Lyndall Bass thought of herself as an artist at about age 6. She started studying art at studio schools before entering the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Her work is a reflection of realist painting traditions and personal poetry. She is listed in Wikipedia.

Bass is the recipient of a United Nations International Women's Year Award and a National Society of Arts and Letters Award. She has a BA in Fine Art and an MA in Education. As the United States Mint designer of the Lincoln penny "Shield Cent" her initials "LB" are stamped on the lower left.


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1971-1972 Corcoran School of Art, Washington D.C.
1972-1973 Philadelphia College of Art, Pennsylvania
1973-1976 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
1976-1987 Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana   - B.A. Fine Arts/ M.A. Education

2016 "NGC Coin Signature Label Award" Ongoing signature program for Shield Cent, NGC Sarasota, FL
2016 "Art and Flowers Juried Exhibition" Ellington-White ContemporaryGallery, Fayetteville Arts Council, NC
2014 "New Mexico Painters Exhibition" (Cur. Dr. James Mann) Hylands University gallery, Las Vegas,NM
2013 "American Gallery - Greatest American Painters" Selected Artist
2013 "Figure 50" Selected Artist for NM,
2012 "Heads Up" Steven Boone Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2012 "Contemporary Still Life" Selected Artist
2011 "Flesh and Stone" Two-Person Show, Chmar Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2011 "Sixteenth Annual Los Angeles Art Show 2011" Los Angeles Convention Center, CA
2011 "Figuration Feminin - Peinture de Femme Par la Femme 1446-2014" Selected Artist
2010 "Naked" Realism Invitational", Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe New Mexico
2010 Wikipedia Listing,, Santa Fe New Mexico
2010 Lincoln Penny Design Award, United States Mint, Washington DC
2008 New Realism Exhibition Altitude Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexic
2007 US Mint Associate Designer, US Treasury Department. Coin and Medal Design appointment.
2006 Kass-Meridian Gallery , Fall Fine Art Auction,Chicago Illinois
2006 Affaire d'Arte, Winter Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach Florida
2006 The Human Form Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, National Juried Exhibition
2005 Nude Nite Art Exposé Invited Exhibitor, Orange Avenue Exhibition, Orlando FL
2005 Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Women in the Arts International, Santa Ana CA
2004 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Grant, Choice Inc. Captiva Fla.
2004 3rd Annual National Drawing Exhibition Wiford & Vogt, Santa Fe NM
2003 Master Artist Exhibition Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Fla.
2003 2nd Annual National Drawing Exhibition Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe NM
2002 Focus Magazine Feature Article, June/July
2001 American Women Artists Annual Contemporary Southwest Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico June
2000 Hamptons Fine Art Exhibition Represented by Moran-Dervan Fine Arts, NY
1997 Honorable Mention American Women Artists’ Annual, Trailside Galleries Scottsdale, AZ
1997 Solo Show, Jan Ballew’s Northern Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1994 Honorable Mention Galveston Art League, 21st Annual Exhibition, TX
1994 Solo Show, Jan Ballew’s Northern Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1992 Nat'l Conference of the American Inst. of Architects, “Interfaith Forum of Religion,Art and Arch.” Boston MA
1991 Women Artists of the West, Flamingo Hilton Las Vegas NV
1991 The Pen and Brush, Inc. 45th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, New York
1991 The Newark Museum, “Works by Members of the American Medallic Sculpture Association”, Newark NJ
1989 Franklin Mint Award of Excellence “North American Sculpture Exhibition” Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado
1990 Knickerbocker Artists 40th Annual Exhibition New York NY
1988 Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, “92 Annual Exhibition”, National Arts Club, Gramercy Park So. New York, NY
1988 WestBend Gallery of Fine Arts, Invitational Show, “Presenting the Portrait/Selected Focus”, WI
1984 Purchase Award South Central Center’s Public Art Competition, Bloomington, Indiana
1983 First Purchase Award, "Realism Today" Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana
1982 “Artforms 82” Lafayette Art Center, Lafayette, Indiana
1981 Solo Show, Indiana University Union, Bloomington, Indiana
1980 Indianapolis Museum Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
1980 “Women’s Studies Association National Convention Exhibit” Indiana University, Bloomington
1980 First Prize “Southern Indiana Exhibition” Bloomington, Indiana
1980 National Society of Arts and Letters Award “Southern Indiana Art Exhibition” Columbus
1979 One Woman Show, Unicorn Gallery Bloomington, Indiana
1979 “Women in Art” National Invitational Exhibition, West Bend WI
1976 International Women’s Year Award Artist’s Exhibition, United Nations, NY
1976 Honorable Mention Benedictine Art Awards, New York, NY


2012 "American Art Collector" Feature Article 'Heads Up', August
2010 IU News Room, Feature Article, "IU Alumni Creates design for 2010 Lincoln Penny", March 12, 2010
2002 "Focus Magazine" Feature Article, June/July
1999 “Women Artists” Datebook, Cedco Publishing
1999 “The Best of Flower Painting 2” North Light Books Rachel Rubin Wolf, editor
1997 “The Best of Flower Painting” North Light Books Kathryn Kipp, editor
1996 “Focus Magazine” Feature Article, June/July
1991 “Sculpture Review” Vol.40, No.3 ‘Eye of the Beholder’, by Tuck Langland

Lyndall Bass Private Atelier School
Valdes Art School, Santa Fe
Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach FL
New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque NM
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee WI
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis IN
Indiana University Continuing Education, Bloomington IN



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