(b.1951, USA)

lg@lindagriffith.com

www.FineArtPhotographyofLindaGriffith.com

 

 

EDUCATION AND DIRECTORSHIPS

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Directing  1972

Lake Erie College

 

Cofounder and Artistic Director

Wilma Project Theatre 1972-76

Philadelphia, Pa.

 

cofounder and Artistic Director

The Orielle Women’s Cultural Center 1976-1979

Omaha, Ne.

 

Master of Social Work 1979, University of Nebraska at Omaha

 

Diplomate in Clinical Social Work 1982, N.A.S.W.

 

Founder and Director 

Giving Gallery Fine Art Photography 2000

Huntingdon Valley, Pa.

 

Founder "Art of Random Kindness"

Tucson, AZ,  2013

 

Photography Coach and Creative Process Consultant 2001-present

Magic Pond Wildlife Sanctuary & Artist's Retreat

Aroostook County, Maine

 

SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

 

Shaker Workshops Catalog Cover Award 2007

 

Image of Bella Abzug

2007 National Women's Hostory Month Poster 

Awarded by National women's History Project

 

Shaun Miller Memorial Award

“Homestead”

2003 Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition

Jurors: Katherine Ware, Curator of Photographs

Philadelphia Museum of Art; 

David Winston, photographer; Nancy Ori, photographer

 

International Photographer’s Forum competition 2001

“The Birthday” 

Best of Photography Annual 2001

 

Philadelphia City Paper “Exposure”  

for “Manayunk in Winter Series,”  March 2001

 

 

International Photographer’s Forum competition 2000

“Woman in the Rain”

Best of Photography Annual 2000

 

“The Fiancée” chosen for exhibition at the

XIII International World AIDS Conference, Durban South Africa

Summer 2000

 

First Place in Open for “Accommodations”

Churchville Photography Competition, Spring 2000

Churchville, Pa.

 

“Not Everything is Forgivable”  unanimously chosen 

by six-member jury of New York museum curators 

and gallery directors from among 1252 worldwide entries

to represent Art at the Millennium, Winter 2000

Stage Gallery,  Merrick, NY 

 

Second Place for “Vestment”, Third Place for “Accommodations”

National Juried Photography Show, Fall 1999

Texas Artists Museum, Port Arthur, Texas

 

Award of Merit for “Vestment,” Accommodations,”  and “Abigail”

Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Fall 1999

Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey

 

Featured Artist 

Hatboro Juried Arts Festival, September 1999

 

SELECTED  PUBLICATIONS

 

“Suburban Dogs Into the Wild” 

(on the making of “The Secret Life of Light”) 

The Bark Magazine, Fall 2015 

 

“No Left Turn," Artis Magazine of New England, June-July 2005

 

"By the Warm Hearth in a Strange House”

Franco-American Women’s Institute, “moé pi toé,” Vol. 3, #3

 

“Creation of ‘Dead Bride’”

“Sacred Octagon”, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2002

 

Select Images from The Tiley Wedding

“MGB Driver” 2002

 

"Bryn Athyn, PA: Where the Artists Censor Art"

National Coalition Against Censorship, September 2001

 

“We Can Get There From Here This Way”

Art Calendar Magazine, June 2001

 

“Eyes Wide Open: Artist’s Perception of Conflict”

Exhibition Catalog, University of Buffalo, S.U.N.Y., 2000

 

 SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

"Home, Not Home" Reed Gallery, University of Maine, Presque Isle 2008

 

"Madawaska Portal" Cafe de la Place, Madawaska, ME. 2005

 

"Mars Hill: The Timeless Town," Space Between Gallery, 

Presque Isle, ME 2005

 

“Ghosts of the Second Wave”, Reunion of the Conferees, 

Los Angeles, Ca., 2002

 

“The Parade,” Giving Gallery, Huntingdon Valley, Pa, 2001

 

“Bryn Athyn With Love,” Bryn Athyn College, Bryn Athyn, Pa. 2000

 

SELECTED  GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

Sonoran Desert: Large and Small, Spring 2015

Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson AZ

 

CMCA 2010 Biennial Juried Exhibition

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, Me.

 

Twelfth Annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, Spring 2004

International Juried Competition, Solebury, Pa. 

 

Free Gallery, Glascow, Scotland. June 2002

Majority Rules

 

Tenth Annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, Spring 2002

International Juried Competition, Solebury, Pa. 

 

Woodmere Museum. Winter 2001

Art Matters 2001, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

Noyes Museum of Art, Fall 2001

Artists Equity 52nd Anniversary Exhibition, Oceanville, NJ

 

Hasselblad Austrian Super Circuit

Fall 2000, Linz, Austria

 

“Snapshot” National Touring Exhibition, Winter 2000

Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Md.

 

Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Fall 2000

Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey

 

Select Members’ Exhibition Philadelphia/ Tri State Artists Equity

Westby Art Gallery of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Fall 2000

 

The Art Place Gallery

Summer 2000, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

HonestArt.com World Portico Gallery in Manayunk

Group Photography Show, Summer 2000, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

 

Eighth Annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, Spring 2000

International Juried Competition, Solebury, Pa. 

 

Philadelphia Tri State Artists Equity, “Works on Paper”

The Federal Reserve Bank, Philadelphia, Pa. Spring 2000

 

Philadelphia Sketch Club,  Photography 2000, January 2000

Catherine Ware, juror, Curator of Photography, 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

Eyes Wide Open National Juried Exhibition, January 2000

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

 

Philadelphia Tri State Artists Equity Millennial Exhibition, Winter 2000

American College, Bryn Mawr, Pa.

 

23rd Annual Photography Exhibition, November 1999

Fort Smith Art Center,  Fort Smith Arkansas

 

16th Annual Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, Fall 1999

Center for the Creative Arts, Yorklyn, De. 

 

Inner Essence 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Summer 1999

Tyme Gallery, Havertown, Pa.

 

Seventh Annual Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, Spring 1999

International Juried Competition, Solebury, Pa. 

 

COLLECTIONS 

 

University of Maine

Reed Gallery Permanent Collection

 

"Believer's Dining Hall"

Hancock Shaker village Permanent Collection

 

"Mars Hill: The TImeless Town Portfolio"

archived at the Water T.A.Hansen Library

Mars Hill, Maine in 2007

by the  Rose and Samuel Rudman Trust 

 

"Ghosts of the Second Wave" (historical photographs with commentary)

Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender

 at SUNY Binghamton and Alexander Street Press

 

Hatboro Imagined (photographically illustrated fiction)

Museum of modern art / franklin furnace / artist book collection

 

Neimack/Hassett Productions, Pasadena, Ca.

 

Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

Brodie & Rubinsky, Philadelphia, PA

 

Jean Stapleton. Los Angeles, Ca.

 

Olivia Robinson, Los Angeles CA.

 

 Harvey Klinger, New York, NY

 

Barbara Brown, Monticello, ME.

 

Steven & Susan Cartier, Hermitage, TN

 

Craig & Sacha Wade, Bethayres, Pa

 

Craig Eberbach & Phoebe DeMott, Quakertown, PA

 

Robert & Theresa Tiley, Feasterville, Pa

 

Hannah & Francis Carner,  Philadelphia, PA

 

David & Carole Carr, Hunting Valley, OH

 

Catherine Merckens, Altanta, GA

 

January Johnson, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Kaylene Davidson, Phoenix, AZ

 

REVIEWS

 

“... beautiful, dramatic and haunting works.”

-Daniel Sean Kaye, Montgomery Newspapers,  September 15, 1999

 

“...one of the most talented emerging artists 

at the turn of the century and the millennium.”

-jury of New York museum curators and gallery directors

for  “Art at the Millennium,” December 1999