Lynn Stephens Massey is a watercolor artist whose style and theme are ever evolving. She is currently in her "paper bag" period, combining her artist's eye with an eco/recycling ethic to bring beauty to her latest works on brown paper bags and recycled papers. Using her own unique style, Massey brings life to found objects from coastal artifacts to bugs and insects. Her adept use of color and design make her pieces dramatic and unusual.

Massey was first introduced to watercolors while enrolled at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Ore. She delved deeper into her talents while studying illustration at The Art Center College of Art in Pasadena, Calif. After a year at the Ecole des Beaus-Arts in Paris France, she was eager to begin her career as an illustrator. She transitioned to New York, where she illustrated for books, magazines and advertising.

Massey lives in Rowayton. Her work is widely exhibited both locally and nationally. She shares her experience by teaching watercolor workshops. Stop by Darien Rowayton Bank in Darien to see her artwork on display during the month of October.

For additional information about her artwork, contact Ellen Bay at Darien Rowayton Bank, 203-669-4119 or

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