LINDA GRIGGS

917 496-7058

linda@lindagriggs.com

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Ongoing          

E32, an Art Projection, Discussion, Networking series and

The E32 Crit: the Speed Dating of Studio Visits.

Pending

Conscience Art Fair - each booth dedicated to a charity

Colored Stories: Depictions of American Discrimination in Narrative Art

 

2021

Current | Undercurrent UMASS Amherst, Hampden Gallery, Amherst, MA

2019

Voracious Eye curated by Suzanne Varni and Linda Griggs. Abrazo Gallery, NYC

The Awakening - Brian Andrew Whitely, video and performance installation. Co-curator.

Studio 406, NYC

2018

Artists for Puerto Rico ,coordinator. Priska Juschka, installation design and auctioneer.  97 artists raised $5432 for Water Mission's solar-paneled water purification systems. LES Gallery, NYC

2017

So What Did You Do with the Money? The Monetized Negro and the Poltergeist of my Family's Story within American History  David B. Frye, solo  Christopher Stout and Linda Griggs, curators. ADO Gallery, NYC 

2016

Chewing Tar Lichtundfire ,  Lichtundfire, NYC

Chewing Tar Hampden UMASS Amherst, Hampden Gallery - Project Space, UMASS Amherst, MA

2015

ALL | TOGETHER | DIFFERENT: A Survey of Working Artists on the Lower East Side Over 100 artists and organizations including Kiki Smith, Roger Welch, Richard Hambleton, Kim Keever, Kembra Pfahler, Rick Prol, Jim Radakovich, Anton Van Dalen, Marc Kehoe, David Sandlin, Judith Simonian, and Susannah Coffey. Linda Griggs, curator. Yona Verwer, advisor. Manny Cantor Center, NYC

2014

UNDER THE VIADUCT  Guest curator.  Curated by Savona Bailey McCain. West Harlem Arts Fund, NYC

CUTLOG ART FAIR - THE CLEMENTE booth, NYC

E32 at the ART FAIR, NYC

2013

MAPPING HEAVEN -Babette Allina, Sally Curcio, Allen Hansen, Dennis Hlynsky, Thomas Lyon Mills, Igor Molochevski, Lindsey Nobel, Anne LaPrade Seuthe, Patricia Smith & Larry Walczak. Front Room Gallery, NYC

BRIMMING ON THE EDGE Curated by Savona Bailey-McClain and Lisa Banner. Linda Griggs, curatorial assistant. West Harlem Arts Fund, NYC

2012

WORTH TELLING Eric Sanner and Linda Griggs, curators. Thirty-six writers and artists including Luc Sante, Jose Antonio Vargas, Duke Riley, Sarah Schmerler and Nicole Wittenberg. The Abrazo, NYC

2011

LIKE BLUEPRINTS: MAKE NO SMALL PLANS Abrazo Interno Gallery, NYC

FIND & COMBINE - Elisabeth Condon, Judith Simonian, Amy Hill, Carla Gannis. Abrazo, NYC

2010

SWEETNESS AND LIGHT: Art Made of or About Candy, Cakes, and Sugar - Richard Baker, Tom Bogaert, Ya Ya Chou, Sally Curcio, Lori Ellison, Emily Eveleth, Julia Jacquette, T. Charnan Lewis, Christina Marsh, Tracy Miller, Mary Schiliro, Rebecca Siemering, Lynn Talbot, Mary Jo Vath, Jessica Westbook, Chris Wright. Catalog. Essay by Wesley Gibson. Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst, MA

WHERE THERE'S SMOKE - Steve Mumford, Gregory Crane,  Kathryne Lynch, Chris McCaw, Elizabeth Kiethline, Barbara Friedman, Davide Cantoni, Rupert Nesbitt, Lawrence Swan.  Catalog. Essay by Wesley Gibson. Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst, MA

1995

Scope Art Gallery, founder. 

Colored Stories: Depictions of Race in Narrative Art - Kerry James Marshall, Carrie Mae Weems, Dottie Attie, Bo Bartlett, James Esber and others. Mediabridge.com/nyc/scope NYC

Rococo Cartoon - including Amy Sillman, Drew Lowenstein. Scope Art Gallery. Mediabridge.com/nyc/scope NYC

Beauty/Death - Dottie Attie, Greg Stone and others. Mediabridge.com/nyc/scope NYC

1992

Contemporary Icons: From the Sublime to the Fetishistic Assisted/collaborated with Susan Edwards, curator for the Hunter College Leubsdorf Gallery exhibition, NYC

1984

Real, Small Art  Hunter Gallery display case, Hunter College, NYC

You Are a Human Animal  Hunter Gallery, Hunter College, NYC

MFA Hunter College

BFA Virginia Commonwealth University