Lynda Engstrom is a former Model turned Fine Artist, Art Director, Web Designer and Stock Market Technician. She lives and works in Manhattan. She's a Pratt graduate whose artistic versatility has won her CBS Art Director Awards and exhibitions of her Paintings and Graphics at The Aldrich Museum and fine art galleries in Baltimore, East Hampton, Santa Monica, and New York.
After the 9/11 WTC attack Lynda volunteered to do her part for NYC by joining NYPD's Auxiliary Police. She served with the 24 and 20 Pcts in Manhattan and earned the honor of "Auxiliary of the Year". She recently resigned to support police violence protests.
Lynda has been a devoted summer resident of Fire Island for many years and shows new oils and watercolors on the Island every summer. Her fine art paintings are extraordinary and can be seen and purchased right here on this website in her personal Online Art Gallery
As an Art Director, Ms. Engstrom worked for CBS, Hearst, McCalls, Redbook, Seventeen Magazine, The New York Times and The Daily News. She was one of the earliest professional designers on the Web, putting up her first site in 1994 and later starting her own Web Design Studio, creating custom sites for private clients in her distinctly unique and personal style. Check out a sampling here: The Short List
As a Computer Professional, Lynda served as Design Director of NYMUG's "MacStreet Journal Online", and chaired Web Developer and Web Design SIG's for NYMUG and NYPC User Groups. She's taught HTML to children at The Dalton School and Web Design Seminars to design professionals at Charles River Computers.
Ms. Engstrom has been a featured guest on Manhattan's MNN-TV "ComputerLinks" and has been interviewed on "PC Planet", a WEVD New York radio show. She's been a guest speaker on Web Design at Columbia University and a panelist at VISCOMM Expo and Seybold Seminars at the Javits Center in New York. She is a member of The World Wide Web Artists Corsortium, The New York New Media Association and The Association of Internet Professionals.
Ms. Engstrom is also an accomplished Technical Analyst of the Stock Markets. She's a skilled Trader, and finds that her artist's eye gives her a unique advantage in Charting and Analysis. She attends Technical Analysis Seminars at the Bloomberg Financial Center in NYC with the Market Technicians Association. She's currently developing a course in Stock Trading geared exclusively to women.
To contact Ms. Engstrom for an Art Consultation, Painting Lessons or a Studio visit, use the email link below. Want to see more of her original visual style? Visit her extensive Online Art Gallery provided here for your browsing (and purchasing) pleasure. Enjoy your visit!