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Artist Linda Peters


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Biography


Linda is a self-taught landscape, plein air painter.
Born and raised in Mississippi, she currently resides in rural Oxford, Mississippi. She is the founder of Mississippi Plein Air Painters and an active member of the Oxford Artists’ Guild and Gallery.
Although she has no formal art training, Linda pursues her art education by attending workshops, studying the “masters”, and constantly reading. She works hard under the direction of other well-known and fellow artist to reach her full potential.
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“As I continue growing as an artist, my future hope is to continue producing quality work,
sharing my love for visual arts, and encouraging others to find the joy in plein air painting.” — LJP
 
Mississippi Plein Air 
The Mississippi Plein Air Painters (MPAP) is a group of artists that meet together with the focus of painting outdoors and growing artistically with the help of each other. The group consists of all skill levels of artists working in various mediums such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, and pastel. Established in 2014, MPAP meets casually multiple times a year as well as hosts an annual 3-day paint out each fall.
 In 2018, the MPAP hosted their first fall paint out “Great American Paint Out Day” through Oil Painters of America. Over 40 artists from multiple states joined together to paint the square at Oxford, Mississippi. This annual event was given a new title in 2019, Mississippi en Plein Air: A Gathering of Artists, and now rotates locations around the state. The most recent paint out included 80 artists and was highlighted on the Laurel, Mississippi show “Home Town” Season 4 Episode 12 entitled “Termite Terror”. The artists painted with colleagues, explored the town, participated in a show and sale at the Pinehurst Rathskeller Gallery, and socialized at a reception at the beautiful Lauren Rodger’s Museum. The event was intended to give artists a time to “gather” together, socialize, network, and focus on the [...]

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