Featured Artist

Lynda Conley



            Lynda Conley is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and the Pastel Society of the Southwest.  In 2018, Lynda was designated a Distinguished Pastellist from the Pastel Society of the West Coast.  Lynda earned a BFA from Texas Christian University.  Her primary medium of choice is pastel although she sometimes paints in watercolor.

            Lynda has gained national recognition for her colorful pastel landscapes.  She was highlighted in the December 2015 issue of Pastel Journalmagazine in an article titled “Artists to Watch”.  Her work has been included in many national juried exhibitions.  Lynda was  awarded “Best of Show” in the 2017 Texas and Neighbors juried exhibition.  In three consecutive years (2015-2017), she won the gold medal (first place) in pastel at the Bosque Art Classic, a juried national show.  

            Her work is included in exhibitions sponsored by the International Association of pastel Societies and the Pastel Society of America.  In 2017, she  won the “Pastel Societies of New England” award in the Pastel Society of America’s exhibit “Enduring Brilliance”.  She has also received awards in shows held by the Pastel Society of the West Coast, the Pastel Society of New Mexico and the Pastel Society of the Southwest.

            She paints in her studio as well as on location, in plein air. A frequent traveler, her colorful landscapes are inspired by locations of natural beauty found around the United States.


Artist’s Statement:


“I love all of nature and I am constantly amazed at the beauty and diversity of our creator’s handiwork.  Watching God’s ever-changing orchestration of light on our world, I am continuously inspired to paint”.   –Lynda Conley


Visit her website:


Lynda Conley, Palo Duro Spring

Lynda Conley, Rose Garden Memories

Lynda Conley, Sunday Morning

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