Meg Linton

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Meg Linton
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Nationality American
Education BA English, M.F.A. Exhibition design
Alma mater UCI, CSUF

Meg Linton is an American curator of contemporary art and a writer. Her curatorial efforts have ranged from historical investigations such as "Doin’ It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman’s Building"[1] (part of the Getty’s initiative Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980[2]), "The Los Angeles School: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, June Harwood, Helen Lundeberg, John McLaughlin",[3] and "In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor"[4] to showcasing the work of single artists who are stylistically different such as "Alison Saar: STILL. . .",[5] "Robert Williams: Through Prehensile Eye,"[6] and "Joan Tanner: On Tenderhook"[7] to group exhibitions such as "Mexicali Biennial 2010,"[8] "Do It Now: Live Green!"[9] and "Tapping the Third Realm."[10]

Biography[edit]

Linton received a B.A. in English from the University of California at Irvine in 1989, and a M.F.A. in Exhibition design from California State University, Fullerton in 1995. In 2007 she completed the Museum Leadership Program at the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University.

In 2012, she completed the Leadership Academy, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG), Kellogg School of Management, North Western University.[11]

Career[edit]

Starting in 1999, Linton was the Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum for five years and has held many other curatorial and teaching positions in California and New York City.[12] She was the curator and the "Director of Galleries and Exhibitions" at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles from September 2003 to May 2014.[12][13][14] She served as head of Santa Fe’s Center for Contemporary Arts in 2016.[15]

Linton was a co-founder and curator of the Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions in Venice Beach and Costa Mesa, California. She has served on the executive committee for the Southern California Chapter of Art Table and was a board member of the LAX Coastal Area Chamber of Commerce.[16]

Many of her essays are available on Academia.edu.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doin' It in Public". Exhibition Archive. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Pacific Standard Time". Getty Foundation. J. Paul Getty Trust. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "The Los Angeles School: Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, Frederick Hammersley, June Harwood, Helen Lundberg and John McLaughlin". Spotlight Category: Exhibition. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor". Archive 2008. Laguna Art Museum. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Alison Saar: STILL...". August 18 – November 17, 2012. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "Robert Williams: Through Prehensile Eyes". Ben Maltz Gallery Exhibition Archive. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "Joan Tanner: On Tenderhooks". Exhibition Archive. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  8. ^ "MexiCali Biennial". Ben Maltz Gallery Exhibition Archive. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Do it Now: Live Green". Ben Maltz Gallery Exhibition Archive. Otis College of Art and Design. 
  10. ^ "Tapping the Third Realm". Ben Maltz Gallery. Otis College of Art and Design. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "2014 AAMG Academic Leadership Seminar Fellows". Past Seminars. Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  12. ^ a b Aushenker, Michael (2014-05-28). "The Art of a Graceful Exit". Argonaut News. Retrieved 2014-12-17. 
  13. ^ Harvey, Doug (2008-09-10). "Juxtapalooza". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2014-12-17. 
  14. ^ Pilolla, Ed (2013-11-01). "Cliff Garten: Recreating public space". Westside People. Retrieved 2014-12-17. 
  15. ^ "Meg Linton chosen to head CCA in Santa Fe". www.abqjournal.com. Retrieved 2015-10-28. 
  16. ^ MALEMAN, GEOFF. "Kathi Woodley to be installed as new chair of LAX Coastal Area Chamber of Commerce". The Argonaut. Southland Publishing Inc. 
  17. ^ "Meg Linton Meg Linton". Adademia.edu. Academia.edu. Retrieved 1 March 2017.