Internationally recognized portraitist, Linda Harris Reynolds has been creating memorable portraits for families and individuals from her studio in Centreville, DE for the past thirty-two years. Linda’s lively painting style captures the personality of her subjects, and reflects a blending of Classical Realism and Impressionism.
Portraits of Distinction:
Her most recent official portraits includes Delaware’s First Lady, Ms. Tracey Quillen Carney; which will hang in the Governor’s Mansion Woodburn in Dover, Delaware.
Founder Mr. Morton Richard Kimmel Esq. of the Delaware law firm: Kimmel, Carter, Roman, Peltz, and O’Neil, and the commission to paint past Headmaster of Sanford School, Mr.Gordon Schofield.
In the past three years Linda has received four significant international awards including “Best Pastel” in July 2021 and July 2020 in the Plein Air Magazine’s Annual Salon Competitions. In November 2019 she received an “Honorable Mention”in the NTDTV’s 5th International Figure Painting Exhibition at the Salmagundi Art Club in New York City, and in May 2019 she received a “Certificate of Excellence”from the Portrait Society of America’s “The Art of The Portrait” Competition in Atlanta,GA. She was very honored to have been selected from a group of approximately 3000 international applicants.
In July 2017 WHYY TV Wilmington/Philadelphia showcased Ms. Reynolds’ work in their cultural arts segment “First”.
Linda continues her supporting role as the Delaware State Ambassador to the Portrait Society of America since 2009, as well as being a mentor for the past two years in their Cecilia Beaux Program; mentoring artists from the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates.
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The University of the Arts, and The Tyler School of Art in Rome, Italy; as well as specialized training in portrait and figure painting from the Art Students League, NYC; The National Academy of Fine Arts, NYC, The Grand Central Academy,NYC: Studio Incamminati, Philadelphia, PA, and the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy and Jersey City Mana Arts.
Linda established The Centreville Art Student’s League, a small private Atelier where she teaches classical portrait and figure painting classes seasonally.She continues to receive commissions throughout the east coast.
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