has been making and exhibiting sculpture for several decades inside and outside the Yorkshire region where she was born.
She studied Art and Design at Ripon and York St. John, Bretton Hall, Wakefield, and at Leeds University where she attained an M.A. in the History and Theory of Sculpture Studies under the tutorship of Ben Read.
Linda also worked with Peter Hibbard for a number of years after his time spent working as an assistant to Henry Moore. She is a founder member of Yorkshire Sculptors Group which was set up in 1985.
She has worked on corporate and private commissions and her work is held in private collections all over the world.


Yorkshire Sculptors Group –  www.yorkshiresculptorsgroup.org

List of Exhibitions

2022Raw Edge, Sunny Bank Mills, Farsley, Leeds.
2021Invasive Species: Shaping The Landscape, Wentworth Castle Gardens.
2021Passages. The Old Parcel Office, Scarborough.
2020Invasive Species, Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate.
2019Breaking Ground, Patchings Art Centre,Nottingham.
2018Connexions, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax.
2017Separation, Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax.
2017Dye House Gallery, Bradford.
2016Beverley Minster.
2015Burnby Hall Gardens.
2014Scarborough Art Gallery. 'Lines of Conflict'
2013Brimham Rocks. 'Rock Solid' (Solo sculpture exhibition) funded by the Arts Council.
2011Inner Tendrils, Ripon Cathedral . (Solo sculpture exhibition) funded by the Arts Council.
2011Inner Tendrils, Durham Cathedral. (Solo sculpture exhibition) funded by the Arts Council.
2009Chelsea Gallery, London. June 2009
2009Trinity Church. Leeds. October.
2008Durham Cathedral .
2007The Human Imprint, Ripon Cathedral. (Solo sculpture exhibition funded by the Arts Council)
2006Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington.
2006Wakefield Art Gallery.
2005Within The Sublime, York Minster.
2004Bowes Museum.
2004Holy Rood House, Thirsk.
2003Beverley Art Gallery.
2003Bradford Art & Craft Gallery.
2003Ripon Cathedral.
2002Parceval Hall.
2002Harlow Carr Gardens.
2001Please Touch. Beverley Art Gallery.
2000Critical Mass. St. Martin’s on the Hill, Scarborough.
1998Old School Arts Workshop.
1996Mass Appeal. Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate.
1996Grass Roots. Harlow Carr Gardens.
1996Carved & Cast. York City Art Gallery.
1995Shapes in the Past. English Heritage sites throughout North Yorkshire.
1995Sewerby Hall, Bridlington.
1994-95Swaledale Festival.
1993Swaledale Festival.
1993Heads & Tails. Design Innovation Centre.
1994In a Green Shade. Mount Grace Priory.
1992Off the Wall. Dean Clough Contemporary Art Gallery.
1991Scarborough Artists Biennale. Selected by Austin Wright.
1991Sculpture at Rievaulx.
1989Bankfield Museum. Halifax.
1988Harlow Carr Gardens.
1987Sculpture in Scarborough
1987Sculpture in the Garden. York Museum Gardens.
1987Small Sculptures and Drawings. Eastthorpe Gallery, Mirfield.
1987Recent Sculptures. Huddersfield Art Gallery.
1986Whitby Arts in Hospitals Scheme.
1986Leeds Polytechnic Art Gallery.
1985Harlow Carr Gardens.
Linda Thompson B.A, P.G.C.E, M.A.