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Master of fine art, with a Bachelors degree in Visual Studies.

Strong theoretical and practical background in Art and Art History.

Subject areas of research and influence are wide and varied, working within and without the art world (Please refer to website).

Current aims are directed towards various developmental areas within art practice - personally and collectively -  through collaborations and dialogues. Opportunities to be a part of collectives and group/shared projects will be sort to engage, share and enhance discourses and applications in contemporary art practice. 

Strong communication skills with the ability to work independently or as a team. Excellent planning skills with a strong understanding and application of time management. Very people orientated with a passion for others and supporting them to achieve their personal goals, talk through any ideas or concerns and realise their full potential. Open and approachable with strong problem solving skills. Passionate about passion!

For more details on personal art practice refer to www.lynnettebetts.com/about 

Education

20172018

Masters Degree. Fine Art

Norwich University of the Arts
Sep 2009Jun 2012

Bachelors Degree. Visual Studies.

Norwich University College of the Arts.

Grade: 2:1. Dissertation competed, equal 50/50 degree in practice and theory.

Sep 2008Jul 2009

Foundation Degree

Norwich City College

Art, Design and Media.

Sep 2003Jun 2004

A levels

Norwich city college
20022003

GCSE level

Alderman Peel High School.

11 GCSE’s grade C and above, including Math, English, Science and Art. 

Exhibitions

2018 ‘At One With’. Masters degree show. Norwich University of the Arts.

2017 ‘Fibonacci Units’. Transitory exhibition. MA collective. Norwich University of the Arts.

2013 ‘Encased’. Fruits of the mind exhibition, The Forum Norwich.

2012. ‘Un divided attention’. Degree show, Norwich University of the Arts.

2011 ‘Contours’. Collective Visual Studies show, Stew Gallery, Norwich.

2010 ‘Spiders and Spheres’. Collective Visual Studies show, Norwich University of the Arts. (Organised and curated by myself). 

2009 ‘Selves’. Final Foundation Degree Show, Norwich City College.

2009 ‘Two halves make a whole’, Product of Conception series. The forum, Norwich.

Additional Awards and Achievements.

2018, Student Representative Award. Norwich University of the Arts. Special commendation award - overall winner.

2018, Selection and participation in the students union Steering Comittee. 

2017/18, Peer tutoring and mentoring. One-on-one and organised group critiques between BA and MA students.

2014, Acceptance to the the Haute school of art, Geneva, Switzerland.

2012, Student Representative Award. Norwich University of the Arts.

2009, Foundation Degree, ABC. Art Design and Media. Norwich City College.

2009, End of year award. Best Installation with use of concept and mixed media. Norwich Art council.

Practical skills

Techniques, methods and applications - overview.

Vast amount of skills in experimental and practical approaches to the use of materials and techniques appropriate to art practice.

Sculptural techniques include casting and assemblage sculpture - use of welders and other metal and stone equipment - as well as installation.

A solid understanding of various printing techniques such as mono print, screen printing and etching. 

Building of structures and models. Sculptural surfaces for the projection of films. Performance Art and using the body as a tool.

Filming and editing using leading applications. Photography. Development of black and white film. Digital photography.  

3D work.

Using wood, metal and other materials to create 3D artworks and spaces. Using a variety of hand and power tools. 

Computers and Software.

A solid knowledge with a variety of computer platforms and operating systems. 

Adobe creative suits.

Microsoft and Apple systems.

Final Cut Pro X - Apple software

Final Cut Pro X is leading Apple software in film editing. Used for a vast array of technical editing and formatting. 

Work experience

April 2013July 2013

Art Project - Recycled materials fashion show.

St Williams Primary School
Jun 2011August 2011

Camp Tutor.

Lingue senza Frontiere.
20062011

Catering and functions team.

North Norfolk Steam Railway
20042009

Volunteer

Salvation Army
20022005

Assistant manager.

Main street cafe