Linda Montgomery, French born is a respected Canadian artist, illustrator, and educator whose award-winning pastel drawings and paintings have been admired and collected in numerous major corporate and private collections worldwide. Linda’s images, have been exhibited and published internationally in over 30 magazines, such as Good Housekeeping, New York Times, Homemakers, Chicago Tribune, Harrowsmith. Also her client list includes illustrating stories for over 20 book publishers, such as Hay House, MacMillian, Golden Books/St.Martins Press, Doubleday, Random House, Workman Publishing. Linda also has serviced over 40 corporations, such as the artwork for the Aga Khan Foundation posters for 10 years for their annual Partnership walk. Linda and her artwork are featured on the foundations video “ A Global Journey” and all the original artworks are in the permanent collection of the Aga Khan Foundation in Ottawa. Her major collections & clients include, Liptons/Unilever, Onex Corporation, Aveda/Collega Corp, Milk Marketing Board, Psizer Pharmaceuticals & Kraft.
Linda’s designs, have also been translated into dishware for Costco, USA, textile design for Hamill Textiles and rug designs for Multi & Elte Carpets.
In addition, Linda has served as a juror for Studio Magazine and the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communication (CAPIC). Through CAPIC she volunteered with Programing, Business Practises, and was VP of the Toronto Chapter on the Board of Directors.
Linda has supported numerous humanitarian and philanthropic causes, through charitable contributions, her artwork has been selected for many foundations and organizations, notably, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Bread & Roses Cultural Projects for Social Justice, Humewood House, Children’s Wish Foundation, Earth Day Canada, World Literacy, Canada Trust Community Partnerships, Farm Sanctuary & Bailey House for Aids in New York.
Acriform Engineering Inc. Aga Khan Foundation Air Canada Alzeimer’s Association Art Gallery of Ontario Astra Pharma Inc. AT & T Corporation Aveda/Collega Corporation Bert Manion Interiors Bonnie Stern School Boston Globe Mag Butterfield & Robinson Canada Life Insurance Canadian Anaesthetist Society Canavision Film & Video Chicago Tribune Conklin Shows Cosco USA Dairy Farmers of Canada Douglas & McIntyre Elizabeth Arden Foote, Cone & Belding Harrowsmith Hay House Publishing Hermann Hospital Magazine Homemakers Magazine House & Home Magazine Imperial Oil Review In the Hills Magazine Indigo Books Kimberly Clark Lamb’s Rum Company Laura Secord Legalware Inc. Liptons/Unilever Liquor Control Board Maxwell House/Kraft McDougal Littell Milk Marketing Board New York Times Northern Telecom Onex Corporation Ortho Pharmaceuticals Pierre Belvedere Inc. Random House Real Music SC Johnston & Son Second Story Press Softquad Corporation Solitudes Ltd. Sunkist Growers Inc. Wise Women Corporation Workman Publishing Your Money Magazine
Feddev Research Grant Ontario Arts Council Grant – Access and Career Development towards Mentorship Communication Arts Illustration Annual The Advertising & Design Club of Canada The New York Society of Illustrators The New York Art Directors Club The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles Art Direction Magazine Creativity Awards Studio Magazine CAPIC Awards Toronto Art Directors Club Laidlaw Foundation Grant Toronto Arts Council Grant Loomis & Toles Scholarship CMA Visual Arts Scholarship