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LINDA J. MONFORT...

After earning my B.A. degree in art from San Diego State University, I worked as a graphic designer and art director.

I later focused my energy into creating copper enamels and etched glass.

A long career followed designing high end room size custom area rugs working with interior designers. Some of my rugs were very abstract in shape and design and some were more traditional.

My style of painting has evolved through many years of exploration. My copper enamels, both hard edge and ethereal, translated in later years into a spontaneous painting style. Bold colors and swift, blunt strokes predominate. Today I paint original contemporary abstract…

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About

Thank you WEST ELM for featuring my painting on your website!

LINDA J. MONFORT...

After earning my B.A. degree in art from San Diego State University, I worked as a graphic designer and art director.

I later focused my energy into creating copper enamels and etched glass.

A long career followed designing high end room size custom area rugs working with interior designers. Some of my rugs were very abstract in shape and design and some were more traditional.

My style of painting has evolved through many years of exploration. My copper enamels, both hard edge and ethereal, translated in later years into a spontaneous painting style. Bold colors and swift, blunt strokes predominate. Today I paint original contemporary abstract expressionist paintings, original contemporary abstract and impressionist landscape and floral paintings and original contemporary figurative paintings in acrylics on stretched canvas.

Some of my pieces have an oriental influence due to a period of time spent living in Japan during my impressionable childhood years.

I have created and sold over 2300 original paintings over the last 13 years online and through galleries and commissions.

I am a published artist and my award winning art has been viewed in many juried exhibitions, galleries, TV shows, blogs, and in private/corporate collections internationally.

I was honored to be selected as an ETSY FEATURED SELLER. You may read my interview on the etsy Blog, interview date of Sept. 9, 2011.

Some of my abstracts have been seen on several seasons of AMC's show 'Mad Men'.

Thank you for taking the time to read this and for viewing my work!

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