Linda was born in Oklahoma, but, when still an infant, moved with her parents to Washington, DC. There she developed her love of art, surrounded by the rich collections of the National Gallery, the Corcoran and the Phillips Museum.
Linda earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master of Fine Arts from George Washington University. She also studied at the University of Vienna in Vienna, Austria.
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. 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.