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Kevin Lynch
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Kevin Lynch is a veteran, award-winning arts journalist, educator and visual artist. Honors include The Milwaukee Press Club’s 2013 gold award for “Best Critical Review of the Arts” for the Culture Currents blog “Edward Curtis Preserved America’s Vanishing Race for Posterity," a review of a photo exhibit at The Museum of Wisconsin Art by Curtis, who documented the passing of America’s original Native American culture and society in the early 20th century.

Lynch was a long-time staff arts writer for The Capital Times in Madison and The Milwaukee Journal, where he was lead writer of a Pulitzer-nominated Newspapers in Education project called “That’s Jazz.”
Among other publications, Lynch has written for include Down Beat, The Village Voice, The Chicago Tribune, New Art Examiner, Rain Taxi, American Record Guide, CODA (The Canadian jazz magazine), Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, Graven Images: A Journal of Culture, Law and the Sacred; The Shepherd Express, OnMilwaukee.com. He's a contributor on roots music for NoDepression.com. Lynch taught cultural journalism, English rhetoric and composition (while earning half of the credits for a PhD. in American Literature), and film studies. He's a former music program host for WLUM-FM and WMSE-FM in Milwaukee, where he lives. He is working on a novel, "Melville’s Trace or, The Jackal," and hopes to soon publish a book of interdisciplinary criticism and memoir, "Voices in the River: The Jazz Message to Democracy." Lynch, is also a visual artist and studied jazz piano and theory at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.
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kelynchmi@gmail.com

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