“I think this piece is a strong example of my portrait painting. The young man looks strong, physically present, yet vulnerable. He is not afraid to show us his strengths and weaknesses. He is fully human. Just like me. Just like you.”

Linda is a full-time artist, painting both en plein air and in her studio in Alexandria, Virginia. Although her primary medium is oil, she explores other painting media including watercolor and encaustics, or hot wax painting. She shows extensively in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and is represented in many private collections, as well as in the permanent collection of the Museum of Encaustic Art in Santa Fe.

Linda earned a BFA from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MFA from George Washington University. She also studied at the University of Vienna in Austria.