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Show Schedule


2024

January 31 -
February 3, 2024

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Music City Center
Nashville, TN
Booths 217 (4 booths)

Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

February 24 - 25, 2024

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Marriott Southern Hills
Tulsa, OK

Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

April 26 - June19, 2024

Wildlife Art of Linda Besse
Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-7373

www.louisagould.com/gallery

May 26 - June 11, 2024

ICELAND & NORWAY

Linda will be traveling back to Iceland
and then over to Svalbard and the
northern tip of Norway.

Puffins, Walrus
The trip will take her through the North Atlantic
in the spring and give her almost endless daylight

Summer 2024

Linda's new work:

SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION

Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-7373

www.louisagould.com/gallery

July 5 - 31, 2024

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
Best of America Small Works
International Exhibit 2024

Sugarman Peterson Gallery
130 W. Palace Ave. #A
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 820-0010

Accepted piece: Taking Wing

July 6 -
September 22, 2024

Coos Art Museum
30th Annual Maritime Art Exhibit
235 Anderson Ave.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
541.267.3901

Accepted piece:
Razor's Edge

www.coosart.org

July 25 -
August 16, 2024

Oil Painters of America
Juried Salon Show of
Traditional Oils

James R. Ross Fine Art
5627N. Illinois St
Indianapolis, IN 46208
https://jamesrrossfineart.com

Accepted piece:
Cold Never Bothered Me

September 1 -
November 30, 2024

Society of Animal Artists
64th Annual Exhibition

Sioux City Public Museum
Sioux City, IA
www.siouxcitymuseum.org

Accepted piece: Water's Edge

September 19 - 22, 2024

Artists for Conservation Exhibit and Festival
VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Accepted piece:
On Target

www.artistsforconservation.org

2023

February 22- 25, 2023

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Music City Center
Nashville, TN
Booths 545 (4 booths)

Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

February 22 -
April 8, 2023

Society of Animal Artists
Encounters with the Animal Kingdom
Janice Mason Art Museum
Cadiz, KY
http://jmam.org


Accepted piece:
Star Light, Star Bright

March 3 - 5, 2023

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Marriott Southern Hills
Tulsa, OK

Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

June 2 - 11, 2023

ALASKA


Photographing Marine Mammals, Birds,

& Glaciers

Summer 2023

Linda's new work:

SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION

Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-7373

www.louisagould.com/gallery

August 3 - 31, 2023

Oil Painters of America 2023 Masters Show

Illume Gallery
130 E. Broadway
Phillipsburg MT

Accepted piece:
Blue on Blue
Linda plans to attend the opening weekend

www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

August 6 - 12, 2023

Vancouver Island, B.C.

Sea birds & Sea Mammals reference
(+ a bit of fishing)

August 11 -
September 10, 2023

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
Best of America 2023

Principle Gallery
208 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 739-9326

Accepted piece:
Shiras' Suitor

August 12 -
October 28, 2023

Society of Animal Artists
63rd Annual Exhibition

Stifel Fine Art Center
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV
304-242-7700

Accepted piece: Spooked

September 21 - 24, 2023

Artists for Conservation Exhibit and Festival
VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Accepted piece:
Morning on the Marsh

www.artistsforconservation.org

November 9 - 24, 2023

95th Grand National Exhibition
American Artist Professional League
Salmagundi Club
N.Y., N.Y.

www.aaplinc.org  

2022

January 19 - 22, 2022

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL 50th Celebration
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Booths 2235 (4 booths)
Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

February 5 - May 5, 2022

Society of Animal Artists
Art That Matters to the Planet Tour

The Sternberg Museum of Natural History
3000 Sternberg Dr.
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 6284286

Accepted piece:
Ocean Feast

February 25 - 27, 2022

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Marriott Southern Hills
Tulsa, OK

Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

April 30 - June 20, 2022

Wildlife Art of Linda Besse
Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-7373

Meet & Greet with Linda @ the gallery
June 9, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
June 12, 12:30 - 3 pm

www.louisagould.com/gallery

May 3 - June 26, 2022

Society of Animal Artists
Presenting the Animals of North America

Customs House Museum & Cultural Center
Clarksville, TN

https://customshousemuseum.org

Accepted piece:
Sandhill Spring Migration

June 3 - August 27, 2022

Oil Painters of America
31st Annual National Juried Exhibition
of Traditional Oils

Steamboat Art Museum
807 Lincoln Ave
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
970-870-1755
Accepted piece:
Stealth - Amur Tiger

www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

June 10 - July 24, 2022

International Guild of Realism
16th Annual Juried Exhibition
McBride Gallery
215 Main St.
Annapolis, MD

(410) 267-7077

Accepted piece:
Spooked

www.realismguild.com

Summer, 2022

Linda's new work:

SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION

Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-7373

www.louisagould.com/gallery

July 9 -
September 24, 2022

Coos Art Museum
28th Annual Maritime Art Exhibit
235 Anderson Ave.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
541.267.3901

Accepted pieces:
Dry Docked
One Good Tern Deserves Another

www.coosart.org

Sept. 24 - January 1, 2023

Society of Animal Artists
62nd Annual Exhibition

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Redding, CA

www.turtlebay.org

Accepted piece:
Razor's Edge

Linda scheduled to be there for
Opening Weekend events Oct 7 & 8

November 10 - 13, 2022

Preview Night Nov. 10

Waterfowl Festival
50th Anniversary
Easton, Maryland
www.waterfowlfestival.org

Linda scheduled to attend

2021

February 18 -
April 17, 2021

Richeson Art Gallery Small Works 2021
557 Marcella St.,
Kimberly, WI 54136-0160
Phone: 920.560.3777

Finalist: Mighty One

March 20 -
May 20, 2021

International Guild of Realism
Spring Salon Show 2021

Accepted piece:
Stealth - Amur Tiger

www.realismguild.com/2021SpringSalon

April 9 -
May 16, 2021

Oil Painters of America
30th Annual National Juried Exhibition
of Traditional Oils
California Center for the Arts,
Escondido Museum
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025
760-839-4138
Accepted piece:
Ice Bear

www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

May 7 - June 1, 2021

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
Best of America Small Works 2021

Principle Gallery
125 Meeting Street
Charleston, S.C. 29401
(843) 727-4500

Accepted piece:
Old Glory

www.noaps.org/2021-boa-small

June 10 -
August 7, 2021

Oil Painters of America Salon Show

Quinlan Visual Arts Center

514 Green St., NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-2575


Accepted piece:
Sandhill Spring Migration

July 1 -
September 1, 2021

Linda's new work:
SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION

Icons of Summer Show
Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
(508) 693-7373

First Friday Open House
August 6, 4 - 7 pm
Linda will be in attendance

www.louisagould.com/gallery

August 20 - 21, 2021
Painting available for viewing at the Museum Summer 2021

CM RUSSELL AUCTION
C.M. Russell Museum
400 13th St. N.
Great Falls, MT 59401
406-727-8787
contact@cmrussell.org

Auction painting: Wild Mustang
Saturday Night Auction, August 21
www.cmrussell.org

Linda scheduled to attend

August 22 -
October 25, 2021

Society of Animal Artists
Art That Matters to the Planet

Roger Tory Peterson Institute

311 Curtis St.
Jamestown, N.Y. 14701
(716) 665-2473

Accepted piece:
Ocean Feast

September 10 -
October 9, 2021

National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society
Best of America 2020
Dana Gallery
Missoula, MT.
https://danagallery.com
(406) 721-3154-0460
Accepted piece:
Feast

www.noaps.org

September 23 - 26, 2021

Artists for Conservation Exhibit and Festival
VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Accepted piece:
Razor's Edge

www.artistsforconservation.org

November 12 - 14, 2021

Waterfowl Festival

50th Anniversary
Easton, Maryland
www.waterfowlfestival.org

Linda scheduled to attend
 

November 20 -
January 16, 2022

Society of Animal Artists
Art That Matters to the Planet Tour

Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
705 Kinderkamack Rd.

Oradell, NJ 07649
(201) 261-0012

Accepted piece:
Ocean Feast

2020

February 5 - 8, 2020

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Reno Nevada Convention Center
Booths 535 (4 booths)
Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

March 6 - 8, 2020
Encore Artist:
LINDA BESSE

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Stoney Creek Hotel
200 W. Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
(918) 416-8100
Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

 March 24 - May 15, 2020

American Academy of Equine Artists
Juried Exhibition
www.aaea.net/aaeas-current-exhibitions

Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken, S.C.
Virtual Tour:
aikencenterforthearts.org

Linda's accepted paintings:
Range Runners & West Wind
Range Runners won the Jean Bowman Award

July 3 - Summer 2020

Linda's new work:
SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION
Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
(508) 693-7373
www.louisagould.com/gallery

August 13 -
October 3, 2020

Oil Painters of America
2020 Virtual Salon Show

Accepted piece:
Razor's Edge

2020 Salon Show

October 1 - 4, 2020

Artists for Conservation Exhibit and Festival
VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Accepted pieces:
Whaling Remnants
Stealth - Amur Tiger

www.artistsforconservation.org

October 2 - 31, 2020

International Guild of Realism
15th Annual Juried Exhibition
Principle Gallery
125 Meeting Street
Charleston, S.C. 29401

(843) 727-4500

Accepted piece:
Ice Bear

www.realismguild.com

November 2 - 29, 2020

National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society
Best of America 2020
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art
St. Augustine, FL
https://www.cutterandcutter.com/
(904) 810-0460

Accepted piece:
Light and Shadow

www.noaps.org

2019

January 9 - 12, 2019

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Reno Nevada Convention Center
Booths 567 (4 booths)
Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

March 1 - 3, 2019
Featured Artist:
LINDA BESSE

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Renaissance Hotel
6808 S. 107th East Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 296-4278
Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

March 1 - 31, 2019

Virtuosos of Oil Painters of America
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art
25 King St,
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904)-810-0460
Accepted piece: One Good Tern Deserves Another
www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

November 1 - 30, 2019

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show
SORREL SKY GALLERY
125 W. Palace Ave.
Santa Fe, NM
505.501.6555
Accepted piece: Stealth - Amur Tiger

www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

November 23, 2019 -
January 11, 2020

50th ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY ART
SHOW & SALE
Mountain Oyster Club
6400 E. El Dorado Circle
Tucson, AZ 85715
www.mountainoysterclub.com
(520) 792-0319
Accepted pieces: Summer Gold, Fox Run

Linda will be attendance opening weekend

2018

January 31st -
February 3rd, 2018

Linda is SCI 2018
Artist of the Year!

SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL
Las Vegas Convention Center
(Note: new location in Las Vegas)
Las Vegas, NV
Booths 3076 (4 booths)
Linda will be in attendance
www.scifirstforhunters.org

February 23rd - 25th, 2018

NATUREWORKS WILDLIFE ART SHOW AND SALE
Renaissance Hotel
6808 S. 107th East Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74133
(918) 296-4278
Linda will be in attendance
www.natureworks.org

March 15th - 18th, 2018

CM RUSSELL AUCTION
Mansfield Convention Center
Great Falls, MT
Auction painting: Range Runners - Wild Horse Series
Saturday Night Auction, March 19th
www.cmrussell.org

May 23 - July 25, 2017
Reception:
Saturday, May 26, 5- 7 pm

Linda's new work:
SEA, SAND, & SHORE COLLECTION
Louisa Gould Gallery
54 Main St.
Vineyard Haven, MA. 02568
(508) 693-7373
www.louisagould.com/gallery
Linda will be in attendance at the Reception.

June 22-
September 1,2018

Oil Painters of America Salon Show
CROOKED TREE ARTS CENTER
322 6th St.,
Traverse City, MI 49684
231.941.9488
Accepted piece: Looking Over the Menu

www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

September 1 -
September 20th, 2018

RESEARCH
remote northern MANITOBA
Research on Snow Geese, Polar Bears,
Caribou & Wolves
www.webberslodges.com

September 7 -
October 6th, 2018

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show
MARY WILLIAMS FINE ARTS
5311 Western Ave #112
Boulder, CO
303.938.1588
Accepted piece: Breath of Fresh Air
Winner:
Animal Award of Excellence
www.oilpaintersofamerica.com

October 5 - 29th, 2018

13th Annual Exhibition
International Guild of Realism
SUGARMAN PETERSON GALLERY
130 West Palace Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505.982.0340
Accepted piece: Introduction to Fine Art
www.sugarmanpetersongallery.com
www.realismguild.com

October 26 - 28, 2018

LINDA BESSE WORKSHOP
Triple D Game Farm
Kalispell, Montana
Tucson, AZ 85715
(limited to 12 participants)

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