native of New York, Lynn Chase graduated from Bennett College and completed her
studies at the New York School of Interior Design.
In the 1970s she traveled
extensively throughout Africa while sketching and photographing wildlife.
A self-taught painter, Lynn Chase displayed her paintings in one-woman and
group-exhibitions at galleries across the country and abroad throughout the
1970s and 1980s.
In 1988 she launched Lynn
Chase Designs. One of her first patterns, Jaguar Jungle, continues
to be a best seller. Building upon continued success, she now offers over two
dozen designs, including eleven complete dinnerware collections and a wide
assortment of giftware and accessories. Lynn Chase remains the sole designer and
guiding force behind her company.
in 1988 she founded the Chase Wildlife Foundation (CWF), an independent,
non-profit organization which promotes the preservation of wildlife and the
environment on a global scale. A portion of the proceeds of Lynn Chase Designs
are generously donated to CWF.
In addition to her leading
role at the Chase Wildlife Foundation, she is involved with the African Wildlife
Leadership Foundation, Game Conservation International, New York Zoological
Society and the World Wildlife Fund
Lynn Chase lives and maintains
her design studio in New York City.