Linda Weir was born in Manchester in 1951. She studied art at the Manchester Metropolitan University. She attained 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 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. She was also a founder member of the Manchester Artists Studio Association.
After twenty five years, Linda Weir settled in West Cornwall and now lives and paints in St. Ives. Here 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. In 2012 she exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Show.