I am an Art History Scholar, Instructor and Lecturer. I am on the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s (OLLI) Advisory Board and Curriculum Committee. I also lecture regularly at the Oakmont Art Club.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at SSU
Current Course taught by Linda Loveland Reid – Artistic Couples: Flights of Fancy. Thursdays 7/21 – 10/26 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | East Rec Center
Click here for SSU OLLI site to register and get more information on all classes offered.
Oakmont Art Club
Sept 8 on Fisher Art Collection at SFMOMA
Dec 6, 2015 – Lecture: Oakmont Sunday Symposium: Panama Pacific International Expo, 1915
November 2, 2014: Who Sculpted That Amazing Piece? Click here to enjoy!
Jan 8, 2014 – Article: Healdsburg Towns, Press Democrat by Ann Carranza. Click here to enjoy!
Dec 8, 2013 – Lecture: Oakmont Sunday Symposium: Who Wants a $12 Million Shark?
See PowerPoint and hear recording to meet the world’s top art dealers and collectors, visit auction houses and find out why art, like Francis Bacon’s painting of Lucian Freud sold for $142.4 million. Click here to enjoy!
BA in Art History – Sonoma State University, cum laude and “with distinction” – 1999
BA in History – Sonoma State University, cum laude and “with distinction” – 1999
AA Degree Santa Rosa Junior College – 1992
Charter Life Underwriter (Insurance Industry) – 1986
Teaching and Related Employment
Instructor SSU, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2012 to current
Instructor Insurance Industry – Life Underwriting Training Fellowship
Slide Curator Assistant Program – American Art
Public Relations and Organizational Expertise
Keynote Speaker – State and National
Freelance writer for magazine publications, 2015/16
Published Novelist – 2009 and 2013
Essays and Articles in over 12 anthologies (2009-2016)
Extensive European Travel
President of Redwood Writers, branch of California Writers Club (current)
Artist – watercolor and figurative oil painter
Art Show 2005 – Sebastopol Art Center
Volunteer – Di Rosa Preserve 2005 (Napa gallery)
Board of Directors – Sonoma County Literary Arts Guild (current)
PC literate, Power Point, Image Manipulation
Current Volunteer History
Curriculum and Advisory Board: SSU, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Director Community Theater – 28 years (6th Street Playhouse, Novato Theater Company)
Planning Board – Sonoma County Book Festival
1996-2011 Founder of ReidLoveland Insurance Services
1981-1996 Insurance Agent with Principal Financial Group
1973-1981 Associate Director of United Way for North Bay
1985-86 President – Association of Life Underwriters