Education

BA (Art and Psychology)
Sonoma State University, California, 1968
Standard Life Teaching Credential
1968
Language Development Specialist
State Of California 1992

Art Related Employment

Art Instructor, (Fiber Arts, Calligraphy, Papermaking)
Santa Rosa Junior College, 1975-present
District Art Coordinator
Wright Elementary District, 1978-2004
Art Workshop Presenter
Sonoma County Office of Education, 1982-2005
Author, A Better Way
Addison Wesley, 1978

Art Education

San Jose State University
1963-1965
Sonoma State University
1965-1968
Santa Rosa Junior College
1967-1969
Fiberworks, Berkeley, CA
1974-1976
Mendocino Art Center
1982-1990
Visual Art Access
1990-1991

Studied With

  • Colleen Barry
  • Sylvia Seventy
  • Don Farnsworth
  • John Babcock
  • Bob Rhoades
  • Kerry Van Der Meer
  • Charles Hilger
  • Alan Shields
  • David Kimball

Represented By

  • Taos Blue Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
  • Casa de Artistas, Scottsdale, Arizona

Publications

  • Southwest Art Magazine, April 2008

Solo Shows

2013Artrails
Sonoma County, CA.
2011Artrails
Sonoma County, CA.
2009Maturango Museum
Ridgecrest, CA.
2008Linda Ortiz
Taos Blue Gallery. Taos, NM.
2007Earth Spirit
Commonweal Gallery. Bolinas, CA.
2006Anniversary Show
M. Gabriel Fine Art. Sonoma, CA.
2005Sonoma Stars.
Sonoma Art Guild. Sonoma, CA.
2003Art in the Wine Country.
Sonoma Arts Guild, Sonoma, CA.
2000Visions & Voices
Pacific Grove Art Center. Pacific Grove, CA.
1998Linda Ortiz
Truckee Meadows Community College. Reno, NV.
1996Ceremonial Objects
Maude Kerns Art Center. Lavelle, OR.
1995Its About Time
Quick Silver Mining CO. Sebastopol, CA.
1995Linda Ortiz
University Of Pacific. Stockton, CA.
1994Linda Ortiz
Moondance Gallery. Santa Fe, NM.
1994Plains to Pueblos II
Elle Lui Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA.
1993Plains to Pueblos.
Santa Rosa City Hall. Santa Rosa, CA.
1992Relic Series II
Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA.
1990Relic Series
Sierra Nevada College. Incline, NV.
1984Feathers and Fetishes
Mark West Winery. Forestville, CA

Group Shows

2015Museum of Sonoma County
Santa Rosa, CA.
2015Little by Little
Graton Gallery. Graton, CA.
2014Sculpture
Graton Gallery. Graton, CA.
2014Small Works
C14 Gallery. Sebastopol, CA.
2013Face to Face
Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA
2013Art From the Heart
Sonoma State University, Cotati, CA.
2012ARTSTART Artists
Santa Rosa, CA.
2011Fiber
Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA
2010Artrails
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Santa Rosa, CA.
2009Art from the Heart
Sonoma State University, CA.
2008Craft and Sculpture
Marin Society of Artists. Marin, CA.
2008Paper, Paper, Paper
Gualala Art Center. Gualala, CA.
2007Expressions in Handmade Paper II
Morris Graves Museum. Eureka, CA.
2006Inspired by Marin
Marin Community Foundation. Marin, CA.
2005Art from the Heart
Sonoma State University. Cotati, CA.
2004Explorations in Handmade Paper
Arts Council of Sonoma County. Santa Rosa, CA.
2004Expressions in Handmade Paper
Gualala Arts Center. Gualala, CA.
2003Attitude about Color
Gualala Art Center. Gualala, CA.
2003Icons, Totems and Fetishes
Quick Silver Mining Co. Forestville, CA.
2003Fortune
Sonoma County Arts Council. Santa Rosa, CA.
2001Face to Face
Friedman Art Center. Santa Rosa, CA.
2001The Laundry Show
SOFO2 Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA.
2000Artrails
Sonoma County Arts Council. Santa Rosa, CA.
1999The Spirit of Heritage
Sinclair College. Dayton, OH.
1999Art from the Heart.
Sonoma State University. Cotati, CA.
1997Pulp & Paper
University of Santa Clara. Santa Clara, CA.
1997Totems, Vessels and Relics
Little River Inn. Little River, CA.
1996100 Women 100 Works
Women's Art Foundation. Genesee Valley, IL.
1995The Art of Handmade Paper
Danville Fine Arts Gallery. Danville.
1995Southwest Artscapes
Artisimo Gallery. Scottsdale, AZ.
1995Kaleidoscope
Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County. Santa Rosa, CA.
1994Celebrating Ethnicity
Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA.
1994Metamorphosis
Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA.
1994Paper Trail West.
Snowmass Art Institute. Cashmere, WA.
1993Emerging Artists
Favell Museum. Klamath Falls, OR.
1993Festival Latino
Sonoma County Museum. Santa Rosa, CA.
1993Women
Shoe String Gallery. New York, NY.
1992Las Chicanas
San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA.
1992Fine American Crafts
California Museum of Art. Santa Rosa, CA.
1992Women's Vision
San Francisco Women's Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
1991Faux Primitive
Contra Costa College. San Pablo, CA.
1991Four Women
Grants Pass Museum of Art. Grants Pass, OR.
1990Small Works
California Museum of Art. Santa Rosa, CA.
1990Sculpture and Crafts
Marin Society of Artists. Ross, CA.
1989Southwest Art.
Cottonwood Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
1989Tavlos & Kit Carson.
Galisteo Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
1989Annual December Show
Berkeley Art Center. Berkeley, CA.
1988Contemporary Ethnic Art
Eyeball Gallery, New York, NY.
1984Educators in Art
Deloach Vineyards. Santa Rosa, CA.
1979Artrium
Sonoma County Arts Council. Santa Rosa, CA.
1978Artrium
Sonoma County Arts Council. Santa Rosa, CA.