LINDA GRIGGS

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

What to Do with the Body Christopher Stout Gallery, NYC

2015

The First Time Is Not Like Porn Christopher Stout Gallery, NYC 

2012

I'm Not Sure I Should Be Telling You This Catalog PDF. Essay by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. Hampden Gallery UMASS Amherst, MA

1994
Family Outing Carolyn J. Roy Gallery (catalog essay, Therese Lichtenstein) NYC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019 

Decadence: A Decade of Art Fairs, Theater for the New City, NYC 

Drop Top Ice Cream Paint Job, Classic Car Club of Manhattan, NYC - postponed, Covid-19

Clothesline Benefit ABC No RIO, NYC

 

2019 

Not "En Vogue" LES section curated by Marcus Glitteris. Curators Elliot DeCesare & ZoeMap, 550 Gallery, NYC

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

Afflatus curated by Amy Hill and Suzanne Unrein. 5-50 Gallery, NYC

Deconstruction curated by Marcus Glitteris & Crystal Field. TNC Gallery, NYC

Among Friends Co-curators, Alexandra Rutsch Brock, Beth Dary and Patricia Fabricant. LES Gallery, NYC

2018

MONUMENT {in miniature} Curator, Davi Leventhal.  ABC No Rio in Exile, NYC

Among Friends Co-curators, Alexandra Rutsch Brock, Beth Dary and Patricia Fabricant.  Dumbo Open Studios, NYC

2017

Summer Sex Curated by Priska Juschka. Lichtundfire, NYC

Artists for Puerto Rico Benefit, LES Gallery, NYC

2016

Army of Lovers Christopher Stout Gallery, NYC

Through the Rabbit Hole, Nation IV Sideshow Gallery, NYC

Shades of Red Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

Interim LES Gallery, NYC

Groundswell's Art Auction Benefit, NYC

2015

Body Christopher Stout Gallery, NYC

The Eye Witness Project (A Fine Arts Center 40th Anniversary Event) Co-curators, Sally Curcio and Anne LaPrade Seuthe  Catalog PDF  Hampden Gallery UMASS Amherst MA

All | Together | Different: A Survey of Working Artists on the Lower East Side  [Including Kiki Smith, Richard Hambleton, Roger Welch, Aton Van Dalen] Manny Cantor Center,  NYC 

Satellite Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

eyewash REDUX  Curated by Larry Walczak. Firework Gallery  NYC

Closed Circuit  Curated by Carlo McCormick  Abrazo Interno  NYC

Circle the Wagons III   Sideshow Gallery  NYC

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer charity auction   Asbury Park, NJ

2014

Hotter Than July  Curated by Savannah Spirit. Catalog PDF  NYC   

Cutlog at The Clemente NYC 

E32 goes to the fair  NYC

Posit: A Journal of Literature and Art  Posit 2, April  NYC

BOOG City: A Community Newspaper from a Group of Writers Based in and around New York City's East Village Issue 93  NYC

2013 

Nation II: At the Alamo  Sideshow  NYC 

Curate NYC  Guest curator, Lizetta LeFalle Collins  NYC 

The Bark  Winter/Holiday issue  Berkeley, CA
 

2012 

Mite Curated by Amelia Arenas. Iwami Art Museum  Masuda-shi, Shimane-ken, Japan 

Awakened Curated by Alix Sloan. AFA NYC  NYC

Worth Telling Curated by Erik Sanner and Linda Griggs. Abrazo Interno Gallery  NYC 

Nosebleed  Curated by Eric Foss. Fuse Gallery at Lit Lounge  NYC 

Animals Curated by Ron Richter. Abrazo Interno Gallery,  NYC 

White Box Benefit honoring AI Wei Wei. NYC 
 

2011

Personal Saviors, Wesley Gibson,  Book cover "Like a Lamb to the Slaughter, Tom in his Easter Suit", Chelsea Station Editions, NY

Find & Combine [Elisabeth Condon, Judith Simonian, Amy Hill, Carla Gannis] Abrazo Gallery, NYC 
Abrazo Interno Gallery, NYC

2010

Sweetness and Light: Art Made of or About Candy, Cakes, and Sugar  Catalog PDF  Catalog essay by Wesley Gibson. 

[Richard Baker, Tom Bogaert, Ya Ya Chou, Sally Curcio, Lori Ellison, Emily Eveleth, Linda Griggs, Julia Jacquette, Christina Marsh, Tracy Miller, Mary Schiliro, Lynn Talbot, Mary Jo Vath, Jessica Westbrook, Chris Wright]  Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst, MA

2009

Black Walnut Ink Drawings  The Tides  Asbury Park, NJ

A.I.R.Benefit Exhibition  NYC

Community~Word Project's 9th Annual Benefit National Arts Club  NYC

2008
Walk-Ins Welcome, Umbrella Arts/Curcio Projects  NYC
PS122 for $122 Invitational Benefit Exhibition PS122  NYC 
Providence Art Windows Summer Invitational  Providence, R.I. 
Broadthinking Cosmology Map ABC No Rio  NYC
Clothesline Benefit ABC No Rio  NYC
Community~Word Project's 8th Annual Benefit  NYC
Sweetness & Light  E32 5C Cultural Center  NYC
Dance Parade Benefit  NYC
Mad Hatters Review Benefit  NYC 

2007
This Can't Be Happening Curated by Aaron Friedman  Sputnik Brooklyn, NY
Flights of Fancy  E32  35 Clinton Street  NYC
Brite: Building Readiness in Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs 2nd Benefit Action  Asian Cultural Center, NYC
Galleryless Gallery at Artcrimes  NYC 

Community~Word Project's 7th Annual Benefit, NYC
2006
Working Space 06 Cuchifritos art gallery/project space [Rune Olsen, Nola Romano, Chitra Ganesh] NYC

2005
Method Becomes Practice Office of the Manhattan Borough President  NYC
2004
Artists in the Studio: 30 Years at the Millay Colony for the Arts Albany International Airport Gallery Albany, NY
The matzo files  Inaugural Show at Streits Matzo Factory  NYC
SHARE: Benefit for Women's Cancers Sideshow Gallery  NYC
Friends of Hunter College Galleries Benefit Auction  NYC 

2002
Friends Seminary Benefit Auction  NYC
2000
Summer Group Show  Bart Gallery  Cincinnati, OH
Friends of the Hunter College Art Galleries Benefit  NYC
1999
Human/Nature  Lynn Chavez Gallery  San Francisco, CA
1998
Friends of Hunter College Art Galleries
 Benefit Auction  NYC
The Bronx High School of Science Benefit Auction  NYC
Union Settlement House Benefit Auction  NYC
Friends Seminary Benefit Auction  NYC 
Women's Show III: Home & Fringe Dwellers  Bullet Space & ABC No Rio  NYC 
1996 
Colored Stories: Depictions of Race in Narrative Art [Kerry James Marshall, Carrie Mae Weems, Pat Ward Williams] Scope Art Gallery - mediabridge.com/nyc/scope  NYC

1995
An Exhibition of Poets Chap Books  Hamilton Fish Branch, NY Public Library  NYC 
Beauty/Death Scope Art Gallery - mediabridge.com/nyc/scope  NYC

1994
A Sense of Place  Gahlberg Gallery at the College of Du Page. Catalog.  Glen Ellyn, IL

1993 
Linda Griggs, Allen Hansen and Donald MacFadyen
 Joy Roy Fine Art  NYC
Representational Paintings: Advertisements, Snap Shots & Underwear  Flamingo East  NYC
Group Show Bennett Gallery Knoxville, TN
Group Show Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery  Kent, CT

1992 
Contemporary Icons: From the Sublime to the Fetishistic  
Curated by Susan Edwards. Catalog essay by Susan Edwards. [Dottie Attie, Richard Baker, Vija Celmins, Mark Innerst, Donald MacFadyen, Joan Nelson, Mary Jo Vath] Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College  NYC 

Group Exhibition Joy Roy Fine Art  NYC 
Group Show Vim Gallery  Richmond, VA

1991 
The First Decade of the M.F.A. Program Hunter College 
catalog  NYC
Artists and the American Yard Wustum Museum of Fine Arts  catalog Racine, WI

1990 
Seven Women Artists ‑ New Talent  
Katherina Rich Perlow Gallery  NYC

1989 

The Family in Contemporary Art  Curated by Faith Ringgold and Sidney Goodman. Nexus Gallery  Philadelphia, PA 

Talbot-Perkins Adoption Program benefit auction Christies Inc  NYC 
Small Works 80 Washington Square East Galleries Curated by Carlo Lamagna  NYC 
Small Paintings Gallery La Luz  La Luz, NM 

Small Works Curated by Barbara Toll.  Washington Square East Galleries   NYC  

1986 

Group Show Now Gallery  NYC

1985 
Free Lunch 
Free Lunch Gallery  NYC  
Summer Group Show Vox Populi/American Fine Arts  NYC

COLLECTIONS

JP Morgan Chase    Peter Klein/Obac Corporation    Ann Partlow    Sheila Curran Bernard    Eileen Schwab    Therese Lichtenstein    Alix Sloan  

Rich Timperio  Daniel Katchen  Artur Golczewski  Dr. Kenneth Meisler    Kraige Bloch  Paul Bridgewater   Carolyn J. Roy  

Rena Kosersky & Tony Robbins   Susanna Coffey   Susan Schreiber   Jan Hanvik  Laura Brownson  Barbara Lubliner   Steve Ellis  Mark Masyga   Perry Lowe  Peter Bourbeau  


AWARDS/FELLOWSHIPS

The MacDowell Colony for the Arts Peterborough, NH    Millay Colony for the Arts  Austerlitz, NY    Change, Inc.  NYC    

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council  NYC   Artists' Alliance - LES Rotating Studio Program, NYC

BIBLIOGRAPHY (incomplete)

Live Mag!, 2020  Issue , pg . 

BOOG City: A Community Newspaper from a Group of Writers Based in and around New York City's East Village Issue 93  NYC

NYC-ARTS: The Complete Guide, 2016 "Meet the Artists: Incubating Subversive Dialogue"

Live Mag!, 2012  Issue #9, pg 35.

Personal Saviors, Wesley Gibson, 2011  Book cover "Like a Lamb to the Slaughter, Tom in his Easter Suit", Chelsea Station Editions, NY

MeWG Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Art, Sept, 5 2011 "Ground Control to Linda Griggs: The long flight back from cyberspace"

Sweet and Smoky: At Hampden Gallery, Two Distinctive Exhibits Are Compatible, Hampden Gazette, Kay Mellen, Sept 2010, New York Times, New York, NY, Sunday, Sept. 25, 1994, Arts and Leisure Guide, listing.

The Bark  Winter/Holiday issue.  The Frisky Series.  Berkeley, CA

Cover, New York, New York October 1994, Painter Redevelops the Roots of Soul by Jeanne C. Wilkinson (illus., Happy Motoring)

Family Outing exhibition catalog by Therese Lichtenstein, Sept. 1994. Carolyn J. Roy Gallery, New York, NY (illus., Red Indian)

A Sense of Place exhibition catalog by Eileen Broido, Jan. 1994. The Gahlberg Gallery at the College of Du Page, Glen Ellyn, IL (illus., My Mother in her Wedding Dress)

HX Issue Issue 28:17 April 1992, shortlist

Contemporary Icons: From the Sublime to the Fetishistic, exhibition catalog and essay by Susan Edwards, November 1992. The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY. (illus., Home Beauty Salon, 1991.)

The Sunday Gazette, Austerlitz, NY, November 24, 1991, Poet's Legacy by Eleanor Koblenz

Artists and the American Yard, exhibition catalog and essay by Bruce W. Pepich, Director, June 1991. The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin.

The Milwaukee Journal, September 1, 1991, Racine show has a fun time with yard goods, by James Auer

Art Matters, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 1989, Reviews in Brief by Kathy Curnow Nasara.

Philadelphia Daily News, Jan. 20, 1989, Multi-Media Look at the Family by Dave Bittan.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 14, 1989, On Galleries by Victoria Donohoe.

EDUCATION

1984 Master of Fine Art Hunter College

1982 Bachelor of Fine Art Virginia Commonwealth University