Philadelphia, PA

Linn Meyers

acrylic marker on paper
87 x 92 1/2 inches

Please contact the gallery for a complete updated resume.


b. 1968 Washington, DC


1993 MFA, Painting, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1990 BFA, Painting, Cooper Union, New York, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

at the time being, Philips Collection, Washington, DC
here today, University of Maryland Art Gallery, College Park, MD
Site specific, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
no time like the present, G Fine Art, Washington, DC
everything matters, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
G Fine Art, Washington, DC
Linn Meyers, project room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Ernden Fine Arts, Provincetown, MA
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA (February 2003)
Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC (May 2003)
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT (June 2003)
line drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Frick Art Museum, Rotunda Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ
87,561 Strokes and other works by Linn Meyers, Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC
George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
St. Peter's Church, New York, NY
Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY
Zoon, New Haven, CT
Nese Alpan Gallery, Roslyn, NY
Koenig Art Center, New Haven, CT
Gallery 5417, Oakland, CA
East Bay Community Foundation, Oakland, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

INK, inc., Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Off The Grid, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC
Fine Lines, Reyes + Davis, Washington, DC
Prints by Gallery Artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Very Very Large Drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
50 very small drawings, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Curvilinear, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
International Print Exhibition, USA & Japan (traveling), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art
Black, G Fine Art, Washington, DC
Making Time, Works by Miriam Cabessa and Linn Meyers, Lyons Wier + Ortt, New York, NY
The Space Between, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Touch, Busdori Project Space, Tokyo, Japan
Currents: Recent Acquistions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Building a Legacy, Drawing, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
INK!, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Etch-A-Sketch, The Drawing Show, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchment, NY
Between the Lines, M.A.P, Baltmore, MD
New Prints/Winter, International Print Center, New York, NY
Walking the Line, Union Gallery, University of Marlyand, MD
Re-Defined, The Corcoran Gallery Of Art, Washington, DC
Street Scenes: Art and Elements, Projects for DC, Washington DC
Aligning with Abstract LA, DEM Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Full Circle, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
DC Now, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
drawn, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Round, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
4 drawing artists, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Abstraction and Illusion, Troyer Gallery, Washington, DC
Gestures, Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA
Photographs by Artists Made for a Variety of Purpose, Forland Street Gallery, Pittsburg, PA
Aether, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Aether, Untitled (Space), New Haven, CT
Art Sante Fe, George Billis Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
Taking Stock, Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA
Modern/Modular, Gallery Bershad, Somerville, MA
Lumenroom, Three Rivers gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
8 Drawings: Part III, Bowman & Penelec Gallery, Meadville, PA
2000 Pittsburgh Biennial, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
15xxx, University Art Gallery, University of Ohio, Akron, OH
Art Making 2000, Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD
Not a Theme Show, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Shimmer, Signal 66, Washington, DC
Beyond the Façade, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
Postmark International, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT
Linn Meyers, Betty Garrich, The Pump House Gallery, Hartford, CT
Inaugural Exhibition, Gallery 2621, New York, NY
144 Inches Square, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
Paintings and Works on Paper, The Houghton Gallery, New York, NY
13th Annual Juried Exhibition, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY
National Small Works Show, Schoharie County Arts Council, Bobble Skill, NY
Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Resurgam Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1995 Juried Show, Arts Center of Northern New Jersey, New Milford, NJ
Art-in-March, Frank Bustemante Gallery, New York, NY
The Bus Shelter Gallery, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA
Annual Small Works Exhibition, California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
Inside/Outside, The One Hour Gallery, Oakland, CA
Contemporary Landscapes, Robert Pearce Gallery, Greensboro, NC

Awards and Fellowships

Artist in Residence, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (Printmaking)
Artist in Residence, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
DC Commission for the Arts, “Artists’ Fellowship Grant”
Artist in Residence, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Fifth Floor Foundation Grant
The Tamarind Institute, Abq, NM, Artist in Residence, 2006
DC Commission for the Arts, "Small Projects Grant," 2005
The Fifth Floor Foundation Grant
The Traywick Award
Visiting Artist, The Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
Fellow, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
Artist in Residence, The Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY
Fellow, The Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, NY
Barclay Simpson Award
Excellence in Drawing Award, The Cooper Union
Alex Katz Scholarship to Skowhegan

Published Prints

Tamarind Press, Albuquerque, NM: 3 editions
Robert Brown Publishers, Washington, DC: two series of prints
Goya Girls Press, Baltimore, MD: 3 editions.

Curatorial Work and Published Writing

Curator, Aether, a traveling exhibition: New Haven CT and Pittsburgh, PA
Exhibition Designer, Hannah Wilke, Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Curator and Exhibition Designer for Second and Third Annual City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Co-Founder, Curator and Coordinator of City-Wide Open Studios, New Haven, CT
Co-Curator and Coordinator of A Large Show of Small Works, New York, NY
Curator and Coordinator of the Cooper Union Alumni Painting Exhibition, New York, NY
Essay for the Catalogue of The Cooper Union Faculty Painting Exhibition

Public Collections

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
The American Legacy Foundation, Washington, DC
Sloan-Kettering, New York, NY
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
The Cooper Union, New York, NY
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Pittsburgh, PA
The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Swiss Re, NYC
Pfizer, NYC
Sprint, KS
Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, NY
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Selected Bibliography

Philadelphia Inquirer, “Very, Very Large” By Edith Newhall, Dec 12, 2010
Philadelphia Weekly, “size matters” by Roberta Fallon, Jan 13-19, 2010
Broad Street Review, “Supersized Drawings at Gallery Joe”, Jan 12, 2010
City Paper, “Well-Endowed”, by Robin Rice, Jan 7-14, 2010
Artsmarttalk, “Drawings Big and Small”, by Marilyn MacGregor, December 26, 2010
The Washington Post, “Artist Goes Flat-Out to Draw the Viewer In, “ by Michael O’Sullivan, February 20, 2009
Art in America, “To A Different Drum,” by J.W. Mahoney, May 2008 Artweek, “The Space Between at SJICA,” by Frank Cebulski, June 2008, Vol. 39, Issue 5
McLead, Deborah. "Interval Affairs," Baltimore City Paper, Jan. 24 McNatt, Glenn. "Drawing Values Meticulous Mark-Making," The Baltimore Sun, Jan. 27
"New Prints Review," Art on Paper, November-December 2006
Lawrence, Sydney. “Capital Roundup,", Nov. 29, 2005
Dawson, Jessica. “A Bit of the Ocean…," The Washington Post, Nov. 19, 2005
Wennerstrom, Nord. “Linn Meyers at G Fine Art,", Nov 5, 2005
Art On Paper, “Linn Meyers, "everything matters," September, 2005
Rosof, Libby. “Sea of love and my guy Krishna”,, May 26, 2005
Sozanski, Edward. “Pastels breathing as if alive”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 17, 2005.
Cape Cod Times, "The Freedom of staying Inside the Lines", August 12 2004
New American Paintings, Mid Atlantic Region, 2003
Jacobson, Louis. "Linn Meyers", Washington City Paper, May 16, 2003
Dawson, Jessica. "Compulsively Quirky", Washington Post, May 15, 2003
Karlins, N.F., "Dotty", Art, June 2003
Shaw, Kurt. "Lining Up the Message", Pittsburg Tribune-Review, March 28,2003
Thomas, Mary. "Meditative Markings", Pittsburg Post-Gazette, March 15, 2003
Thomas, Brenner. "Portrait of An Artist: Linn Meyers", Provincetown Magazine, July 24-31, 2003
Art In America, "Linn Meyers at George Billis" February, 2003
Sozanski, Edward. Philadelphia, Inquirer, November 29, 2002
Venkatashban, Sharmila. "Religious Instruction", Pittsburgh City Paper, November 7, 2001
Shaw, Kurt. "Mattress Factory Opens Doors to Pittsburgh Artists", Pittsburgh Tribune Review, November 4, 2001
Thomas, Mary. "Private Gestures for Public Contemplation", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, October 27, 2001
Wilson, Ellen. "Photos Give Insight into Artistic Process", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, October 1, 2001
Jacobson, Louis. "87,561 Strokes and Other Works", Washington City Paper, September 21, 2001
Thomas, Mary. "Transcendent Works Reach for the Aether", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, September 1, 2001
Shaw, Kurt. "Three Art Stories", Pittsburgh Tribune Review, August 31, 2001
Shearing, Graham. "The Transformative Magic of Shadows", Pittsburgh Tribune Review, November 10, 2000
Modzelewski, Eve. "Shadow Garden Provides Escape", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, November 22, 2000
Shinn, Dorothy. "An Intriguing Mix from Pittsburgh Artists", Akron Beacon Journal, October 1, 2000
Shearing, Graham. "No Theme, but Plenty of Content", Pittsburgh Tribune Review, March 17, 2000
Winn, Alice. "Not a Theme Park", Pittsburgh City Paper, March 10, 2000
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, "Eclectic PCA Show an Engaging Mix", March 4, 2000
The Washington Post, "Playing with Light", March 2, 2000
Dawson, Jessica. "Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear", Washington City Paper, February 2000
Birke, Judy. "Inside the Artist's Studio", New Haven Register, May 23, 1999
Szabo, Julia. "Landscapes of Mind and Nature", New York Newsday, February 14, 1997
Harrison, Helen A. "Landscapes of Mind and Nature", New York Times, February 2, 1997
Saeks, Diane Dorrans. "A New Take on Old Masters", San Francisco Chronicle, May 3, 1994