Linny Freeman

Linny is an artist and designer of paintings on silk fabrics; woodblock, collagraph and monotype prints; painted silk fashion accessories for women; and public art pieces. In addition to her teaching, she participates in many art events, art shows and public art displays in the Chicagoland area.

Education:

  • Kansas City Art Institute ÔÇô B.F.A.
  • Kendall College of Art and Design ÔÇô B.F.A.

Media:

Silk painting, printmaking, watercolors

Areas of focus:

Modern painting and printmaking, representational watercolor

Website:

www.coaledesign.com

Exhibition highlights:

  • Musicality Exhibition, The Art Center, Highland Park, IL ÔÇô 2018
  • Summer Group Show, Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL ÔÇô 2018
  • ÔÇ£Art in City Hall,ÔÇØ City Hall, Highland Park, IL ÔÇô 2018
  • ÔÇ£Fine Art of Fiber,ÔÇØ Chicago Botanic Gardens, Glencoe, IL ÔÇô 2016 ÔÇ£Voices and Visions,ÔÇØ The Art Center, Highland Park, IL ÔÇô 2014

Other interests and inspirations:

She is inspired by many different aspects of nature, travel and musical events.

Publication highlights:

  • East on Central ÔÇô 2014-2018
  • Psychology Today ÔÇô 2017
  • New England Review ÔÇô 2015

LinnyÔÇÖs teaching style:

She works on teaching various fundamental art skills and techniques with her students. ItÔÇÖs most important to her that each person finds their own unique path to artistic expression. She likes to keep a focused, creative and relaxing atmosphere in all of her classes.

Linny loves EAC because . . .

It is always sponsoring a show or gallery event, making it a vibrant and stimulating place to be in. She also loves the bright and spacious rooms for doing artwork. Students have a wonderful opportunity to show their work in the hallways throughout the year.

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