Linda Dulaney is founder of the Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier (BACAA). She expressed her desire to bring a school to life in the San Francisco Bay Area based on the ateliers of the Renaissance and old masters. Linda Pioneered the atelier movement in the Bay Area offering an intimate setting where students would have the opportunity to learn one on one from masters of realism. Linda hosted the first workshop with Anthony Ryder in 2001 and this grew into the BACAA. BACAA hosts the best contemporary classical artists of our time for these intensive workshops and continues the traditional classical approach to drawing and painting.
Her portraits are in many private collections. She has won numerous awards and her work has been exhibited on many occasions at the Triton Museum, Haggin Museum the Santa Cruz Art League, Art Renewal Center and Sequoia hospital. Linda teaches at BACAA and has been invited to teach art to Stanford Medical Students for the last 4 quarters till present.
“I am inspired by the beauty of the human structure and form. I can spend endless hours drawing and painting from the model to discover those beautiful forms. There is such mystery and connection to be conveying the human form."