Linda Lillegraven lives in Laramie, Wyoming. She won the Buffalo Bill Art Show’s William E. Weiss Purchase Award in 2003 and the Painting Award in both 2005 and 2008. She was the Arts for the Parks Grand Prize winner in 2000 and was an artist-in-residence at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in 2001. Her work was featured in Western Art Collector magazine in April, 2008. Her paintings are in the permanent collections of the University of Wyoming Art Museum, the Wyoming State Museum, the University of Nebraska, and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.