Linda Geary

Linda Geary's painting Orange Violet was included in Color Shift, curated by Apsara DiQuinzio, and acquired by the Berkeley Museum and Pacific Film Archive for their permanent collection (2014).  Studio Visit, (2012) her book project about 100 studio visits, with essay by Norma Cole, was highlighted in the exhibition.  Her work is currently featured in the Fall Plumb Notebooks design collaboration with Tucker Nichols and McFadden & Thorpe (2014).   All The Pink Together: Boom, solo exhibition at Steven Wolf Fine Arts in San Francisco (2013).  Curatorial project, Hotbox Forever, featuring Lecia Dole-Recio, Jeff Gibson, Mary Weatherford, and Wendy White, at Steven Wolf Fine Arts (2013). Two-person show, Color Space/ Sense at 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco (2012).  Other solo exhibitions: 101 California in San Francisco (2011); Inside Out at Rena Bransten Gallery (2010), accompanied by essay and catalog by Leigh Markopoulos. Solo exhibition, 13 Watercolors at Rose Burlingham Gallery in New York (2009). 

Geary has been a resident at the Millay Colony and Art Omi.  She is the recipient of the Elizabeth Foundation Grant in Painting and the Pollock-Krasner Award. Her work has been exhibited in Bay Area Now 3 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Mills College, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and Bau Institute Otranto, Italy.  Her work has been reviewed in Art in America, ArtForum, ArtPractical, ArtWeek, Portland Mercury News, Sacramento Bee, the San Jose Mercury News, SF Chronicle, and Squarecylinder.


Associate Professor, Painting Drawing
Associate Professor, Fine Arts
Chair, Painting Drawing

BA, University of San Diego; MFA, University of Delaware