Linda Garcia-Dahle, a native Californian received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the California State University of Long Beach. She was influenced by the artists of the Impressionist, Realist, and Hudson River Schools of Art where the emphasis is put on light.
She has won many awards in the past years including the Associated Artists of the Inland Empire Award and the Milford Zornes Memorial Award at the PVAA 35th Annual Open Juried Show, both the Museum City Counsel Liaison Choice Award and Honorable Mention at the 8th Biennial Ontario Open Art Exhibit held by the Ontario Museum of History and Art, and numerous 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards at various art shows.
In 2015 she had two paintings acquired by museums: The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History for display in its Bird Gallery, and the Sasse Museum of Art ( formerly the Inland Empire Museum of Art) for inclusion in its permanent collection of Southern California artists.
In 2016, she was one of eight artists invited by the Ontario Museum of History and Art to exhibit at the Ontario Invitational Exhibit Eighth Biennial. She was also invited by the dA Center for the Arts to participate in the Love A Fair exhibit.
In 2016 she was also invited to become a member of the Board of the Sasse Museum of Art
In 2017 she received an invitation to show at the Faces: Portraits from the Collection exhibit held at the SMA. Her exhibited portrait was acquired by the Museum the same year. She has also served as a moderator for the series of Art talks held monthly at the Sasse Museum of Art. She was juried into the International Guild of Realism in 2019. In 2020 she was featured in the Arts of Poetry magazine and was part of the Preserving Creative Spaces: A Thriving Artist Community presented by the Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation for Arts and Crafts.
She is a participating member of the Pomona Valley Art Association, the International Guild of Realism and the IE Plein Air Painters Society.