Tessa Lynch works predominantly with sculpture and performance, mimicking objects and scenarios. Connected research is concerned with the emotional impact and commanding power made by both the built environment and the miasma generated from neoliberalism.
Born 1984 in Surrey, Lynch studied at Camberwell College of Art, Saga University of the Arts, Kyoto, Japan and Edinburgh College of Art before completing an MFA at the Glasgow School of Art in 2013.
Selected exhibitions and performances include: New Work Scotland (News You Can Use), Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, 2007 (solo); Alexandrite Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (solo); Revolving Doors Relaxed performance, with Trolley Gallery, London; You are Here Collective Gallery, Edinburgh (solo) all 2010;
Better Times, Whitstable Biennale, Kent; Performing Sculpture, Modern One, Edinburgh 2012, Fall Scenes, Glasgow,2013;Kelly at Glasgow International 2014; Mood is Made Temperature is Taken Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, 2014; Raising Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh, (solo) 2014 as part of GENERATION; Cafe Concrete Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, (solo) 2014. Tessa is currently working on a landscaping commission in collaboration with Collective Gallery and Harrison Stevens, Edinburgh.