. awards

April; Juror's Choice Award, Jordan Howland for "Arabesque". 2013 Mosaic Arts International, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.
October; 3rd Prize, Professional Category for "Valentino". Rencontres Internationales de Mosaique,
8eme Prix Picasiette 2010, Chartres, France.
March; Best In Show for "Undulate".  2009 Mosaic Arts International, Museum of Man, San Diego, California.
  September;Finalist: Fine Mosaic Technique and Originality of Expression for  "Winged Geode". Orsoni Prize 2007: International Award for Mosaic Fine Art, Venice, Italy.
September; 2007 Dallas Home Design Magazine Silver Style Design Award,  Dallas, TX.
  March; Best Large Scale Exterior Mosaic: Tracks of our Past and Future Mural Project. Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ. Mosaic Arts International 2007.
  December; Selected artist for promotional campaign.Mapei 70th Anniversary Invitational. Surfaces, Las Vegas, NV; Mapei Headquarters, Deerfield Beach, FL; Mapei European Headquarters, Milan, Italy.
  March; People’s Choice Award. High Risk Gallery, Chicago, IL; Far Red, Two-dimensional. SAMA Members’ Juried Art Exhibition, Beneath The Surface. 
  June; Awarded commission.Douglass Community Arts Advisory Committee; Tracks of our Past and Future Mural Project. An historic wall mural, 76’l x 6’h - Avenue I and 12th Place, Plano, TX.

. publications

  Summer; Groutline Newsletter; Editorial Article. "Unceasing Unhesitating Unwavering Patience. Lynne Chinn: Year 11 of a 16-year Odyssey", by Shawn Newton, Publisher; SAMA
  March; "Guide to Mosaic Techniques", by Bonnie Fitzgerald, Trafalgar Square
  June; Mosaique Magazine, "Noir et Blanc", Pages 40-41, Renee Malaval, Publisher, Paris, FR
  June; Mosaique Magazine, Cover, "Collaborer avec ma muse", pages 38-39, Renee Malaval, Publisher, Paris, FR
  January. Mosaique Magazine No. 3. En Avant la Mosaique, Exposition de Mosaique a Quebec. Publisher: Renee Malaval, Paris, France
  Mosaic Art Today, pages: cover art and pages 70-75, Jeffrey B. Snyder, Editor, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  Mosaic Fine Art: Abstracts, Irit Levy, Pam Givens, Publishers, Mosaic Fine Art Books
  February; Mosaic Art Now, Exhibition In Print, 2011 Edition.Pages 24-27. Jurors: Emma Biggs and Matthew Collings (UK) and Bernice Steinbaum (USA) Publisher: Mosaic Rocks/Bill Buckingham, Michael Welch, Nancie Mills Pipgras
  Revista Mosaico na Rede, Edition 01, pages 60-61. Brazil. Publisher: Magaly Floriano
  Featured in Mosaic Art 6; An International Portfolio of Contemporary Mosaic Art 2010, Bill Buckingham.
Featured in Mosaic Art 5; An International Portfolio of Contemporary Mosaic Art From 2009, Bill Buckingham.
November; Featured in Mosaic Renaissance: Reviving Classic Tile Art With Millefiori by Laurel Skye, p110. Published by North Light Books.
February; Featured Cover Artist  Mosaic Art Now (No. 2, 2009 Edition), "Lynne Chinn: Making a Loud Statement in the Quietest of Ways" by Nancie Mills Pipgras, pages 10-16, Published by Mosaic Rocks/Bill Buckingham.
February; Featured in Groutline (Winter 2009 Edition), "Artist Profile Lynne Chinn" by Julie Richey and Barbara Coots, page 5, Publisher SAMA.
  Featured in Mosaic Art 4; An International Portfolio of Contemporary Mosaic Art 2008, Bill Buckingham.
  Featured in Mosaic: Finding Your Own Voice by Brit Hammer-Dijcks, Published by Blurb.com.
  Featured in Faith & Form (Vol. 41, Issue 2), From Gym to Gem: The Interior Renovation of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church by William H. Geier, AIA.
  Featured in Mosaic Art Now (No. 1, 2008 Edition), Publisher Mosaic Rocks/Bill Buckingham.
  Featured in EnvisionChurch Art, Architecture, Liturgy and Spirituality in the Catholic Tradition, March. A Place for Baptism (slideshow). The Four Evangelists. Baptistery floor, Saint Philip Catholic Church, Falls Church, Virginia.
  Featured in Mosaic Art 3, An International Portfolio of Contemporary Mosaic Art from 2007, Bill Buckingham.
  Featured in Mosaic Yearbook 2006, Bill Buckingham and Lynn Moor.
  Featured in Mosaic Yearbook 2005, Bill Buckingham and Lynn Moor.
  Featured in Mosaic Techniques and Traditions, Sonia King, Sterling Publishing, 2003

. exhibits

February-April; Mosaic Arts International 2018, Boston, MA. Filigree
February; Conference, Society of American Mosaic Artists, Salon. Boston, MA
September; The Green Heron Gallery. 19 pcs. including ocean-inspired mosaic sculptures. Ogunquit, ME.
September-October; Anniversary 28 Show, Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass Gallery, Dallas, TX. Brocade 1, Brocade 2
October; A Mosaic Torah Story 3, The Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas, TX. Jochebed's Ark
1 Year; 5 Cities, 5 Galleries. Mosaic Abroad, Mosaic Art Association of Japan, Group Exhibition. Tokyo. Yokohama Civic Gallery, Tokyo, Sekigahara, Tajimi, and at Isetan in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Optimism
March-May; Invited Artist for Mosaic Arts International: Masters Invitational Exhibition, Casa Valencia Galeria, San Diego, CA. Urchin Gaia, Outcropping, Arabesque, Whirl, Effluence
November; SOFAexpo, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL. Arabesque
July-August; Curvature, Art7 Crockett Community Gallery, Ft Worth, TX. Arabesque
March-May; Art7: Back to Basics, Art7 Crockett Community Gallery, Ft Worth, TX. Whirl
July-September; Blanc & Noir, L' Association M Comme Mosaique, Paray le Monial, France. Effluence, Black and White (installation of 9 works)
July-September; Invitational Exhibition: Signatures - 16 Artists Make Their Marks in Mosaics. Highfield Hall, Cataumet, MA. Whirl, Fray, Valentino
February-May; Mosaic Arts International, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. Arabesque, Category: Freestanding
March; Mosaic Arts International, Lexington Center Museum and Gallery, Kentucky. Outcropping, Category: Innovation in Mosaics
September-December; Forward Mosaic! Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Invitational Museum Exhibition featuring works by Lynne Chinn, Jo Braun and Sophie Drouin.
March-May; L'exposition des Laureats des 8emes Rencontres. La chapelle Saint Eman, France. Valentino
October-November; Invited artist for Art In Pieces, Juror: Jo Braun. Mystic Art Center, Mystic, Connecticut. Weft
October-November; Recontres Internationale de Mosaique, 8eme Prix Picasiette 2010. Chartres, France. Jurors: to be announced. Valentino. Professional Category.
October-November; Art In Pieces. Davis Gallery, Mystic Art Center, Mystic, Connecticut. Juror: Jo Braun of Ravenna Mosaics, Seattle, WA. Weft.
August; Kittrell/Riffkind Artglass. Group Show: New Work. Dallas, TX. An exhibition of the work of 4 of the Galleries' artists.
March; 2010 Mosaic Arts International,  Navy Pier, Chicago, 2D Category; Urchin: Gaia
June; Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts. Lakewood Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Invited Artist for Cutting Edges: Contemporary Mosaic Art.  Jurors: Lynn Adamo, Kath Jones. Winged Geode, and Urchin: Gaia.
April; Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass. Emerging Artists: The New Generation. Dallas, Texas. An exhibition of work from a group of 30 of the galleries favorite up-and-coming glass artists.

March; 2009 Mosaic Arts International, Museum of Man, San Diego, California. Jurors: Helen Bodycomb, Malena Perdomo, Irene de Wattville. Undulate, 2-D.

January; Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX. Sum of All Parts II. Curator: Sonia King. Tributaries, and Proboscis.


October-December; DuPont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA. "INSPIRED BY..." Contemporary Mosaics and the Historical Tradition. Juror: Binnie Fry. Winged Geode and Sputnik.

  April; Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL. Mosaic Arts International 2008. Jurors: Val Carroll, Sheila Menzies, Luciana Notturni. Winged Geode, 3-dimensional.
  March; Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ. Mosaic Arts International 2007. Jurors: Patty Haberman, Peter Held, Karen Thompson. Tracks of our Past and Future Mural Project, Large Scale Exterior Mosaic, and Annunciation, Large Scale Interior Mosaic.
March; High Risk Gallery, Chicago, IL. SAMA 2006 Members’ Juried Exhibition, Beneath The Surface. Jurors: Rolf Achilles, Ina Beierle, Miriam Socoloff. West Texas Panorama, Architectural Installation, and Far Red, Two-dimensional.

February - March, High Risk Gallery, Chicago, IL. American Mosaic Project, SAMA. Chiaroscuro.


March - April; Eleven-Eleven Sculpture Space, Washington, D.C. American Mosaic Project, SAMA. Chiaroscuro.


Nov - Dec; Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX. American Mosaic Project, SAMA. Chiaroscuro.

March 7; Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX. The Sum of All Parts, Curator: Sonia King. Brocade Table.

. press

  Mosaic Art Now!; September 22, 2011; Forward Mosaic! Braun, Chinn and Drouin at the Villa Bagatelle in Quebec City

Additional Forward Mosaic! press releases (in French):
La mosaique: un art (pas) comme les autres
Fantastique mosaique!
Jolis morceaux
En avant la mosaique! A surveiller / arts visuels

Mosaic of Art Radio Show - Episode 22; July 4, 2010; www.MosaicOfArt.com
by George Fishman, Producer/Host
Also available on iTunes Mosaic Of Art - Episode 22

  Plano Television Network; June 23, 2006; Plano Wired, Wall Mural Dedicated During Juneteenth.

  Plano Television Network; June 9, 2006; Plano Wired, New Mosaic Art Wall To Be Unveiled June 17th

Plano Profile; June 2006; One small piece at a time; p86-91.


Plano Star Courier; June 1, 2006; Mural Reflects Dynamic Douglass History.


Plano Insider; June 4, 2006; Mural Reflects History: Artwork dedicated as part of Juneteenth events.

  Plano Television Network; April 14, 2006; Plano Wired, Artists Making Progress on Wall Mural.
  Dallas Morning News; September 21, 2005; Piecing together a community Plano: Mosaic to chart figures important to Douglass-area residents.
  Garland City Press; March  2005;  Garland Cultural Arts Commission Judges of the Visual Arts Awards.
  Plano Star Courier; February 25, 2005; Piecing Together History.
  Plano Television Network; February 21, 2005; Plano Wired. Mural Under Construction In Douglass Community.
  Stone World; January 1, 2005; A Western Motif in Stone.
  Garland City Press; April  2004; Garland Cultural Arts Commission Judges of the Visual Arts Awards.

Plano Television Network; April 7, 2003; Plano Wired, Douglass Community Mural segment.

  Plano Star Courier; May 31, 2002; Sense of community inspires mural for new light-rail station.

Dallas Morning News; May 30, 2002; Artists hired to create giant mural of memories, dreams.