Linda was born in Tucson, Arizona, but at age 5 moved to California. A passion for drawing and painting began in early childhood and continues to this day. The love of horses and the California landscape is evident in the subject of many paintings and drawings. Linda works in oil, pastel and pencil.
She has studied under such noted artists as Richard McKinley, Albert Handell, Glenna Hartmann and Kim Lordier. She was accepted for apprenticeship with internationally acclaimed muralist John Pugh.
Linda is an award winning Distinquished Pastelist member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast, a Signature member of the Pastel Society of America, an Artist Member of the California Art Club, Master Circle Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies, Signature Member with American Women Artists, an OAK Group member, Women Artists of the West. She is also a member of the Santa Barbara Art Association and SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment). Her paintings are held in collections across the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. She has been an invited artist participating in Quick Draw Festivals and Street Painting Festivals in Los Olivos, San Rafael, Santa Barbara and San Diego.