Linda Connor

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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.[1] She is also a founding director of the San Francisco Bay Area non-profit group, PhotoAlliance.


  1. ^ San Francisco Art Institute faculty listing

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