“Myakka State Park Waterway” (detail)
14 x 11 in.
About the artist:
Watch a quick video about artist Linda Richichi by clicking here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kkZ5mhnInE
Richichi has painted since the age of two. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from SUNY New Paltz and a scholarship from the Pastel Society of America to attend the Art Students League in New York City in 1999.
Linda studied with John Phillip Osborne, Andrew Lattimore and many more modern masters. Linda Richichi was voted the National Best Intuitive Artist 2012 from About.com. She earned a Best of Show Awards, at the International Plein Air Painters (I.P.A.P.) Worldwide Paint Out at Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The award winning painting now hangs in the Ontario, Canada City Hall.
Her work was critiqued favorably and written up by art critic Raymond J. Steiner, ART TIMES in the June 2006 issue. She was invited numerous times to the Door County invitational paint out and participates in paint outs nationally. Richichi has exhibited extensively around North America including the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City with the Pastel Society of America. Her work is collected globally.
Major commissions include Mini Cooper Corp., Mercedes Benz Corp. and one of the many hospitals that collects her work, Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, NY, has commissioned her for an entire collection.
A recent exhibit called “Arboreal”, was held at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, FL featuring landscape paintings that highlighted her love of trees.
She teaches in Sarasota, FL, in Italy, and on cruises.
Gallery representation includes:
530 Burns Gallery in Sarasota, FL
Nikki Sedacca Gallery in Edgartown, MA.