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is a British
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. She was born in Southend-on-Sea
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She studied at Winchester School of Art
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and the Royal College of Art
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, graduating in 1974. She still lives in London.
She is a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
Her work is based on narrative and mythological themes, with an autobiographical perspective.
Linda Sutton has won many prizes including:
- 1972 Royal College of Art (100 ft mural)
- 1979-1981 GLC
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Spirit of London, Royal Festival Hall
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- 1981 First prize, Contemporary Arts Society, RAC Club, London
- 1982 National Portrait Gallery, London
- 1987 Royal Academy
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Many of Linda's paintings are in art collections throughout the world. These include:
- Queen Fabiola of Belgium
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- Tate Gallery
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- Royal Academy of Arts
- Sainsbury Collection
- Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath
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- Ian & Cynthia Short Collection