exhibitions

The Winter's Tale 2 8 x 8 | mixed media collage

The Winter's Tale 2
8 x 8 | mixed media collage

 

2017

"Sac Open Studios 2017" Preview Exhibition – Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA
"It Figures" – Group Show – Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA
Group Landscape Show – Vic's Cafe – Sacramento, CA
Solo Show – Café Dantorel – Sacramento, CA
Solo Show – Sacramento Natural Foods Coop – Sacramento, CA
Solo Show – Crepeville Davis – Davis, CA

2016

Two-Person Exhibition – Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA
“Holiday Pop-Up Celebration” group show – Sacramento, CA
"microARTcollection" – group show at DaDas Art Gallery Boutique, Sacramento, CA
"Sac Open Studios 2016" Preview Exhibition – Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA
Solo show – Café Dantorel, Sacramento, CA
Solo show – Ambrosia at 621, Sacramento, CA
"Bloomin' Spring" group show – E Street Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Solo Exhibition – Espresso Metro, Sacramento, CA
"30 Paintings in 30 Days" group show – Crepeville Davis, CA

2015

"Sac Open Studios" Preview Exhibition – Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento, CA
“Fine Feathers” Group Show – Gallery 625, Woodland, CA
“Cyanotype” Solo Show – Café Dantorel, Sacramento, CA
“Spokes: Celebrating the Bicycle” Group Show – Sparrow Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2014

“Holiday Open Studio Celebration” Two-Person Show – Sacramento & Davis, CA
Solo Exhibition – Café Dantorel, Sacramento, CA
“Awash” Group Watercolor Show – SMUD Gallery – Sacramento, CA

2013

Solo Exhibition – Crepeville, Davis, CA
"Capitol Artists Studio Tour" Show – Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
Solo Exhibition – Crepeville, Sacramento, CA
“Celebration of Watercolor 4” Group Show – Sierra 2 Center, Sacramento, CA

2012

Solo Exhibition – Espresso Metro, Sacramento, CA
“Art Farm” - YoloArts Art & Ag Group Show - Gallery 625, Woodland, CA
"Capitol Artists Studio Tour" Show – Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
“Friend of a Friend” Two-Person Show – Cobalt Salon and Gallery, Davis, CA
“Maps and Mapping” Group Show – Tangent Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2010

“Permission” MA Thesis Exhibition – The Urban Hive, Sacramento, CA
“Celebration of Watercolor 3” Group Show – Natomas Community Center,
Sacramento, CA

2009

“Go With the Flow” Group Show – Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Sacramento, CA

2008

“Celebration of Watercolor 2” Group Show – Natomas Community Center, Sacramento, CA

2007

“Celebration of Watercolor” Group Show – Natomas Community Center, Sacramento, CA

education

2010

Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Arts in Education
California State University, Sacramento

1998

Single Subject Clear Credential in Art with CLAD Certificate
Multiple Subject K-12 Clear Credential with CLAD Certificate
National University, Sacramento, CA
Recipient of Leadership Scholarship

1983

Graduate Coursework in Graphic Design and Communication
California State University, Chico

1979

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, emphasis in drawing and painting
California State University, Chico
Graduated with Distinction

EXPERIENCE

Artist

2007-Present
• Created, exhibited, and marketed personal creative work.
• Designed and maintained website for art business: www.lindaclarkjohnson.com
• Participating member of local plein air painting groups.
• Coordinated “Celebration of Watercolor” shows for group of Sacramento painters.
• Interests include iPhonography and cyanotype photo process.
• Taught art classes for adults and children in the Sacramento area.

Art Teacher

Backyard Art Academy, Sacramento, CA
2001 - 2009
• Team-taught an engaging, high-energy summer art program for students ages 5-16.
• Planned art lessons and designed projects for weekly thematic art camp sessions.
• Successfully planned and exhibited student artwork in a end-of-the-summer show.

Teacher

Leonardo da Vinci eK-8 School, 3rd Grade
1998-2015 Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento, CA
• Taught all subjects with an emphasis on Integrated Thematic Instruction through the arts and sciences.
• Collaborated closely with grade-level team to plan instruction each week.
• Designed curricula integrating art experiences to support learning in core subjects.
• Represented SCUSD as part of a district team at CORE Arts Institute training. Designed Common Core performance tasks to integrate the arts into Math and ELA.
• Led “SLATE” Arts Exchange program, a multi-age, multi-discipline arts program for primary students, including scheduling and managing an annual budget.
• Represented school site as SCUSD VAPA committee member, 2009.
• Participated in SCUSD Common Core ELA Leadership Cadre for 3 years.
• Served on Principal’s Leadership Team for 8 years.
• Coordinated and taught GATE after-school enrichment program for 14 years.
• Created an after-school Book Club to tutor 3rd grade students in reading. Mentored high school students to lead book groups for their senior project.
• Participated in VITA Academy’s “Link Up” music program. Working with a teaching artist, students learned to play recorder and performed in a community concert.
• Collaborated with special education teacher and visiting teaching artists to create artwork, or a musical or dance performance, through Very Special Arts of California.

Alice Birney Elementary School, 2nd Grade
1998 - 1999 Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento, CA
• Taught an ethnically diverse group of students speaking six languages. Students achieved significant academic growth and positive self-esteem.
• Collaborated with grade level team to design lessons to extend and enrich the core curriculum.

Phoebe Hearst Elementary School, 6th Grade & 3rd Grade GATE class
1998 Sacramento City Unified School District, Sacramento, CA
• Gained experience in all the responsibilities of the classroom teacher as a student teacher in regular education and gifted classrooms.

Graphic Designer/Project Manager/ILLUsTRATOR

1990-1998 Marketing by Design, Sacramento, CA
• Conceptualized, designed, illustrated, and coordinated production of marketing materials for annual campaign to recognize volunteers.
• Communicated effectively with clients, suppliers, printers, and photographers to produce numerous printed materials on time and within budget.

 

published work

"Harmony" – commissioned piece for Pops in the Park concert series, City of Sacramento, 2016

“Half Dome in Blue” watercolor – Royal Robbins Company, illustration for product tags, 2015

“Summer Tanager” mixed-media collage – Inside the City, Cover, January 2013

“The Eternal Optimist” watercolor – Inside the City, Cover, September 2012

 

collections

Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center Behavioral Health, Roseville, CA

Office of City Council Member Jeff Harris, City Hall, Sacramento, CA