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Linda Harris Reynolds

Linda Harris Reynolds has been a professional portrait artist for more than 25 years, and has received an extensive array of awards for her work. Her vivid, light-filled images reflect a blending of European academic training with American Impressionism. Her philosophy has always been to capture what is uniquely beautiful and true about her subjects.

She has studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the University of the Arts, and the Tyler School of Art in Rome, where she immersed herself in and was deeply inspired by the masterpieces of Europe. She received further intensive training in portrait and figure painting at the Art Students League, the National Academy of Fine Arts in New York City, and returning to Italy in 2004, at The Florence Academy of Art.

In 2006, Linda was honored to receive the "Best Portfolio" award at the international Portrait Society of America's 2006 "Art of the Portrait" conference in Dallas, Texas. She was also selected to participate in the prestigious New York Portrait Society's 2002 Exhibition. This international show was held in the historic Salmagundi Club in New York City.

Since establishing her Centerville, Delaware studio in 1989, Linda has received commissions throughout the east coast. She's represented by the national portrait agency Portrait South and The Brigham Galleries in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Her group exhibitions include the Hagley Museum, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Designer's Showcase, as well as exhibitions in New York City and Rome.

"I am a traditional person in a modern world. In my art, I strive to capture the unique spirit of each individual I paint. The portrait tradition appeals to my longing to connect with the timeless concepts of artistic classicism and craft, while infusing each portrait with the timely relevance of modern life. Each portrait I create serves as a historic chronicle of a person in time, a connection to the complexity of human emotion, and a piece of artwork to live with and love."