New artwork

Conquering the Big Green Tube. pastel. 16.00x20.00″
Downtown Saturday Night. pastel. 16.00x20.00″
Zoo Bear is Wet. pastel. 16.00x20.00″
Zoo Bear Will See You Now. pastel. 16.00x20.00″
Zoo Bear. pastel. 16.00x20.00″
Photo of Linda Shepard

Linda Shepard

Artist's statement

My art is the culmination of a life-long obsession with art. It nourishes the spirit and reminds me that goodness and beauty are all around—and within. It’s my hope that my work will give viewers a peaceful place to pause from life’s daily demands. I like to strip away distraction and focus on the light, patterns and color that attract me to a scene. More


Studio tour video

A behind-the-scenes peek at my various studio workspaces


Open Studio

Join me in the Franklinton Arts District in Downtown Columbus Ohio on the second Friday of each month between 6-10 pm. My studio is #307 at 400 W. Rich Street. There is a lot to see and do with live entertainment, food trucks, craft vendors and open studios.

Come Paint with Us

The Central Ohio Plein Air Painters (COPA) meet year-round every Saturday at 8:00 am with sharing at 11:30 am. Find out where we'll be this Saturday on their website. There's no cost to participate and no sign-up, just show-up.

Current Exhibitions

My artwork is currently being displayed in the following locations: