Linda began painting in earnest in 1995, studying with Rick Stich, Ken Auster, Micheal Drury, and James Armstrong. Her Linda Ryan Designs greeting card line gained wide acceptance, each card being a frameable piece of art in itself. She became known for custom and corporate card designs, including unique invitations and Christmas cards. Her larger original oil and watercolor paintings have earned various awards and are collected by individuals and businesses. The painting measures 20" wide X 24" high. The total measurement of the painting and frame is 27.5" wide X 31.5" high.