Linda Calvert Jacobson grew up in South Texas where wildflowers bloom profusely from Spring through early Summer. This annual color explosion is her inspiration. A native of Floresville, Texas, she has been drawing since she was old enough to hold a pencil and painting since the age 14. Linda credits her parents with encouraging her as a child to paint and study art, which has become a life-long passion. From her home in the Texas Hill Country in 2003, Linda began developing a new style of painting wildflowers, a contemporary style that is uniquely her own. When she started selling her original paintings and offering her images for licensing, she quickly discovered that her wildflowers could transcend geographic and cultural boundaries, appealing to floral, nature and art lovers on an international level.Her travels over the last decade have inspired new creations, allowing her series to evolve as she experiences wildflowers in different parts of the country. From the mountain ranges of Wyoming and the Great American West down to the desert Southwest landscapes of Arizona and New Mexico, from the Valleys of Vermont to the Blue Ridge Parkway and over to Carolinas? coast, Linda has found a way to incorporate images from her memories into new works she creates from her studio in Texas. Today, hundreds of Linda?s original wildflower paintings are in private collections in the U.S. and around the world. They have been exhibited in Texas, Vermont, Florida, California, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona and New York.She is currently represented by Wild Holly Gallery, Arizona?s Most Eclectic Gallery,? located in Carefree, Arizona; Robert Paul Galleries in historic Stowe, Vermont–a mountain resort village attracting visitors from around the world; ArtisticLifestyles, with galleries in Las Vegas and San Diego; and Grand Teton Gallery, in downtown Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In addition, her wildflower art has been juried in to the international Artexpo, held every Spring in NYC, for three years running. This summer, Linda’s work will be featured in a solo exhibit at the renowned Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Linda is also represented by ArtfulPrint–based in New York City, and Yellow House Art Licensing in the UK. Her wildflowers have been featured on a line of limited-edition watches marketed in the U.K. and Germany, and on greeting cards sold in Australia, New Zealand and the U.K.