Linda Wesner Art

Have you ever found a bundle of old letters or photos – yours or your family’s – and felt that tug of emotion between past and present? That is the feeling I try to create in my realistic colored pencil drawings, paintings, and quirky collages.

White Farm House: August 5, 2018

House at Fields Edge 1, ed em

A snug white farmhouse at road’s edge recalls our cheerful childhood home.

Family Reunion: July 28, 2018


Remember our great aunts and uncles and grandparents and parents and cousins eating together at the state park?

Dawn Fanfare: July 8, 2018

Dawn Fanfare, ed em

In early morning, coffee cups in hand, we watch our flowers unfurl their regal banners.

Treasure Hunt: July 1, 2018

Treasure Hunt, ed, em

Our grandmothers beckon us inside to catch their stories.

By the Railroad Tracks: June 17, 2018

Schmidt's House, edited, email

Along our school bus route, before restaurants and stores. (RT. 31, looking west, Moyers Corners, NY)

Leaving Home: June 10, 2018

Clay Station, email size

When we leave our childhood home, it’s never the same again. (Clay, NY train station)

House at Field’s Edge: June 3, 2018

House at Fields Edge 1, ed em

The farm house windows wonder, where are we headed so quickly?

Behind Old Doors: May 20, 2018

Green Doors, ed em

We wonder who worked here, what stories we could find inside.

The Back Steps: April 29, 2018

The Back Steps, ed_em

We smell soup simmering on the stove as we untie our muddy shoes.

Waiting for Spring: April 15, 2018

Short North Neighbors, Spring

16×20, colored pencil

We spy the white blossoms at long last, bursting forth against the blue spring sky.