Five questions to Linda Wegmann

Five questions to Linda Wegmann

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Linda Wegmann’s background as a graphic designer and art director merge now with oil paint as her medium. She is refining her inner voice through abstraction and exploration of figures and shapes and the play in between. Linda was born in Dubuque Iowa in 1957, always the artistic child. She’s lived her entire adult life in Northern California in Mill Valley and works at her studio at the historic ICB Art building in Sausalito, California. As a self-taught artist with several workshops with various artists, she has no formal schooling in fine art.How did you get into art?

I always wanted to paint as I was an artistic kid, however, schooled for graphic design and had a full career in graphic design and a small firm Linda Wegmann Design.

How would you describe your style? What makes your work special?

I have been painting now for nearly 5 years, starting with figurative work, however finding my abstract voice has always been the goal.  I’m calling my work abstract expressionism. I use abstract shapes as tool for the exploration of figures, pure abstraction, and landscapes.

How do you go about developing your work?

Much of my work has hidden figures which help me find a “way in” to my work.Who or what influences you?

My biggest hero is Conrad Marca-Relli followed by Nicolas de Stael.

Make us curious. What are you planning to do next?

Continuing my current work with a looser hand…Learn more about the artist: