BIO

Born in Pennsylvania, raised in Oklahoma where she earned a BA in advertising from the University of Oklahoma, and a resident of Houston for more than 40 years, Linda H. Carter brings a unique perspective to her artistic work. She draws on her surroundings and upbringing for inspiration to produce vibrant, one-of-a-kind watercolor and pastel crayon works of art.

Her work has been described as "stylized representations painted in bright, pure colors." --The Artist's Magazine

Her paintings have been shown around the country in both solo and group shows and she is the recipient of a collaborative grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. She was also named a signature member of the National Watercolor Society in 1990.

In addition to her own work, Linda spent 8 years at the Art League Houston supporting and promoting other artists' work through public exhibitions, classes and educational outreach. She has served on numerous artistic juries and panels and was coeditor of ArtLies magazine in May 2000. Additionally, she served on the the state board for Texans for the Arts in 1998.

She is currently director of development and alumni relations at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science located in the Texas Medical Center. She has two daughters, one of whom lives in Austin and the other in New York City.

Contact Linda at info [at] lindhaagcarter [dot] com.