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CIRCA Director

Lynn Cazabon is the Acting Director of CIRCA for the fall 2017 semester and is a Professor in the Department of Visual Arts.

Lynn is a visual artist who creates research-based, interdisciplinary projects centered on the intersection of environmental and social issues. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in museums and galleries, as public art, and in solo and group exhibitions, including with WRO Art Center (Wrocław, Poland), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery (New Plymouth, New Zealand), The Mattress Factory (Pittsburgh, PA), Artists Space (New York, NY), Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center (Buffalo, NY), Schroeder Romero Gallery (New York, NY), Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (Atlanta, GA), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (Ridgefield, CT), and the Art in Embassies Program. Lynn has received many internal and external grants to support her work, including four Maryland State Arts Council individual artist grants (Digital Media 2016, Photography 2012 & 2003, and Installation Art (2006), a Rubys Grant from Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance for New Media (2014), and grants from the Puffin Foundation (2016), Trawick Foundation (2015), and Franklin Furnace Archives (2004). In 2015, Lynn was a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship which allowed her to work and teach in Liepāja, Latvia. Lynn has been invited to participate in numerous artist residencies, including with The Camargo Foundation, Playa, Jentel Foundation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Her book, Portrait Garden: Self-renewal Through Environmental Stewardship about her community-based project with a group of  women serving long-term sentences in a state prison in Maryland was recently published by the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture (2016).

(Photo credit: Deborah Ford)