Linda Connor  (American, 1944) 

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Linda Connor Biography
1944   BORN in New York, NY
1967   B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1969   M.S. (Photography), Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology
1985 - 1999   Board member, Friends of Photography
1969 - pres   Professor, Photography Department, San Francisco Art Institute
2002 - pres   Founder and President of Photo Alliance
2002 - pres   Advisor Board member for In-Site
Selected Exhibitions
2010   “Altered States: The Collection in Context,” Gatehouse Gallery, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2009 - 2010   “Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor,” (Touring Exhibition) Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; Palm Springs Art Museum, CA (December 2009); Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, RI (July, 2010); Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona, FL (November 2010) (solo)
2009   “San Francisco Art Institute Faculty & Alumni: A Thin Slice,” Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
2009   "LandMark," Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009   “Bicknell to Yamamoto: Gibson Gallery Acquisitions, 2000-2008,” Roland Gibson Gallery, SUNY Potsdam, NY
2008   “Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe,” Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe N.M.
2008   “Collector Print Fundraiser Benefitting PhotoAlliance,” Smith Anderson North Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2008   “American Photographs,” Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
2008   “RISD and Photography,” Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, R.I.
2008   “Light – Hallowed Places,” Aperture F/64 Gallery, San Anselmo, CA
2008   “Himalayas,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2008   “Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor,” Norton Photography Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ (solo)
2007   “Linda Connor”, Department of Design Gallery, Mariposa Hall, Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA (solo)
2007   “Olson House Photographs”, an exhibit within Andrew Wyeth Watercolors and Drawings, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, February – May (solo)
2007   “Linda Connor Photographs”, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA May (solo)
2007   “Landscape & Memory II,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007   “SFAI NOW works from the San Francisco Art Institute Community, Red Ink Studios, SF
2007   “Photogravure”, Gottheiner Ltd. Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO, on-line exhibition
2007   “Faith Placed: The Intersection of Location and Spirituality in Contemporary Photography,” de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
2007   “Among Trees: Six Artists, Six Perspectives”, Aperture F/64 Gallery, San Anselmo, CA, May– June
2007   “Branching Out”, SEPIA International/Alkasi Collection, New York, NY, May - June
2007   “Truth and Beauty”, Point Light Gallery, Surry Hills, Australia, February
2007   “Far From Home: Photography, Travel and Inspiration”, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, January- May
2007   “Landscape; Fact and Fiction”, William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT, January - March
2007   “Art Within," Manchester Craftsman Guild, Pittsburgh, PA, January – April
2006   “Multiple Exposures: Highlights from CSULB Special Collections, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, Summer 2006
2006   “Linda Connor Photographs”, Sun Valley Art Museum, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2006   “Sepia at Seven: A Celebratory Group Show”, Sepia International and The Alkazi Collection of Photography, New York, NY Feb.- May, 2006
2006   American Photographers: Fine Print Exhibition, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 11 – Feb. 10, 2006
2005   “Director’s Choice: Contemporary Art with Objects from Asia,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005   “150 Works of Art," Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, November 1 – February 26,
2005   “Rarefied Light”, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage Alaska
2005   “Women’s Work”, Photographs by Women from the Scott Nichols Gallery, Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, Sacramento, CA, July 1 – August 13
2005   “Romancing the Shadows”, The Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA, September 25– December 23
2005   “Point Light in Melbourne”, 80 Gold Street, Melbourne, Australia, October 26-November 6
2005   “Natural Selection”, Point Light Gallery, Surry Hills, Australia
2005   “Woman," curated by Lyndell Undy, Point Light Gallery, Surry Hills, Australia, February 3 – March
2005   “Linda Connor”, EFTI, Valencia and Madrid, Spain (workshop: La Casa Encendida, Madrid) (solo)
2005   “A Clear Vision” by Linda Connor, An Exhibition of fine-art photography, The Creative Center for Photography (solo)
2005   Freestyle, Los Angeles, CA, January 27 –April 4 (solo)
2004   “Linda Connor: Starfields & Constellations,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004   “temporalscape,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004   National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, November 20-January 25, 2004
2004   “Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art, Selections from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell”, The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C., October 23, 2004-January 31, 2005.
2004   “Photography and Place: Contemporary Work from the Museum’s Collection”, The RISD Museum, Providence RI, January 23-April 4, 2004
2004   Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi, March 2-April 27, 2004
2004   “In the Center of Things: A Tribute to Harold Jones”, Light Gallery, University of Arizona
2004   Stewart Gallery, Boise Idaho, March 16-April 23, 2004
2004   “Wanderers, Travelers and Adventurers: Images of Exploration from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Photographic Arts”, San Diego, CA April 9, 2004-Aug. 1, 2004
2004   Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA, June 2-August 1, 2004
2004   Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois, September 18-December 26, 2004
2004   “In Nepal: Linda Connor and Will Mebane”, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, October 2004
2004   “Frames of Reference: New Works by Photo Alliance Founders,” Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA
2004   “Temporalscape,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA, June 10-July 24, 2004
2004   “Handmade Photographs,” Plum Gallery, Williamstown, MA (Summer, 2004)
2003 - 2004   “Time, Place, Sequences,” Sonoma Museum of Visual Art at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
2003 - 2004   “Linda Connor: Photographs,” Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2003 - 2004   “Time, Place, Sequences,” Sonoma Museum of Visual Art at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA (solo)
2003   “Linda Connor: Continuum,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2003   “Reflecting Buddha: Images by Contemporary Photographers,” curated by Linda Connor, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2003   “The New World’s Old World: Photographic Views of Ancient America,” AXA Gallery, New York, NY (book)
2003   “Enchanted Evening”, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY, July 10 – August 22
2003   “Maker’s Marks in the Landscape," Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX January 25 – July 27
2003   “The Female Aim,” G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA, January 2-March 1, 2003
2003   “Landscape: Real or Imagined,” BAPC Group Show, Focus Gallery, San Francisco, CA, curated by Linda Connor
2003   "New to View: Recent Acquisitions in Photography,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, February 8- June 8, 2003
2003   “The Curatorial Eye: Fifteen Perspectives”, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA, March
2003   “Veneration,” Wake Forest University, North Carolina, February 7-March 23, 2003
2003   “The Northwest Eye: A Regional Fine Art Photography Competition and Exhibition,” Humboldt Arts Council,” Eureka, CA, April 2003
2003   “The Land Through a Lens: Highlights of the Smithsonian American Art Museum,” The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, September 5-October 31, 2003
2003   “What were you thinking,?" 15 year Anniversary Exhibition and book, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, November 15 – January 4, 2003
2002   “MicroCosmic: from the Stellar to the Cellular,” Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, March-April
2002   “Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art,” Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY, June-September
2002   “Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California, 1950-2000,” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA (book, published by University of California Press)
2001   “Towards Light,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   “Recent Photographs”, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001   “The Heavens”, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2001   “Linda Connor”, Glen Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY (solo)
1997   "Linda Connor", Spectrum Gallery, Fresno, CA (solo)
1997   "Linda Connor", PARTS Photographic Arts, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
1997   "Linda Connor, Life Work Award", Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA (solo)
1996   "The Heavens", Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1996   "Stones of Faith, Stones of Peace", The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1996   "Linda Connor, Diptychs", Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
1996   "Visits", Light Works, Syracuse, NY (solo)
1996   "On the Music of Spheres", Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY (solo)
1995   "Linda Connor", Finch Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (solo)
1995   "Linda Connor", Spectrum Gallery, Fresno, CA (solo)
1995   "Linda Connor", Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY (solo)
1994   Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1994   Jones Troyer Fitzpatrick, Washington, DC (solo)
1994   "Linda Connor, Ancient Vistas, Modern Times", Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
1993   "Sacred Places from Around the World," Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA (solo)
1993   "Earthly Constellations," International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY (catalogue) (solo)
1993   "Tibet: A Land of Light and Shadow," Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
1993   "Earthly Constellations," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA traveled to Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA; Contemporary Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI; National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C and Joseylan Museum, Omaha, NB (solo)
1993   "Linda Connor and Harry Callahan", Light Factory, Charlotte, NC (solo)
1993   “Linda Connor”, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
1993   "Linda Connor," The Living Masters Series, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
1993   Inge De Bisschop Gallery, Antwerpen, Belgium (solo)