Linda Ford      
Providence, RI
 
 
EDUCATION
 
2002   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME 
2002    MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, Sculpture, San Francisco, CA
1989    BA Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
1988    The Museum of Fine Arts School, Additional Coursework, Boston, MA
 
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES AND SCREENINGS
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SOLO SHOWS*)
 
2015
FALL FACULTY SHOW
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND
Warwick, RI
DOWNSTREET ART FESTIVAL (Organized by MCLA, North Adams and MASS MoCA)
North Adams, MA
 
2014    
THE INTERNATIONAL INVITATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY WIND CHIMES
ROCKBOXCONTEMPORARYFINEART
Portland, OR
 
2013
SkowheganPERFORMS (Annual Juried Alum Site-Specific Show), SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
Long Island City, NY
 
2012
ZERO 1 BIENNIAL: THE ARTIST IS ELSEWHERE, The Performance Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
NIGHTLIGHT, MULTIMEDIA GARDEN PARTY (curated by Justin Hoover)
SOMarts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
THE ONE, Online Curated Project by Peter Max Lawrence
 
2011
CHAIN LETTER, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
GROUP SHOW, Platform Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
TRAMPOLIM, Galeria Homero Massena, Vitória, Brazil (Catalogue)
 
2010
LOW LIVES (Catalogue) (curated by Jorge Rojas)
EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO New York, NY, GALERIA DE LA RAZA San Francisco, CA
DIASPORA VIBE GALLERY Miami, FL, THE TEMPORARY SPACE Houston, TX
OBSIDIAN ARTS Minneapolis, MN, TERMINAL: APSU Clarksville, GA
CO-LAB Austin, TX, STUDIO 304 Brooklyn, NY
 
2009
THE SEDUCTION OF DUCHAMP, SLAUGHTERHOUSE SPACE,
Healdsburg, CA
 
2008
HUMANE SLAUGHTER ACTS PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, SLAUGHTERHOUSE SPACE
Healdsburg, CA
CONTAMINATE 3, MIDWAY STUDIOS
Boston, MA
CLOSE CALLS, HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Sausalito, CA
 
2007
THE PROFESSIONALS, QUEENS NAILS ANNEX
San Francisco, CA
 
2006
HAUNTED, DISJECTA,
Portland, OR
TERROR?, INTERSECTION FOR THE ARTS
San Francisco, CA
V1B3 VIDEO PROJECT, TRAVELING SCREENINGS
Orange, California & London, UK
STRANGER THAN FICTION, THE LAB
San Francisco, CA
ELSEWHERE-ANDERSWO, SAARLANDISCHES KUNSTLERHAUS
Saarbrucken, Germany
TRUTH AND LIES, (Annual Juried), MISSION 17 GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
 
2005
CLOTHING AS ART, ART AS CLOTHING (catalogue), THE RICHMOND ART CENTER
Richmond, CA
SUMMER SONNEN FEST, TAKT KUNSTPROJEKTRAUM
Berlin, Germany
FORM/REFORM, OAKLAND ART GALLERY (curated by Margaret Tedesco)
Oakland, CA
 
2004
AN ACCUMULATION OF CONVENTION: EN MASSE, SAMSON PROJECTS
Boston, MA
A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR, THE LUGGAGE STORE GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
VIVA (A VIDEO SHOW), GALLERY AT THE CAFÉ DE ASIS
Panama City, Panama
ANNUAL 12 TO 12 VIDEO MARATHON, ART IN GENERAL
New York, NY
TEST TUBE: FREEZERBURN, NEW LANGTON ARTS
San Francisco, CA
*VIDEO DILEMMA!, BUILD GALLERY (curated by Dale Hoyt)
San Francisco, CA
*WINDOW SHOPPING, A PUBLIC PROJECTION, WAR MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE
San Francisco, CA
 
2003
ESPACIOS A LA EXPERIMENTACION II, COSTA RICAN MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AND DESIGN,
San Jose, Costa Rica
VIVA (A VIDEO SHOW), THE TABLE
Philadelphia, PA
LODGED IN: PERFORMANCE, VIDEO, SOUND, BIG OAKS LODGE/CAL ARTS
Saugus, CA
KABARET, A NIGHT OF PERFORMANCE, THE MAKE-OUT ROOM
San Francisco, CA
COLD CUTS, (PRIVATE HOME)
Berkeley, CA
DRESS ME UP, SOIL GALLERY
Seattle, WA
RECENT WORK, FELIX CULPA GALLERY
Santa Cruz, CA
 
2002
PERFORMATIVE VIDEO, THE REMOTE LOUNGE
New York, NY
THE L7 PROJECT: PUBLIC PERFORMANCES IN THE FINANCIAL DISTRICT
San Francisco, CA
INSIDE/OUTSIDE, A PUBLIC VIDEO ART PROGRAM, QUOTIDIAN GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
BAY AREA SCULPTURE BIENNIAL, PACIFIC RIM SCULPTORS GROUP
San Francisco, CA
LET IT BREED, BIOARTS GALLERY
Sausalito, CA
MEAT MEET (PERFORMANCE IN THE FLESH AND ON THE WEB), SFAI
San Francisco, CA
YOU HAVE FIVE MINUTES TO GET OUT, BALAZO GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
THE F-WORD PROJECT, DIEGO RIVERA GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
 
2001
THINK AGAIN, SOUTHERN EXPOSURE GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
SEXUALITY AND CONSUMPTION, BALAZO GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
FUSE, IPW GALLERY, CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF ARTS & CRAFTS
Oakland, CA
ECCENTRIC ABSTRACTIONS, DIEGO RIVERA GALLERY
San Francisco, CA
 
AWARDS, HONORS AND RESIDENCIES
 
THE ORCHARD PROJECT
Santa Paula, CA, 2009
SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING AND SCULPTURE FELLOWSHIP
Skowhegan, ME 2002
SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE MFA SHOW HONORABLE MENTION
San Francisco, CA, 2002 (Juried by Lucinda Barnes)
SCHMIDT FELLOWSHIP, SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE
San Francisco, CA, 2001
MASTER WORKSHOP IN ART FELLOWSHIP
Long Island University, Southampton, NY, 1989
THE RICHARD AND MARIANNE MARTIN AWARD FOR THE ARTS
Chestnut Hill, MA, 1989
THE ALISON MACOMBER SCHOLARSHIP, BOSTON COLLEGE
Chestnut Hill, MA, 1989
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
Russ Crest, Linda Ford, BEAUTIFUL DECAY MAGAZINE, 7/2012.
 
Rojas, Jorge. Trampolim, (Catalogue) GALERIA HOMERO MASSENA, Vitória, Brazil  January 2011.
 
Rojas, Jorge. Low Lives. (Catalogue) 2010.
 
DIGITAL ARTIFACT MAGAZINE, ISSUE 2 Transnationalism, Artists Video Spotlight.
 
Fitzpatrick, Chris and Holcomb, Sarah. In Conversation with Linda M. Ford, Interview
  California College of Arts MA, Curatorial Projects, San Francisco, CA 2007.
 
Chas Bowie. Linda Ford and Pam Martin discuss "Alpha BRAVO! Charlie,
  THE PORTLAND MERCURY, September 21, V.7, NO.17, 2006.
 
SAARLANDISCHES KUNSTLERHAUS, Elswhere-Anderswo (Catalogue)
Saarbrucken, Germany 2006.
 
Vikram, Anuradha, Dress: Clothing as Art (catalogue). RICHMOND ART CENTER,
Richmond, CA 2005.
 
Abraham Orden, San Francisco Days, Magazine Reviews, ARTNET.COM, 10/7/04.
 
Cate McQuaid, An Accumulation Of Convention: En Masse at Samson Projects,
  THE BOSTON GLOBE: LIVING ARTS, 7/16/04.
 
6th Annual Video Marathon, January 17, 2004. (Catalogue) ART IN GENERAL, New York, NY, 2004.
 
Karla Esquivel. Dress Me Up, THE TABLET, Seattle 5/15/03, page 29.
 
David Stoesz. Spotlight, SEATTLE WEEKLY, 4/30/03, page 76.
 
James Sullivan. Getting Down to the Business of Street Theatre.
  SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE: DATEBOOK, 12/14/02. Cover Page. Article and Photo.
 
Lessley Anderson. Pole Dancing Against Capitalism, SAN FRANCISCO WEEKLY,
  December 18-24, 2002. Article and Photo.
 
Highlights: MFA Exhibition Awards,
  SAN FRANCISCO ART INSTITUTE MAGAZINE, Summer 2002, page 5. Photo.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bodies of Work
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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