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Lynda Draper (b. Sydney, Australia) is a visual artist who works primarily in the Ceramic medium. She has received numerous national and international awards and grants including a Skills and Development grant and two New Work grants from the Australian Council for the Arts.

Awards include the: Premier Acquisition Award at the 54th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art , held at the International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy; 16th International Gold Coast Award, Gold Coast Regional Gallery and the Sass & Bide COFA Art Award. Lynda is a graduate of the National Art School , Sydney. In 2010 she completed an MFA at UNSW Art & Design with the assistance of a Planex scholarship.

Lynda is currently the Head of Department at the National Art School, Sydney, Australia.

Lynda's works are included in significant National and International collections including at the: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy; Renwick Alliance Gallery, Smithsonian Institute Washington; Artbank, Australia; Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) , Victoria; FA Grue collection, Italy; Collection of the Dutch Royal Family; Myer foundation; Campbelltown City Art Gallery; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; University of Wollongong and the IAC Collection FLICAM Museum, Fuping, China.

Recently Lynda's works were featured in Vitamin C: New Perspectives in Contemporary Art, Clay and Ceramics, Phaidon Press.

Currently represented by Gallerysmith , Melbourne and Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France.