Lynn Presland

Lynn Presland is an artist living and working in Derbyshire, where she has lived for the past 45 years.  Working in acrylics, oils and mixed media she draws inspiration from the magnificent landscapes, endless skies and beautiful villages that can be found nestling amongst the Derbyshire Dales.  Her earliest memories are of holding a brush; she brings an entire lifetime of experience and artisanship to her trade.
 
Lynn has been working and exhibiting for over twenty years, nurturing a restless spirit of innovation as she constantly explores new techniques and styles to better realise her visions.  In her commissioned and exhibited pieces the true spirit of our countryside can be glimpsed – a breathtaking autumn sky melting golden over windswept heaths, a secret garden overgrown with wild flowers, a sleepy summer lane winding into the haze.  Her intention is to create an emotional impact with her paintings which are sometimes real, sometimes imagined from memory, to tempt the viewer away from the everyday.
 
Many of Lynn’s paintings are in collections overseas and her work has been exhibited in various galleries in Derbyshire, Sheffield, Buxton, and the Harley Gallery Welbeck.