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Lynn Johnson

New York, NY, United States

I collect bags of tea, from tea shared with family and friends, to create mixed media works of art. In my art, tea represents the social routines of our daily lives which, by their repetition, provide us with comfort and security. The familiarity and commonplace nature of tea invites viewers to relate to my pieces through their own day-to-day connection to the medium. The incorporation of special lighting in the work brings a sense of warmth and life to the otherwise common tea bag, transforming it into something rich with importance. In recording and lending significance to individual social interactions, I celebrate the value of the personal connection that is achieved through our everyday social routines and rituals.

Lynn's ArtPrize Entries

These are Lynn's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

  • Photo of Small Parts - Comfort from 2000 Cups of Tea

    Small Parts - Comfort from 2000 Cups of Tea

    2012 ArtPrize Entry Lynn Johnson
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