Linda Lastoff is a realist pastel artist. Her colors are bright and substantial and play gracefully across the color wheel. Her careful, intimate details reward close inspection. She studied art at the University of Bridgeport and Boston University, where she received her degree in art education. Linda is president of the Wilbraham Art League and a gallery artist in the Plymouth Art Guild. She is a member of the Academic Artists Association as well as a number of other art groups. Linda won the Mary Barthelson Pastel Award at a Mystic Arts Center Show.