Linda Whitaker

BIO/CV
Education
  • 1979 – 1980

    Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, New York, NY

     

  • 1979                    

    Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
    B.A in Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

  • 1971 – 1973

    School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA


Selected One-Person Exhibitions
  • 2009                     

    Linda Whitaker: The Floor of the Sky, Eight Modern, Santa Fe, NM

  • 1989                     

    Meet the Artist, The Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

  • 1985                      

    Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions
  • 1990                     

    Black Women in the Arts 1990, Montclair State College Art Gallery, Montclair, NJ

  • 1989                     

    2 + 2=4, Baruch College, New York, NY

  • 1988                     

    From the Studio: Artists in Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
    Afro-America ’88: A Dream Deferred?, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY

  • 1987

    Linda Whitaker Paintings and Sana Musasama Sculpture, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY
    New Talent Landscape: Paintings by Linda Whitaker & Frank Gregory, Glassboro State College, Glassboro, NJ

  • 1985                      

    Artists as Mentors, Cinque Gallery, New York, NY
    Soho Summer Sampler, The Art Galleries of Ramapo College, Mahway, NJ

  • 1984                     

    Speaking in Tongues, Small Walls Gallery, New York, NY
    Affirmations of Life, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1983                      

    Salute to Black Women Artists, First Women’s Bank, New York, NY
    Fourth Annual Drawing Exhibit, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
    Smallworks ’83 (juried exhibition), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1981                      

    Artists Against Racism in the Arts, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
    Three Painters, Cinque Gallery, New York, NY

  • 1979                      

    University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

  • 1975                      

    Small Works Show, Boston Visual Artists Union, Boston, MA

  • 1974                      

    Open Studio Exhibit, The Factory, Jamaica Plains, MA


Professional Experience, Residencies, and Grants
  • 1990

    Residency Grant, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, NM

  • 1989

    Minority Artists Fellowship, The Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY

  • 1987-1988

    Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

  • 1985

    Residency Grant, The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, NM

  • 1984

    Residency Grant, The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY


Collections
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
    New York State Mortgage Guaranty Agency, New York, NY
    The Hawthorne Inn, Concord, MA


ARTIST STATEMENT