The first 20 years of Brent‘s career was devoted to the applied arts as an illustrator and designer. His body of work ranged from large scale murals, books, magazines, event posters and record cover artwork. Lynch operated at the top of the field commissioned by leading corporations, agencies, publishers, professional art and sports organization. Of all these works it was his artistic event posters that became best known and created a strong popular following. Over the years Brent produced an impressive composite of artistic posters featuring national and international events including sports, tourism, opera, dance and theater. These original paintings now hang in corners of the world near and far. He has been honored with many coveted national and international communication arts awards for his illustration and design.