Born in Manchester in 1951, Linda Weir studied at Manchester Metropolitan University, attaining a foundation in Visual Studies, a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and a PGCE in Art. In 1988 she received an MA in Fine Art, painting, from Nottingham Trent University.
Linda has held numerous teaching positions, including in 1983 and 2003 a post at the University of Nottingham and Manchester Metropolitan University. She was a member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Art and a founder member of the Manchester Artists Studio Association.
After twenty five years, she finally arrived in West Cornwall and now lives and paints in St Ives where she produces impasto oils, all ‘en plein air’. She describes being in Cornwall as a ‘constant thrill’ and finds it an ‘intensely inspiring place’.
Linda Weir has exhibited extensively in one-woman and mixed shows across the country and in 2012 exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Show.

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    Weir, Linda (1951 – ) Stuart McClary and St Ives Fishermen, A Good Catch