About lynn

Lynn’s paintings have been displayed in many juried shows in the Saratoga and Adirondack regions. She has shown in the annual regional competition at Crandall Library in Glens Falls where she has earned both second and first place ribbons. Her works have received several awards at the Saratoga Arts council’s “Art in the Park” shows. Two of Lynn’s wildflower paintings were selected for the “Focus on Nature” exhibit at the N.Y. state museum in Albany. She has had solo shows at the General Electric Research and Development Center in Niskayuna, and the Adirondack Mountain Club headquarters Lake George. Lynn has won numerous awards at juried shows and regional competitions including the logo design for the Saratoga National Historical Park.

lynn benevento, Adirondack artistLynn’s works are also in many corporate and private collections in the United States and Japan. A painting of two wounded American soldiers in Viet Nam hangs at the Reagan Presidential library. Rocky Aoki, adventurer and founder of the Benihana Corporation purchased several benevento paintings of hot air balloons.

In 2002, one of lynn’s paintings was chosen to represent Warren County as a gift to New York State governor Pataki. Her work, “A Perfect Summer Afternoon” was featured on the cover of the Trans Western Telephone directory for the Glens Falls Region. Lynn and her artwork were featured in an eight page article in the 2004 winter issue of “Saratoga Living” magazine.

Lynn lives in scenic Lake Luzerne, in the Adirondack Park.  She loves to hike and has climbed the 46 Adirondack “High Peaks”.  She draws her inspiration for her paintings from the woods and mountains.  Lynn also loves to write and in 2014 she published her book, High Places, the story her family’s quest for the 46.

After 17 successful years Lynn retired from running her gallery in Lake Luzerne.

“I love to be walking in the woods or sitting with my family and friends on a mountaintop. I thank God for those times,” lynn says. “When I paint, I try to make those moments last forever.”