Linda Frankenstein has a BA in Studio Arts and a 2 year certificate in Commercial Art both obtained from the University of Minnesota. She also has taken numerous classes in painting, pastels and children's book illustration from Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Bloomington Art Center. She has working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Linda's botanical work has been featured at the Minnesota Arboretum and in botanical shows in local art galleries. She has written and illustrated several nature articles for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune. Her illustrations have appeared in publications for the Department of Natural Resources, wildlife magazines and calendars.
Most of her recent work is in the children's illustration area. Her skill of combining whimsy, humor and bright colors come from many years of painting children's faces. She knows what kids love! She is available for hire on a freelance basis.