Louisiana artist Lynda Frese grew up on the New England coast and moved to South Louisiana in 1986. She received both her B.A. and M.F.A. degrees from the University of California at Davis, California and is an alumna of the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in Maine. The artist has lived in France, Italy and Costa Rica as an artist-in-residence and is currently a BORSF endowed Professor of Art at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette.
An early adopter of digital photography and collage, Lynda Frese’s artworks combine film, digital and other mixed media materials; in recent nature-based work, she paints egg tempera on top of prints and photographs. Her work is found in many national and private art collections, including the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. She has had over forty solo exhibitions. Her hybrid worlds combine images and artifacts from ancient sites with zones of wilderness.