Linda Kemp is internationally recognized for her unique contemporary style and innovative use of negative painting. She is the author of Watercolor Painting Outside the Lines - A Positive Approach to Negative Painting (North Light pub.) and Simplifying Design and Color for Artists - Positive Results Using Negative Painting Techniques and 7 instructional DVDs. Her paintings and articles have been featured in numerous instructional books and publications - American Artist Magazine, Watercolor Artist, Watercolor Magic, Acrylic Artist, Palette Magazine, International Artist and Pratique des Arts. Kemp is a Life member of The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, The Ontario Society of Artists and The Society of Canadian Artists. Her award winning paintings are in private, public, and corporate collections around the world, including The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle, U.K. and the private collection of HRH The Prince of Wales. Linda instructs and lectures at national symposiums and workshops throughout Canada, The United States, France and The United Kingdom. She was the recipient of the 2005 Woman of Distinction Award for Arts and Culture and in 2008 received the AJ Casson Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Watercolour, the top award for The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour National Juried Exhibition. Linda is an enthusiastic teacher who truly cares about the sharing of knowledge with her students.