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.

Letting Go: August 20, 2017


Some of my new work, ready to be framed, before my upcoming show at Marcia Evans Gallery, opening Friday September 30, 5:30-8:30, and continuing until October 30.

Mason Jars: August 6, 2017

Capturing the Essence, ed em

Do you remember Mom at the sink, a bushel basket of tomatoes?

Morning Glory: July 30, 2017

Morning Glory, ed_em

Seeds and string – our grandmothers kept it simple before we claimed it.

The Queen’s Court Appears: July 16, 2017


On our mid-summer walk,  Queen Anne and her royal clan of dainty lace rise above the field of commoners.

Sunset Fireworks: July 2, 2017

Evening Palette, em, Wesner

We join frogs by the river to see stripes and stars proclaiming our freedom.

A Good Drying Day: June 25, 2017

A Good Drying Day, ed, email

We spot the old farmhouse – sagging clothesline a banner of today, and siding a chronicle of  the past.

Hay Field Harmony: June 4, 2017

Field Fanfare 1;ed2_em

A moment in time depicting the season’s first cutting of hay with our old Farmall tractor.

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.