Each spring the American Art Awards board selects their 25 Best Galleries and Museums in America, choosing only one museum or gallery per state per year. Selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online buzz, location, size, socially relevant exhibits, motivational and educational programs, represented artists as well as artist, client and visitor references.
Linda S. Southam’s background includes study at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University in painting. Prior to opening her own art gallery, she apprenticed at a local art gallery for eight years.
In 1982, Linda S. Southam opened Southam Gallery and has steadily developed discerning clientele of collectors for primarily Utah artists, both living and deceased, including A.D. Shaw, Richard Boyer, Kimbal Warren, Karl Thomas, Dan Graziano, Scott Brough, Glen Edwards, Barbara Edwards, Josh Claire, Brad Teare, Jerry Hancock, Ken Baxter, Steve McGinty, Donald Allan, Graydon Foulger, Diane Turner and Anne Marie Oborn.
Daughter Kimberly Southam has a degree in art history from the University of Utah. She also studied at the Universite de Neuchatel, Switzerland and traveled throughout Europe with courses at major museums. Ms. Southam has experience as a Corporate Art Curator/Consultant in Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, Montana, and California.
Linda and Kimberly work to provide excellent service and artwork for the beginning and seasoned art collector.
Southam Gallery / 152 S. Main St. / Salt Lake City / Utah / 84101/ 801-322-0376
www.AmericanArtAwards.com annually awards 25 museums and galleries in spring, and with their critique in autumn, awards 300 artists (painters, photographers, sculptors and digital artists).
ALL 25 BEST GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS HERE: https://www.americanartawards.com/2019-best-american-galleries-and-museums/