Linda Bankerd holds a BFA from the college if mount Saint Vincent in New York City and an MAT from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She paints in acrylic, sometimes with the addition of collage. Bold vibrant color, strong composition and a painterly approach are characteristic in her work. Subject matter may include figures, still life or landscape. Her style could be described as representational abstract. Realism is neither desired nor preferred, but only suggested to varying degrees. She has been painting and showing in Virginia for many years where she has been a member of the Art League. She has recently joined Touchstone Gallery, having been a member at Gallery West in Alexandria since 2007.