An award winning artist, Linda Riesenberg Fisler started her art journey in 1990. Linda has been personally mentored by nationally known artists: Kevin Macpherson, Joe Anna Arnett and George Gallo. Each mentor’s strength has provided an excellent foundation to Linda’s artwork.
Linda has a natural talent for teaching and instructing and does so at F+W Media's Artist Network University and also at the Middletown Arts Center. Her experience with her mentors and in the corporate career has prepared her extremely well for her love of teaching the world of oil painting to those interested in exploring the world of art. She has taught a number of beginning workshops as well. She enjoys watching her students grow their technique and develop their styles through her personal and nurturing instruction.
Linda is also the writer, host, director and producer of an internationally popular Art Chats with Linda Fisler. This internet radio show interviews the master artists of today. The show focuses on providing artists with instruction and advice on art skills and improving their art. The show reaches over 150,000 listeners worldwide.
Linda is a published author, having articles published in two nationally/internationally distributed art magazines. American Artist’s Plein Air Painting Spring 2011 Issue included Linda’s featured article, “Passport & Palette, Painting En Plein Air Around the World”. She was also published in The Artist’s Magazine’s May and July/August Issues where she wrote two business articles. Additional articles have appeared in The Artist’s Magazine in 2012 and also in photography and art marketing books to name only a few. Linda also writes an article called 'Demystifying Art' for an electronic magazine called Think MIddletown as well as writing her own blog on her website.
Linda is now launching a career as an author of fiction novels. Her first book is currently at the publisher's where it is being formatted and the front cover being designed. 'Blind Influence' is the first book of the Blind series of books. To describe this series of books, Linda says, 'It is 'Jason Bourne mets The Good Wife in the West Wing'. If you enjoy any element of those three elements, you'll love this book. It features a strong female character whose life is being influenced by three powerful men. The book will launch in February of 2015.