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artist , illustrator

Linda Kathleen Crockett, artist, illustrator. Member National Museum Women in the Arts, Society Illustrators (Gold medals 1982, one-woman show 1983), New Organization Visual Arts, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Cleveland Museum Art, Butler Institute Art.

Background

Crockett, Linda Kathleen was born on June 14, 1948 in Slater, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Robert Roy and Karrie Mae (Cobb) Crockett.

Education

Student, Cleveland Institute Art, 1967. Studies with B. Fuchs, B. Peak & others, Illustrator's Workshop Studies, New York, 1978.

Career

Fashion designer, Cleveland, 1967-1969. Artist American Greetings, 1968-1971. Creative coordinator/stylist CPS Industries, Franklin, Tennessee, 1985-1987.

Illustrator/owner Crickett Studio, Euclid, Ohio, since 1971, Twelvetrees Studio, Euclid, since 1993. Costume designer Fine Arts Association Willoughby Theatre, 1999—2000. Instructor Cleveland Institute Art, 2001—2002.

Consultant in field; lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: antiques, vintage clothing collecting, doll collecting, piano, sewing, collecting Native American Indian artifacts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: Bologna Children's Book Fair Annals, 1979, 80, 81, Communications Arts Art Annual, 1982, World Wildlife Fund, Greenpeace, (children's picture book) See the Ocean, 1994, national magazines, motion picture posters, children's books, and many others. One person shows include Museum American Illustration, 1983, 97, Brigham City (Utah) Museum-Gallery, 1979, River St. Gallery, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 1983-1984-85. Exhibited in group shows Master Eagle Gallery, The Visual Club, New York City, 1995, 96.

      Traveling exhibition Global Focus: Women in Art and Culture, Beijing, 1995, Elite Gallery, Moscow, 1995. Represented in permanent collection at Society Illustrators, National Museum Women in the Arts.

Membership

Member National Museum Women in the Arts, Society Illustrators (Gold medals 1982, one-woman show 1983), New Organization Visual Arts, Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Cleveland Museum Art, Butler Institute Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: antiques, vintage clothing collecting, doll collecting, piano, sewing, collecting Native American Indian artifacts.

Connections

father:
Robert Roy Crockett

mother:
Karrie Mae (Cobb) Crockett