|Education||California State University, Long Beach|
Linda Vallejo was born in Los Angeles. Her father entered the United States Air Force as a commissioned officer and the family moved to Germany. On returning to the USA, the family lived in several states. Linda attended elementary school in East Los Angeles and Sacramento, middle and high school in Montgomery, Alabama, in the early 1960s, and completed high school in Madrid, Spain, in 1969.
Vallejo received a BA in Fine Arts from Whittler College in 1973, completed undergraduate studies in lithography from the University of Madrid, Spain, and received a Master of Fine Arts from Cal State University, Long Beach, in 1978. Vallejo lives in Topanga Canyon, California, with her husband of thirty-three years, Ron Dillaway. Her son Robert graduated from Georgetown Law School and is a practicing lawyer in Orange County, California, and her son Paul graduated from UC Santa Cruz and attends Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.