Linda Whiting is owner of Designs by Linda Art Studio & Gift Shop in Harney County, Oregon. She has been designing and selling her art for over 30 years. She taught herself bead embroidery stitches a year ago and has been hooked ever since. She combines hand painted designs and beading on many of her pieces such as pendants and Keepsake boxes. She also writes two art related columns a month and works closely with the local art community. Her business page can be found on Facebook and at www.yessy.com/lrwhiting.