Griggs Curatorial Projects

Linda Griggs



LINDA GRIGGS
917 496-7058
linda@lindagriggs.com

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Pending
Conscience Art Fair - each booth dedicated to a charity

Ongoing           
E32, an Art Projection, Discussion, Networking series and 
The E32 Crit: the Speed Dating of Studio Visits. 

2019
Chair, Programming Committee - The Clemente, 2017 to 2019. Committee created exhibition opportunities for 569 artists through fair and transparent Open Call and External Review Panel comprised of museum and gallery professionals.

Voracious Eye curated by Suzanne Varni and Linda Griggs. Abrazo Gallery, NYC
The Awakening - Brian Andrew Whitely, video and performance installation. Co-curator. 
Studio 406, NYC


2018
Artists for Puerto Ricocoordinator. Priska Juschka, installation design and auctioneer.  LES Gallery, NYC

2017
So What Did You Do with the Money? The Monetized Negro and the Poltergeist of my Family's Story within American History  David B. Frye, solo  Christopher Stout and Linda Griggs, curators. ADO Gallery, NYC 

2016 
Chewing Tar Lichtundfire ,  Lichtundfire, NYC
Chewing Tar Hampden UMASS Amherst, Hampden Gallery - Project Space, UMASS Amherst, MA

2015
ALL | TOGETHER | DIFFERENT: A Survey of Working Artists on the Lower East Side Over 100 artists and organizations including Kiki Smith, Roger Welch, Richard Hambleton, Kim Keever, Kembra Pfahler, Rick Prol, Jim Radakovich, Anton Van Dalen, Marc Kehoe, David Sandlin, Judith Simonian, and Susannah Coffey. Linda Griggs, curator. Yona Verwer, advisor. Manny Cantor Center, NYC

2014
UNDER THE VIADUCT  Guest curator.  Curated by Savona Bailey McCain. West Harlem Arts Fund, NYC
CUTLOG ART FAIR - THE CLEMENTE booth, NYC 
E32 at the ART FAIR, NYC 

2013
MAPPING HEAVEN -
Babette Allina, Sally Curcio, Allen Hansen, Dennis Hlynsky, Thomas Lyon Mills, Igor Molochevski, Lindsey Nobel, Anne LaPrade Seuthe, Patricia Smith & Larry Walczak. Front Room Gallery, NYC.

BRIMMING ON THE EDGE Curated by Savona Bailey-McClain and Lisa Banner. Linda Griggs, curatorial assistant. West Harlem Arts Fund, NYC

2012
WORTH TELLING Eric Sanner and Linda Griggs, curators. Thirty-six writers and artists including Luc Sante, Jose Antonio Vargas, Duke Riley and Nicole Wittenberg. The Abrazo, NYC

2011
LIKE BLUEPRINTS: MAKE NO SMALL PLANS Abrazo Interno Gallery, NYC
FIND & COMBINE - Elisabeth Condon, Judith Simonian, Amy Hill, Carla Gannis. Abrazo, NYC

2010
SWEETNESS AND LIGHT: Art Made of or About Candy, Cakes, and Sugar - Richard Baker, Tom Bogaert, Ya Ya Chou, Sally Curcio, Lori Ellison, Emily Eveleth, Julia Jacquette, T. Charnan Lewis, Christina Marsh, Tracy Miller, Mary Schiliro, Rebecca Siemering, Lynn Talbot, Mary Jo Vath, Jessica Westbook, Chris Wright. Catalog. Essay by Wesley Gibson. Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst, MA

WHERE THERE'S SMOKE - Steve Mumford, Gregory Crane,  Kathryne Lynch, Chris McCaw, Elizabeth Kiethline, Barbara Friedman, Davide Cantoni, Rupert Nesbitt, Lawrence Swan.  Catalog. Essay by Wesley Gibson. Hampden Gallery, UMASS Amherst, MA

2006 
CHEWING TAR: Industrial Materials in the Service of Art,catalog  Lichtundfire, NYC

CHEWING TAR: Industrial Materials in the Service of Art, catalog  UMASS Amherst, Amherst, MA  

1995
Scope Art Gallery  Producer and curator of online art gallery  Mediabridge.com/nyc/scope
Shows included Rococo Cartoon, Beauty/Death, and Colored Stories Depictions of Race in Narrative Art

1992
Assisted/collaborated with Susan Edwards, curator for the Hunter College Leubsdorf Gallery exhibition, Contemporary Icons: From the Sublime to the Fetishistic, NYC

1984
Real, Small Art Hunter Gallery display case, Hunter College, NYC
You Are a Human Animal Hunter Gallery, Hunter College, NYC


MFA Hunter College
BFA Virginia Commonwealth University