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International Plein Air Painters
Est. 10/19/01
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International Plein Air Painters Artists Organization WORLDWIDE   Est. 10/19/01
Linda Richichi, Signature Member
Sarasota, Florida
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Artist Statement

​" I've been fascinated by landscape painting ever since first seeing French Impressionism as a youngster. Although I formally studied art during the height of abstract expressionism, I always really loved looking at landscape paintings. (read more on Linda's website)
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Bay Shore Dawn 
48 x 48 Available
"The new work is finally ready.

Please read more in Sarasota Magazine.
Read my Blog about my experience in creating pieces  click here for this exhibit (click here)

I hope, if local, you can stop by for the opening. Or the show runs through December until Jan. 5th at 530 Burns Gallery in Sarasota, FL. Thank you for your interest in my work. Please share this with one friend who loves art and ask them to register for my newsletter

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  National Arts Club, NYC, NY, Pastel Society Of America- 1999, 2018, 2019
  530 Burns Gallery, Sarasota,FL - Solo Exhibit 2018, 2019, 2020
  Ridgeline Art Gallery, Mariposa, CA - 2017 California Plein Air Painters exhibit
  Pontre Vedra Beach Cultural Center, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL - 2014, 2016
  Solo Exhibit, Nikki Sedacca Gallery, Edgartown, MA - 2015
  Mini Cooper Corp. commissions a work of art- 2015
  530 Burns Gallery, Sarasota, FL - 2015- present
  New Century Artists Gallery, NYC, NY - 2012, 2013
  River Winds Gallery , Beacon, NY – 2011, 2012
  Princess Cruise Line Group exhibition - 2012 Baltic Sea cruise
  Whitecliff Vineyard Gallery – 2012, 2015
  SUNY Orange Solo Exhibit 2012 to 2015
  UU Gallery – Rock Tavern, NY, Solo Exhibit- 2011
  Woodwalk Gallery, Door County, Egg Harbor, WI 2009- 2011
  Fieldstone Fine Art, Ramsey, NJ 2009-2011
  Orange Regional Medical Center, NY acquires large landscape for lobby and large mandala collage– 2009, 2016
  BAU Gallery, Beacon, NY Solo Exhibit – 2008, 2009
  Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, NY acquires an entire collection for the Rowley Family Birthing Center- 2008
  Terrace Gallery, Orlando, Fl- World Tour exhibit of Contemporary Landscape Painters- 2008
  Link Gallery, Woodwalk Gallery , Door County, WI -2008
  Old School House Gallery, Qualcium Beach, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada –2008
  Estes Park Fine Art Gallery, Estes Park, Co – 2008
  Edgewater Exhibit, Worldwide I.P.A.P. Paint Out, Best of Show Ontario Award – 2006
  Art Forms Gallery- Red Bank, NJ- 2004- 2007
  Karpeles Manuscript Museum- Solo Exhibit - 2007
  Museum Of The Hudson Highlands- Cornwall, NY –Three Person Show- 2005
  Mercedes Benz Corp. Adds Pastel Painting To Their Collection – 2004
  Executive Suite Gallery- Solo Show – Goshen, NY – 2001, 2002, 2004
  Port Of Call Gallery- Warwick, NY – Two Person Show- 2004
  Howland Cultural Center- Beacon, NY – Hudson Valley Pastel Society – 2003
  Bertoni Gallery- Sugarloaf , NY – Small Works Show -2003, 2005, 2006
  Arts Alliance –Cornwall, NY – Belskie Museum Jurors, 1St Place Pastels -2003
  Everart Museum, Scranton, PA – Everart Museum Jurors -Artistic Merit Award – 2003
  Albert Shahinian Fine Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie,NY – 2002
  Artery Fine Arts Gallery, Milford, PA – 2002 – 2004
  Ridgewood Art Institute, Ridgewood, NJ -2002
  Ringwood Manor, Ocaf Show, Ringwood, NJ – 2002
  Middletown Art Group, Middletown, NY- Awards Of Excellence- 2002,1999
  Arts Alliance Serving Cornwall Region, Cornwall,NY -First Place Pastel- 2002
  Stewart International Airport, New Windsor, NY- 2002
  Orange County Art Federation Juried Show, Washingtonville and Sugarlaof, NY – Best Of Show -2001, 2000.
  Museum Of The Hudson Highlands, Cornwall, NY- Hudson Valley Pastel Society – 2001, 2002, 2003
  Howland Cultural Center , Beacon, NY- 2000
  Lycian Centre Gallery, Sugar Loaf, NY – Warwick Art League Show; 1999 Best Of Show
  National Arts Club, NYC, NY, Pastel Society Of America- Juried Show – 1999
  Mt. St. Mary College ,Newburgh, NY – First Place Mixed Media – 1999
  College Art Gallery- SUNT New Paltz, NY – Faculty Selects And BFA Show – 1992,1994


  Suny New Paltz, Bachelor Of Fine Art- 1991-1994
  Studied With Arthur Sarnoff, Susan Goetz, Albert Handell, Andrew Lattimore, and John Philip Osborne.
  Workshops And Classes With Bruce Cohen, Richard Ochs, Edwin Broussard, Tim Gaydos, Lisa Specht, Garin Baker, Clayton Buchanan , Christina Debarry and Daniel Greene.
  Scholarship To The Art Students League – Awarded By The Pastel Society of America-1999


  Richard McKinley award at the Pastel Society of America exhibit National Arts Club- 2019 voted Best Intuitive Artist nationwide, 2012 (a NY Times company)
  Best of Show, Worldwide Paintout in Candada, International Plein Air Painters - 2006
  International Artist Magazine- Linda Richichi, Master Painters Of The World, Dec./Jan. 2005 Issue
  Italy Plein Air Workshop – 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
  France Art Workshop- Paris , France – 2005, 2018 upcoming
  Exhibit Coordinator, Hudson Valley Materials Exchange, New Windsor, NY- 2001- 2002
  Adjunct Art Instructor – State University New York, in Orange County- 2002- 2015
  Founding Member Of The Arts Alliance Cooperative Gallery – 2003
  Workshops In Pastel and Oil Painting In Us – 2001-Present
  Vice President Of The Orange County Art Federation, Orange County, NY- 2001, 2002
  Seen on Good Day NY presenting Jim Ryan with his portrait.