Linda Budge is an award-winning animal artist. Her images have been on magazine covers, greeting cards, calendars, limited edition prints, collector plates, and stamps. She’s been juried into many prestigious shows including The Western Art Show in Cheyenne, Wyo. Cowgirl Up in Wickenburg, Az., Mountain Oyster Club in Tucson, Az., Phippen Museum Western Art Show, Prescott, Az., Governor’s Art Show, Ft. Collins, Co.
Linda is a juried member of two international art organizations, The Society of Animal Artists and Artists for Conservation. In 1983, she was commissioned by the State of Wyoming to do a painting for President Reagan. The painting of antelope, hung for many years in the living room of the President’s California residence. It was moved by the President himself to the Reagan Library where it can be seen today.
She has written and illustrated several children’s books; “Moving,” “Fiona, the Dancing Flamingo,” and “Lost and Found with the Unlikely Three.” Entering into the magical world of children, she has created Walter, the Mouse, Batholomew, the turtle, Dottie, the dog, and Fiona, a baby flamingo. These little characters parade thru the pages, entertaining their readers with imaginative stories and wonderful illustrations.