​​Linda Lee Gimby  "Artist"

 Awards      Best of Show – Sun City West Annual Exhibit 2003, National Society of Artists 2002
                       Peoples Choice – Sun City West Annual Exhibits 2008, 1998
                       First Place – Glendale Arts Council (mixed Media) 2017,2012, Arizona Art Alliance  2005, Sun                        West Art Club 2000
                       Awards of Excellence –National Society of Artists 2002, Northern  Arizona Watercolor                                     Association 2001, Arizona Watercolor Association Spring  Show 2001, & Fall Show 2001, &                             Arizona Artist’s Guild 1999 Juried Exhibition
                        Second Place – Peoria Celebration of Artists 2008, Sun City West Annual 2009, Glendale Arts                         Council 2006, Indian Wells Art Festival 2004.
                        Third Place – Arizona Art Alliance 2005, Sun City West Annual 1998 & 2015, Vanguard 2016
                        Merit Awards: Alabama Watercolor National 2002, Society of Watercolor Artists 1999 & 2001,                          Vistas AZ Bi Annual 2001, Sunwest Art Club 2001, 1999, Watercolor Magic Watermedia                                   Showcase 1998, Artist’s Magazine 1999, Manhattan Arts Magazine 1999, Manhattan Arts                                 Magazine 1999,
                        Numerous Juror, Merchant & Honourable Mention Awards:                        

Art Organizations:           

                        Signature member of International Society of Acrylic Painters & Society of Watercolor Artists
                        Juried member of : National Association of Women Artists, New York, NY, the Federation of                           Canadian Artists, Arizona Artists Guild, Northern Arizona Watercolor Society, Arizona                                       Watercolor Association (Royal Scorpian Honor Society), Arizona Art Alliance and Vanguard                                Artists..      

Galleries & Collections:
                         Web Gallery at www.gimby.net
                         Studio Gallery, Sun City West
                         Corporate Collections: Singleton Resources, RG Resources & Del Webb Hospital
                          Many private collections in Canada, the United States, UK, Europe and Australia..

Academic:  Bachelor of Education, Honors, University of Calgary,
                        Workshops with Artists of Regional and National Renown  

   Linda Lee Gimby, nee Johnson, was born in  Alberta Canada. She and her husband Roger, are residents of Sun City West AZ. She taught elementary school for 16 years.  Linda Lee spent several years developing her artistic talents by participating in workshops, and classes, as well as much personal exploration and practice. She has been accepted into many National and International competitive art shows.