Linda Kemp Fine Art Studio
A full time artist, Linda Kemp frequently instructs and lectures at national symposiums and watercolour workshops throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Linda is internationally recognized for her unique contemporary watercolours and innovative use of negative painting. She is the author of Watercolor Painting Outside the Lines - A Positive Approach to Negative Painting (North Light publisher), as well as the accompanying video (Teaching Art Videos), by the same title.
Linda was the recipient of the 2005 YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for Arts and Culture. In 2008 she received the AJ Casson Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Watercolour, the top award for the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour national Juried Exhibition.
An elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, The Ontario Society of Artists, The Society of Canadian Artists, Linda is also an honorary member of the Society for all Artists. She is profiled in Canadian Whos Who, Whos Who of Canadian Women, The Dictionary of International Biography, The 20th Anniversary Edition of Trivial Pursuit and 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century.
Her award winning paintings are in private, public, and corporate collections around the world, including The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, U.K. and the private collection of HRH The Prince of Wales.
She is also a contributing writer/demonstrator in the following books:
Watercolor For the Fun of It - Easy Landscapes - Jack Reid
Paint - Illustrated Techniques for Every Medium
Painters Quick Reference: Flowers
Painters Quick Reference: Landscapes
Color and Light for Watercolor Painters - C. Schink
Discover Your Visual Voice - Dakota Mitchell
Linda Kemp's paintings and articles have been featured in publications such as Twenty Wonders, American Artist Magazine, Watercolor Magic, International Artist, Watermedia Focus, Palette Magazine and The Watercolour Gazette.