Lynn Savery

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Lynn Savery was born in Brighton, England in 1960 and moved to Australia in 1975. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations. In 2017 she decided it was time to devote herself to a passion she had long neglected, painting, and made a self-portrait which she entered into the 2018 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and won.


Personal Details
Lynn Savery  b.1960, Brighton, England


2004 Doctor of Philosophy
International Politics
Monash University
1995 Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours
Deakin University
1993 Bachelor of Arts
Deakin University

Furniture Design
Parnham House (England)
John Makepeace School for Craftsmen in Wood


Bachelor of Education (Art and Crafts)
Melbourne State College

Awards and Grants

2019 Finalist Lester Prize
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
2018 Winner Doug Moran Portrait Prize
1996 Australian Postgraduate Award

Australian Crafts Council Grant

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