Welcome to Linda's Watercolors

The website dedicated to Linda Bateman's beautiful watercolor art

About Linda Bateman

Linda Bateman, TWS PS, a Texas native and 2009–2010 President of the Texas Watercolor Society, has lived and painted in Texas, Louisiana, Illinois, and Maryland. Her landscapes and renderings of flowers display the influences of these diverse areas. She works primarily in watercolors and occasionally in acrylics. Trips to Santa Fe, Taos, and Ruidoso New Mexico have expanded her Southwest influences. She has organized a Plein Air Group that paints weekly in the Hill Country of Texas with occasional jaunts into the mountains of West Texas and New Mexico.

Linda’s higher education was achieved at Texas A&M University and at Prince George College in Maryland. She studied under Skip Lawrence while residing in the Annapolis, Maryland area and under Angie Banta Brown in New Braunfels. Workshops with Ken Hosmer, Don Andrews, Gerald Brommer, Judi Coffee, Gail Webb and others have also been influential.

Linda, who resides on the Guadalupe River in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas, is a Purple Sage Brush Signature Member of the Texas Watercolor Society, a member of the San Antonio Watercolor Group, the New Braunfels Art League, the Hill Country Art Foundation, the San Antonio Art League and Museum, Southwest Watercolor Society and the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts. She is currently displaying her works in the New Braunfels Art League Gallery, New Braunfels, Texas, and the following establishments in San Antonio, Texas: Las Patios, and the Bright Shawl Gallery.

Some of the awards that Linda has received include:

Western Federation of Watercolor Societies: 27th Exhibition in 2002 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the 32nd Exhibition in 2007 in Arvada, Colorado.

“Best of Show” at the 2002 Artoberfest, New Braunfels Art League.

Annual Juried Exhibition of the Texas Watercolor Society: Honorable Mention and chosen for the traveling show throughout Texas in 2003 for the 54th Exhibit and in 2004 for the 55th Exhibit.

Awarded the Charles L. Franklin Memorial Award in 2003 at the 73rd Annual San Antonio Artists Exhibition sponsored by the San Antonio Art League and Museum Paintings were also accepted in the 74th and 75th Exhibits

Coppini Academy of Fine Arts: San Antonio, Texas. Juried Shows: 2003, Honorable Mention in 2004-2008 and also 2nd Place in 2008.

Artist of the Month, December 2004 and October 2007 in the New Braunfels Art League and in April 2005 at the Coppini Academy of Fine Arts, San Antonio, Texas.

Annual Wonders of Watercolor Show at the New Braunfels Art League. 2002, Second Place in 2003, 2004, Award of Excellence in 2005, Honorable Mention in 2006.

San Antonio Watercolor Group: Juried into Annual Exhibition: 2000–2007 and 1st Place Gold Medallion in 2009.

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