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Cara Lynch
Lindenhurst, NY



ARTIST STATEMENT: I am a maker. I am motivated by tensions between: Art and Craft, Class and Taste, Desire and Value, Sentiment and Spectacle, Fantasy and Reality, Everyday and Metaphysical. I make: Sculptures, Public Works, Installations, Works on Paper.
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  • Scry
    2017
    Mirror, rhinestone, glitter mosaic on panel
    Variable, each panel measures 18 x 18 inches

  • I'm Here For You
    2017
    Mirror, rhinestone, glitter mosaic on panel
    18 x 18 inches

  • Future Imperfect
    2017
    Mirror, rhinestone, glitter mosaic on panel
    10 x 10 inches

  • Future Perfect
    2017
    Mirror, rhinestone, glitter mosaic on panel, party fringe
    Dimensions variable, each panel measures 18 x 18 inches

  • Future Perfect
    2017
    Mirror, rhinestone, glitter mosaic on panel, party fringe, cast hydrocal, glitter, craft materials
    10 x 25 feet

  • Love Tokens and Talismans
    2016
    Cast hydrocal, silk fringe, beads, glitter, paint
    8 x 15 feet

  • Chimera
    2016
    Cast hydrocal, faux pearls, paint, rhienstones, glitter, wood
    23.5 x 18 x 4 inches
    Chimera is part of my series "Love Tokens and Talismans." I was thinking a lot about unattainable desires. Orblike and ghostly white, the piece evokes the transitory and futile nature of des

  • Down for the Count
    2017
    Found column, Cast hydrocal, thermochromic stones, automotive paint, silk fringe, chain
    35 x 17 x 12 inches

  • You're Tacky and I Hate You
    2016
    Cast hydrocal, rhinestones, paint, glitter, beads, feathers, wood
    12.5 x 15 x 3 inches
    "You're Tacky and I Hate You," is part of my series, "Love Tokens and Talismans." This piece marks an evolution from earlier works in the series, as my interests in class

  • Dream Girl
    2016
    Cast hydrocal, rhinestones, felt, faux pearls, vintage crystals, monofilament, brass tack, wood, paint
    10 x 13 x 3 inches
    "Dream Girl" is part of my series, "Love Tokens and Talismans." While both an embrace of girlish femininity, in color and whimsy, it also exists in tension as an object of des

  • Talisman
    2016
    Lithograph
    15 x 24 inches

  • Pretty Bomb
    2016
    Lithograph
    15 x 24 inches

  • Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass
    2016
    Stained and sandblasted glass
    30 panels, each measuring 30 x 48 inches, arranged in 6 compositions of 5 panels
    Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass is a permanent public work, commissioned by the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Arts and Design, and installed on the Ditmas Avenue stop of the F subway st

  • Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass
    2016
    Stained and sandblasted glass
    30 panels, each measuring 30 x 48 inches, arranged in 6 compositions of 5 panels
    Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass is a permanent public work, commissioned by the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Arts and Design, and installed on the Ditmas Avenue stop of the F subway st

  • Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass
    2016
    Stained and sandblasted glass
    30 panels, each measuring 30 x 48 inches, arranged in 6 compositions of 5 panels
    Inheritance: In Memory of American Glass is a permanent public work, commissioned by the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Arts and Design, and installed on the Ditmas Avenue stop of the F subway st

  • Chrystie Street
    2015
    Paint on existing metal gate
    9 x 24 feet
    Chrystie Street was commissioned by the NYC Lower East Side Business Improvement District as part of the 100 Gates Project. This piece is installed at 83 Chrystie Street, in Chinatown, New York, NY.

  • What We Came For
    2013
    Paint on existing concrete step street
    18 x 27 feet
    What We Came For was commissioned by NYC Department of Transportation and installed in fall of 2013 outside of the Bronx Museum of Art on 165th Street, off of Grand Concourse. The mural was the res

  • 32nd Street
    2013
    Temporary spray chalk on existing concrete
    15 x 19 feet
    32nd Street was commissioned by Adelphi University and installed on campus as part of the 2013 Ephemeral Exhibition, curated by Carson Fox. The work was completed using a temporary spray chalk that

  • Fort Fiesta
    2014
    Paint on plywood
    8 x 24 feet
    Fort Fiesta was installed outside Fort Awesome on SUNY Purchase's campus. The work was intended to be walked across, like a patterned carpet. I imagined it as an intervention in the everyday rout

  • The Heart's Best Feelings Gather Home
    2012
    Paint on existing concrete barrier
    3 x 1200 feet
    The Heart's Best Feelings Gather Home was commissioned in 2012 by NYC Department of Transportation as part of their Barrier Beautification Program. The temporary work spanned 1200 feet of barr
 








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