Education:

2018: Studied with Tony Ryder Portrait Drawing and Figure Painting at BACAA
2018: Studied with Gundula Jacobs 3rd (Ecole Albert Defois France)
2018: Received Critique from Master Aritst Ted Seth Jacobs his home Studio Les Cerqueux Sous Passavant FR
2017: Studied with Tony Ryder Portriat Painting workshop at BACAA
2017: Studied with Gundula Jacobs 2nd year (Ecole Albert Defois France)
2017: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 7th year (Intensive Figure Drawing & Painting Ecole Albert Defois France)
2016: Studied with Tony Curanaj at BACAA
2016:Studied with Sean Cheetham at BACAA
2016:Studied with Gundula Jacobs 1st year (Ecole Albert Defois France)
2016: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 6th year (Intensive Figure Drawing & Painting Ecole Albert Defois France)
2016: Studied with Colleen Barry (Intensive Artistic Anatomy) Stanford University and BACAA
2015: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 5th year ( Intensive Portrait Drawing and Painting in France)
2014: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 4th year (Instensinve Figure Drawing in France)
2014: Studied with Michael Grimaldi and Dan Thompson (Intensive Artistic Anatomy) Stanford University
2013: Studied with Michael Grimaldi and Dan Thompson (Intensive Artistic Anatomy) Stanford University
2013: Studied with Stephen Early at BACAA
2013: Studied with Travis Schlaht at BACAA
2013: Studied with Patrick Connors at BACAA
2013: Studied with Stephen Perkins at BACAA
2013: Studied with Ted Minoff at BACAA
2013: Studied with Michael Grimaldi at BACAA
2013: Studied with Stephen Early at BACAA
2012:Studied with Ted Minoff at BACAA
2012:Studied with Michael Grimaldi x2 at BACAA
2012:Studied with Jon deMartin at BACAA
2012:Studied with Dan Thompson at BACAA 
2011: Attended workshop with David Kassan at BACAA
2011: Attended workshop with Carl Dobsky at BACAA
2011: Studied with Dan Thompson at BACAA
2011: Studied with Noah Buchanan at BACAA
2011: Studied with Michael Grimaldi at BACAA
2011: Studied with Jon deMartin at BACAA
2011: Studied with Juliette Aristides at BACAA
2010: Studied with Carl Dobsky at BACAA
2010: Studied with Dan Thompson at BACAA
2010: Studied with Michael Grimaldi at BACAA
2010: Studied with Douglas Flynt at BACAA
2010: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 3 Month Restructured Realism Program at BACAA
2009: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs 3 month portrait painting program at BACAA
2009: Studied with Jon deMartin at BACAA
2008: Studied with Michael Grimaldi at BACAA
2008: Studied with Dan Thompson at BACAA
2008: Studied with Jon deMartin at BACAA
2008: Studied with Juliette Aristides at BACAA
2008: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs a six week portrait drawing program at BACAA
2007: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs privately drawing and painting
2007: Studied with Ted Seth Jacobs a six week figure drawing program at BACAA
2007: Studied with Jon deMartin at a BACAA workshop
2007: Studied with Dan Thompson at a BACAA workshop
2007: Studied with Juliette Aristides at a BACAA workshop
2006: Studied with Michael Grimaldi at a BACAA workshop
1998-2006: Studied with Tony Ryder annual workshops
1995-1996: College of San Mateo
1970-1974: College of San Mateo

 

Exhibitions

2018: Assyrian American Association of San Jose CA.
2016: Santa Cruz Art League CA 
2015: An Intimate Look Peninsula Art Museum. CA
2014: Santa Cruz Art League, CA
2014: Haggin Museum Group Show, Stockton Ca
2014: Caldwell Gallery Redwood City, CA
2014: TRAC14: Exhibit Conference Ventura CA
2014: State Wide Compition finilist Triton Museum Santa Clara CA exibition December 13-February 14
2013: Salon Nuit San Francisco CA
2013: Caldwell Gallery Redwood City
2012: Portraits and Figures BACAA Gallery
2010: Sequoia hospital light for the World Art Covenant
2010: The Caldwell Gallery Rewood City, CA
2008: Art Soiree Group Show Atherton CA
2007: Burlingame Art Society
2007: Sola Show Palo Alto
2006: Portrait commision of Senior Pastor Dr. Leslie Holmes Permanent exhibition First Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA Historic Church.
2003: A Trio of art Hillsborough CA 
2001: San Mateo Carlyle Gallery Group Show
1979: Chicago City Hall One-Man Portrait Show
Commission paintings in private homes


Publications

2017: Artist Drawing Magazine featured a museum copy of my hand drawing
2016: Lessons in Classical Painting by Juliette Aristides, (Linda’s Portrait Painting of Matt)
2015: Art Renewal International Salon Cataloge
2015: Artist Drawing Magazine (Front Cover of the Issues)
2011: American Artist Nov Issue featured in feature article, 10 Best Art schools
2011: American Artist Workshop Issue two Articles, published painting of Melissa and museum sketch 
2010: American Art Collector Dec Figure Issue
2010: American Art Collector Aug Portrait Issue 
2008: Self Portrait published Portrait Society of America Art of the Portrait
2007: Drawing of JR published in Portrait Society of America Art of the Portrait
2007: Drawings by Linda 12 page feature article published in American Artist Magazine
2006: Drawing of Walter, published in Portrait Society of America “Art of the Portrait”
1986: Drawing, published in Rolm Corporate Magazine
1978: Drawings of Battle Star Gallactica, published in Battle Star Gallactica EZene
1968: Epsom Grammar School Auckland New Zealand year book


Awards, Honors, and Additional Experience
2017: Honarable Mention Santa Cruz Art Association
2016: Finilist ARC Salon International Compitition
2015: Finalist ARC International Competition
2014: Accepted at Triton Museum Statewid Compitition
2014: Finalist ARC Intenrnational Competition 
2013: Accepted at Triton Museum Statewide Competition 
2013:Winner “Women’s View – 2012,” the 8th Annual San Mateo County Women’s Art Show
2013:Finalist Figurative ARC 2012 Competition
2012: Finalist Portrait ARC 2012 competition
2007: Judge, Burlingame Art Society, 25-artist competition
2007: 2nd place winner at Sola show Palo Alto CA
2006-Present: Founder of Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier
2001-2005: Founder of Bay Area Classical Artist Guild
1999-2001: Executive Director of Art Renewal Organization (ARC)
1994: Assistant Campaign Manager and Scheduler Congressional Candidate
1992-1993: Assistant Executive Director of Political Party
1980-1986: Database Manager, Company Records/ Directories, Rolm Corporation


Teaching
2005-Present: Principal Instructor BACAA Daytime Classes.
Winter Spring 2013-2016: Teaching BACAA Classes at BACAA & First and Second Year Med Students at Stanford
Spring 2013-2017: Instructor taught a full class at BACAA, her students were first year med students from a prestigous medical universtity. The course was Drawing the figure with Emphasis on Structure.
2005-2013: Instructor At Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier and teaches privately