The  Spotted Dog Studio   of Ojai, California

An open access printmaking studio for the serious print artist.

Our studios are available for one day or several, by appointment.


About Us...


Linda K. Taylor

Spotted Dog Print Studio

912 N. Drown Avenue
Ojai, California 93023


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Linda is an honorary member of the Ojai Studio Artists, who sponsor an open studio tour every year, the second weekend in October.

The Spotted Dog Studio is located in the backyard of a home in downtown Ojai, California.



1967 Bachelor of Art, San Diego State University,  with Distinction in Art.
1968 Standard Secondary Credential for California.
1977 Masters of Fine Arts in Art, University of California, Santa Barbara, emphasis in Printmaking and Drawing.
2003  Santa Raparata College of Art, Florence, Italy.  Studied with Dan Weldon and Ron Pokrasso.
2004 Founded Spotted Dog Studio, an open-access print studio.

     Professional Experience:

1985-2004 Art Instructor, Nordhoff High School, Ojai, California.
1980-82 Art Instructor, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California.
1979-82 Arts Specialist, City of San Buenaventura, Ventura, California.
1977-1979 Art Instructor and Gallery Director, Ventura College.
1974-1977 Visual Arts Consultant, Goleta Union School District, Goleta, California
1969-1973 Art Instructor, Falmouth Intermediate School and Lawrence High School, Falmouth, MA.
1968-1969 Art Instructor, Point Loma High School, San Diego, California.



2005 - present:  

 Linda has been a member of Ojai Rotary-West,

and a Rotary Living Treasure.



Focus on the Masters Featured Artist
Made in Ojai VIII, Ojai Museum
Professional Arts Juried Exhibition, Ventura County Fair, 2nd place printmaking, 2nd place mixed media
Marin MOCA - California Printmaking
Buenaventura Art Gallery Open Competition
Ojai Studio Artists Open Studio Tour
Buenaventura Art Gallery Small Images



Ink and Clay, Cal State Pomona, California.
Old Towne Gallery, Tustin, California.
Made in Ojai VII, Ojai Valley Museum of History and Art.
Professional Arts juried exhibit, Ventura County Fair -- 2nd place printmaking, 4th place drawing.
Ojai Studio Artists Annual Open Studio Tour
Beato Foundation
Buenaventura Art Association Annual Open Exhibition



May Made in Ojai VI, Ojai Museum,  Santa Barbara Printmakers – Ojai Museum
June Bold and Beautiful – Ojai Art Museum
August  Second place, printmaking, Professional Arts Juried exhibition, Ventura County Fair
September  Santa Barbara Printmakers Juried Exhibition,  Identity – Craft and Folk Art Museum juried exhibition
October Ojai Studio Artists Annual Studio Tour
December Solo Exhibit, San Buenaventura Art Gallery, Ventura, California.



February Print artists in conversation – Ventura County Museum of History and Art.
May First award – Harbor Village Gallery, Santa Barbara Printmakers Annual Juried Exhibition.
June-July Made in Ojai V, Ojai Museum.
November Cal State Channel Islands Juried exhibition.



June-July Made in Ojai IV, Ojai Valley Inn-group exhibition with Ojai Studio Artists
March-April Paper – 6 artists at the Artists’ Union Gallery, Ventura, California
April Santa Barbara Printmakers Annual Juried Exhibition, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, California
October Dia De Los Muertos – Maude Kerns Art Center, Medford, Oregon
December, 2005 -
February, 2006
Artist in Residence for the Ventura County Museum of History and Art—
December, 2005 -
January, 2006
Reverse, 6 print artists, Fielding Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara


November Featured artist for Harvest Art Walk at the Ventura County Museum of History and Art
October Ojai Studio Artists open studio tour and exhibition
August First and third awards, printmaking division, Professional Arts Exhibition, Ventura County Fair
May Small Images – print exhibition at The Architecture Foundation, Santa Barbara, California
May Made in Ojai III – Ojai Museum
April Santa Barbara Printmakers Annual Juried Exhibition – Faulkner Library, Santa Barbara, California

Linda’s prints and drawings are included in many private and public collections across the U.S. 



2004 - present Elected to Ojai Unified School District Governing Board November.
January, 2008 Group Study Exchange Team Leader for The Rotary Foundation to India. 
1986 to present.   Founding member of Ojai Studio Artists. (President – 1986-1990)
1995 to present Certified Master Gardener. 
1999 - present Member of Santa Barbara Printmakers.  
1988 - present Member of The Buenaventura Art Association.
2006 - present Member of Los Angeles Printmaking Society.

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