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Linn Meyers

Artist Biography

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Born in Washington, DC 1968.
Lives and works in Washington, DC.
www.linnmeyers.com

EDUCATION

1990
BFA The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1993
MFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Our View From Here, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2015
This is what I know is true, Sandra Gering Inc. New York, NY

2014
Blue Study, Academy Art Museum, Easton MD
Unintended Consequences, Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV

2013
Rhapsody (with Elena del Rivero), Gering and López, New York, NY

2011
Every Now. And Again, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Adjacent Possible, G Fine Art, Washington, DC
a very particular moment, American University Museum at The Katsen Center, Washington, DC

2010
at the time being, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

2009
Here Today, The University of Maryland, College Park, MD (catalogue)

2007
No Time Like the Present, G Fine Art, Washington, DC (catalogue)

2005
Embracing the Unplanned Imperfect, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY (catalogue)
Everything Matters, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Currents, G Fine Art, Washington, DC

2004
Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC, NY (Project Room)

2003
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC

2002
The Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
George Billis Gallery NYC, NY (catalogue)

2001
Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC

2000
George Billis Gallery, NYC, NY

1998
Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC
St. Peter’s Church, NYC, NY

1997
Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY
Zoon, New Haven, CT
Nese Alpan Gallery, Roslyn, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
10th anniversary of the University of Maryland’s Contemporary Art Purchasing Program (CAPP),The Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, MD
2015
Intersections @ 5, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Bye Bye Old City: The Last Picture Show, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
The Language of Line, Neptune Fine Art, Washington, DC
Intersections, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Tray wick Gallery, Berkley, CA

2014
Dialogues: Recent Acquisitions of the Sheldon Museum of Art, The Sheldon Museum, Lincoln, NE
The intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (catalogue)
National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

2013
Rhapsody, Linn Meyers and Elena del Rivero, Gering + Lopez Gallery, New York, NY

2012
We're Not All Here Because We're Not All There, Tecoah Bruce Gallery, CCA, Oakland, CA
Art on Paper: The 42nd Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

2011
Pressing Ideas, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Multiplicity, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Touch, Paris Concret, Paris, France
Ink, Inc., Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX

2010
Prints By Gallery Artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
On/Off The Grid, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC,
Very Very Large Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty, University of New Mexico Art Museum (traveling), Albuquerque, NM

2009
Fine Lines, Reyes + Davis, Washington DC
Superfine, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NYC
Ink!, Margaret Thatcher Projects, NYC
Curvalinear, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Marking Time, Works by Miriam Cabessa and Linn Meyers, Lyons Wier + Ortt, NYC
The Space Between, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA

2008
Touch, Bus-dori Project Space, Tokyo, Japan
International Print Exhibition, USA & Japan (traveling), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art
Black, G Fine Art, Washington DC
Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
Building a Legacy, Drawing, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha Nebraska
Ink!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Etch-A-Sketch, The Drawing Show, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
Between the Lines, M.A.P, Baltimore, MD
New Prints/Winter, International Print Center, New York, NY
Made In America, 19th Print Biennial, American University Katzen Gallery, Washington DC
Re-Defined, The Corcoran Gallery Of Art, Washington, DC

2006
Art and Elements, Street Scenes, Washington DC:
Aligning with Abstract LA, DEN Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Full Circle, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2004
DC Now, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2003
Drawn, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Round, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY

2002
4 drawing artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Gestures, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

2000
2000 Pittsburgh Biennial, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)
Modern/Modular, Gallery Bershad, Somerville, MA
Lumenroom,Three Rivers Gallery, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
8 Hour Drawings Part III, Bowman and Penelec Gallery, Meadville, PA
15xxx, University Art Gallery, University of Ohio, Akron, OH
Art Making 2000, Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD

1999
Not a Theme Show, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)
Shimmer, Signal 66, Washington, DC
Beyond the Façade, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

1998
Postmark International, ArtSPace, New Haven, CT
Linn Meyers, Betty Garrich, The Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT

1997
Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery 2621, New York, NY

1996
144 Inches Square, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
Paintings and Works on Paper, The Houghton Gallery, New York, NY

1995
13th Annual Juried Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY
National Small Works Show, Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobbleskill, NY

1994
Art-in-March, Frank Bustemante Gallery, New York, NY

1993
The Bus Shelter Gallery, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA

1992
Annual Small Works Exhibition, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2009
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, 2009, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC
Artist in Residence, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, (Printmaking),
San Jose, CA
Artist in Residence, University of Maryland, College Park Maryland,
College Park, MD

2008
Artist Fellowship, DC Commission for the Arts, Washington, DC

2007
Artist in Residence, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,
Washington, DC
Fifth Floor Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2006
Artist in Residence, The Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2005
Small Projects Grant, DC Commission for the Arts, Washington, DC

2004
Fifth Floor Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2003
The Trawick Award, September, Washington, DC

2002
Visiting Artist, The Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2001
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY

1999
Artist in Residence, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
Artist in Residence, The Millay Colony, Austerlitz, New York, NY

1996
Artist In Residence, The Bronx Council on the Arts, 1996, Bronx, NY

1993
Barclay Simpson Award

1990
Excellence in Drawing Award, The Cooper Union
Alex Katz Scholarship to Skowhegan

COLLECTIONS

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
The Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Wynn Kramarsky, NYC
Arlington County, VA
The American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC
Arnold and Porter
Covington and Burling
The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Pfizer, NYC
Sloan-Kettering, NYC
Sprint
Sutherland
Swiss Re, NYC
The Cooper Union, NYC

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Linn Meyers, Wall Drawings 2007-2011, "Every Now and Again" by Anne Ellegood, published by G Fine Art 2012
Yearbook 2011-2012, "The Hammer Yearbook" by Harrell Fletcher and Adam
Moser, published by The Hammer Museum, LA, CA, pgs 50, 180, 181, 2012
The Washington Post, "Linn Meyers at G Fine Art" by Kriston Capps 2011
DCist.com, "Linn Meyers @ The Phillips Collection" by Pat Padua 2010
The Washington Post, "Artist Goes Flat Out to Draw the Viewer In" by Michael
O'Sullivan 2009
Artweek, "The Space Between at SJICA" by Frank Cebulski 2008
Art In America, "To A Different Drum" by J.W. Mahoney 2008
The Washington Post, "A Pervasive Thought of Line” 2007
The Baltimore Sun, "Drawing Values Meticulous Mark-Making" by Glenn McNatt 2007
Baltimore City Paper, "Interval Affairs" by Deborah McLead 2007
Art on Paper, "New Prints Review" 2006
ArtNet.com, "Capital Roundup" by Sydney Lawrence 2005
The Washington Post, "A Bit of the Ocean..." by Jessica Dawson 2005
ArtForum, "Linn Meyers at G Fine Art" by Nord Wennerstrom, 2005/11/07
Art on Paper, "Linn Meyers: Everything Matters" by Roberta Fallon
ArtCritical.com, "Linn Meyers: Embracing the Unplanned Imperfect" by Vicky
Perry 2005
Provincetown Magazine, "Portrait of an Artist: Linn Meyers" by B. Thomas 2003
ArtNet.com, "Dotty" by N.F. Karlins 2003
Washington City Paper, "Linn Meyers" by Louis Jacobso 2003
The Washington Post, "Compulsively Quirky" by Jessica Dawson 2003
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Meditative Markings" by Mary Thomas 2003
Art In America, "Linn Meyers at George Billis - New York" by Matthew Guy Nichols 2003
The Philadelphia Inquirer, "Linn Meyers at Gallery Joe" by Edward J. Sozanski 2002
New York Arts, "Linn Meyers at George Billis Gallery" by Deborah Frizzell 2002
Washington City Paper, "87,561 Strokes and Other Works" by Louis Jacobson 2001
The New York Times, "Landscapes of Mind and Nature" by Helen A. Harrison 1997

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Selected Press

artdaily.org
May 2016

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Smithsonian Magazine
May 2016

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The Washington Times
May 2016

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The Washington Post
May 2016

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The Washington Post Magazine
May 2016

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artnet
May 2016

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Washington City Press
February 2016

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National Drawing Invitational
July 2014

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ArtForum
May 2011

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DCist
July 2010

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Brightest Young Things
August 2010

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The Washington Post
February 2009

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Baltimore City Paper
January 2007

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ArtForum
November 2005

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