longer I live in Boston the more I love it," says artist
Linda Ravella. "It's the history, the beauty and the love
that people have for the city. Of all the cities I've lived near,
Boston is definitely my favorite. I have to feel strongly about
a subject to paint it and I am passionate about Boston."
Prints of Ravella's
artworks are available at Massachusetts Bay Trading Company.
expresses her passion for Massachusetts in strikingly warm paintings
with an almost "dreamy" effect, as if capturing a visual
thought, while reminiscing its memory. "To me, painting involves
capturing the essence of the uniqueness of what I see and feel
in the subject. My paintings are feelings captured at a moment
feels that technique is the craft of painting, but art is truly
the expression. She studied art at the Phoenix School of Design
in N.Y.C., the Center For Creative Studies in Detroit, The Detroit
Institute Of Arts, and The Rhode Island School Of Design. She
also had the privilege of studying under one of America's leading
portrait painters, Daniel E. Greene, N.A. Although she was raised
in NY and has lived in Michigan and Pennsylvania, Boston is Linda's
first choice for subject matter.
works can be found in public and private collections in China,
Ireland, Australia and Germany, in addition to the Midwest and
Northeast of the United States.