Linda Fitzgerald born in the Hudson Valley area in New York State, has been a Fort Collins resident since 1988. Before settling in Colorado, Linda’s path took her to the San Francisco Bay area and to Santa Fe NM where her passion for both Visual Art and Culinary Art began to blossom.
In San Francisco, Linda befriended nationally acclaimed sculptress, Ruth Cravath Wakefield and Fine Art Painter, Charles Farr, both of whom inspired and
influenced Linda on her creative journey.
In 1978, Linda moved to New Mexico. Where she had the honor of working as a ‘’Companion/Chef” for Georgia O’Keeffe, at Ms. O’Keeffe’s Abiquiu home. There where many conversations on the subject of creativity. Linda took to heart the advise Ms. O’Keeffe gave her…
‘paint the way you paint! Don’t allow others to tell you how your painting should look. Instructors want you to paint like them, but then it’s not Your work….it’s theirs’…
Awards and Exhibitions:
:‘ART IN PUBLIC PLACES’, Castle Rock Co. Reproduction and installation of “Spirit Buffalo” at the Phillip S. Miller Regional Park. Installation completed August 2018 :24th GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES NATIONAL ART SHOW
Aurora, CO. October 2018.
: ART SANTA FE 2019, International Art Show
:Blue Moose Gallery and Gifts, Fort Collins
:City of La Fayette, CO, Public Library, Group Exhibition January 2020
: R Gallery Boulder, CO Group Exhibition Sept-Oct 2019
:25th GATEWAY TO THE ROCKIES INT'L SHOW Aurora CO Oct 30-Dec 5 2019
:R Gallery, Boulder, CO Group Exhibition October-November 2019
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Feel free to send me a message. I am available for commissions as well as for shows. I always love to hear what viewers think of my work.As a Colorado Artist, and traveler, I'm influenced by the People, Places and Wildlife of this beautiful State and it's bordering States.