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Biography

The artist with her work, Violet Red with White (2019) at GAVLAK Los Angeles.

Linda Daniels received her B.F.A. from the California College of the Arts in December 1975.

Her work was first professionally exhibited in a group exhibition in 1981 at the University Art Museum Santa Barbara California. From 1981 to 1983, Daniel's work was included in group exhibitions in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara.
In 1984, Daniels moved to New York City. The artist's first solo exhibition there was in 1988 at fiction/nonfiction gallery. She has subsequently had solo exhibitions in New York City in 1989, 1991, 1993, 2001, 2002 and 2009. From 1984 to present, Daniels's work was included in numerous group exhibitions in New York City and Los Angeles.

Linda Daniels's art has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Artforum International, Arts Magazine and Art in America.

In 1991 she received a Fellowship in Painting from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Daniels returned to the central coast of California in 2014.
She currently lives and works in Lompoc, California.

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Linda Daniels

Education:
1975      B.F.A., California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Solo Exhibitions
2009      A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, New York
, NY
2001      Large Drawing With Ornamentation, Art Resources Transfer, Inc., New York, NY
1993      Jose Freire Fine Art, New York
, NY
1991      fiction/nonfiction, New York
, NY
1989      fiction/nonfiction, New York
, NY
1988      fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions 
2017       Disorderly Construct, The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA 
2015       Ulterior Motif, curated by Naomi Cohn, The Painting Center, New York, NY (catalogue) 
2000       Linda Daniels and Tamara Gonzales: A Few of My Favorite Things, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY
               Paintland, curated by Terry R. Myers, Schmidt Contemporary Art and Lemon Sky: a project space,
               Los Angeles, CA
1999       Summer Pleasures, Qualita Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV 
1996       Strappy Sandals and Skinny Belts: The Hyperfeminine Position in Painting, curated by Sue Spaid, 
               Murray Feldman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1995       Strappy Sandals and Skinny Belts: The Hyperfeminine Position in Painting, curated by Sue Spaid, 
               The Victoria Room, San Francisco, CA
               The Joy of Painting, Here, New York, NY 
                Pleasant Pebble, curated by Mary Jones and Janice Krasnow, The Work Space, New York, NY
1994        Hunk, Jose Freire Fine Art, New York, NY 
                Sourball, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

1992        Bedroom Pictures, curated by Terry R. Myers, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue) 
                There Is A Light That Never Goes Out, curated by Terry R. Myers, Amy Lipton, New York, NY 
1991        Group Exhibition, fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY  
1990        Building Beliefs: Paintings by Linda Daniels, Marilyn Lerner and Linda Swanson, curated by Terry R. Myers,
                Coup de Grace Gallery, New York, NY
                Gallery Selections
, fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY
1989         Invitational with Gallery Artists
, fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY
1988         Split Plane, fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY

1988         Invitational, 
John Davis Gallery, New York, NY
1987         Linda Daniels, Robert Feintuch and Stephen Westfall, fiction/nonfiction, New York, NY
                 Rigor, curated by Stephen Westfall, John Good Gallery, New York, NY
1985         The Non-Objective World, alternative space, New York, NY
1984         Small Works: New Abstract Painting, curated by Tom Hudspeth and Ron Janowich, Lafayette and Muhlenberg
                 Colleges, Pennsylvania, PA (catalogue) 
1983         Newcomers: 1983, 
Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                 Of This Time, Of That Place, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
1982         Santa Barbara Artists, alternative space, (under the auspices of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
                 SFMoMA), San Francisco, CA
                 The Santa Barbara Show, curated by Marcia Tucker, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, California, CA 

Selected Bibliography 
2015         William J. Simmons, Ulterior Motif (exh. cat.), The Painting Center, New York (with illustration). 
2009         Joe Fyfe, "Linda Daniels", Pic of the Day, artcritical.com, May 23, 2009 (with illustration). 
2000         Ken Johnson, “Linda Daniels and Tamara Gonzales: A Few of My Favorite Things,” New York Times, Aug. 11, p. E35. 
1993         Jenifer P. Borum, “Linda Daniels”, Artforum, October, p. 94 (with illustration).
                 Terry R. Myers, “Linda Daniels”, Lapiz, May, p. 28 (with illustration). 
                 David Pagel, “Painting’s Make-Up”, essay for the exhibition at Jose Freire Fine Art, New York City, February. 
                 Carmine Iannaccone, “Bedroom Pictures,” Art issues., January/February, p. 42. 
1992         David Pagel, “Bedroom Pictures,” Los Angeles Times, November 19, p. F-6. 
                 Terry R. Myers, “Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bedroom Picture?,” in Bedroom Pictures (exh. cat.), Asher/Faure,
                 Los Angeles (with illustration). 
                 Robert Mahoney, “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out,” Arts Magazine, April, p. 91. 
1991         Shirley Kaneda, “Painting and Its Others: In the Realm of The Feminine,” Arts Magazine, Summer, pp. 58-64.
                 Reprinted in Terry R. Myers, ed., Painting: Documents of Contemporary Art, Whitechapel Gallery, London, and
                 The MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2011, pp. 72-80. 
                 Alisa Tager, “Colors”, Lapiz, no. 80, pp. 62-65.

1990         Peggy Cyphers, “Linda Daniels,” Arts Magazine, February, pp. 99-100. 
                 Terry R. Myers, “Linda Daniels,” Tema Celeste, January-February, pp. 68-69 (with illustration). 
1988         Stephen Westfall, “Linda Daniels,” Art in America, June, pp. 164-65 (with illustration). 
                 Calvin Reid, “Linda Daniels,” 108: A Review, January-February, p. 3.

1984         William Zimmer, "Can small works carry it off?,” in Small Works: New Abstract Painting (exh. cat.), 
                 Lafayette and Muhlenberg Colleges, Pennsylvania (with illustration).

1983         Suzanne Muchnic, “Promising ‘Newcomers’ at Muni,” Los Angeles Times, July 31, p. 80- 81. 
                 Marlene Donahue, “A Diverse Group,” Artweek, 13, p. 5.

1981         Robert McDonald, “Marcia Tucker Selects,” Artweek, July 20, p. 16. 
                 William Wilson, “New Wave Gets Its Foot On The Shore,” Los Angeles Times, July 12, p. 80-81. 

Grants
1991         The National Endowment for the Arts, Fellowship in Painting 
 

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