If you missed the Lady & The Blues: Art & Poetry from African American Woman event, artist Linda J. Phelps Young's artwork will continue to be on display for a limited time at the Garcia Center for the Arts. The Garcia Center is located at 536 W. 11th Street in San Bernardino.
About the artist, Linda J Phelps Young:
Ms. Young is a California native, born in Riverside CA. She worked for 6 years as an Art Instructor with the Riverside Arts Council in conjunction RUSD after school program the Hearts and Prime Time program. Her series of paintings, titled "Our Ladies of Blues" was created in 2007. The series commemorates Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, Josephine Baker, Ethel Waters and Ella Fitzgerald. Painting is Linda's passion and she considers herself to be a colorist. Her vision is to make art filled with creative possibilities and hope to bring joy to those who view it.