Linda McMillan is a Connecticut artist who loves to wander in nature, searching for inspiration and beauty in the world around her. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and has continued her education in the arts with classes taken through the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, Washington Art Association, and other arts education venues. She has lived in many beautiful areas including the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe, and the Washington D.C. area where she would take frequent trips away from ‘civilization’ to enjoy the local scenes and wildlife.
She works predominantly in wood sculpture and digital art. She has been shown in galleries and juried shows from coast to coast, and is an award-winning photographer. Her work is found in private collections as well as artist/artisan venues locally including Brookfield Craft Center, Gallery 25, Washington Art Association, among others. Her work has been featured in publications from Yale University, CP Hidden Treasures, AFL-CIO and others. As a freelance designer and illustrator, she has done work in Connecticut, Reno, and the Washington D.C. area for Hilton, Holiday Inn, Ramada and other corporate and Mom & Pop style businesses as well as non-profits locally here in western Connecticut.
As an arts educator, she enjoys being a part of her students’ artistic journeys and guides them to find their own creative spark. She is currently on the faculty of a public school as well as the Brookfield Craft Center, and has taught through several adult education programs and programs for children.