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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: Winner 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Art Award, Shepparton Art Museum SAM, Victoria, 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 the Ceramics 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 Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney/Singapore and Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France.