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Artist Linda Barretta


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Biography


Linda Barretta is a Sonoma County based artist living and working in her native town of Healdsburg California, where she creates vibrant oil paintings that pay homage to the picturesque landscapes that are brought to life with lively colors and textured compositions.
Barretta's long professional carrier was inspired by the many teachers and mentors that have guided her through the early years of work. Alongside of these influential groups of artists and workshops, her art education has been self directed. Her paintings today are the result of many hours in the field painting from life, after being introduced to the plein air colorist tradition. 
Barretta's paintings are  on display at Upstairs Gallery in Healdsburg, California and and also shown at Linda Barretta Studio and Gallery.
 
 
2019.                    Featured Artist Small Works Show, Upstairs Art Gallery, Healdsburg, Calif
2019.                    Marin Open Studios,  Marin Art and Garden, Ross  Calif.
2019                    "A Sense of Place"  Healdsburg Museum, Healdsburg
2018                     Solo Exhibit  Sonoma Holistic Center, Sonoma
2014-16-17-18    Sonoma County Art Trails, Open Studio
2014-16-17-18    Member Show Sebastopol Center For the Arts
2018                     Paul Mahder Gallery, Healdsburg  Art Trails member show
2014-16 -18        My Daughter the Framer Gallery Art Trails member show
2017                     Healdsburg Center for the Arts Art Trails member show
2016                     Gallery One Petaluma Calif.
2016                     Mendocino Plein Air Competition__ First Place
2015                     Mendocino Plein Air Competition__Second Place
2014                     Mendocino Plein Air Competition__ Honorable Mention
2013                     Plein Air Painters, Group Show, Chateau St Jean Winery, Kenwood Calif.
2013                    Calistoga Plein Air Competition
2004                   'The Nature of Light'   Solo  Exhibit, Highland Art Center, Trinity County, Calif.
1993                   ' The Trinities'   Solo Exhibit, Highland Art Center, Trinity Center, Calif.
 
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