LINDA SOBERMAN

5315 Isle Royal Court, West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Vergel 6, Col.San Antonio, San Miguel, GTO, MX

lindasoberman@gmail.com

 

248-320-8828 (cell), in SMA: 415-154-9362/248-341-3532

 

M.F.A. Wayne State University

B.A. University of Michigan

                        

AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS 

2015, 2016 Artist residency at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Connecticut

2015  Installation of “The Empty Chairs” at the Holocaust Center, MIchigan

    2013  International Book Artist Response to Bombing of Bagdad’s Street of Booksellers, Al-Mutanabbi Street,     collaboration with Lauren Camp

             Artist residency at Cullowhee Mountain Arts, Western Carolina University 

    2012  Organizer of www.smaprintmakers.com, an internaional group of Americans and Mexican printmakers living full or part-time in San  Miguel de Allende,  Mexico

         “An Artist and Her Work; Image Maker, Collector and Historian”, NGTM, MI

          Featured artist: Artist2Artists, Kristin Wood, Curator

2010  Artist Residency, Proyecto ‘ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2008  Artist Residency, Sanbao Ceramic Institute, Printmaker's Invitational,  Jingdezhen, China                   

2007  Artist Residency, Ford Plantation, Savannah, GA

2006  Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, Jewish Women in the Arts Award, MI

2004  Invited International Artist, FotoNoviembre, Merida, Mexico

2004  Artist Residency, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice, Italy

          Juror, Exposures 2004, Photography Exhibit, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI

2002-2003  Recipient, “Artist in the Schools” Grant, Jewish Alliance for Jewish Education

         “Generation to Generation: Personal Stories of the Holocaust” bookmaking project

2002  Presenter, “Community Identity”, Symposium, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

          Presenter, Midwest Society for Photographic Education, Grand Rapids, MI

2001  Presenter, Northwest Society for Photographic Education, Pt. Townsend, WA

2000  U.S. Dept. of Education Grant, “Arts in the Neighborhood”,

          Project supervisor in Photography, Wayne State University

1999  Presenter, Midwest Society for Photographic Education, Valparaiso, Indiana

          Award winner, Alma College Print Competition

          Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center

          Award winner, Michigan Fine Arts    

1998  Excellence in Teaching, Wayne State University, Dept. of Art

1997  Best of Show, National Photo Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art

1996  Achievement Award, Michigan Fine Arts

          "Creating with Polymer Clay" by Ford and Dierks, book publication

1995  Achievement Award, Michigan Fine Arts

 

SELECTED INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2015-16  "The Empty Chairs", Holocaust Memorial Center, Farmington Hills, MI

2014  "The Empty Chairs", ARTPRIZE. Grand Rapids, MI

          "Shame on YOU", Museo de Arte de Queretaro,

          "Where were YOU?", Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

2012  “Memory Lingers”, Charach Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

2011  “Fotolandia..Reinventing Photography”, Generator Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, MX

           2010  Proyecto ‘ace, Buenos Aires, Argentina

          Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts

2009  La Fonda Rosa, “Imagenes”, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2007  Generator Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

          Goldstein Gallery, Chatham, NY

          Water Street Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

2006  Galeria de Fotografico, San Miguel de Allende, MX

2004  Fotonoviembre, Merida, Mexico

          Casa Diana, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2002  Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, New York

          Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

2001  Galeria de Fotografico, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

          “The Transferred Image”, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

2000  Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

          Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Detroit, MI

          Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

          Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

1999  ARC, Chicago, IL   

1997  Charach Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

 

SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS

  

2014  Juried MAPC Exhibit, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

          “Entre Dos Ambos” and “Companeros” at Hatch Gallery, Hamtramack, MI

           “The Nature of Evil”, The Museum at the Hebrew Union College, New York, NY2013   “Invitational”, Western Carolina Fine Art Museum

2012/2013  “The Sexuality Spectrum”. The Museum at Hebrew Union College, New York, NY

“Content Matters”, installation of altered books with foam heads, San Miguel Writer’s Conference, San Miguel de Allende, MX

           “Entre Dos Ambros”, San Miguel Printmakers Portfolio, Southern Graphics Council, Milwaukee Institute of

            Art and Design

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here”: San Francisco Center for the Book, California, Cambridge Arts Council, Massachusetts, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, New Mexico, NY Center for the Book

2012   “Synagogues: Transformed, Rebuilt or Left Behind”, Holocaust Memorial Center, MI

           “ Text/Context”, Columbia / Barnard's Kraft Center, NY

2011    Detroit Artists Market, MI

            Guanian International Print Biennial, China

2010   “Learning and Remembering”, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

            "Zou Ba". Ithaca College, New York

2009    "Zou Ba", Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio TX

2008    “Flipping the Bird”, Lewis Art Gallery, Milsaps College, Jackson, MS

            “Figure It Out”, Water Street Gallery, Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI

            “Zou Ba”, Southern Graphics Council, Richmond, VA

             Printmaking International Invitational, Jingzedhen, China

             Water Street Gallery, Saugatuck, MI

             H2O (Waterworks), Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

2006     Michigan Women: Invitational, Saginaw State College, MI

2005    “Digitally Speaking”, Padzieki Gallery, Dearborn                        

            "Six”, Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2004    “Femme Detroit”, Ceres Gallery, New York

2003     “Digitally Speaking”, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

             “Women’s Work”, Invitational Portfolio, Wellesley College, MA

              “Digital Alchemists”, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

             “Faces”, Kirkland Art Museum, Clinton, NY        

2002     “Blurred Vision”, Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

             “The Female Perspective”, Cortland, Ithaca, NY

             Invitational, Charach Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

             Curator, DEVELOP STOP FIX, mixed-media photography, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art

2001    “8 1/2 x 11”, Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, MI

            “Twenty-four Eyes”, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2000    The Big Show, Charach Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

             Faculty Exhibit, Wayne State University

             Detroit Area Artists Collective, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

             Ann Arbor Print Competition, Ann Arbor, MI

1999     National Book Invitational, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

            “Body and Soul”, Paint Creek Center for the Arts

             Alma College Print Competition, Touring for 2000

             Michigan Fine Arts, Award Winner, Nancy Mitchnick, juror

1998     Book Arts Invitational, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

             “Gagged and Bound”, Cranbrook Museum of Art           

              Michigan Fine Arts, Larry Rivers, juror

             1997 National Book Invitational, Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.

             National Photo Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, OH; Kenda North, juror

             Michigan Fine Arts, John Walker, juror

             "Extending the Photograph”, Albuquerque, NM

1996     Start Gallery, Birmingham, MI

            “Quintessential Quilts”, Charach Museum, West Bloomfield, MI

             Michigan Fine Arts,  award winner, Jane Hammond, juror

            “Light Let Loose“, alternative photography, curated by Bea Nettles,

             Columbia College, Center Book & Paper, Chicago, IL

1995     Pyramid Atlantic, National Book Invitational, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

  1994      “Beyond Words”, Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998-present  Workshops: Cullowhee Center for the Arts, North Carolina, Hollanders, Ann Arbor, MI, San Miguel de Allende, MX,, Scuola de Grafica,Venice, Italy, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Ontario; Womens Studio Workshop, NY; MUseo de Arte, Queretato, MX

2001-2006  Adjunct Professor of Photography, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2001-2002  Adjunct Professor of Photography, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

1999-2001  Adjunct Professor of Photography, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

1998-2012  Visiting Artist: Bellas Artes, San Miguel, MX; University of Yucutan, Merida, MX; University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Oregon School of Art, Portland, OR; Arte de Fotografico, San Miguel,