of original art by local painter
Lethbridge Community College Board of Governors received a donation
of an original artwork entitled College Student from
local artist Linda Horner.
been a labour of love for 16 years, and now Linda Horner has found
a new home for an acrylic artwork that captures the essence of a
college student hurrying to class on a windy autumn day. She presented
the 3 by 4 canvas to the College at the Board of Governors
meeting on February 16, 2000.
art teacher at Immanuel Christian High School, Horners lifelong
interest in art began in Manitoba where she was born and raised.
She obtained baccalaureate degrees in Fine Arts and Education in
Winnipeg, and embarked on a career as an art instructor. The Horner
family relocated to Alberta in 1979. In all three centres that they
have called home, including Peace River, Lloydminster and Lethbridge,
art has been a cornerstone of both her career and her achievements
in artistic expression. While in Peace River, two of her works were
puchased by the Alberta Art Foundation. In Lloydminster, she taught
University of Saskatchewan art courses. Today, she shares her profound
love of art and her enthusiasm for artistic expression with high
her art has been purchased by the Lethbridge Regional Hospital,
the Gyro Railroad Club as well as by many private individuals. In
addition to her donation to Lethbridge Community College, Horner
has donated artworks to the University of Lethbridge. Southminster
United Church, the Japanese United Church, the World Citizen Centre
and the Ecumenical Campus Ministry.
She has also had numerous exhibits showcasing her original artworks
done in both acrylic and watercolor in Winnipeg, Peace River, Lloydminster,
Saskatoon, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Fernie. She is currently developing
a new dimension to her art that combines computer generated image
with original poetry.
The College will hang the College Student canvas in
the Centre Core area before assigning it a permanent display location
on the campus.
more information contact Linda Horner: 381-8162
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