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Friday, December 16, 2022
3:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)
Saturday, December 17, 2022
2:00 - 2:30pm (Eastern time)
Age 91, On Monday, December 12, 2022. A native Pittsburgher and watercolorist, received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Philadelphia Museum College of Art. He personally studied painting with W. Emerton Heitland of the National Academy AWS, New York. For 12 years, Cal taught beginning drawing, watercolor, and figure drawing at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, night classes. At The Ivy School of Art, Pittsburgh, he taught “on-location” drawing classes for several years. Mr. Lynch had a varied career in advertising and graphic design. He successfully ran his own advertising studio for 25 years in Pittsburgh completing projects for industrial, consumer, and non-profit clients. Mr. Lynch has signature memberships in the following art groups: Philadelphia Watercolor Society, PA, American Artists Professional League, NY, Academic Artists Association, Springfield, MA, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, PA, Hudson Valley Art Association, NY, Audubon Artists, NY, and Pennsylvania Watercolor Society.
Cal was a nationally recognized artist with paintings accepted in over 125 juried shows where he won numerous prizes. Many of his paintings reside in private and corporate collections. The studio will be open until April 1, 2023. Studio visits are welcome by appointment until then. Cal Lynch Studios (contact Audrey Lynch) 53 Academy Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15228, 412-561-7965.
Family and friends are welcome Friday, December 16 from 3-7 PM in WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE, (412-563-2800) 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp., 15220, where his funeral service will also take place Saturday, December 17 at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project at 600 River Avenue, Suite 400, Pittsburgh PA 15212.
“Old artists never die…they just paint away!” - Calvin Lynch, 2022