Painter Linda Carr
Floral, Still Life, Illinois Landscapes, Portraits, Koi, Cattle, Seascapes, Animals- Fine Art
Linda Carr - Biography
Linda Carr was born and raised in East Peoria, two and a half hour drive south of Chicago, Illinois. Linda Carr's love of art is reflected in her work. Her finely detailed, lifelike oil paintings more closely resemble something created from a camera than with brush strokes on canvas.
Linda was a volunteer art teacher assistant at the Sun Foundation and assisted accomplished sculptor Erik Blome, whose works that dot the nation include bronze portraits of professional basketball player Michael Jordon's father, James, and nine foot tall statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ms. Rosa Parks.
Her interest in art started at age six when she became enthralled with her grandmotherfs charcoal wildlife sketches. Her first viewing of an art gallery was from spending summers at her grandmother's country home, viewing charcoal sketches of a shoreline c