Linnie Aikens Arts and Letters

Curriculum Vitae

All in Santa Barbara, California, unless otherwise notated

 

Exhibitions

•  March 1975-1978 — Annual Juried Show: John Marshall High School, Los Angeles, CA

•  May 1978 — Juried Show: Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

•  1991 - 2008 — Annual showing of 1-2 pieces in Westmont Art Gallery

•   April 1991 - 2013 — Annual showing of artwork in Santa Barbara Fair & Expo

        (numerous 1st & 2nd place awards)

•  May 1995 — 2013 Annual iMadonnari Street Painting at Santa Barbara Mission

•  April 2015 — Fringe Theater Festival Gallery Show

•  May 2015 — 5 x 5 Exhibit (3 pieces) at Ridley Tree-Westmont Art Gallery

•  Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016 — Solo Show of 18 pieces:  Java Station, Goleta, CA

•  April 2016 — Juried Show, First Place: Casa Gallery

•  July 2016 — Solo Show of 12 pieces: Steve's Patio Cafe

•  June 2017 — Juried Show: Casa Gallery

 

Projects & Publications

•  March 1978 — 1 Illustration for The Fairy Ring-A Scottish Book of Folktales, Hollywood, CA

•  April 1978 — Designed/Painted Murals for Los Feliz School Library, Los Angeles, CA

•  April 1979 — Designed/Painted Set for Spring Sing Skit at the Santa Barbara County Bowl

•  April 1980 — Designed/Painted Set for Spring Sing Skit at the Santa Barbara County Bowl

•  April 1980 — 1 Illustration for The Phoenix Literary Magazine, Montecito, CA

•  August 1981 — 16 Illustrations for Westmont College Student Handbook, Montecito, CA

•  April 1981 — Designed/Painted Set for Spring Sing Skit at the Santa Barbara County Bowl

• 1982-1988 — Designed numerous wedding invitations, business cards, flyers, posters for Santa Barbara residents, companies and events

•  Spring 1984 — 4 Murals for the Creekside Inn, Carpinteria, CA

•  Spring 2003 — 14 Illustrations for Book of Peter Study Guide, Santa Barbara Community Chruch

•  Fall 2006 — 22 Illustrations for Book of Ephesians Study Guide, Santa Barbara Community Church

•  Fall 2007 — 1 mural for Peabody Charter School

•  Spring 2008 — 1 mural for Peabody Charter School

•  Spring 2011 — Working with students on 3 different murals at Adams School, Santa Barbara, CA

•  Spring 2012 — Working with students on 1 Santa Barbara Metropolitan Bus Mural

•  May 1995 — 2013 Annual iMadonnari Street Painting at Santa Barbara Mission

•  May 2016 — Commission for another "The Bechtel Test" Painting series

•  August 2017 — Charter Artist in "Hikari33 Illuminated Art" company 

 

Teaching Art

•  1989-2011, 2017 — Founded and Taught "Young Masters Studio Artist Group," Peabody Charter School, then Adams School, then Harding School, Santa Barbara, CA, and George Washington Academy, St. George, UT

•  2000-2001 — Received a $90K Grant to design a K-6 Articulated Fine Arts Program

•  2000-2014 — Taught art to various age groups, aged 5-75

•  2010-2012 — Teaching Artist for The Incredible Children's Art Network, Santa Barbara, CA

•  2017-Present — Currently a Teaching Artist for George Washington Academy, St. George, UT

 

Paintings Sold

• 1978  "The Fairy Ring" — Watercolor, Collection of L. McDougal

• 1979  "Cold Springs Oakwoods" — Watercolor, Collection of (?)

• 1982  "Study of an Artichoke"— Pen & Ink, Collection of J. Morra

• 1982  "Losing Your Marbles"—Watercolor, Collection of J. Morra

• 1983  "Odyssey" — 16"x22" Watercolor, Collection of B. Thornley

•  2008  "Maize Farmer" — 22"x28" Acrylic on Canvas, Collection of Dr. K. & N. Grant

•  2009  "Santa Barbara Cottage" — 24"x30" Watercolor, Collection of T. Quiroz

•  2010  "Douglass Preserve" — 24"x30" Chalk Pastel, Collection of B.J. Keith

•  2012 "Sunburnt Seacliffs" — Acrylic on Canvas, Collection of S. & B. Vincent

•  2015  "Bechdel Tent I" — 30" x 30" Oil on Canvas, Collection of C. Acker

•  2015 "Reading Nook" — 14"x16" Oil on Canvas, Collection of J. Wolsefer

•  2015 "Coastal Rail" — 12"x14" Oil on Canvas, Collection of K. Lindsay

•  2015 "Under the Dragon Trees" — 18"x24" Oil on Canvas, Collection of B. Delaney

•  2016  "Afternoon Repose" — 24" x 30" Oil on Canvas, Collection of J. Lindsay

•  2016  "Olympia Sina"— 8"x8" Watercolor, Collection of O.Tuliaupupu

•  2016  "Beachcombed Treasures"—8"x8" Watercolor, Collection of M. Terra

•  2017  "Bechdel Tent II" — 30" x 40" Oil on Canvas, Collection of M. Slater

 

Beachcombed Wall Sculptures Sold

•  2013 "Beachcomber" — 10"x15" Collection of B.J. Keith

•  2013 "On Gulls' Wings" — 15"x22" Collection of M. Avila

•  2014 "Sea Lion's Laughter" — 18"x35" Collection of T. Sauer

•  2014 "Sea Dance" — 19"x34" Collection of J. Wolsefer

•  2014 "Moonshadow"— 14"x30" Collection of B. Delaney

•  2018 "Sea Clef" — 15"x30" Collection of A. Yeager

•  2018 "Mermaids Hair"— 14"x29" Collection of J. Riker

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