Linda Vallejo consolidates multiple, international influences gained from a life of study and travel throughout Europe, the United States and Mexico to works that investigate contemporary cultural, spiritual and political issues.
Solo exhibitions of Make ‘Em All Mexican and The Brown Dot Project have been presented at Texas A&M University Reynolds Gallery (2016); UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles CA, and Lancaster Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, CA (2015); Soto Clemente Velez Cultural Center, NY (2014); George Lawson Gallery and the University Art Gallery of New Mexico State University (2013) and Arte Americas in collaboration with the Fresno Art Museum, and California State University, San Bernardino, Fullerton Museum (2012). In 2016 Make ‘Em All Mexican was featured in the LA Times Calendar Section in the article “In her series ‘Make ‘Em All Mexican,’ artist Linda Vallejo imagines #OscarsSoBrown” by Carolina A. Miranda.
Her work is in the permanent collections of East Los Angeles College Vincent Price Museum, The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Ill, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Print Department, Los Angeles, CA, University of California, Santa Barbara, (CEMA), California Multicultural and Ethnic Archives, and UCLA Chicano Study Research Center.
She lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband, Ron Dillaway. Her son Robert is a practicing lawyer and her son Paul is completing is doctoral residency in Arizona.
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