Tessa Lynch (b. 1984, Surrey UK) is a Glasgow-based artist working predominantly in sculpture and performance. She mimics objects and scenarios found in the urban landscape, charting the emotional impact of our built environment and the structures that shape it. Connected research spans from investigating the existence of the female flaneur/flâneuse through to activism and town planning.
Tessa Lynch received her MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2013 and her BA Hons Tapestry from Edinburgh College of Art in 2007.
Recent exhibitions include: L-Shaped Room, Spike Island, Bristol (2017); NOW, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2017) Wave Machine, David Dale, Glasgow (2016); Painter’s Table, Gallery of Modern Art for Glasgow International Director’s Programme, Glasgow (2016); Cafe Concrete, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow (2014); Raising, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh as part of GENERATION (2014); Tessa is currently working in collaboration with Collective and landscape architects Harrison Stevens on elements of the redesign of the Old City Observatory landscape upon Edinburgh’s historic Calton Hill.