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My Biography

Education and Studies

Linda obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana.  While at Louisiana Tech, she studied art under M. Douglas Walton, who was a student himself under noted watercolorist, Edgar Whitney.  Linda has continued her studies focusing mainly on watercolor, under numerous well known artists in workshops throughout the United States as well as through personal instruction.

Professional Organizations

Linda has painted for over 20 years and is a member of the following:

Watercolor Art Society-Houston (Past-President: 2012-2013; President: 2011-2012; Vice President: 2010-2011)
Louisiana Watercolor Society - Signature Member
Northwest Watercolor Society
National Watercolor Society - Associate Member
Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) Licensed Interior Designer

Awards and Art Shows

Linda has been accepted in numerous juried art shows and various jurors have recognized her watercolors with many awards, including:

National and Membership Shows
WAS-H 2012 Watercolor Art Society-Houston 43rd Annual Member’s Exhibit, "Parisian Dreams", Award - Second Place
MTWS 2011 Montana Watercolor Society 29th National Juried Exhibition, "Lest We Forget"
WAS-H 2010 Watercolor Art Society-Houston 41st Annual Member’s Exhibit, "4 Liberty", Merchandise Award
International Shows
LWS 2013 Louisiana Watercolor Society 43rd Annual International Exhibition, "A View of Venice II"
LWS 2011 Louisiana Watercolor Society 41st Annual International Exhibition, "Parisian Dreams", Award - John William “Bill” Guthrie Memorial Award
NWWS 2011 Northwest Watercolor Society 71st Annual Open International Exhibition, "We The People", Award - M. Graham Co. Paints and Inspiration Award
NEWS 2011 Northeast Watercolor Society 35th Annual International Exhibition, "4 Liberty"
LWS 2009 Louisiana Watercolor Society 39th Annual International Exhibition, "We The People"

Her works of art, including commissioned works, have been purchased by numerous corporations and private collectors around the country.  Linda’s watercolors have also been promoted in several One Woman Shows, and was also featured in conjunction with the A. D. Players Theatre production of “Sister Calling My Name”.   Linda was recently the featured artist at the Waller Art & Film Festival in Waller, Texas.

Ways to Contact Me!

There are several ways you can contact me:

Linda Southern
11152 Westheimer Boulevard., #807
Houston, Texas 77042

Paintings by Linda Southern

Architectural A View of Venice II  •  Capitol Decisions  •  Illumination's Gate
Morning Rose  •  Washington's Jewel  •  We The People
Iconography 4 Liberty  •  Face 2 Face  •  Unfinished...
Freedom's Price  •  The New King  •  En Guarde
Daddy's Boy  •  Venice Beauties  •  Shattered Opposition
Striving After Wind  •  Unmasked Joy  •  Fantasie Impromptu
Nature Autumn's Magnolia  •  Christmas Magnolia  •  Lilies of the Valley
Mexican Summer 1  •  Reflected Glory  •  A Memorable Fragrance
Glass Roses  •  Sunlit Serenity
Monuments Parisian Dreams  •  La Tour du Gardien
Lest We Forget  •  Mourning Dove
Gift of Liberty  •  The Silent Sentinel

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