Lynne Barletta began her art career at age 14 in Colorado with her first commissioned portrait, which blossomed over the next 30 years into the vibrant multi-media creations and murals for homes and businesses globally. Her work has been featured on TBN, West Palm Beach Education channel, and has graced galleries and top shows over the years. Lynne has been commissioned to paint a number of paintings for the Denver Broncos, the Coors Family, Toho Water Authority, and many more. Her work hangs in Stuart Martin County Chamber of Commerce, Kissimmee City Hall, and Sailfish Splash Waterpark in Stuart, Florida.
An art major at University of Northern Colorado, Lynne also studied privately under Pastel Masters, Dee Toscano, Alice Laputka, and portrait artist Dodie Rufner Ballantine. She did additional studies with Betty Edwards in the early 80’s on Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Lynne piloted the Art Taught by Artist programs in Denver public schools in 1987.
Lynne is the founder and director of Visionary School of Arts, Stuart, Florida. The student base grew to over 100, with widespread community involvement, shows and competitions. Her students have won over 70 national and international awards.
Lynne travels and speaks on creativity to leadership groups, corporate executives, and business gatherings, presenting her art world-wide.
VSA gallery and studio is located at: 1724 SE Indian Street, Stuart, FL 34997 Phone: 772-283-4888