Linda McEwan


Linda McEwan is inspired by traditional and realist artists.

She appreciates simplicity and elegance in the work of others.

Her major influences have been the tutors and artists with whom she has had personal experience.

Her subjects include seascapes, landscapes, animals and portraits.

Born in Red Cliffs, in the heart of the Victorian Sunraysia district, Linda moved to Melbourne with her family in the sixties.  She has always felt drawn to the beauty of country settings and the natural impact of the land.

Linda has traveled twice to the outback and overseas in the company of fellow artists. Her formal training spans four decades:

  • 1964 Studied Graphic Art at RMIT – training in drawing and sketching
  • 1969 Married and moved to East Malvern raising her family of four children
  • 1975 – 81 Studied Woodwork, Caulfield Technical School custom furniture
  • 1983 – 85 Studied calligraphy and sign writing, developing new artistic skills
  • 1989 Returned to formal artistic training at the Malvern Artists’ Society
  • 1990 Studied watercolour with Richard Alsop and Joan Richard

Linda is an exhibiting member of Malvern Artists’ Society, Victorian Artists’ Society and The Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors. Her work is represented in private collections in Australia and overseas. Corporate collections include the offices of B Stensholt,ex MP for Burwood (Victoria) Kaytee Engineering, South Melbourne and Worrells Motors. Contact 0419 872 475

 Awards Malvern Artists’ Society

H/C Figure/Portrait-Spring 2017

Best Figure/Portrait- Spring 2016

H/C Watercolour – Autumn 2013

H/C Best portrait – Spring 2011

Best pastel – Autumn 2011

H/C Italian Exhibition 2008

Bendigo Bank Acquisitive Award ‘ My Melbourne’ – Spring 2008

Best Pastel – Autumn 2007

Best Watercolour – Autumn 2007

Best Watercolour – Autumn 2004

Best Painting in Show – Autumn 2004

Worrells Motors Acquisitive Award – Spring 2003

Best Pastel – Autumn 2003

Best Watercolour – Spring 2002

Best Watercolour – Autumn 2002

H/ C Watercolour – Spring 2001

H/C Watercolour – Autumn 2001

Best Watercolour – Spring 2000

H/C Watercolour – Autumn 2000

Other Awards

Amaroo Art Show 2015-Highly Commended

Royal Melbourne Show 2013- 1st Mixed Media

Royal Melbourne Show 2013- Special Prize Mixed Media

Royal Melbourne Show 2012- 2nd Pastel

Royal Melbourne Show 2011- 3rd.Watercolour

Royal Melbourne Show 2011 – H/C Watercolour

Royal Melbourne Show 2009 – H/C Watercolour.

Royal Melbourne Show 2006 – Best entry depicting Australian history

Royal Melbourne Show 2006 – Best Watercolour

Victor Harbor Rotary Art Show 2005 – Best any medium under $1,000

Royal Melbourne Show 2004 – Highly Commended

Bayside Art Show 2004 – Highly Commended

Leongatha Rotary Art Show 2004 – Highly Commended

Korumburra Rotary Art Exhibition 2002 – Highly Commended

Amaroo Art Show 2002 – Best Painting