The first 20 years of Brent‘s career was devoted to the applied arts as an illustrator and designer. His body of work included large scale murals, books, magazines, event posters and record cover artwork. Lynch operated at the top of the field and was commissioned by leading corporations, agencies, publishers, professional art and sports organization. Of all these works, it was his artistic event posters that became best-known and created a strong popular following. Over the years, Brent produced an impressive composite of artistic posters featuring national and international events in the field of sports, tourism, opera, dance and theatre. The original paintings for these posters now hang in collections throughout the world. Brent work at the top of his field and has been honoured with many coveted national and international communication arts awards for his illustration and design.
Twenty-five years ago, Brent decided to leave the world of design and illustration and turned his attention to his own artwork. He brings the power that made him one of Canada’s best illustrators into the pursuit of his personal vision. The energy, intensity and poetry of both his figurative and landscape works are a result of his passion for direct study from life. This was a trademark discipline as an illustrator and is now in his plein air and studio work. The immediate, raw connection with his subject is the cornerstone of his work.
Brent continues to accept commissions for both private homes and public buildings. Most days you will find him preparing for an exhibition or traveling with paints in tow. He often escapes the coldest months of winter in Canada and paints in and around Todos Santos, BCS Mexico. He exhibits his work at the renowned ‘Galeria de Ida Victoria’ in San Jose Del Cabo, BCS Mexico. In Canada, he is represented by the ‘Mountain Galleries’ in Banff and Jasper, Alberta and Whistler, BC and ‘The Avenue Gallery’, Victoria BC. When he’s not traveling, you will find him in his studio on Vancouver Island, painting on the ocean shore of the northwest…his home.
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