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Linda Anne Loretta Molto, Canadian, American artist. Recipient numerous awards including Best of Show/All Media, Englewood (Florida) Fine Arts Fest, 1995, award of Excellence, Mainsail Art Festival, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1995, award of Distinction, Riverside Art Festival, Jacksonville, 1995.

Background

Molto, Linda Anne Loretta was born on December 13, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1965. Daughter of Delmar Joseph and Marjorie Ellen (Howard) Molto.

Career

Co-owner, American School Broadcasting, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1970-1972;with advertising agency, Sumner Comm., St. Petersburg, 1972-1974;owner advertising agency, Molto-Pifano, St. Petersburg, 1974-1976;private practice artist assistant, Orlando, Florida, 1976-1980;private practice artist, printmaker, Cortez, Florida, since 1980. Advisor, art festival committee Anna Maria Island Fine Arts Festivals, Holmes Beach, Florida, 1992-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Ann Arbor St. Art Fair, Old Town Art Festival, Chicago, Coconut Grove Art Festival, Upham Gallery, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida Center Contemporary Art, Tampa, University South Florida Library.

Membership

Secretary Cortez Village History Society, 1991-1995. Board member Tingley Memorial Library., Bradenton Beach, Florida, 1993-1995, Cortez Community Center, 1995. Member Anna Maria Island Art League, Manatee County Cultural Alliance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: community activist, reading, gardening, house restoration, preservation.

Connections

Married Walter Rockwood Ferris II, October 31, 1975 (divorced 1985).

father:
Delmar Joseph Molto

mother:
Marjorie Ellen (Howard) Molto

spouse:
Walter Rockwood Ferris II