Midwest Color 2008;  Padzieski Gallery, Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, Dearborn, Michigan;  September - November, 2008.
American Artist Drawing Magazine Cover Competition;  Finalist for "Whiskey Mountain Cowboy";  Summer, 2008.    
Michigan Colored Pencil 2008;  3rd Place for "Whiskey Mountain Cowboy";   Plymouth, Michigan;   April 2008.
Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center Juried State Competition;  Honorable Mention for "Canadian Cowboy";  Birmingham, Michigan;  March 2008.
CPSA 14th International Exhibition;  The Phoenix, Arizona District Chapter 212 Award for Excellence for "Whiskey Mountain Cowboy";  Albuquerque, New Mexico;  2006.
Exhibition History:
Michigan Colored Pencil 2008;  The Lotus Gallery, Plymouth, Michigan;  April 2008.
Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center Juried State Competition;  Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan;  March - April 2008.
Getting Real - A Realism Exhibit With Six Colored Pencil Artists;  Group Show with Barbara Goodsitt, Kathy Kelley, Patti Mitchell, Dee Overly, and Diana Soisson;  Mallet's Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan;  December 2007 - January 2008.
CPSA 15th International Exhibition;  The Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, Maryland;  July - August 2007.

Ella Sharp Museum Juried Statewide Competition;  Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, Michigan;  January - February 2007.
CPSA 14th International Exhibition;  Expo New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico;  July - August 2006.
"Area Colored Pencil Artists 'Getting Real' "; Review,  The Ann Arbor News; January 2008.
"Spreading the Word - Museum's Art Show Draws Wide Interest";  Review,  The Jackson Citizen Patriot;  January 2007.
Midwest Color 2008;  Honorable Mention for "Whiskey Mountain Cowboy";  Dearborn, Michigan;  September 2008.

Current / Upcoming
Exhibitions & News:
Colored Pencil Society of America 17th Annual International Exhibition;  Jacqueline C. Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, Georgia;  July - August 2009.
"Line by Line - Three Women Working in Colored Pencil";  an exhibit with Bonnie Auten and Dianna Wallace Soisson;  Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio;  September 2009.
Email:  lynda@lyndaschumacher.com
Phone:  (517) 392-7389
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Ann Arbor Women Artists Summer Juried Exhibit;  Riverside Art Center Gallery, Ypsilanti, Michigan;  June 2009.
Art Kudos International Exhibitiona juried online exhibition featuring 132 works by artists representing 15 countries;  August 2009 - July 2010.
"Colored Pencil Art Earns Exhibit";  Exhibition Preview, The Exponent;  September 9, 2009.
Lynda Schumacher
Colored Pencil and    Graphite Artist
Michigan Fine Arts Competition;  Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan;  April - May, 2010.
"Birds";  a group show at the Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio;  April - May 2010.
2010 Statewide Fine Arts Competition;  Ella Sharp Museum of Art and Natural History, Jackson, Michigan;  January - March 2010.
Michigan Colored Pencil 2010;  Award of Merit for "This Above All";  Plymouth, Michigan;  April, 2010.
CPSA 18th Annual International Exhibition;  The Art Museum of Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California;  July - August, 2010.
Michigan Colored Pencil 2010;  Lotus Gallery, Plymouth, Michigan;  April, 2010.
"Local Native Rises Up in World of Colored Pencil Art";  Feature Article, The Tecumseh Herald;  August 12, 2010.
"Colored Pencil Society of America: Signature Showcase";  a book featuring the drawings and artists' statements of 177 signature members of CPSA;  all artwork is colored pencil, and the volume includes insights into the inspirations and working processes of many of the artists;  available through http://www.cpsa.org .
Selected original works can often be seen at the Hudson Gallery, Sylvania, Ohio.
Colored Pencil Society of America 19th Annual International Exhibition;  Charles W. Eisemann Center, Richardson, Texas;  July, 2011.   

American Plains Artists Twenty-seventh Annual Juried Exhibit and Sale;  New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum,  Las Cruces, New Mexico;  September - October, 2011.
Michigan Colored Pencil;  Lotus Arts Gallery, Plymouth, Michigan;   September, 2011.
Michigan Colored Pencil 2011;  Best of Show for "The Hand of Man";  Plymouth, Michigan;  September, 2011.

Michigan Colored Pencil 2011;  Award of Merit for "Canadian Cowgirl";  Plymouth, Michigan;  September, 2011.
American Plains Artists 27th Annual Exhibit & Sale;  Artist's Retreat Award for "Dust and Thunder";  Las Cruces, New Mexico;  September, 2011.
Michigan Fine Arts Competition;  Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, Michigan;  April - May, 2012.
"CP Treasures: Colored Pencil Masterworks from Around the Globe"Edited by Ann Kullberg, this new publication features the selected colored pencil artwork of over 70 artists in 11 countries;  includes techniques and tips from each artist.
Colored Pencil Society of America 20th Annual International Exhibition;  The Carnegie, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington, Kentucky;  July 13 - August 30, 2012;  Opening Reception from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Saturday, August 4, 2012.
Art Renewal Center Salon;  Finalist in the animal category;  finalists and award winners can be viewed at http://www.artrenewal.org.
Strokes of Genius 5: The Best of Drawing Composition;  A collection of works from 93 artists, to be published by North Light Books in 2013.
Colored Pencil Society of America 20th International Exhibition;  Award of Excellence for "Dust and Thunder";  Covington, Kentucky, 2012.