Linda Dever is an experienced teacher of Art, World Culture and English.  She has a BS in Art Education from Penn State University, and a MA in Educational Technology from San Francisco State plus a certificate for English as a Second Language (ESL) from San Francisco State.

She taught in New York City and New Jersey for 5 years before relocating to San Francisco.

Linda was a Reading Coordinator for 2 elementary schools on Treasure Island in 1976 and then began as an Art Instructor for City College of San Francisco.  After a year she added more hours as an instructor for disabled adults in Art, Language Arts and General Education.  She worked for DSPS until January of 2000 and has continued part-time with the Older Adults program of CCSF where she began teaching Art, World Cultures, Art History, Crafts and Health.

In the summers she has taught children frequently in Art, Media and Reading.  Recently for the past 11 years, she has mentored, tutored and heads a summer Art program in South San Francisco producing art exhibits for the school district office.

In addition to teaching, Linda is an exhibiting artist and member of the Pacifica Art Guild and ArtWork of San Francisco she has frequent shows at the Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica and in San Francisco at such locations as Bayshore Production Studios, Green St. Digital Arts and solo shows at Caffe Bianco, Martha & Brothers Coffee, and the Art Center in San Bruno.  She has won awards from the San Mateo County Fair for her original designs. She participates in the December Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center through Pacifica Art Guild.

Linda continues her Art and has begun writing, promotion for other artists and assists other writers with their projects. She has written , illustrated and self published 6 Children’s books on Ecology , Cat humor and Care of Feral cats incorporating her own Art or photography for the illustrations. All these books are available on her web site as are prints of her work or originals. She also is working a a series of mini paintings on wood.

She is available as a private Art or Reading tutor.  You can reach her by email:

About me
"Explore my unique surreal style placing animals in unusual settings by the sea or woods. Expect the unexpected."
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