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Lynda A. N. Reyes

Artist, Art Historian, Art Educator, Author

Lynda is a visual artist, an art historian, an author, and an art educator. In 2014, she has participated in two exhibits in Berkeley, California and had three out-of-state museum exhibits in Louisiana, Montana and Pennsylvania. In the last two years, she will have a total of five museum exhibits. In addition to her exhibits since in 2009 in California (Salinas, San Francisco, Burbank, Sherman Oaks, Sta. Monica and Glendale) and Brea in Orange County, Lynda has also participated in out- of-state national and international shows in Kentucky, Canada, Maryland, Wisconsin, Colorado and New York. In the Philippines, she had a one- person show at the University of the Philippines Manila and several group shows at the Solidaridad Galleries.
She has gained awards for her landscape paintings in oil. Her “Rush Hour Jam” received second place in the Glendale Art Association 2012 Fall Salon Exhibit. In 2010, her landscape “Dusk at Port Hueneme” was chosen as finalist in the 27th Annual Art Competition of the Artist’s Magazine. Lynda is a master of watercolor. Her painting “California Grandpa” was published in the “Splash 14: Line and Color” and has appeared in art magazines. Her painting “Behind Brand Library” also won an award in the GAA Fall Salon Exhibit. Her paintings have been selected for exhibitions juried by notable figures in the art world such as Peter Frank, Ruth Weisberg, Mary Addison Hacket, Juan F. Bastos, Sam Mellon, Jay Belloli, Dr. Tanya Augsburg, Meg Linton, Joyce Aiken, Patricia Rodriguez, Michael Siegel, John Salimen, James Michalopoulos. Jean Pederson and Sterling Edwards. Lynda is a full-time professional artist and has been painting since 1973. She paints representational subjects in oil and watercolor and is a highly skilled portrait artist.
Lynda has taught at Glendale College as assistant professor in Art History and in several community colleges in LA area including East LA College, Rio Hondo College, Santa Monica College and Pasadena City College. As a California Arts Council grant artist, she was a resource person for the visual arts for the Glendale Unified School District as part of the Arts as Basic program of the district.
She is best known in the international academia for her pioneering book titled “The Textiles of Southern Philippines” and her published iconographic studies in Philippine ethnic art. Her book is currently in the collection of 141 libraries of major universities and museums all over the world. She was a recipient of an International Fellowship Award from the American Association of University Women, a graduate fellowship at Northern Illinois University and in 2012, a grant from the Capelli d’Angeli
Foundation. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree major in painting from the Philippines and holds an MA in Art History from Northern Illinois University.