107 Crest Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
EducationMFA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1993
BFA, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1987
“The Unsound and the Furry”, Signature Gallery, Atlanta Georgia, April – June 2016
“Borrowed Bodies”, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee Florida, March-April 2015
“Crossing Over”, Anita S. Wooten Gallery, Valencia College, Orlando Florida, Jan.-March 2014
“Hollow Dogs and Other Remnants” Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta GA, May-June 2013
“Holy Remnants”, The Fine Art Gallery, Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee FL,
“Empty But Occupied”, Still Life in G Gallery, Bradenton Florida. February 2012
“Linda Hall’s Cabinet of Curiosities”, Phipps Gallery, Tallahassee Museum, Aug.-Nov. 2010
“The Beast in Me”, Youngblood Gallery, Atlanta Georgia, 2008
“From the Woods”, Clinard Studio Gallery, Tallahassee, 2008
“Untethered”, Florida Gulf Coast University, Two person show with Barbara Balzer, October 2017
“The Sacred and Profane”, Signature Gallery, Atlanta GA, invitational group collaborative project. October 18th- November 11th 2016
“Embody, Embed, Invoke”, Eye Drum Gallery, Atlanta GA, August 13th-September 16th 2016
Swan Coach House Summer Exhibition, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta GA, May-August 2015
“Deep in the Woods, They Parade at Night”, North Florida Community College, Madison Florida, two-person show with Mark Messersmith, January-February, 2015,
“Feral Beauty”, Grassroots Gallery, Thomasville GA., two-person with Michelle Smith Grindberg, April 20th-July 15th 2014
“Saints and Storms”, Signature Gallery, Tallahassee, two-Person Show with Joe McFadden, Fall 2011
“Lite-Box”, Litebox Gallery, Birmingham AL, invitational group show, Aug.- Sept. 2010
“Love, Lollipops and the Exquisite Corpse”, Chashama Gallery, New York, New York, group
“Contemporary Capital”, Pedestrian Project Gallery, Jacksonville FL, group invitational show. 2007
“Presence”, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, , NY,NY. Group show. 2007
“New American Paintings”, 2007 Southern edition, volume #70, juried exhibition in print. 2007
“Love Your Mother: a Pictorial Discourse on the Environment”, LeMoyne Center for Visual
Art Center. Tallahassee FL. group invitational show. 2007
“Lovely Dark and Deep: Women Artists Retake on the Fairy Tale”, Pelham Arts Center, Pelham NY. group exhibition. 2007
“Suspended Dreams,” 621 Gallery, Tallahassee FL. Three-person show. 2006
“Notre Combat,” collaborative international project in which each artist manipulates a page from Mein Kampf. Paris, France. The combined works have become a book and film. 2006
“Projekt 30,” Projekt 30, NY, NY. Online group exhibition. 2005
“Florida Focus: Northern Tropics,” Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL. group invitational show. 2005
“Art and Ecology,” Mary Brogan Museum of Art, Tallahassee, group invitational show. 2005
“Florida by Florida Artists,” LeMoyne Art Center, Tallahassee, invitational group show. 2004
“Florida State University Faculty Show,” FSU Art Museum, Tallahassee, group show. 2004 “Looking in on the Way Out,” Gadsen Art Center, Quincy, FL, two-person show with Joan Matey. 2003
“Where’s Freedom, the Dog,” live puppet performance at 621 Gallery, Tallahassee. Two person performance with Dave Morris. 2002
“Boxes Boxed,” Marimar Gallery, Sarasota FL. Group show. 2002
“Curious Things,” City Hall Gallery, Tallahassee FL. Three-person show. 2002
“Florida Artists,” Panama City Community College Gallery., Panama City, FL, Two-person with Mark Messersmith. 2001
“Florida State University Faculty Group Show,” The Art Center, Panama City, FL, January. 2001
“Revelation for Revolution,” Revolving Museum, Boston, MA, curated by Rebecca Hoffenberger,
group show. 2000
“Live Puppet Performance,” Bread and Puppet Theater, Glover, VT three week internship and
“Grounded,” 621 Gallery, Railroad Square, Tallahassee, FL, Solo. 1999
“Altered Beliefs,” City Gallery East, Division of Cultural Affairs, Atlanta, GA. Group invitational show. 1998
“The Boy Who Was Aware,” Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York, NY. Consignment. 1997
“On This Earth,” Artport, Tallahassee Regional Airport, Tallahassee, Solo. 1997
“Florida State University Faculty Show,” FSU Art Museum, Tallahassee. Group show. 1997
“BAA-621 Exchange Show,” The Birmingham Art Association, Birmingham, AL. April. Juried
group show. 1995
“Sleeping Beauty and Other Tales of Magic and Loss,” 621 Gallery Tallahassee. September.
“Pollen,” Rented storefront in Durham, NC. Four-person invitational show. 1993
2014 - Hambidge Art Center Fellow, October 2014
2013 -Kickstarter Grant, for purchasing materials for an Art show.
2010 -Grant from Education and Civic Leadership, FSU for the Earth Project course
2007 -Artist Enhancement Grant, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
-New American Paintings, Southern edition, volume #70.
Reviews and CitationsBeautiful Decay, Hayley Evans, ”Linda Hall’s Beautifully Grim Textile Animal Sculptures Embody Pain, Healing and Spiritual Hybridity, July 14, 2015
Atlanta Journal Constitution, Felicia Feaster, “Year End High Points, Atlanta Flaunts it’s Depth of Talent”, December 29th 2013
Burnaway, Rachel Reese, “In 200 Words: Linda Hall in 4 by 4”, June 25th 2013
Atlanta Journal Constitution, Felicia Feaster, “Strange and Wonderful Works of 4 at the Barbara Archer”, June 6th 2013
Arts ATL, Dinah McClintock, “Review: From Four Artists, Four Forms of Transformation”, Atlanta,”, June 5, 2013
Oxford American, ,Jullianne Ballou, “ Linda Hall’s Nature, South beat staff blog,May 30 2013
Tallahassee Democrat, “Linda Hall’s Cabinet of Curiosity”, Tallahassee FL , August 2010
Art Cat, online magazine based in Greenwich Village NY NY, Kenneth Feingold, Fall 2007
Creative Loafing, David Lee Simmons, “Best Bets”, Atlanta Georgia, September 15th 2008
Tallahassee Democrat, article about a mural project at PACE School for Girls, TaMaryn Waters, September 21, 2006.
St. Petersburg Times Lennie Bennet, “Northern Exposure, , St. Petersburg, FL, September 25, 2005.
Boston Globe, Gerry Duehr, Taking a Spin At The Revolving Museum,” Boston, MA,“February, 2000.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jerry Cullom, “A Worldly-wise Black Aesthetic”, Atlanta, GA,. July 17, 1998.
Creative Loafing, Cathy Byrd, “Altered Beliefs,” Atlanta, GA, July 25, 1998.
Tallahassee Democrat, Mark Hinson “Hallmarks,”, Tallahassee, Sept. 25 1997.
The Daily Sentinel, “Best Art Show in East Texas Opens,” Nacogdoches, TX, March 31, 1996.
Tallahassee Democrat, Mark Hinson ,“Linda Hall’s Dolls,”, September 15, 1995.
Teaching Experience and professional activityFlorida State University
2009-2017 - Art and Ecology , Soft Sculpture, Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, Department of Art, part-time
2005- 2017 -FSU Summer International Programs Art Faculty,
-Florence Italy Program for Florida State University International Programs.
Photography for Non Art Majors, May-June 2017
-London Program for Florida State University International Programs.
Survey of Studio Art Practices and Photography For Non-Art Majors May-June
-Leysin Switzerland, Digital Photography, Survey of Studio Art Practices and Sketching, May-June.
1994- 2007- Foundations Adjunct Professor, Florida State University, Department of Art, part-time
2001- 2002- Visiting Artist, Florida State University, Department of Art, full-time
2003-2005 Executive Director
621 Gallery. Tasks included chairing committees for exhibitions, installation, grant-writing and fundraising. Railroad Square, Tallahassee, FL. Full-time. January 2003-January 2005.
2007-2008 Americorps member
Wakulla Springs State Park. Environmental outreach projects and
Conducting interpretive tours down the Wakulla river. Full-time. Jan. 2007- Dec. 2008
1998-2015 Various Experience/ Community Service
Board of Directors, Sharing Tree, an organization that recycles materials from waste stream and sells them in a community shop, Tallahassee, 2015-present
TEDXFSU, Art designer for dance performance by Luis Lopez- Maldonado, Florida State University, April 2015
Mural Club Director, after school program engaging high school students in the design and creation on public art murals. August 2013- April 2014.
Art Instructor, Project director and teacher in Art in Education Grant project, a federal grant through the Department of Education at Florida State University involving seventh grade students in the painting of murals. Howard Middle School, Monticello, FL January-May 2004, September-December 2005.
Art Teacher, SAIL High School. School For Applied and Individual Learning. Tallahassee. Part-time. Aug. Fall 1999- Spring 2001
Visiting Artist, SAIL High School, a five-day program directing the designing and painting of a mural on an exterior wall in Frenchtown. Tallahassee, Summer term. 2003
Visual Art Director, F.A.C.E. ( Florida Arts and Community Enrichment), a program involving
underprivileged children with various art forms. Art Director and site supervisor for several mural
projects on exterior walls in the Frenchtown and Downtown areas. Part-time. 1993-2001
Art Instructor, “Fresh Start”, a summertime dropout prevention program that targets students from ages 9-12. Florida High School, Tallahassee. Summer term.1994
Art Instructor, Women’s Prison, ‘Writing As Outreach” program from FSU’s Creative Writing department, a program that combined courses in writing and visual art for inmates. Jefferson County Correctional Institution, Monticello, FL. Jan- April 1998
Art for CDs and PublicationsDespair Knot, Cover and interior art for music CD for Dean Newman, 2013
Anhinga Press, cover and interior image, Literary magazine. 2013New American Paintings, Southern edition, volume #70, 2007My Last Door, Cover art for a book of poetry by Wendy Bishop, Anhinga Press, Spring 2007.Langtree, Cover art for music CD by Patrick McKinney, August , 2003.SunDog, FSU Literary Magazine, Tallahassee FL, editor, Stephanie Harrell, Spring 1998.
Three-Legged Dog, cover art for a book of fiction by Donald Caswell, Fall 1999.
Curatorial works Goose Hall Presents, organized a performance space with happenings such as art shows, parades, film screenings, cabarets and puppet shows. Goose Hall, Tallahassee,Feb.1998- Dec 2005What Flew Out of Bird Sink, a show of painting by the Von Chamier family at 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, October 2004.A Mysterious Clarity, an exhibition by three landscape painters from Florida State university’s Department of Art: Mark Messersmith, Lilian Garcia-Roig and Ray Burggraf, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, September-October 2004. The show has traveled to several other locations in the Southeastern US region.
The Way In, an invitational show of FSU faculty and graduate student performance and installation art in an empty house, Tallahassee,. March 2002.From The Woods, a show featuring the work of Amy and Maria Von Chamier at Goose Hall in Railroad Square, May, 2001.
Day of the Dead Altar Show, a community art show featuring individual altars, 621 Gallery, October, 1999.
Altared, an invitational show, displaying personal altars, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, May 1998.
Devouring House, an invitation show of performance and installation art in an empty house, Tallahassee, March 1998.
Public works, Community Projects and ActivismCommunity Mural Director, organized and directed the local artists in painting a mural in a park in Downtown Tallahassee. Each artist painted a panel featuring an endangered animal in Florida. Participants included thirteen local artists, an art club from Lincoln High, a local High School, and a group of students from LeMoyne Foundation a summer art camp. Please see the website for further details http://www.art.fsu.edu/endangeredspecies/ July 2007
Luminary Event, helped organize and participated in a public demonstration against Iraq war in which approximately 3500 luminaries were lit for each American and ally that were killed during the war. Lake Ella in Tallahassee. March 2007
Mural participant, helped design, organize and paint a mural with F.A.C.E. kids. Gaines street,
PACE mural, designed and painted two murals at the PACE school, a high school for
Dis-advantaged girls with another artist. September, 2006.
Howard Middle School Murals, Project director and teacher in Art in Education Grant project, a federal grant through the Department of Education at Florida State University involving seventh grade students in the painting of murals. Howard Middle School, Monticello, FL January-May, September-December, 2005.
Parade of Stars, directed and provided puppet costumes for community participants in a parade
around Railroad Square Art Park during a park-wide festival. Tallahassee, October, 2004.
Project Director, FACE Program, outdoor mural refurbishment, C.K. Steele City Bus Station, Tallahassee, FL. October 2001
Art Director, SAIL High School, led in the design and production of two murals in Railroad Square, Tallahassee, Spring 2003 and Fall 1999.
Art Director, Mary Brogan Museum of Art, led in the design and production of a mural about
local ecology with community high school students, Tallahassee, September, 2001.
Art Director, FACE program (Florida Arts and Community Enrichment) Led in designing and painting murals at The Tallahassee Homeless Shelter, C.K. Steele Bus Station, Greyhound bus station., Tallahassee Winthrop Park. 1993-2001.
Artist, FACE program. Participated in six community murals, 1010 McComb Street, Helms
Exterminators, Mary Brogan Museum, Tallahassee Police Station, 1997-2000.
Art Director, City Kids, led in design and painting of a mural on canvas, with kids from the
organization NY, NY. 1998.
Art instructor, Women’s Correctional Institution, Project leader, art teacher, mural director for 20 female prison inmates. Runaway With Words Project through FSU. Monticello Florida, January-May, 1998.
Art Director, Tallahassee Junior Museum, project leader for designing sets and costumes for a
fashion show in which 7 home schooled children each designed a costume as a natural habitat.
The show traveled to local schools and libraries. June,1996.
Art Director, FSU Art Education program, led in designing and painting a peace mural that was sent to Nagasaki for the 50th anniversary of the bombing.1995.
Art Director, 621 Gallery, designed and helped the community members create a quilt that was sent up on the Space Shuttle Challenger. 1995.
Workshops, Conferences and LecturesFlorida Public Art Conference, Sculpture in the Land of Landscape Painters, a lecture called Emerging Environment Art Movement: Green Sculpture, featuring the public art projects that I directed including projects by students in Art and Ecology Classes at FSU, May 2010
TEDx FSU talk, a presentation of my work on the topic of Compassion, Fine Arts Building FSU, May 2009
Green Guide Girls Program, a presentation about Art AmeriCorps and Ecology to a group of young women from a local high school involved with a Math and Science grant from Motorola.
Round Table Discussion, a panel discussion along with three other local artists about magic and art making. Thomas Eads Gallery, Tallahassee, Fall 2006
Workshop, Puppet-making workshop for Heart of The Earth Organization, building large puppets of endangered birds that were presented at an event promoting Between Two Rivers, a book about ecology by regional authors. Tall Timbers Reserve, Tallahassee. Fall, 2004.
Lecturer, Tallahassee Artists League, discussed how to critique art. March, 2004.
Lecturer, Professional Practices, FSU Art Department, Pat Ward Williams, instructor, Tallahassee, Fall, 2003.
Workshop Instructor, Art in Public Space and Mural workshop, SAIL Art Club, Railroad Square,
Tallahassee. Spring, 2003.