Linda Francis (b. 1943 NYC) has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. Her paintings and drawings investigate the relational aspect of form, possibility as a variable of viewpoint, the paradox of appearances, and movement as form.
She has mounted solo exhibitions at Minus Space, MoMA PS1, Nicholas Davies Gallery, Condeso Lawler Gallery, Damon Brandt Gallery, Hal Bromm Gallery (all NYC), William Paterson University (NJ), University of Alabama (AL), New Arts Program (PA), Galerie Ghislain Mollet-Vieville et J.P. Najar (Paris) and Gallery Per Sten (Copenhagen). She has been included in countless group exhibitions.
Linda Francis is the recipient of awards from The Terra Foundation, American Academy of Arts and Letters, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and Hunter College. Her work has been written about by critics including Yve-Alain Bois, Tiffany Bell, Ken Johnson, Carter Ratcliff, David Shapiro and Benjamin La Rocco, among others, in publications such as Flash Art, Arts, Artforum, Art Press, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Artnet Magazine, Art in America, Artcritical, and The New York Times.
Her work is included in the public collections of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland Art Museum, MIT List Visual Arts Center, University of Alabama, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, (DK), Nordjyullands Kunstmuseum, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Schlumberger Collection, Equitable Collection, Mediagnost Tubingen, and the Jean-Paul Najar Foundation.
Linda Francis, Withought, 1985, glazed ceramic, 15” x 6” x 5”