LINDA LUISE BROWN         CURRICULUM VITAE

Represenation: The New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

lindaluise@bellsouth.net   www.lindaluisebrown.com   Instagram: quinoalinguini

Studio painter & freelance writer / art critic & educator

Manager: Gemini Studio; The Dee Brown LLC, Charlotte, NC

Studio: C3Lab, Distribution Street, Charlotte, NC

Work: 704-376-8915   Home: 704-517-4144

Birth: Havre de Grace, Maryland USA

Education:

M. F. A., Painting, The University of Oklahoma, Norman OK (1990);

M. A., Aesthetics, Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities University of Texas at Dallas (1979);

Graduate Study in Painting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX (1974);

B. F. A., Painting, The University of Illinois, Urbana IL (1972).

Awards & Fellowships

Artist in Residence, (in collaboration with David Walters), Arte Studio Ginestrelle

Assisi, Perugia, Italy (September 2014); http://artestudioginestrelle.wordpress.com;

Artist in Residence, Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Perugia, Italy (March 2013)

http://artestudioginestrelle.wordpress.com;

Affiliate Artist in Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC (April 2013 – August 2014)

http://www.mccollcenter.org/artists-in-residence/alumni/113/linda-luise-brown;

Affiliate Artist in Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC (2004/06)

http://www.mccollcenter.org/artists-in-residence/alumni/113/linda-luise-brown;

Fellowship in Painting, Oklahoma University, Norman, OK (1988/90);

Fellowship in Painting, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH (1984) http://www.macdowellcolony.org/artists-indexfellows.php (Linda Brown)

EXHIBITIONS

Solo

2013    Spectrum, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

2010     Oil Spill: large scale oil paintings, Central Piedmont Community College, Pease Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2009    Color & Motion, Design Within Reason, SouthPark, Charlotte, NC

2008    Linda Brown Abstractions Simpson College Art Department, Farnham Gallery, Indianola, Iowa

2007    Linda Luise Brown at Dialect, Charlotte, NC

2006    Lyrical Abstractions, Modern Eye Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2005    FRESH PAINT: New Paintings from the McColl Center at the UNC-Charlotte College of Architecture, Storrs Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2000     New Paintings, Queens College Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1992     Constructed Fragments, UNC-Charlotte College of Architecture, Storrs Gallery

Two-Person

2013        The Convergence of the Twain with Jason Watson, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, North Carolina

2010        LB-squared, GalleryUp, Rock Hill, SC (LB2 :Laura Barnhart & Linda Luise Brown collaborative show)

2002        New Work with Elizabeth Marin, Center of the Earth Gallery Charlotte, NC

1995         Constructed Episodes with David Walters, Chroma Gallery, Little Rock, AR

1994        Surface & Palimpsest with David Walters The Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC Curator: Ronald L. Crusan, Director of the Waterworks NC

1992        Building Polemics, Juried Competition with David Walters, College of Architecture, UNC-Charlotte, NC; Juror: Ken Bloom, Director, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

1992        Rhyme and Reason with David Walters, Chroma Gallery, Little Rock, AR

1990        Modules of Reality with David Walters, Baker Gallery, Little Rock, AR

Group         Invitational & Competitive

2016        Intersections, Resident Artists C3Lab, Charlotte, NC

2016        DaDa Soirée: An Absurd Art Show C3Lab, Charlotte, NC

2015        Summer Art Soirée New Works by Hunt Slonem, Matia Biagi, James Verbicky, Robert Mars, Rainer Lagemann, Isaac Payne, Carlos Rolon Dzine, Linda Brown, Maja Godlewska,        

                Shaun Cassidy, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

2014        International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2014  Art Gallery Le Logge, Piazza del Commune Assisi, Italy

2014        CHROMA: lyrical lines and compulsive color Greg Scott, Linda Luise Brown and Marge Moody UNC-Charlotte Center City Building Projective Eye Gallery

2013        International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2013 Art Gallery Le Logge, Piazza del Commune Assisi, Italy

2013        Affiliate Artists, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2012        Arts Council of York County’s 23rd Annual Juried Competition Exhibition Dalton Gallery, Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, SC; Juror: George Kaperonis

2011        Three North Carolina Artists Juried Exhibitions Series Chapel Hill Town Hall, Chapel Hill, NC

2011        Three North Carolina Artists Juried Exhibitions Series Chapel Hill Town Hall, Chapel Hill, NC

2011      North Carolina Artists’ Exhibition, Raleigh Fine Arts Society, Raleigh, NC;

            Juror: Peter Nisbit, Chief Curator of the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2011     The Power of Energy, Siemens Energy, Inc., (jury prize); juror: Jane Allen Nodine, professor of art, director of the Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery,

            University of South Carolina upstate, Charlotte Art League, Charlotte, NC

2011     Showdown, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2010    Three-Artist Show, Fusion, Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2010    Through the Rabbit Hole, The Galleries at Cabarrus Arts Council Historic Courthouse, 65 Union Street South, Concord, North Carolina

2010    30 Small Works, (LB2 collaborative piece) GalleryUp, Rock Hill, SC • Ce Scott, juror

2010    North to South (LB2 collaborative piece) Green Rice Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2009   30 Small Works, (LB2 collaborative piece) GalleryUp, Rock Hill, SC; Sharon Dowell, juror

2009   Flower Power, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2008   Non-Objective Energies, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2007        SOUP 4, Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC, October-November 2007

2003/04     Maker versus Material, Twelfth Annual Art Exhibition, Main Atrium, Bank of America Plaza Charlotte, NC Sponsor: Trizec Properties; curator: Joie Lassiter Gallery NC

2004-2010    Affiliates of McColl Center for Visual Arts / ARPA 10 traveling group exhibitions:

2011 forthcoming ARPA: Raw, GalleryUp, Rock Hill, SC

2010 ARPA: Opulence/Opulence Lost, Adam Ramsey Miller (ARM) Gallery, Concord, NC

2009/10 ARPA: Opulence/Opulence Lost, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, NC

2008 ARPA 10: Just Works, Rock Hill Arts Council, Dalton Gallery Rock Hill, SC

2008 ARPA InsideOut, Rauch Gallery, Gaston College, Gastonia, NC

2008 ARPA 10: Just Works, UNC at Charlotte, Rowe Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2007 ARPA 10: Affiliations Inside and Out, traveling group exhibition origination: Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2005     Fall 2005 Affiliate Artists, McColl Center for Visual Arts Charlotte, NC

2005     Spring 2005 Affiliates Exhibition, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC

2005     Summer 2005 Affiliates Exhibition, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC

2004     Fall 2004 Affiliates Exhibition, McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC

2002     What's New: Juried Exhibition of art by Carolina artists; Sponsor: McColl Center for Visual Art Spirit Square Galleries, Charlotte, NC; curator: Pallas Lombardi

2001     The Energy of Color, Center of the Earth Gallery, Charlotte, N

2000/01 Artists of Charlotte, Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

COLLECTIONS

Corporate & Institutional:

Alltel Corporation (Little Rock)

Ally Bank (Charlotte)

IBM (Dallas)

Federal Reserve Bank (Charlotte)

Bank of America (Charlotte)

Commerz Bank International (Germany)

Invesco Funds Group (Atlanta)

Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc. (Charlotte)

Hytrol Corporation (Arkansas)

Kajima International Development Corp. (Atlanta)

S.A.S Institute, Charlotte, North Carolina (Atlanta)

Taushe, Martin, Lonsdorf Advertising (Atlanta)

T. D. K. Electronics (Atlanta)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte 

University of Oklahoma Museum of Art (Norman)

Arkansas Arts Center (Little Rock)

Port Arthur Public Library, (Port Arthur, Texas)

Private:

Atlanta, Georgia

Berlin, Germany

Boston, Massachusetts

Cairo, Egypt

Charlotte, North Carolina

Dallas, Texas

Davidson, North Carolina

Des Moines, Iowa

Houston, Texas

Little Rock & North Little Rock, Arkansas

Los Angeles, California

New York, New York 

Norman & Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Rock Hill, South Carolina

Sacramento, California

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Urbana, Illinois

Washington, D. C.

Bibliography

2014    Peachy the Magazine, April-May 2014, pps. 5, 62; http://www.joomag.com/magazine/peachy-the-magazine-april-may-2014/0637911001396581367

2013    Charlotte Wedding Magazine, October 2013 http://www.charlottemagazine.com/Charlotte-Wedding/October-2013/Display-of-Affection/ 

2010    "Color rules at Pease Gallery’s Oil Spill exhibit" by Barbara Schreiber Point 8 blog in Visual Art; 

          Creative Loafing (08.10) http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/point8/2010/08/31/color-          rules-at-pease-gallerys-oil-spill-exhibit/;

2010     Studio Visit: Juried Selection of International Visual Artists, Volume Eleven, The Open Studios Press http://www.studiovisitmagazine.com/volumes11.html;

2009    Studio Visit: Juried Selection of International Visual Artists, Volume Five, The Open Studios Press www.studiovisitmagazine.com;

2008    Women's Work at Edge Gallery by Jessica Fowler WHERE PHILADELPHIA (08.08) Philadelphia, PA

2008     Women on the Edge: edge gallery presents five woman artists at Edge Gallery by Jan Feighner Art Matters (08.08) Philadelphia, PA

2007    A Painter with the Write Stuff By Susan Rivers Profile: Linda Luise Brown Today's Charlotte Woman (09.07) Charlotte, NC

2005    Sanctuary of Creativity By Meg Freeman Whalen "Four local women . . . inside the McColl Center for Visual Art, . ." Charlotte Magazine, (12.05) Charlotte, North Carolina

TEACHING & Related Activities

2016 Painting with the CSO, (Charlotte Symphony Orchestra) Winterfield School, Charlotte

2013 Artist’s Talk, West Charlotte High School

2013 Writing about Art, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (special arts class)

2012 Instructor “Beyond Scrapbooking – Collage as an Art Form” Hodges Taylor Humanities Campus 

The Center for Lifelong Learning, Hayworth College, Queens University of Charlotte

2011 Art Judging, “I am Woman,” Southern Arts Society (at the Depot), Kings Mountain, NC

2010 "Modernism," lecture at Charlotte Art League

2010 "How I Work," Gallery Talk with students at CPCC

2006 Artists' Forum: "Painter and McColl Center for Visual Art affiliate Linda Luise Brown and UNC-Charlotte professor and digital media specialist Jeff Murphy talk about their work." Mint Museum of Art, www.mintmuseum.org

2002 "Art Critics Speak," Friends of the Mint Museum panel discussion with Richard Maschal and Tom Patterson. Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte2002 Artist Selection Panel, McColl Center for the Visual Arts (formerly Tryon Center for the Visual Arts) Charlotte, NC2001 Graduate Student Thesis Committee, UNC-Charlotte College of Architecture2001 Juror - poster design, Bike Art, City of Charlotte Dept. of Transportation and Charlotte Art League

Charlotte, NC2001 Gallery Talk: "Art Criticism," Hodges-Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

2000 Lecture-Discussion with Slides: Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum in Berlin; The Jewish Cultural Center Charlotte, North Carolina1999--2000 Member, Artists’ Advisory Committee, Tryon Center for the Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC1998--2000 Guest Speaker: Art Writing, UNC-Charlotte Art Department, Charlotte, NC

1998 Juror, AIA (American Institute of Architects) Awards Panel for Columbia, SC.1994 –95 Guest Speaker, Art Writing, UNC-Charlotte Art Department, Charlotte, NC1996--99 Public Art Consultant in various North Carolina Community Design Charrettes1995 Selection Panel Member, Public Art Commission: public art for public library in Charlotte, NC

Arts & Science Council, Charlotte, NC

1994 Judge, Aubrey Atkinson Spring Show, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College & Rowan Art Guild, Inc. Salisbury, NC

1994 Guest Critic, Third Year Architecture Design Project, College of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N. C.1993 Guest Critic, First Year Architecture Design Project, College of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, N. C.        

1993 Panel Member, The Critic as Educator, North Carolina Art Critics & Art Writers, Seminar, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina. 1993 Researcher and Assistant Curator for Our Public Image, Hans & Walter Bechtler Gallery, Curators’ Forum Charlotte, NC

1992 Faculty Juror, Sanskrit Magazine, University of North Carolina at Charlotte1992 Joint Paper Presentation with David Walters: "Conversations between Foxes & Hedgehogs: Concepts of Site and Territory in the Art of Sol LeWitt & Jean Tinguely," American Collegiate Schools of Architecture Annual Conference, East Central Region; University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 1992 Guest Speaker: "Artist’s Talk," Introduction to Art, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

1987 Panel Member: "Arkansas Artists Talk About the Legacy of Abstract Expressionism"The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Teaching: College and Graduate level

1990 –97 Adjunct Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design, Art Criticism, and Graduate Seminar: Aesthetics, Theory & Criticism, Department of Art and Design Winthrop University, School of Visual & Performing Arts, Rock Hill, SC1990-92    Adjunct Instructor, Two-Dimensional Design and Art AppreciationDepartment of Visual Art, University of North Carolina at Charlotte      

 1991 Adjunct Instructor, Summer Enrichment Program for children and teens The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina. 

1990 -91    Adjunct Instructor, History of Art II (The Renaissance), Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, North Carolina1988 - 90 Adjunct Instructor, Life Drawing, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

1989 - 90 Adjunct Instructor, Life Drawing and Figure PaintingThe Firehouse Art Center, Norman, Oklahoma1987 Co-teacher (with David Walters), Graduate Seminar: Postmodernism in Architecture and the Visual Arts, The School of Architecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

1977-9 Graduate Teaching Assistant and Graduate Research Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas