Linda Lyke's Bio

Linda Lyke

1967: BFA Kent State University, Kent, OH
1969: MFA in Printmaking, Kent State University, OH (with honors)

Teaching and Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, Kent State University 1969-76
Professor of Art, Occidental College, 1977 to present
Curator of Exhibitions, Occidental College, 1980-1989, 1998-2001
Board of Advisors and past President of Los Angeles Printmaking Society

Artists Residencies

Kala Art Institute, Summer Institute on Innovative Printmaking, Berkeley, CA, 2002
Trillium Artist's Workshop, Brisbane, Ca, 2002
Pouch Cove Foundation, Newfoundland, Canada, 2003

Selected One-Person Exhibitions
1997: "Recent Monotypes & Artist's Books," Weingart Gallery, Occidental College,
L.A., CA
1996: "Recent Work," Santora Arts Complex, Brand Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
1995: "Mezzotints and Monotypes," Margaret Crow Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1993: Vroman's Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
1993: Roxxi Gallery, Pasadena, CA
1993: "Ten Year Retrospective," Brand Library Gallery, October 1993, Glendale, CA
1991: "Lost Legacy": A Tribute to Native American Basketry," Daniel Maher Gallery,
L.A., CA
1991: "Visions of the Arroyo," sponsored by Pasadena Art Alliance, Pasadena, CA
1988: Ettinger Gallery, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1985: Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1983: Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982: Center Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, CA
1981: Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
1980: University of St. Cloud, St. Cloud, MN

Selected Group Exhibitions (National and Regional)
2002: "Group Show," Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2002: "National Small Print Exhibition," Creede Arts Council, Creede, Colorado
2002: "Color Print USA," Texas Tech University at Lubbock, Texas
2002: "Yosemite Renaissance XVII," Yosemite Museum Gallery, Yosemite, CA
2002: "Animal Instincts," Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA
2001: "Mini Print Internacional 2," Taller Galeria Fort, Adogi, Barcelone, Espana
2001: 45th National Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey
2001: "Evaluation Inversion," Cal State University Long Beach. CA
2000: "Selected Work by Arroyo Arts Collective," American InterContinental Univ.
L.A., CA
1998: Best of Printmaking: an International Collection. Rockwell Publishers, MA
1995 through 2002: Arroyo Arts Collective Studio Tour
1998: "Trends in Printmaking," Creative Arts Center Gallery, Glendale
1998: "Los Angeles Artists in Series," Occidental College, L.A. CA
1997: Art in Embassy Program, Finland.
1997: "Books Made by Artists," Fig Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1995: "Millennium Minus Five," Arroyo Arts Collective, Occidental College, L.A.., CA
1994: "Small Images," San Fernando Valley Cultural Foundation, Woodland Hills,
L.A., CA
1993: "Emerging Highlights," selections from the LCMA Rental Gallery at Northrop
Plaza, CA
1993: Cimarron National Works on Paper, Oklahoma State Univ., OK
1993: "12th National Print Exhibition," Laband Art Gallery, Loyola-Marymount
1992: "LAPS Prints 1992" at Santa Monica College, CA
1992: "Scene & Unseen," a national juried painting exhibition at Eastern N. Mexico
University, Portales, NM
1991: "21 National Works on Paper," Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minota State University,
Minota, ND
1991: "National Works on Paper," Monotype, "Forbidden Arch," University Museum,
The Univ. of Mississippi, MS, juror Clare Romano, one of 75 from 1500 entries
1991: "INversions," Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1991: "Prints at Pepperdine," Pepperdine University, CA
1990: Yosemite Artist, Sacramento Museum of Art, CA
1989: "Abstraction," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Rental Gallery
1989: British Exchange Touring Exhibition, Barbican, London, England
1988, 1978, 1976, 1975, 1972, 1971: "Color Print U.S.A.," Texas Tech. University,
Lubbock, TX
1988: "Prominent Printmakers," Missouri Western State College
1987: "Women Printmakers," Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, MS
1987: "New California Printmaking; Selections from Northern and Southern
"California," Lang Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1969-1986: Prints accepted into 47 National Print and Drawing Exhibitions, full listing upon request.

Selected Honors and Awards
2003: Drawing Selected for Eagle Rock Cultural Center Live Auction
2002: Work selected for L.A. Artist Recipes, Arroyo Arts Collective
2002: "Purchase Award," Creede National Print Exhibition, Creede, Colorado
2002: "Honorable Mention," Yosemite Renaissance XVII, Yosemite Museum, CA
2001: Hallmark Collection, Purchase Award Hallmark Corporation.
1997: Three Works in Arts In Embassy in Finland
1991: "Purchase Award," 21st National Works on Paper, Hartnett Hall Gallery,
Minot, ND
1989: United States Dept of the Interior Artist in Residence Grant, Yosemite National Park, CA
1989: Site-Specific Installation for Keck Theater, Occidental College, Los Angeles,
1985: "Purchase Award," La Grange National Exhibition, GA
1985: "Purchase Award," 6th Alabama Works on Paper Exhibition, Univ. of
Alabama, Auburn, AL
1984: "Purchase Award," 14th National Print Exhibition, ND
1982: "Purchase Award," 7th Annual Exhibition L.A.. Printmaking Society at Univ. of
California, L.A.

Selected Public or Private Collections

Executive Life, Los Angeles, CA
Security Pacific, Los Angeles, CA
James Jones Collection, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
Brand Library, Glendale, CA
De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH
Irvine Corporation, Irvine, CA
Keck Theatre, Occidental Coll., L.A., CA
Kent State Univ., Kent, OH


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"Power of the Press," L.A. Times, November 19, 1993.
"Bulletin-News," Star Review, ER Sentinel Journal, Oct 17, 1987.
Batchelor, Carolyn Prince. "Syntheses of Memory," Art Week, Exhibition Review, November 16, 1985.