Resume

LINN UNDERHILL
622 Oregon Hill Road, Lisle, NY 13797
(607) 849-6506

EDUCATION

  • MFA, Photographic Studies, SUNY Buffalo and Visual Studies Workshop, 1982
  • BFA, Photography, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 1978

GRANTS

  • Colgate University Research Council, discretionary grant, 2014
  • Colgate University Research Council, major grant, 2001
  • New York Foundation for the Arts Catalog Grant, 1997
  • Colgate University Research Council, discretionary grant, used to support the printing and framing of “The Tomboy Suite,” 1995
  • Light Work Photographer’s Grant, 1995
  • Colgate University Research Council, discretionary grant, used to support the printing of “Claiming the Gaze,” 1993
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship, 1990
  • New York Foundation for the Arts, Photographer’s Fellowship, 1989
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship, 1984
  • Artist-in-Residence, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 1983
  • NYSCA Publishing Grant, 1982

EXHIBITIONS—SOLO

  • “Close to Home,” Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 2014
  • “Of Someone and Something,” Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 2010
  • “Cosmic Dominatrix,” Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 2001
  • “Tomboy Suite,” Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 1999
  • “Tomboy Suite,” one person exhibition, Bucknell University Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, 1998
  • “Claiming the Gaze,” Boliou Art Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1994
  • “Claiming the Gaze,” SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 1993
  • “Claiming the Gaze,” Work Space Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1993
  • “Returning the Gaze,” 494 Gallery, New York, NY, 1992
  • “I,” Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1992
  • One-person exhibition, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1989
  • “Memory/History Grids,” Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 1984

EXHIBITIONS—TWO-PERSON AND GROUP (SELECTED)

  • “The 2000 Everson Biennial” (curated by Joe Amrhein), Best of Show, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 2000
  • “The 1998 Everson Biennial” (curated by Bill Arning), Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY,1998
  • “Xenophobia,” national juried photography exhibition, Ohio University, Athens, OH, 1995
  • “Visible Traces: Works from the Collections,” Visual Studies Workshop Galleries, Rochester, NY, 1994
  • “Family Revisions” (Two-person exhibition), Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, 1992
  • “Spirit of the Self: Four Women Photographers,” Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1991
  • “Reframing the Family,” Artists’ Space, New York, NY, 1991
  • “The State of Upstate: New York Women Artists,” Nina Felshin, curator. New York State Museum, Albany, NY, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, NY, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1989-90
  • “Ceremonies and Transition,” two-person exhibition, Robert Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse, NY, 1987
  • “Women in Photography,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1987
  • “Lifestories,” Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 1986
  • “Light Work: Photography over the 70s and 80s,” Everson Museum of Art, 1985
  • “Reproductions,” San Francisco Camerawork, 1984
  • “Photography 1983: An Invitational,” Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, 1983
  • “American Set-ups,” Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 1982
  • “The Artist and the Journal,” Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH, 1980

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

  • “Recto/Verso: Video by Ann Hamilton”, Picker Art Gallery and Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 2012
  • “Suddenly Older”, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. Co-curated with Leigh Kane. 2005
  • “Land of the Free,” Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 2004.
  • “BANG!”, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 2004
  • “Greg Sholette”, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 2004
  • “Artist Books by Keith Smith and Scott McCarney,” Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 2003
  • “Codes and Indentities”, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 2003
  • “Messengers: Puppets and Politics”, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. Co-curated with C. Ann Carter. 2003
  • “Fix It!”, Visual Studies Workshop. Co-curated for Women’s Caucus, S.P.E. 1989
  • “Feminist Photo-Graphics”, Hunter College, New York, in conjunction with “Viewpoints: A Conference on Women, Culture and Public Media.” Co-curated with Nancy Gonchar. 1986

COLLECTIONS

  • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Fidelity Investment Corporation, Boston, MA
  • John Borek and Jackie Levine, Rochester, NY
  • Robert J. Hrebeck, Sea Girt, NJ
  • Kenneth Aptekar and Eunice Lipton, New York, NY and Paris, France
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Light Work, Syracuse, NY

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Linn Underhill: Analogue Body Extraordinaire, Susan Silas, Theo Westenberger Estate, 2016
  • Lesbian Art in America: A Contemporary History, Harmony Hammond, Rizzoli International, 2000
  • The Passionate Camera: Photography and the Bodies of Desire. Deborah Bright, ed. Routledge, London and New York. 1998.
  • Reframings: New American Feminist Photographies. Diane Neumaier, ed. Temple University Press, Philadelphia. 1995.
  • Artpaper, Vol. 12, No. 8, April, 1993. “Jno Cook on Linn Underhill’s Thirty Five Years/One Week”
  • Afterimage, February, 1990. “Lost and Found: an Interview with Linn Underhill” by Marion Faller.
  • Exposure, Vol. 26, No. 4, 1989. “The National Endowment Reviewed: a panelist speaks out”, by Linn Underhill.
  • Q: A Journal of Art, Department of Art, Cornell University, 1989. “An Interview with Linn Underhill” by Marilyn Rivchin.
  • Michigan Quarterly Review, Winter, 1987. “Women’s Vision Extends the Map of Memory” by Esther Parada.
  • Exposure, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1984. Review of Thirty Five Years/One Week, by Gloria DeFilipps Brush.
  • Views: The Journal of Photography in New England, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1984. “As Time Goes By”, by Susan E. Cohen.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Colgate University, Department of Art and Art History, Assistant Professor, 1992 – continuing
  • Dayton Hudson Distinguished Visiting Artist/Teacher, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, Spring term, 1994
  • Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Art/Media Studies, Assistant Professor: Graduate Seminar, Introductory and Intermediate Photography, Major Figures in Twentieth Century Photography, 1989–92
  • Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of Visual Arts: Graduate Seminar, Photo II & III, Critical Issues in Contemporary Photography, 19th C. Photography, Alternative Processes, 1988-89
  • Cornell University, Department of Art: Introductory Photography, 1987
  • Ithaca College, School of Communication, Introduction to Photography, 1985-88
  • SUNY Binghamton: Basic Photography and “Women Photographed”,1985-88
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College: Basic & Intermediate Photography,1985-87
  • New York Summer School for the Arts, School of Film/Media: Photography, 1983
  • Rochester Institute of Technology: Senior Fine Art Photography, 1981-82
  • Visual Studies Workshop: Photo-Graphics, Visual Books and Bookbinding,1980-81
  • Alfred University: Basic Photography, 1972-74