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Lynette Fast

Lynette Fast

Profile Location
Lincoln , NE

Teaching Preschoolers to adults for over 25 years has brought Lynette a breath of insight about creating art and the art of teaching visual arts.  Jewelry making, metalsmithing, painting, drawing, sculpture, and pottery are Lynette’s preferred mediums.

Exhibiting regionally, Lynette presently has work in three galleries and has shown her work in many galleries and exhibits throughout Nebraska over the past 15 years.  Lynette’s community involvement includes teaching private art lessons at home and visual art for Lincoln Public Schools, teaching art classes in many venues, selling work online, serving on the board of the Nebraska Art Teachers Association, LUX Center for the Arts Education Committee, and in the past was curriculum facilitator for Sheldon Museum of Art Statewide Exhibit, MONA’s Permanent Collection Curriculum Development, and teacher of Bright Lights Learning Enrichment Program.

Lynette has received several honors including the NATA Art Teacher of the Year in 2003, NATA Middle School Art Teacher of the Year in 2000, Award of Merit from the American Architecture Foundation in 2005, and LPS Gold Star Award in 2002.


Artist Statement

It’s good others like to decorate themselves and I like to do the decorating.  I try to make my jewelry comfortable with the wearer in mind, but when I design it’s more about the art first.  My practical side tells me to design what people can wear everyday.  The artist side says who cares, be creative, and make a statement and that is where I like to work.  You can tell a difference in those two sides when you look at my work.

Making the same design over and over doesn’t work for me.  After a few pieces with a similar design, I become agitated.  My mind is always exploring options.  I’m particularly captivated by eclectic spaces because they are personal and insightful.  People’s spaces, homes, and gardens reflect who they are and how they function.  People and nature bring story to me.  I prefer to create one of a kind pieces because once it’s discovered I feel I’ve matched a piece of art to its rightful owner.  I love beads, color, textures, natural objects, teaching, and creating. I cannot seem to finish a master’s degree because I don’t have a place to start. I am a lifelong learner. I love to attend events where I can be around artists all the time. As an artist and teacher everyday is awesome because I get to create and ignite how to be an artist in others.


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Scribble Small Flower Ring

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Flower Ring

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Scribble Flower Necklace

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Scribble Flower Ring Large

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Monoprint Greeting Cards

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Scribble Ring

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Purple Amethyst Necklace

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Felt Bead Triangle Pendant

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Stacking Ring

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Felt Beaded Pendant Necklace

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Fused Silver Earrings

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Fused Silver Earring ll

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Scribble Flower Earrings

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Layered Ring

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Half Dome Ring

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Scribble Rings

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Fused Copper Earring

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Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

Jim Aden
Liana Agnew
Joel Anderson
Mark Arnold
Michael Ashley
Posey Bacopoulos
Shawn Teseo Ballarin
Green Bee
Jessica Brandl
Wes Brown
Matt Bukrey
Larry Buller
Donna Burdic
Anne Burton
Elaine Buss
Jen Carlson
Neil Celani
Austin Coudriet
Drew Curtright
Lindsey Day
Amanda Durig
Adrienne Eliades
Paul Eshelman
Katelyn Farneth
Lynette Fast
Anna Gadek
PJ Hargraves
Mark Hargraves
Sarah Jentsch
Kyle Johns
G.V. Kelley
Josh Knutson
Mary Koziol
Brad Krieger
Louis LaBudda
Lynn Latta
Clay Leonard
Sam Loeffler
Carol Long
Anika Major
Susan McGilvrey
Tom Meyers
Catie Miller
Katie Nieland
Kyle Nobles
Samantha Oliver
Sarah Olsen
Cathy Patterson
Christy Puetz
Brittany Rea
Sarah Rowe
Sophia Ruppert
Erin Ryan
Agnes Seebass
Sarah Shoot
José Sierra
Sarah Smelser
Shannon Smith
Maria Spiess
Susan Stark-Johnson
Evan Stoler
Patty Talbert
Harry Tompkin
Tara Tonsor
April White
Tara Dawley
11/6/20 to 12/30/20
Multiple Mediums

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