Born in Venezuela and established in the United States since 2000, Linda Behar is an artist originally trained as a Civil Engineer. Always interested in the arts, she attended the “Academia Taller Arte y Fuego” in Caracas between 1994 and 1998. She became a specialist in Glass Casting and Pate de Verre through studies and workshops in Italy and USA.
Interested in learning new materials and methods for her work, Behar decided to study a Master of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in printmaking at the Florida Atlantic University, from which she graduated in 2014.
Behar has actively participated in biennales in Venezuela and United States with numerous awards and honorable mentions. Her work has been exhibited nationally and Internationally in galleries and art centers. A dedicated teacher, Behar taught in Venezuela as well as at the University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University.
Her research has centered on feminist topics and the analysis of the messages conveyed to the masses through media. Behar’s current contemporary work uses digitally generated graphics to create intrigue and profound work that encourages the viewer to question the value of society’s tenets.