Lyn Louise Gilbert was born 14 February 1942. Graduated from the University of Natal , Pietermaritzburg in 1963: Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts and from Rhodes University , Grahamstown in 1983 as Master in Fine Arts.

Lyn works in Oil on Canvas and Acrylic and mixed media on paper


1999          Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth

Grahamstown Gallery, Grahamstown

1998          Lutge Gallery, Cape Town

1997          Standard Bank National Arts Festival

1994          People, Places & perspectives: The Eastern Cape

(Touring Group Exhibition)

1989          Standard Bank National Arts Festival

1988          Standard Bank National Arts Festival

1982          Gallery International, Cape Town

Work in various private collections in South Africa , Hong Kong , England , Germany and Canada. Permanent Collection: Rhodes University.

Book Illustration: 1992 -2006

Children’s Books: South African Publishers Human & Rousseau Juta & Co READ Gecko Press Tafelberg

International Publishers: Dutton Children’s Books, New York Anderson Press, London