Linda Connor (born November 18, 1944) is an American photographer who photographs spiritual and exotic locations including India, Mexico, Thailand, Ireland, Peru, Nepal. Her photographs appear in a number of books, including Spiral Journey, a catalog of her exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in 1990. Connor was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 1988 and 1976, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1979. Connor's work is included in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. In 1971, her work is represented in group exhibition at Rencontres d'Arles festival, France.
Connor's noted images include a photograph of a ceremonial cloth carefully wrapped around a tree trunk in Bali, petroglyphs hidden in the cliff dwellings of Arizona, star trails in Mexico, and votive candles meticulously arranged for ceremonial rites at Chartres.
Connor is a professor in the Photography Department at the San Francisco Art Institute where she has taught since 1969. She is also a founding director of the San Francisco Bay Area non-profit group, PhotoAlliance.
- Connor, Linda (1979). Solos. Millerton, NY: Apeiron Workshops. ISBN 978-0-934354-04-2.
- Connor, Linda (1982). Linda Connor: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., November 20, 1982-January 2, 1983 (Exhibition catalog). The Corcoran Gallery of Art. OCLC 9885671.
- Connor, Linda (Winter 1983). "[Linda Connor, photographer. Women and Landscape Photography]". Aperture (93): 48–52. JSTOR 24473310.
- Connor, Linda; Solnit, Rebecca (1990). Spiral journey: photographs 1967-1990 (Exhibition catalog). Museum of Contemporary Photography, Colombia College Chicago. ISBN 978-0-932026-21-7.
- Foerster, Abigail (13 April 1990). "Linda Connor's journeys unveil bond of humans and nature". Chicago Tribune. p. 69.
- Foerster, Abigail (12 August 1990). "Spiritual terrain Linda Connor uses her camera to unlock the soul". Chicago Tribune. p. 3.
- Donohoe, Victoria (13 September 1992). "Through Pictures, Linda Connor Shows Her Own World View". Philadelphia Inquirer. p. M 23.
- Marable, Darwin (June 1993). "Sacred places, sacred spaces". World & I. p. 146-152 – via EBSCO's Academic Search Complete. (subscription required (. ))
- Burchard, Hank (31 December 1993). "Timeless Photographic Landscapes". The Washington Post. p. N39 – via HighBeam Research. (subscription required (. ))
- Connor, Linda (1994). Luminance. Woodrose Pub. in association with the Center for Photographic Art. ISBN 978-0-9630393-3-0.
- Braff, Phyllis (15 December 1996). "Capturing the Elusive: Music of the Spheres". The New York Times.
- Connor, Linda (1996). Linda Connor visits: November 11 - December 31, 1996 (Exhibition catalog). Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery. OCLC 37546965.
- Junker, Patricia A.; McCandless, Barbara; Myers, Jane; Rohrbach, John; Stewart, Rick (2001). Gillham, Will, ed. An American Collection: Works from the Amon Carter Museum. New York: Hudson Hills. p. 270. ISBN 978-1-55595-198-6.
- Connor, Linda; Adams, Robert; Gowin, Emmet; Fox, William L. (2009). Odyssey: the photographs of Linda Connor (Exhibition catalog). Chronicle Books. ISBN 978-0-8118-6501-2.
- Frischkorn, Shauna (1 April 2009). "Review: Odyssey: The Photographs of Linda Connor". Library Journal. p. 74-75.
- Feeney, Mark (9 July 2010). "Shining light on sense of sacred". Boston Globe.
- Bell, Kim (1 September 2012). "Images of Wonder: The Photographs of Linda Connor". Photographer's FORUM.
- Baker, Kenneth (21 December 2012). "Linda Connor enters a door Wyeth opened". San Francisco Chronicle.
- Heller, Jules; Heller, Nancy G. (2013). North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. Routledge. pp. 132–133. ISBN 978-1-135-63882-5.
- Whittaker, Kim (7 February 2016). "Linda Connor-Outside of Time". Works & Conversations.
- "Linda Connor". San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
- "Dots and Hands, Fourteen Window Ruin, Bluff, Utah". Smithsonian American Art Museum.
- "Linda Connor: Spiral Journey, Photographs 1967-1990". Museum of Contemporary Photography.
- "Linda Connor". Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
- "Linda (Stevens) Connor". Contemporary Photographers. Biography in Context. Gale. 1996. (subscription required (. ))
- "Linda Connor". Contemporary Women Artists. Biography in Context. Gale. 1999. (subscription required (. ))
- "Linda Connor". San Francisco Art Institute.
- The Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona has released a digital catalog of Connor's photograph collection
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