Linette Childs

Linette Childs

Oil Painter




Linette started selling her original oil paintings at the early age of 14.

In 2000, Linette received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture & Design, from ‘Maryland Institute, College of Art’. Became Junior Architect at ‘Partridge Tackett Architects’, in 2000 and Assistant Designer for ‘St. Charles of New York’, in Manhattan. On September 11th, 2001, experienced severe tragedy, during the ‘World Trade Center’ event. Despite tragedy, Linette continued her career, became Junior Architect at Fenwick Associates, in Linwood, New Jersey and Project Architect for TJD Architects, of Bridgeton, New Jersey, in 2005.

Since 2006, Linette is the principle contemporary artist and owner of ‘Wills Creek Studios, Ltd.’, a fine arts company, specializing in classic techniques of oil painting.

In November 2014, Linette returned to her native state of Maryland, with over 60 new original oil paintings and has her first solo gallery show, titled “Esoteric Dreams” at the ‘Yellow Barn Gallery’, in Glen Echo, Maryland. In Spring and Summer of 2015, Linette, produced multiple original oil paintings, and at ‘Saltwater Cafe’, in Cape May, became one of the principle artists on location, for the Marina’s weekly event “Art & Carafes”, a wine tasting, live music, food and Fine Art venue, where she displayed her work to the public, and painted ‘en plein-air’.

In 2015, Linette showcased her original oil paintings at the Avalon Performing Arts Council, Annual Juried show at the Avalon Community Hall, in Avalon, New Jersey, where she was awarded the distinguished award of “Best of Show”, from amongst 50 supremely talented local artists, notably for recognition of her original oil painting titled “Muddy Boats”. Linette is member of the Cape May County Art League, and is represented by the prominent William Ris Gallery, of Stone Harbor, New Jersey.

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