Linda Hartong, Leawood Member Since December 2007 Artist Statement For seven years, I designed gardens using my camera to show my clients what their gardens would look like. During this process, I fell in love with the camera as a way to show my interpretation of the natural world. Now , retired from design, I can not put the camera down. It records my most precious moments and beauty that continually amazes me. It has become the way I share my world view.