"Linda was born in Manchester in 1949 and obtained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Manchester Metropolitan University, followed by a PGCE. She was then awarded an MA in Fine Art from Nottingham Trent University. Her many years of teaching experience culminated in positions at the University of Nottingham and Manchester Metropolitan University. Linda lives and works in St Ives, painting mainly in oils 'en plein air'. Her work has been exhibited at the summer Royal Academy shows in 2006, 2008 and 2010, as well as West Cornwall galleries including Rainyday Gallery, and Chapel Gallery.