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The pursuit of masterly quality and technique is a high priority for Lyn Diefenbach whose work is imbued with a celebration of her faith and of life. Her paintings cover a myriad of subject matter, with her bold florals consistently receiving accolades nationally and internationally. Her ability to communicate her ideas has entrenched her as a respected and sought-after tutor, with teaching engagements internationally and across Australia.

Lyn was accepted into the International Guild of Realism in May 2008 and holds Master Pastellist status with the Pastel Society of Australia. In 2014 she was awarded Master Circle in the International Association of Pastel Societies. In 2015 Lyn achieved signature status with the Pastel Society of America, and in 2016 was  the recipient of Pastellist of the Year with the Pastel Society of Australia.

Lyn has been featured numerous times in the International Artist, Pastel Journal and the Australian Artist magazines.

Her paintings are represented in major regional and private collections within Australian and overseas. Her work is available from Lasting Impressions Gallery in Kenilworth (Qld), Mi Art gallery in Rockhampton (Qld) as well as by private commission. Contact details are:

Telephone: +61 7 4939 4482   Email: lyndiefenbach@gmail.com  

Master Pastellist,

Pastel Society

of Australia

Postal: 11 Bonito Close
Yeppoon 4703
Australia
  Website: www.ldief.com  

 

 

Recent Exhibitions
2014 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2012 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2010 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2008 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2006 Joint Exhibition with Greg Postle, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2005 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth
2003 Solo Exhibition, Lasting Impressions Gallery, Kenilworth

 

Awards:
2016 Pastel Society of Australia Pastellist of the Year Winner, Pastellist of the Year and Portrait Section with "Emma-San" and Commended, Still Life & Florals with "Iridescence"
2014 International Association of Pastel Societies Juried Exhibition "A Heart Revealed" accepted finalist
2013 International Association of Pastel Societies Web Exhibition "Transitions" accepted  finalist
2013 International Artist Competition #77 - Flowers and Gardens First Prize "Pure Joy"
2012 Pastel 100 (Pastel Journal Magazine) Honourable Mention with "Bellissimo"
2011 Pastel 100 (Pastel Journal Magazine) Honourable Mention with "Resonance"
2010 2010 International Association of Pastel Societies Web Exhibition "Peaches and Cream" accepted  finalist
2010 Juried Exhibition International Guild of Realism  Best Floral - "Extravaganza" Exhibition in J. Willott Gallery, Palm Desert, California
2009 International Association of Pastel Societies Web Exhibition 4th place with "Joyous Profusion"
2009 Spirit of the Outback Waltzing Matilda Art Show and Competition First Prize Open Painting and People's Choice "Time Stands Still"
2006 International Artist Competition #32 - Flowers and Gardens Second Prize "Transcending Grace"
2006 Australian Artist Competition #23 -Flowers and Gardens First Prize "Anointed"
2005 Australian Artist Competition #19 -Your Favourite Subject Third Prize "True Blue"
2004 Spirit of the Outback Arts Festival People's Choice "True Blue"
2004 Australian Artist Competition #15 -Flowers and Gardens First Prize "Acclamation"
2003 Spirit of the Outback Arts Festival People's Choice
2003 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival

First Prize, Drawing Section

People's Choice

2002 Spirit of the Outback Arts Festival First Prize, Works on Paper
2001 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival First Prize, Central Queensland Theme

2000 City of Rockhampton Art Competition

First Prize, Open Section "Lost Between the Moon and New York City"

2000 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival

People's Choice (Open Painting Entry)

Judge's Commendation, Portraiture

2000 Winton Spirit of the Outback Festival

People's Choice "The Spirit Lives On"

1999 Sarina Visual Arts Festival

First Prize, Open Painting "Exploring"
Judge's Commendation, Portraiture
People's Choice (with portraiture entry)

1999 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival

Judges Commendation, Open Painting
Judge's Commendation, Portraiture

1998 Barcaldine Arts Festival

Peoples Choice

1998 Sarina Visual Arts Competition

First Prize, Pastel Section

1998 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival

First Prize, Miniature Section
Judge's Commendation, Portraiture

1997 Australian Pastel Society

Annual Incentive prize for interstate and country pastellists

1997 Sarina Visual Arts Competition Highly Commended, Portraiture and People's Choice
Commended, Pastel
1997 Capricorn Coast Arts Festival

*First Prize, Portraiture and People's Choice
First Prize, Pastel

1996 Sarina Visual Arts Competition

 

First Prize, Pastel

"Extravaganza" - Oil on Linen

Best Floral, 2010 Juried Exhibition International Guild of Realism, California

"Time Stands Still" - Oil on Linen

Winner, and People's Choice 2009 Spirit of the Outback Waltzing Matilda Art Show and Competition

"A Heart Revealed" - Pastel on Ampersand Pastelbord

Accepted into IAPS 24th Juried Exhibition, Vose Galleries Boston 2014

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