Linda Vallejo consolidates multiple, international influences gained from a life of study and travel throughout Europe, the United States and Mexico to works that investigate contemporary cultural and political issues.
Vallejo was included in The California/International Arts Foundation’s L.A. Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980 and the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA 19451980 in two exhibitions, Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement at the UCLA Fowler Museum, and Doin’ It in Public: Art and Feminism at the Woman’s Building at the Otis College of Art and Design Ben Maltz Gallery. Both exhibitions included major historical catalogs.
Solo exhibitions of her newest work Make ‘Em All Mexican have been presented at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, CA in 2014, Soto Clemente Velez Cultural Center in New York in 2014, George Lawson Gallery in Los Angeles and the University Art Gallery of New Mexico State University in 2013, as well as Arte Americas in collaboration with the Fresno Art Museum and Central California Museum of Art Advisory Committee and California State University, San Bernardino, Fullerton Museum in 2012. Vallejo is represented by the George Lawson Gallery in San Francisco, California.
She has exhibited her work at the National Museum of Mexican Art, MacNider Museum, Iowa, Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art New York, San Antonio Museum, and Mexico City Modem Art Museum. Her work is in the permanent collections of The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Print Department, Los Angeles, CA, University of California, Santa Barbara, (CEMA), California Multicultural and Ethnic Archives, University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) Chicano Study Research Center, and Stanford University Chicana Art Multimedia Database.
She lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband, Ron Dillaway. Her son Robert is a practicing lawyer and her son Paul is completing his doctoral residency in Arizona.