biographical notes

Unknowing has become important to me.

Too much certainty dulls the experience of painting and its results.

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Lynne Saintonge has been working as a painter for the past 35 years. After completing a BFA at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, she travelled and lived and worked in the UK for 2 years. Moving back to New Brunswick, she lived in various communities before establishing a gallery, Joie de Vivre - contemporary art and craft. She worked as gallery director for 15 years, presenting numerous shows and giving professional representation to New Brunswick artists.

In 2006 she was included in Colin S. MacDonald’s A Dictionary of Canadian Artists, Vol. 8. 

Lynne currently lives in Riverview, NB, where she maintains her studio and gallery. 

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