New artwork

The Game Trail. pastel. 24x24″
Cypress from the Trail. Pastel. 16x12″
Swamp Boats. Pastel. 16x12″
View from a Rowboat. pastel. 12x9″
Wet and Wild Cypress Gardens. pastel. 16x12″
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: