Linda Ritchie Crassons is a multi-media artist with a special interest in colored pencil, photography, and metal craft. Linda likes to work intuitively, and her nature inspired drawings possess a semi-subjective, dreamlike quality. Crassons attended UNC-Greensboro and Ringling School of Art and Design. She is currently attending Dare county College of the Albemarle, in the Professional Crafts/Jewelry Department. Crassons has taught drawing and design at Dare County College of the Albemarle, and for Pocosin Arts Winter Retreat. She has completed courses in botanical Illustration at North Carolina Botanical Gardens, in Chapel Hill. Crassons is working on pen and ink illustrations for a book about historic homes in Columbia, North Carolina, and for Roanoke Island Festival Park. She shows her art at The Silver Bonsai Gallery in Manteo, North Carolina.