Linda McCord studied art at American River College in Sacramento, California and Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington where she later became a part-time art instructor. She is co-owner and a founding member of the Broadway Gallery in Longview, Washington. Linda has shown her work at Portland Art Museums Rental-Sales Gallery, Northwest Print Council and many others. Linda works in nearly all the two dimensional mediums: watercolor, acrylic, pastel painting and all the printmaking mediums. She designs software for embroidery machines and more recently does digitally enhanced photography. McCord lives in Longview, Washington on the Columbia River with her husband, Curly, and her dog, Rembrandt.
McCord's Work has been in hundreds of juried competition shows and she has taken over one hundred awards on a regional, national and international level. Her work is in the permanent collection of Coos Art Museum and Grants Pass Museum of Art in Oregon, Lower Columbia College in Washington, and Saint John’s Lutheran Church in California. She was an invitational artist at Museum of the Ozarks NALP winners in Arkansas, and "The Night Tacoma Danced" at Tacoma Art Museum in Washington. Linda is a signature member of International Society of Acrylic Painters.
Solo and Group Exhibits include Barrett House Galleries, New York, North American Watercolor Society 11th Biannual in MA, Art Kudos and Art Infinity both international online exhibits, NEWS 33rd Annual International Juried Exhibition in Connecticut , Grants Pass Art Museum, Coos Art Museum, Showcase '92 and '93 in Oregon, Paper in Particular in Missouri, Pacific States Printing and Drawing Exhibit in Hawaii, CAL '88 and '89, Haggin Art Museum, Chico Art Center, The Art Works Gallery, Saint John's Religious Arts (international) and International Society of Acrylic Painters all in California. Alexander Museum in Louisiana, Sinclair College in Pennsylvania, 12th Annual League of American Pen Women in Arkansas and many others.