Log In

Linda Karen Derossett Edit Profile


Linda Karen Derossett, American artist. Recipient General Educational Development National award American Council on Education, 1989, certified merit American Association Adult and Continuing Education, 1990, first place award in 2 categories People's Choice award, Governor's Square Photography Contest, Clarksville, 1995.


Derossett, Linda Karen was born on September 12, 1953 in Petoskey, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Ivan Waldo and Margarete (Kramer) Dunning.


Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Austin Peay State University, 1993.


Owner, artist, Smoky Mountain Woodcrafts, Clarksville, Tennessee, 1986-1989; recruiter adult education, Montgomery County Board Education, Clarksville, 1989-1990; owner, artist, Smoky Mountain Studios, Clarksville, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in group shows including Rochester Room Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1966, Beyond the Horizon Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, 1996, James-Ben Gallery, Franklin, Tennessee, 1996, Perry House Galleries, Washington, 1995. Photography included in Photographer's Forum Magazines Annual, 1994, 95, Clarksville promotional postcards, 1996.


Volunteer adult education Montgomery County Board Education, Clarksville, 1989. Panel guest adult education forum participatory planning committee, Clarksville, 1989, Leadership Clarksville, 1990. Guest speaker adult education Station WCTZ, Clarksville, 1989, 90.

Member Mid-Cumberland Arts League (secretary, board directors, chair visual arts committee, newsletter columnist), Vicual Artists Alliance of Nashville (exhibition committee, newsletter columnist, International Photography Hall of Fame).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sculpture, ceramics, woodworking, photography, reading.


Married Calvin Derossett, Junior, December 19, 1970. Children: Lisa Marie, Justin Christopher.

Ivan Waldo Dunning

Margarete (Kramer) Dunning

Calvin Derossett

Justin Christopher Derossett

Lisa Marie Derossett