Lyn Piggott

SILVERSMITH

Born Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1931

1950-52 Teacher training at Melbourne Teachers’ College and R.M.I.T.
1953-57 Secondary School Art Teacher
1961 U.K. and European travel
1962-75 Studio work, exhibitions and commissions
1976 U.K. and European travel
1977-88 Studio work
1980 Exhibited at National Fibre Conference, Frankston, Victoria
1982 Exhibited with Gippsland Spinners & Weavers, Sale Regional Gallery
1982 Sale Regional Gallery – Gippsland Division – Crafts Council of Victoria
1983 Invitation Exhibition – Crafts Council of Victoria,
‘Meat Market’ Craft Centre, Melbourne
1983 Sale Regional Gallery – Gippsland Division – Crafts Council of Victoria
1984 Nyerimilang, East Gippsland – “Two Environments”
1984 Sale Regional Gallery – Gippsland Division – Crafts Council of Victoria
1984 Invitation Exhibition – Crafts Council of Victoria
Westpac Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne
1985 Switchback Gallery, G.I.A.E. (Monash University – Churchill Campus)
1985 Art study travel – France
1985 Sale Regional Gallery – Gippsland Division – Crafts Council of Victoria
1986 Sale Regional Gallery – Gippsland Division – Crafts Council of Victoria
1987 Latrobe Regional Arts Board Crafts Expo
1988 Makers Mark Gallery, Melbourne – “Curious Canes”
1988 Springton Gallery, South Australia
1988-96 Studio work
1991 Art study – London, Venice
1994 Art Works Gallery, Nungurner, Victoria
1995 The Robb Street Gallery, Bairnsdale, Victoria – “Heaven By a String”
1996 Australian Catholic University, Canberra, A.C.T. “ “
1996 Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre, Cowra, N.S.W. “ “
1996-02 Studio work
2002 Art Study – Japan
2006 Art study – Europe
2002-10 Studio work

COMMISSIONS

1960-2010 Private Collectors – Australia and Overseas
1968 Soroptomist Society, Mornington Peninsula – ‘Chain of Office’
1988 Shire of Bairnsdale, Victoria – ‘Chain of Office’

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1980 “Vogue Australia”
1983 “Craft Victoria”
1984 “Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand” Max Germaine
1988 “Business Review Weekly” Vol. 10 No. 18
1989 “Craft Victoria” Vol. 19 No. 193
1994 “Shire of Bairnsdale – A History 1868-1994”
1996 “Craft Arts International” No. 36
1996 Documentary Film (colour) “Our Victoria” H.S.V. 7 Melbourne
2000 “Artland” Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale. Issue 2 Oct/Nov/Dec

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