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Lynne Hollingsworth is a contemporary artist who has painted professionally for over 20 years. She is a multi award winning artist and designer. Projects include mural enhancements, sculpture, illustration and design.
Lynne heads the HD Art Creative Studio which delivers a range of creative, inclusive and multi-disciplinary arts projects to a diverse range of clients across the UK. Lynne was invited to exhibit her artwork personally for HRH Prince of Wales now King Charles III.
After graduating with a BA (Hons) Fine Art, Lynne worked as an Art Gallery Exhibitions and Education Officer and Art Curator. Following her post-graduate study, she worked as a Head of Art and Design, a Head of Graphics and a co-ordinator for Advanced Art and Design Studies. After teaching and lecturing extensively in Art and Design to post graduate level, Lynne set up the HD Art Creative Studio in 2001.
When she’s not out on site, up scaffolding, she can be found in her art studio which is based in Duffield, Derbyshire.
Lynne's recent awards include: A Contemporary Artists Enterprise Award for the Midlands 2021. A Creativity Excellence Award 2020, Leading Female Mural Artist. Mainframe Award for Digital/Creative Ambassador of the Year 2022.
Lynne actively supports the creative industries and is a well-respected creative industries mentor and trainer and has been guest speaker for many organisations including:
University of Derby
WIRE (Women In Rural Enterprise)
ASCL (Association of School and College Leaders)
Derbyshire County Council – Focusing Creativity