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Loryn BrazierBrazier's official Portraits hang in government, corporate, academic and religious institutions across the country. Nearly 150 public figures have been her subjects. She is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and The National Museum of Women in the Arts, both in Washington, D.C.

She has won awards on four occasions from the Portrait Society of America and her work has been published in several art magazines and books.

As well as portrait work, she is an avid painter of landscapes, still life and figurative subjects and is a member of Plein Air Painters of the Southeast. She is the founder of Plein Air Richmond.

Loryn has owned Brazier Gallery for over 17 years Prior to that she had owned an advertising agency and was also an illustrator. Her work has been profoundly influenced by artists such as P.S. Kroyer, John Singer Sargent, Cecelia Beaux, Joaquin Sorolla and by her former teacher and valued friend, Everett Raymond Kinstler.

Awards & Career Highlights

2012 Founded Plein Air Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
2009 Expressions Portrait Competition, ArtSpace Herndon, "First Place"
2007 The National Arts Club Fifth Annual Open Online Exhibition, Visual Arts Award "First Prize"
Oct 2003 Exhibitions Chair Award, The National Arts Club First Annual Open Online Exhibition
Apr 2003 Portrait Society of America, International Portrait Competition, "Honors Award"
2002 Portrait Society of America, International Portrait Competition, "Award of Merit"
Apr 2001 Portrait Society of America, International Portrait Competition, "Award of Merit"
Apr 2001 Portrait Society of America, International Portrait Competition, "Portfolio Award"
Dec 2001 Winner of the Ralph Fabri Medal, Allied Artists of America, Inc. Show, New York
Aug / Sep
2001
International Artist magazine, Painting Competition, Finalist
2001 Artist's magazine, Annual Painting Competition, Finalist
Dec 2000 Len G. Everett Memorial Award, Allied Artist of America, Inc. Show, New York
Mar 2000 Richmond Magazine, "Walking on the Wilder Side; How Loryn Brazier Scored at the Smithsonian"
1998 "Festa Dell" Europa A Stronecone , "Stronecone, Italy"; Two Honorable Mentions
1992 Artist's magazine, Annual Painting Competition, Finalist