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Lynn Blake, M.F.A.

Lynn Blake



  • M.F.A., Interdisciplinary Arts, Goddard College;
  • B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art;
  • A.A.S., Fashion Institute of Technology, London College of Fashion, College for the Distributive Trades

Lynn Blake has a 30-plus year history in the apparel manufacturing industry. She has held key principle design positions for major manufacturers such as New Balance Athletic Shoe Co., Inc. and Mast Industries, LTD, which includes the private labels of The Limited Stores, Limited Express and Victoria's Secret. Currently, she serves on the Board of Directors for the Costume Society of America.

Lynn is engaged in an ardent mission to build bridges connecting fine art, design and academics with the objective of creating art that reflects and informs contemporary culture. Her work centers on the issue of the female voice and appearance in a patriarchal society past and present. She has exhibited throughout New England in both solo and collaborative shows, two of which she acted as curator. She is currently involved in an interdisciplinary collaboration celebrating the fishing community of Deer Isle, Maine.