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.

Mom’s Eyes: May 14, 2017

Mom, ed2em closeup

We always said Mom spoke with her eyes.

Beyond the Bend: May 7, 2017

0335413-R1-E023 Hugging the Bend, small

We turn off the main highway, wondering where the twisted narrow road will lead us.

Going with the flow?: April 29, 2017

Mill Trace At Amboy, email size

We watch in fascination as the raging stream tries to send the tree trunk downstream.

Flower Lady: April 22, 2017

Flower Lady, edem

Do you remember the ageless flower lady on Syracuse’s Salina Street?

Hidden Currents: April 15, 2017

Hidden Currents, ed_em

We watched from the bridge as fishermen braved the river’s spring rush.

Walking in the Field: April 2, 2017


Do you remember how in early spring we walked in the field, open to the sky?

Potting Shed: March 26, 2017

Potting Shed, ed_em

We head for the garden after the birds wake us early from our late winter slumber.

Oh, Mad March: March 19, 2017


We dream of lazy ripples on the pond as March teases us with wind and snow.

Lost Farms: March 12, 2017

Underground, ed_em

Do you remember these Moyers Corners farms – now retail sites -discovered in my high school sketchbook?


Rearview Mirror: March 5, 2017

Lewis Center Barns, ed_em

We catch a last glimpse of the farm down the road as bulldozers tighten their circle.