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Curriculum Vitae for Linda Atkinson


Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, Appraisal Standards Board, The Appraisal Foundation, Authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appraiser Qualifications, 2019-2020

American Society of Appraisers Certificate Program, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY.  Course work:  Personal Property Valuation, Value Methodology,  Research and Analysis, Report Writing, The Legal and Regulatory Environment.

The American Society of Appraisal Practice and Code of Ethics, Appraisal Foundation, 1155 15th Street NW #111, Washington, D. C, 200005

Master of Fine Arts, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA 1975-1977

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA . 1971-1975

Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts, Summer Studio Painting Course, Philadelphia, PA 1974 -75

Experience in Fine Arts:

Fine Arts Appraiser, Consultant and Curator, Roanoke VA. 1988 - Present

Instructor in Art History, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VA 1989 – Present

Curator and Director of Galleries, Olin Hall Galleries, Roanoke College, Salem, VA. 1988 – 2002

Visiting Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty in Art History, Roanoke College, Salem, VA. 1988

Adjunct Faculty Visual Fundamentals, Virginia Western Community College, Roanoke, VA. 2000 – 2006

Visiting Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty in Studio Art, Hollins University, Hollins, VA. 1990

Visiting Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty in Studio Art and Women’s

Studies, University of California/Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA. 1982 – 1987

Visiting Lecturer in Sculpture, Radford University , Radford, VA. 2008

Studio Gallery Owner, Studios on the Square, Roanoke, VA. 2008 – 2010


Criteria Committee, Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, CA. 1985 1986

President, Managing Editor, Artemis /Artists and Writers of the Blue Ridge, Roanoke. VA. 1989 – 1994.

Selection Committee for Public Art, Roanoke Regional Airport, Roanoke, VA 1992

Juror, Blacksburg Art Association, Sidewalk Art Show, Blacksburg, VA1993

Juror, Clifton Forge Arts Association,, Allegany Highlands Arts and Crafts Exhibition, Clifton Forge, VA 1993

Juror, Art By the James Committee, Third Annual Art By The James Art Show, Buchannan, VA 1994

Juror, Danville Art League, Danville Annual Juried Art Show, Danville, VA 1994

Juror, Fincastle Festival, Fincastle Art Show, Fincastle, VA 1995

Participant, Virginia Curators Roundtable, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA 1995

Juror, American Association of University Women, Eighteen Annual Bedford AAUW Art Show, Bedford, VA 1996

Juror, Arts Council of the Blue Ridge, Thirteenth Annual High School Art Show, Roanoke, VA 1996

Participant, Statewide Curatorial Workshop, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA 1996

Standards Committee, Association of Virginia State Artisans Craft Guild, Waynesboro, VA 1997

Participant, Association of College and University Museums and Galleries, Atlanta, GA 1997

Juror, Virginia State Artisans Craft Guild, Fairfax, VA 1997

Juror, League of Roanoke Artists Annual Juried Exhibition, Roanoke, VA 1998


Board Member Roanoke Art Commission, Roanoke, VA, 1991-1994

Task Force Member, Blueprint 2000: A Vision for the Cultural Community of the Roanoke Region of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA 1993

National Association of College Museums and Art Galleries, 1989-2002

De facto member of the Art Committee of the Board of Trustees, Roanoke College, Salem, VA 1998

Arts Council of the Blue Ridge, Roanoke, VA 1988-2001

Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA 1988-1992

Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA 1998 – 2007


Dr. Kenneth Garren, Past President

Lynchburg College

1501 Lakeside Drive

Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113

Bill White, former Department Chair

Art Department, Hollins University (retired)

5457 Mountain Pass Road

Troutville, VA 24175

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