Libby studied Art at the Univ. of Mary Washington. She has done graduate work at the Univ. of Southern Calif. And the Univ. of Virginia.
She has received numerous awards and commissions, and her paintings are in many private Collections in this country and abroad. Libby is a member of Vienna Art society, McLean Art, and Washington Society of painters, sculptors and engravers. Her work is exhibited with McLean Art, Vienna Art, miniature exhibitions throughout the u.s.
Her seascapes are seen on the Outer banks in Seaside Gallery, Seaworthy Gallery and Sandy Bay gallery. "Paint what you know" has been Libby Eckert's creative rule. Libby, a native Virginian from the Shenandoah Valley has had a life long love of painting. Her paintings and miniatures reflect. An infallible eye for the details of the Virginia countryside. A frequent visitor and part time resident of the Outer Banks, she also captures the many moods of the sea and sky in paintings.