LINDA SMITH

Born in NYC

Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA

 

Education


1973 -  New York University Graduate School of the Arts, M.F.A., Film & TV 
1969 -  State University of New York at Buffalo, B.F.A., Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions


2019 - bG Gallery, Santa Monica , CA
2014 - Hamilton Galleries, "Sex, Love, and Aphrodite," Santa Monica, CA
2012 - Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 - del Mano Gallery, Window Display, Los Angeles, CA
2006 - The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2006 - Tony Mack, Los Angeles, CA
1990 - Schwartz Cierlak Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
1987 - The Ivey Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1983 - Sushi Gallery - West Hollywood, CA

Installations


1993 - Saks Fifth Avenue - Beverly Hills, CA
1985 - Saks Fifth Avenue - Beverly Hills, CA

Two Person Exhibitions
2003 - With Ellen Rundle, Orlando Gallery, Tarzana, CA
1991 - Calgane Corp., courtesy Natsoulas Novelozo Gallery - Davis, CA
1988 - With Janice DeLoof, The Ivey Gallery - Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions


2022-Vessel, Venice, CA
2022 -Intersect Palm Springs, bG Gallery Booth, Palm Springs Convention Center
2022-The LA Art Show, bG Gallery  booth, Los Angeles Convention Center
2021- Gallery 825, Los Angeles Art Association Open Show, curated by Peter Frank, Los Angeles, CA
2021- Context Art Miami, bG Gallery booth C25, Miami, Florida
2021- LA ART SHOW bG Gallery booth, Los Angeles Convention Center
2021- bG Gallery, Spectrum Gestalt, Santa Monica
2021- bG Gallery, Grayscale Wonderland 4, Santa Monica, CA
2020-present Hollywood Sculpture Garden, Los Angeles, CA
2020- bg Gallery , FUN, curated by Kate Stern, Santa Monica ,CA
2020- bG Gallery, Painting Forest, Santa Monica CA
​2020- Art Palm Springs, bG Gallery Booth, Palm Springs Convention Center, CA
2020 -LA ART SHOW, bG Gallery Booth, Los Angeles Convention Center
2019- Hive Gallery, Master Blasters of Sculpture 11, Los Angeles,  CA
2019- The  Room ,bG Gallery, Santa Monica,CA
2019- bG Gallery Turns 10, Santa Monica CA
2019- 34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition . MOAH-CEDAR, Lancaster, curated by Peter Mays, Isabelle Lutterodt and David Babb
2019- LA ART SHOW, bG Gallery booth, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles CA
2018- Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2018- Gallery R&T, Tokyo, Japan
2018- "Jamais Vu" a Pop Up exhibit at The Helms Design Center. Culver City, Los Angeles,curated by Alyssa Mannis & hosted by Little   Bite Gallery & bG Gallery.
2018-Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, America Ceramic Society of So. CA. President's Show, Ojai, CA
2018- bG Gallery, "Stranger than Fiction" Santa Monica, CA 
2018- bG Gallery. "Circular", Santa Monica, CA
2018- FM Fine Art Gallery, "Grayscale Wonderland 3, curated by Om Bleicher, Los Angeles, CA
2018- LA ART SHOW, bG Gallery Booth, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2017- Objects of Art Los Angeles, S.E.A.Los Angeles Gallery booth atThe Reef, Los Angeles, CA
2017- Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, American Ceramic Society of So.Ca. President's Show, Ojai, CA
2017-bG Gallery, "Sea of Art", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2017- LA ART SHOW , BG Gallery booth, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles
2016- FM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA "The Gift of Art" Curated by Louis Jacinto & Kene Rosa
2016 - Jose Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Mount St. Mary's University, "Material Success", Los Angeles, CA
2016 - The American Ceramic Society So. CA Chapter, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2016 - bG Gallery, "Spectrum Gestalt 3", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2016 - bG Gallery, "Looking Glass", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2016 - LA ART SHOW, bG Gallery Booth, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles
2016 - bG Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, “New Year, New Work”, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015- Ink & Clay 41, Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, Jurors Cathy Weiss, Ink Juror; Jody Baral, Clay Juror; Julie Perlin Lee, Curatorial Juror.
2015 - bG Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "Spectrum Gestalts 2", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - "The President's Show" presented by the American Ceramic Society of Southern California, Beatrice  Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2015 - bG Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "Island Girls", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - bG Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "NEW NUDE", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - bG Gallery, "Combines", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - bG Gallery,"Greyscale Wonderland", Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
2015 - Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, 144 II Exhibit, Santa Monica, CA
2014 - Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "Baby Animals", Santa Monica, CA 
2014 - Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, Spectrum Gestalt, curated by Daniel Rolnik & Airom, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA 
2014 - Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "Games", Santa Monica, CA 
2014 - Bleicher/Gorman Gallery, "Three Winged Chrysalis", Santa Monica, CA 
2014 - Future Studio Gallery, Celebrating the Year of the Horse, Los Angeles, CA 
2013 - Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, "From Little Things Big Things Grow," Santa Monica, CA  
2013 - 2013 Ceramic Biennial, American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA), juried by Patrick Crabb, Pomona, CA  
2013 - Coochie Coo, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
2013 - Art in Literature, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 
2013 - ACGA National Clay & Glass Exhibition, juried by Carol Sauvian,City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA  
2012 - Crocker -Kingsley at Blue Line Gallery, juried by Michael Duncan, Roseville, CA  
2012 - Bleicher Gallery, “Print X Print”, curated by Sung-Hee Son, Los Angeles, CA
2012 - Bleicher/GoLighltly Gallery, “Test Pilots 2”, Santa Monica, CA 
2012 - The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA, “Art Matters”, a juried exhibition presented by The San Marino League.
2012 - Armstrong’s Gallery, Pomona, CA
2011 - ACGA Clay and Glass National juried Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA, curator, Jo Lauria.
2010 - Armstrong’s Gallery, “The Gallery’s Repertoire”, Pomona, CA
2010 - Affinity Galleries, West Hollywood, CA. “I.O.N. –Instincts of Nature.", curator Tony Clark. 
2010 - American Ceramic Society- Design Chapter-So. Ca Annual Juried Show, McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, CA, curator, Brian Peshak, juror Biliana Popova.  
2009 - Molly Barnes Presents...Mauro Caputo, Tony Mack, Kevin Parker, Linda Smith and Patssi Valdez, West Hollywood, CA2009American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, "Diversity in Clay", curated by The American Ceramic Society, Design Chapter
2008 - The Fine Art Gallery at CSU- Pueblo, CO, “Found Lost Found” curated by Kenny Schneider
2008 - Armstrong’s Gallery, Pomona, CA
2008 - Celebrating California Clay, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Ala.
2008 - Contemporary California Clay, The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts. Ojai, CA
2008 - President’s Show 2008, The American Ceramic Society- Design Chapter , So. Ca. Section, City of Burbank Creative Arts Center, Burbank, CA
2008 - 2008 Juried All-Media Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA , juror Barry Krammes, professor of art at Biola University
2008 - 2008 AMOCA/ACS-DC Show, Pomona , CA juror Neil Moss
2008 - Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, Art 2008 , The Biennial Juried Exhibition, judge-W.Rod Faulds, Boca Raton, FL
2008 - Finegood Art Gallery, The Jewish Federation Valley Alliance, Ceramic Art, West Hills, CA
2008 - The Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual, The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA.
2007 - One Work/ One World, The Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2007 - President’s Show, “Extreme Clay”, American Ceramic Society, Design Chapter, American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA), Pomona, CA, juror Dora De Larios.
2007 - dA Center for the Arts, “Simply Red”. Pomona, CA.
2007 - dA Center for the Arts, “Chasing the Blues Away”, Pomona, CA.
2006 - Regent Gallery 01, “Portraits” curated by Lilli Muller, Los Angeles, CA
2006 - Art of the Bicycle, Pacifica Center for the Arts, CA, curated by Roy Tatman.
2006 - President’s Show, The American Ceramic Society, “Diversity in Clay” The City of Burbank Creative Arts Center, Burbank, CA, juror, Kevin Myers
2006 - California Clay Competition Exhibition, The Artery, Davis, CA, juror sculptor Patti Aarashina
2006 - Beatrice Wood Ceramics Annual, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA.
2006 - The Folk Tree Collection, “Hearts & Flowers Exhibition, Pasadena, CA
2005 - Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts,The Inaugural Exhibition, curator Kevin Wallace, Ojai, CA
2005 - Exploding Head Gallery, “The Art of the Bike”, curated by Linda Welch and Roy Tatman, Sacramento, CA
2005 - Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA. Jurors: James Elaine, Curator of Hammer Projects, UCLA, Barbara Gilbert, Curator of Fine Art, Skirball Cultural Center, Karin Higa, Director, Curator, Japanese American National Museum.
2005 - The Latino Art Museum, Pomona, CA
2005 - The President’s Show, The American Ceramic Society, Design Chapter, Southern California Section, The Clay Gallery, Venice, CA -- Juror, Karen Koblitz, Professor of Ceramics, at USC.
2005 - Craft & Folk Art Museum, Museum Shop Exhibit & Sale with Frank Romero & Sharon Dabney, Los Angeles, CA
2004 - The President’s Show 2004, The American Ceramic Society, Design Chapter, Burbank, CA
2002-2005 - Orlando Gallery- Tarzana, CA.
2002, 2003 - Carnegie Art Museum,”A Classic Competition”, Oxnard,CA.
2002 - “C’est la Vie Exhibit”, Juror: Martin G.Betz, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA
2001 - "Mail Art Exchange", Made in California: Art, Image, Identity, 1900-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.  
2000 - “All Creatures Great and Small”, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2000 - “High Jinx”, Laguna Art Museum Rental and Sales Gallery - Laguna Beach, CA
2000 - Pacific Prints 2000, Pacific Art League of Palo Alto - Palo Alto, CA
1999 - Gallery of Functional Art - Santa Monica, CA
1985-2002 - Spago Restaurant - Hollywood, CA
1996 - Gail Michael Collection & Gallery - Studio City, CA
1995 - Childress Gallery - Ojai, CA
1995 - Fine Art at Factory Place Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1990-91 - Ratliff-Williams Gallery - Sedona, AZ
1989 - Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art , Los Angeles, CA
1989 - “Dealers Choice”, Brand Library - Glendale, CA
1989 - “Drawings for Funk’s Sake”, Natsoulas Novelozo Gallery - Davis, CA
1989 - Schwartz Cierlak Gallery - Santa Monica, CA
1989 - Auction for Crocker Museum - Sacramento, CA
1989 - L’Elan Vital (Gallery) - New York, NY
1986 - The Ivey Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1984 - Factory Place Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1983 - Factory Place Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1982 - Gallery Helene - West Hollywood, CA
1981-82 - Elizalde Gallery International - Laguna Beach, CA
1981 - Proteus Gallery - Beverly Hills, CA
1981 - “New Talent” Cicchinelli Gallery - New York, NY

Awards


2019-Curator's Award, curator- Andi Campognone, curator at MOAH - The 34th Annual Juried Arts Exhibition, MOAH-CEADAR, Lancaster, CA
2015 - Juror's Choice Award, "Woman with Tattoos" (2015, ceramic) - W. Keith & Janet Kellogg University Gallery, "Ink & Clay 41" Exhibition  Pomona, CA. Jurors Cathy Weiss, Ink Juror; Jody Baral, Clay Juror; Julie Perlin Lee, Curatorial Juror - September, 2015.
2008 - Craft Art Award, Art 2008, The Biennial Juried Exhibition, Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
2007 - Second Place Award, President’s Show, ”Extreme Clay” American Ceramic Society, at AMOCA, Pomona, CA
2006 - Honorable Mention, President’s Show, “Diversity in Clay”, American Ceramic Society, The City of Burbank Creative Arts Center, Burbank, CA
2005 - Honorable Mention, President’s Show, The American Ceramic Society, The Clay Gallery, Venice, CA
2004 - Selected for LA Mart Art Show, installation in the Artist Colony
1996 - Aaron Brothers Competition: “Art Fair ‘96” exhibited - Hollywood, CA
1992 - Grant: Department of Cultural Affairs; City of Los Angeles: Arts Recovery Program. Worked with five children from Santa Monica Boulevard School to create and produce a silkscreen print – Los Angeles,CA
1988 - Calgene Fine Art Competition, Natsoulos Novelozo Gallery, Judges: Roy Deforest, Clayton Bailey, Mel Ramos - Davis, CA

Commissions


1988 - “John Prine Live” album cover, Oh Boy Records - Los Angeles, CA
2016- Craft & Fok Art Museum,Los Angeles- award ceramic cups created for honorees Gronk, Corinna Cotsen & Lee Rosenbaum
2015- Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, created ceramic award cups for 50th anniversary Gala for honorees artist Phyllis Green, and the A.F. Gilmore Company.

Published Prints
1998 - “Flying”, Impressions Limited - Los Angeles, CA
1994 - “Heads”, Impressions Limited - Los Angeles, CA1993“Going Bananas”, Impressions Limited - Los Angeles, CA
1991 - "Going Bananas", Impressions Limited, Los Angeles, CA
1990 - “Breaking Through”, Impressions Limited - Los Angeles, CA1988“At Home”, Impressions Limited - Los Angeles, CA
1988 - "At Home", Impressions Limited, Los Angeles, CA

Publications, Film


2019-  Hollywood Times."Cats, Art and Australians Turn Heads at Bergamot Station"by Cynthia Underwood
​2019- LA Art Party , bG Gallery, Holiday Event ,Kathy Leonardo
2018 - Voyage LA Magazine/LA City Guide  VOYAGELA.COM
2010 - “Heads”, prints purchased by FOX TV show ‘House”, NBC/Universal  
2006 - Craft Arts International #68”The Stellar Legacy of Beatrice Wood” by Kevin Wallace.
2006 - Ceramics Monthly (October), Upfront Section
2006 - “Alone With Her”, film directed by Eric Nicholas, with Colin Hanks
1990 - CALIFORNIA magazine, “New West”, Sean Elder
1989 - “American Artists - Signatures & Monograms 1800 -1989” Scarecrow Press, John Castagno
1988 - Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section: Galleries, Marlena Donahue
1987 - L.A. Woman Magazine, cover art and story
1987 - Los Angeles Times, Calendar Section, “Galleries”, Suzanne Muchnic
1983 - L.A. Weekly, “Galleries”

Selected Collections


American Museum of Ceramic Art, Permanent Collection, Pomona, CA
Mobile Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Mobile Alabama.
Shana Nys Dambrot -Los Angeles, CA
Ira Smith, ActionPak, Camden, NJ
Bill Stern- Los Angeles, CA
Peter Selz - Berkeley, CA
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/ Art Advisory Board - Los Angeles, CA
Martin Blinder/Barry Levine - Martin Lawrence Galleries - Los Angeles, CA
Susan Grode, attorney - Los Angeles, CA
Michael Dan, attorney - Beverly Hills, CA
Madonna Ciccone - Los Angeles, CA
Gabriel Flores, Brazilian Consul General to Paraguay
Philip Bruns - Los Angeles, CA
Brian and Sharon Polkinghorn - Manhattan Beach, CA
Greg Sarris - Los Angeles, CA
Ms Foundation for Women - New York, NY
John and Diane Hertz - Los Angeles, CA
Louis Jacinto, Kene Rosa, Los Angeles, CA
Lois Powers, Los Angeles, CA 
Frank Romero- Los Angeles, CA
Kevin and Sheryl Wallace, ,Ojai, CA
Patssi Valdez, Los Angeles, CA
Joan and Paul Gamberg, Los Angeles, CA
Irene and Jerry Barr, Corona Del Mar, CA
Helen Yagake, Pasadena CA
Jean Omura, Northridge, CA
Tony Peluso, Los Angeles, CA
John & Isabel Roberts, Roberts Optical, Beverly Hills, CA 
Gary Barth, Long Beach, CA
Carol Halperin, Los Angeles
Jean Concoff, Los Angeles
​Joel Gilman,  Los Angeles
​Bill Moreno, Los Angeles
Gay Summer Rick- Malibu, CA
Barbara & Bernie Fromm, Palm Desert, CA
Kim Manocherian, New York, NY
Grant Hester, Boca Raton,FL
​Kyle DeWoody, Los Angeles

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