Education
1978    MFA in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1974    BA in English Literature, Colby College, Waterville, ME
1973    Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, England
1970    HS Diploma, The American School in London, London, England


Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017  
Linda Day” UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM-CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH,CA- Curated by Trevor Norris

Color is flesh" SPARC GALLEry, 1121 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA- Curated by Sam Mellon

2012
Linda Day- Swimming in Paint" UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM-CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH,CA

2011  
ANOTHER YEAR IN LA" PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER, 8687 MELROSE AVENUE, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

2008           
Jancar Gallery, 3875 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California
Jayjay Gallery, 5520 Elvas Ave., Sacramento, California

2005
Linda Day-PULSE, Another Year in LA, 2121 N. San Fernando Rd.,Los Angeles, CA

2003
Pulse, POST, 1904 East 7th Pace, Los Angeles, CA

2000
Himovitz Gallery, 1616 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, CA     
LIMN Gallery, 292 Townsend, San Francisco, CA

1998
Head Case POST, 1904 East 7th Pace, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Linda DayDrawing ProjectACME, 1800 B Berkeley Street, Santa Monica, CA

1996
Linda Day, POST, 1904 East 7th Pace, Los Angeles, CA 90021

1985
Linda Day, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, FAWC, Provincetown, MA



Selected Group Exhibitions
2010  
Tomorrow's Legacies: Gifts Celebrating the Next 125 Years,” Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street, Sacramento, CA


New," Another Year in LA, Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA


JANCAR PROJECTS: “Linda Day, Joan Perlman, Hovey Brock," 961 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles, CA


OU-BOUM: New Work by Linda Dy," Long Beach City College, 4901 E. Carson Street, Long Beach, CA

2009            
For Fame and Love: Kris Chatterson, Linda Day, Fatima Hoang, & JayLizo,” curated by Devon Tsuno, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA


 "Lovable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children," curated Kristen Calabrese & Josh Aster, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WS and LACE, Los Angeles, CA


On the Down-Low,” The Attic, 200 S. Ardmore Ave., Los Angeles, CA


Intellectual Abstraction,” Another Year in LA, 2121 N. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA

2008            
Luscious Abstractions, curated by Trevor Norris, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
 

SOME PAINTINGS,  LA Weekly Biennial, curated by Doug Harvey, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 

Projection, Salon Oblique, Los Angeles, CA
 

LA: A Select Survey of Art From Los Angeles, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
 

Petri Dishes, The HiArt Gallery, New York,NY

2007           
Big Secret Cache, Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Square,  The ‘temporary Museum of Painting (and Drawing), Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
 

LA Abstractions, d.e.n. contemporary, Culver City, CA
 

CHROMALUXE, curated by Kristina Newhouse, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
 

Talking Heads, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA
 

PLEX, curated by Noel Korten, Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

2005 
Faculty Exhibition
, Gatov Gallery, CSULB, Long Beach, CA

2004 
Tinseltown
, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA


Geometric Symphony: Color, Line, and Shape.  Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach, CA


Summer Simmer Shimmer, curated by Kristina Newhouse, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

2002
New Faculty Exhibition, Gatov Gallery, CSULB, Long Beach, CA


Project: Structure and Situation, Environmental Design Exhibition Gallery, CSPUP, Pomona, CA and Michael Folonis, AIA and Associates, Santa Monica, CA


Works On Paper, Forget It Jake, Los Angeles, CA


Girl Talk, Encino Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2001  
Wrap Up!, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000 
Linda Day & Marie Thibeault: Drawings and Paintings
, Cerritos Gallery, Norwalk, CA


Three’s Company: Linda Day, Merion Estes, Jeremy Kidd, Cypress College, Cypress, CA


HUBCAP DIAMOND STAR HALO, curated by Leonardo Bravo & Christopher Miles, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA


Luminous, curated by Leo Bravo & Christopher Miles, IKON LTD./Kay Richards, Santa Monica, CA

1999 
Painting: Fore and Aft
,  ACME, 6150 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA


Paintings That Make You Want To PaintFlat Filing, POST, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Under 500, curated by James Hayward, Black Dragon Society, LOS ANGELES, CA

 
Convulsive Beauty and its Discontents
, California State University, Long Beach, CA 


Exposures: Marie Thibeault & Linda Day, University Gallery, California State Polytechnical Institute, San Luis Obispo, CA


Constellations, Outposts, & Routes - A Gathering of Painters, The Gallery, Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland

1998 
Ways and Means
, Miller Durazo, LOS ANGELES, CA

1997 
Lotus Motel Show
, curated by Lynne Berman & Kathy Chenowith, Inglewood, CA


A Box, curated by Sabina Ott, Marsha Mateyka Gallery,Washington DC 


Dry, curated by Mary Kay Lombino, Miller Fine Art, LOS ANGELES, CA


Winter, Miller Fine Art, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Teeming, POST, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Drawing, POST, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Summer Arts Festival, CSULB Graduate Gallery B, Long Beach, CA

1996 
Tangles
, curated by Renee Petropoulos and Anne Ayres, Otis Gallery, LOS ANGELES, CA 

 
Strappy Sandals and Skinny Belts-The Hyperfeminine Position in Painting
, curated by Sue Spade, Pacific Coast Design Center, LOS ANGELES, CA 


ShapeShifters, curated by Doug Meyers and David diMichelle, Spanish Kitchen, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Transcendental Meditations, curated by Doug Meyers, William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA  

1995 
Linda Day, Kurt Kauper, Johnathon Williams
, ACME, Berkeley Street, Santa Monica, CA


Impure Painting, Jan Baum Gallery, LOS ANGELES, CA 


Linda Day and Chris Duncan, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, NY


Strappy Sandals and Skinny Belts-The Hyperfeminine Position in Painting, curated by Sue Spade, Victoria Room, SanFrancisco, CA

1994 
Faculty Exhibition
, California State University Museum, Long Beach, CA

1993 
Coastal Abstractions
, curated by Peter Frank, Manhatten Beach, CA


Peculiar Painting, curated by Randy Sommer, LA Art Fair, LOS ANGELES, CA


Presence and Absence, Gallery Esvandam, New York, NY

1992 
The Painting Project 1
, curated by Amy Sillman, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY


Abstract Paintings, curated by Randy Sommer, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1991 
CoVariants - Abstract Painting and Sculpture
, OIA, New York, NY


Artists-in-Residence, Lowe Art Museum, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1989 
Former Fellows: Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown
, Twining Gallery, New York, NY

1988 
Moonligting:Painters Make Sculpture
, curated by Linda Day, Henry St.Settlement, New York,NY


Parallels, Ammo Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1986 
Paintings
, Jon Gerstad Gallery, East First Street, New York, NY


Room to Swing a Cat, sponsored by Artists' Space, Brooklyn, NY


Apt. Art, Sixth Sense Gallery, Sixth Street, New York, NY


Water/Works, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY


Southern Exposure, Southern Massacusetts University, Durham, MA and Brockton ArtMuseum,   Brockton, MA

1984 
Painted Sensibilities: Sue Coe, Jarrett Huddleson, and Linda Day
,  Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

1983 
Terminal New York
, Brooklyn, NY

1982 
Alumni Artists
, Jette Gallery, Colby College, Waterville, ME


118, Landmark Gallery, Broome Street, New York, NY

 

Awards 
CSULB, Long Beach, CA.  Sabbatical Fellowship (2010)
Sanskriti Foundation Residency, New Delhi, India (2010)
CSULB, Long Beach, CA.  SCAC Award (2006)
YADDO, Saratoga Springs, NY. Residency Fellowship (2003)
THEMACDOWELL COLONY, Peterborough, NH. Residency Fellowship (2002)
YADDO, Saratoga Springs, NY.  Residency Fellowship (1991)
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS AWARD in Painting (1989)
YADDO, Saratoga Springs, NY.  Residency Fellowship (1989)
YADDO, Saratogsa Springs, NY.  Residency Fellowship (1988)
THEMACDOWELL COLONY,  Peterborough, NH.  Residency Fellowship (1988)
THE FINE ARTS WORK CENTER, Provincetown, MA.Residency Fellowship (1984)
THE SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, Skowhegan, ME.  Scholarship (1980)
PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn, NY.  Student Fellowship (1975)
COLBY COLLEGE, Waterville, ME.  Art Award (1974)

 

Curatorial Projects

2010                  
OU-BOUM: Nancy Evans, Long Beach City College, 4901 E. Carson Street, Long Beach, CA 90808

2008
Horizons, Jancar Gallery, 961 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles, California (scheduled for November)

2006
Immodesty, Another Year in LA, San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, California

2003
(a)Kin, POST, 1904 East 7th Place, LA, CA90021.

1997
Teeming, POST, 1904 East 7th Place, LA, CA90021.

1993
Co-curator, Painting Projects, Art Initiatives, Hudson Street Gallery, NYC,  NY.

1988
Guest Curator, Moonlighting: Painters Make Sculpture, Henry Street Settlement, NY, NY.

1986
Guest Curator, Water/Works, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY.

1980
Assistant Gallery Curator, Harriman College, Harriman, NY. 

 

Artist Lectures

2004
Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Workshop at Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA. 
CSUS, Festival of the Arts Visiting Artist, Sacramento, CA.

2003
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.

2000
Himovitz Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
State University of New York, Potsdam, N.Y.

1999
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
Rancho Santiago Community College, Orange County, CA.

1998
Utah State University, Logan, Utah.

1997
California State University at Long Beach, Summer Arts Program,CA.

1996
The San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.

1994
University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA.
Union College, Schenectady, NY.  Lecture and Visiting Critic.

1993
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, ILL.
University of Texas, Austin, Texas.
University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

1992
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

1991
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

 

Bibliography  

2008
- Harvey, Doug. “Some Paintings: The Artists in the 3rd LA Weekly Annual Biennial”, LA Weekly, 1/09/08.

2003
- Harvey, Doug. “Godawfulism 11(It ain’t what you paint It’s the way you paint it)”, LA Weekly, 6/13/03. 

2000
- Miles, Christopher. “Three’s Company, Linda Day: Blue, as in Blueprint”, Cypress College, Cypress, California

1999
- Harvey, Doug. “Doug Harvey’s (Non-Museum) Top 10”, LA Weekly, 1/99.
- Kleinfelder, Karen. “Exposures: Marie Thibeault & Linda Day”, University Art Gallery, Department of Art and Design, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California

1998
- Pagel, David. “Canvases That Merely Seize the Moment”, Los Angeles Times, 7/23/98.

1997
- Young, Paul. “Top Ten Galleries on the Edge”, L.A. Magazine,11/97.
- Howell, George. “A Box”, Art Papers, 11/97.

1996
- Kandel, Susan. “Crafting Forms Steeped in Playfulness”, Los Angeles Times, 12/19/96.
- Frank, Peter. “Teeming, Linda Day”, LA Weekly (Art Picks of the Week), vol.19, no. 3, 12/13-19/96.
- Pagel, David. “Meditations on Mortality and the Depiction of Space”, Los Angeles Times, 8/22/96.
- Frank, Peter. “Transcendental Meditations”, LA Weekly (Westside Supplement), 8/22/96.
- Gleason, Mat. “ShapeShifters at Spanish Kitchen”, Coagula Art Journal, #22, Summer '96.
- Willette, Jeanne S.M. “ShapeShifters at the Spanish Kitchen Studios”, Art Week, 7/96.
- Greenstein, M.A. “Lotus Motel, Inglewood, California”, World Art, 2/96.
 

1994            
- “Color This! A Collection of Los Angeles Artists' Drawings”, Foundation for Art Resources, Inc. (FAR). 

1993            
- Pinchbeck, Peter. “Presence and Absence”, Bellrod Press, Gallery Esvandam, New York, New York.