Linda Nearon painted strictly plein air for many years, before deciding to move her easel indoors. Working in her studio has allowed her the time and freedom to experiment with other techniques. She is a professional artist, having painted florals, landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes and portraits. However, florals are what Ms. Nearon feels she does best.
Ms. Nearon is a signature member of the National Oil Acrylic Painters of America and a member of the Oil Painters of America. She has studied art under renowned artists such as James Wu. She has also taken workshops from Ted Gershner, Kathryn Stats and John Hughes. Additionally, Ms. Nearon has won many art awards over the years, most notably the Merit Award in the Landscaping category at the Greenhouse Salon International in 2008. She also won the Excellence Award for Best of America. She has further been published in numerous publications.
Ms. Nearon has many other interests aside from being an artist. She is very passionate about the cause of freedom of religion, and currently serves on four boards dealing with other national and international issues. Ms. Nearon has been married to her husband, David, for 53 years. They have four children and 12 grandchildren. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history, political science and education from the University of Utah.