about the studio
A REBEL EYE ART STUDIOS is the badass art apothecary of self-taught artist, Farrah Lynch. A passion driven art studio focused on creating art and offering unique art services to connect with select individuals in a rebellious way, the studio is a unique model for an art experience unlike any other today.
The studio is home to Farrah's realist, expressionist (her term) black art made available as palette knife and brush paintings, canvas prints, and art gifts for art lovers and art services geared towards artists, like private lessons, online classes, art supplies and more.
To Redefine the Art Experience
"My art centers on the theme of finding beauty in discarded spaces. I equate these discarded spaces to my life as a black woman, person and human in general. My art explores the habit of discarding our sacred power, being present in life and life's journey, social consciousness and the frailty and power of simple, everyday objects and symbols around us. "
"I use the term Realist, Expressionist because I love and want the balance of order and chaos in my paintings. I think both styles are capable in their own rite. Realism allows me to present a tangible narrative so viewers can immediately identify with my pieces while the expressionism aspect represents the uniqueness of my eye and messiness of my mind. Both are the perfect complement to achieve an aesthetic that is digestible."
Farrah Lynch is a self-taught artist-maker who takes refuge in art’s possibilities. She manifests this in the form of paintings, prints, lessons, materials/supplies, art gifts, tv, and more housed in her Richmond, TX based home studio, A Rebel Eye Art Studio. Practicing art since one fateful, highschool art class in 1998 she has amassed over 200+ plus works of art.
A true vestige of her passion for the arts, A/R/E/A/ officially launched in 2013 to be a unique visual platform where conventional ideas about art are thrown out the window in favor of a more dynamic and unorthodox approach. Farrah has received numerous accolades since launching her studio. She was awarded a scholarship to attend a course at the premier Glassell School of Art in 2015, a month long solo exhibit at Houston's only African-American museum this past year, and has shown in several group art shows and exhibitions throughout the City of Houston, TX since 1999. Every year, Farrah also involves herself in art altruism by participating in the Center for Hearing and Speech's Via Colori Street Art Festival benefiting deaf youth, by contributing her unique style of street art to the event.
1998-1999 Enrolled in AP Studio Art & AP Art History earning college credits for both classes
Won the Harris County Department of Education Scholastic Gold Key for Excellence in Visual Arts, Alief Hastings High School
Won the Harris County Department of Education Scholastic Silver Key for Excellence in Visual Arts, Alief Hastings High School
Group Art Show at the Texas Art Supply Montrose
Annual Via Colori Street Art Festival Participant
2012 -The Museum of Fine Arts Houston 5A 16th Annual City Wide African-American Artists Exhibition Participant
2013-The Museum of Fine Arts Houston 5A 17th Annual City Wide African-American Artists Exhibition Participant
2013-Launched A Rebel Eye Art Studios
Solo Art Show held at R'Clectic Boutique- Houston, TX
2015-#Feminism Is, Creative Women Unite Group Show, Houston, TX
2015-The Museum of Fine Arts Houston 18th Annual City Wide African-American Artists Exhibition Participant
2015- CODE: For Our Use Only, Month Long Solo Exhibit in the Bert Long Gallery of the Houston Museum of African-American Culture
2015 Curator's Choice award granted by the City Wide African-American Artists Exhibition
Scholarship Awarded to the MFAH Glassell Studio School
2017-Black History Retrospective, Houston Museum of African-American Culture
2017 Updated 6/25/17-The Museum of Fine Arts Houston Citywide African-American Artists Exhibition June 16th- July 30th
2018 Over There Some Place 2/3/18-4/14/18- Houston Museum of African-American Culture
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