St.Louis Mo. August 2016 to open her stuido HORSLEY ARTS located in the Central West End community in St. Louis City. website: HORSLEYARTS.COM
Linda received her BFA from the University of Washington and MFA from Northwestern University where she taught Basic Design after graduation. As an artist/planner she organized exhibitions, commissioned ten public art pieces and created events including poetry readings, music and dance. She was a founding member of, and the Event and Exhibit Coordinator at, the City Museum in St. Louis. This museum also has the artist’s artwork in their exhibits. Horsley was also the Assistant Director for six years at the St. Louis Architecture Museum located within the City Museum.
In 2002 Horsley published an Adult Fable book which she wrote and illustrated, Nature’s Play, presently limited edition available through author. ( contact in reply area ) She also illustrated a book for children Dancer, the Little Dog from Mayaro Beach, the story written by M. Gordon from Jamaica, published in 1991 in Trinidad and Tobago.
Linda moved from the Midwest to the Northwest in the winter 2004. In the fall of 2004 she taught as an adjunct instructor Color Theory at Cornish College of the Arts for a year.
For nine years she taught courses at the Art Institute of Seattle in Color Theory, Design, Drawing and Perspective, Analysis of Form, Concept Art for Animation and Game Arts, Cartooning and Character Design.
She is a past member of Seattle’s Gallery110 Collective. She has also exhibited at the Burnley Gallery at the Art Institute in Seattle and at the Blackfish Gallery in Portland,Or. She has completed several art commissions for the Seattle Downtown Association that include Ponies on Parade and two Nutcracker March, plus two Pig sculptures for the Pike Place Market’s 100th Anniversary.She has been in four Camano Island/Stanwood exhibits entitled “Unclad,” and in exhibits in New York for Reflect Arts, and international shows including one in Ferrara Italy in 2012.
Horsley has lived in West Africa, Trinidad and Tobago and has also traveled to many cities in Western Europe over a 30 year period. Linda is the proud mother of two sons, Avery James Nunley and Boyd Farris Nunley.