Linda Ely was born in Washington, D.C. She attended Maryland University in College Park Maryland and holds a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Art Education. She is a recipient of numerous awards and honors and is a Fellow of The MacDowell Colony inPeterborough, New Hampshire.
Linda's one person shows include:
The Eastern Shore Arts Association, Fairhope, Alabama
The Orchard Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland
The Ratner Museum, Bethesda, Maryland
Linda’s work has been featured in many group shows, including:
“New England in Contemporary American Art”, American Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Maryland Fine Arts National Juried Show, Annapolis, Maryland
Invitational Show, Maryland Arts Place, Baltimore, Maryland
Maine Center for the Arts, Rockport, Maine
Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine
Linda's work can be found in private and corporate collections including:
Montgomery County Government, Rockville, Maryland
Hughes Network Systems, Germantown, Maryland
Linda's commission work includes pieces for Eunice Shriver and Mel Gibson.