2013
Winner Greater Columbus Arts Council 2010 Visual Arts Fellowship
Top 10 Finalist Award, 2010:   Columbus Arts Festival 50th Anniversary Commemorative Print Competition
3rd Best of Show, "Three Interiors"  Ohio State Fair, 2010
Greater Columbus Arts Council Award,  Ohio State Fair Exhibition, "Serenading the Rooster," 2008
2nd Best of Show, "Our Lady of the Scioto," Godman Guild, OH 1998
Juror's award, "Song of Songs Shrine Box," Liturgical Art Guild, OH, 1998

               


Selected Juried Shows:

Wild Goose Creative, Columbus Ohio, "Art Inspired by Midwestern Literature," 2018
Griffin Gallery, Gahanna Ohio, "Vanitas," 2018
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2018
Mansfield Art Center 73rd Annual May Show, 2018
Ohio Art League Fall Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Gallery, 2017
The Sight of Music, Cultural Arts Center, 2017
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2015
Ninth Annual Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Show, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 2015
Methodist Theological School of Ohio:  "Liberation From Bondage," October, 2014
Cultural Arts Center:  "Strange & Wonderful, a Retrospective," August, 2014
Rosewood Gallery:  "The View:  Landscape Competition," 2014

Wild Goose Creative:  "Hand Made" Show, 2013
Ohio Art League Fall Juried Show, 2013
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2013
Ohio Art League Spring Juried Show, 2013
Botanicals: Springfield Art Association
Springfield, IL, 2013

Creative Women Artists, Addison Center for the Arts, Addison IL (Greater Chicago Area), 2013
Ohio Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Exhibition, Columbus Metropolitan Library, 2012
Ohio Art League Fall Juried Exhibition, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, 2012
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2012
Visual Learning:  Connecting Readers to Art Exhibition, Columbus Metropolitan Library, 2012
Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibition, 2011:  Columbus Museum of Art
Ohio Art League 100th Spring Juried Show, 2011
Art in Motion:  Public Transit Art Exhibition, Grants Pass Oregon, 2011
Columbus Metropolitan Library Online Visual Artist Registry Juried Show, 2010
Space 237 Gallery, Toledo OH, 2010
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2010
Kuhn Gallery, Ohio State University, Marion OH, 2010
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 2008
Liturgical Art Guild, Columbus OH, 2001
Springfield Art Association, 2000
Liturgical Art Guild, Columbus OH, 1998
Liturgical Art Guild, Columbus OH, 1997
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, 1996
Four Women, Four Visions, It's an Art Gallery, Cols OH, 1994


INVITATIONAL SHOWS:

Art 360:  Contemporary Art Hatching Across Ohio, 2016 - 2018: 
                 Southern Ohio Cultural Museum, 2016
                 Columbus Museum of Art, 2016
                 Massilon Museum, 2017
                 Parkersburg Arts Center, 2017
                 Columbus Metropolitan Library, 2017
                 Zanesville Museum of Art, 2018
                 Springfield Museum of the Arts, Nov 2017 - March 2018
                 Greater Columbus Sister Cities International Exhibit, Genoa Italy, Spring 2019

Creative Arts of Women
                 "Inside," Cultural Arts Center, Columbus Ohio, 2017
                 "Outside," Schnormeier Gallery, Mt Vernon Ohio, 2017


Commissions:


Hinduism Today Magazine:  2-page spread for January 2016 issue:  "River of Karma, River of Life"
Hinduism Today Magazine:  Cover art for January 2014 issue:
 "Hindu Map of Europe"
Yoga on High Yoga Studio lobby painting:  "Headstand"
CD/LP Cover:  Hypnotide:  "Columbus Blue Lady" and Columbus Red Lady"
CD/Cassette/EP Cover:  Hypnotide:  "The Ninja and the Sea Monster"