Biography

1947 Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
1956-67 Studied at Saratoga Springs (taught by Robert Reed)
1967 Studied at the Sorbonne
1969 Studied at the Slade
1983 Completed a Master of Arts in Humanistic Psychology at the Antioch University programme
1985 First solo exhibition, at the ASB Gallery, London
2002 Solo exhibition at Sir John Soane's Museum
2003 Solo exhibition at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

Selected solo exhibitions

1984 Clarendon Gallery, London
ASB Gallery, London
1985 ASB Gallery, London
1986 ASB Gallery, London
1991 ASB Gallery, London
Galerie Biedermann, Munich
Galerie Biedermann, London
1993 Montgomery-Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1994 Galerie Biedermann, Munich
1995 Montgomery-Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 'Linda Karshan: New Works'
1997 Galerie Biedermann, London
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, 'Linda Karshan: Marks and Traces'
Galerie Biedermann, Munich
1998 Redfern Gallery, London, 'Linda Karshan Prints and Drawings'
National Theatre, Bucarest, Romania
Museo Nacional de Arte, Cluj, Romania
Museo Contemporaneo, Baia Mare, Romania
National Museum of Art, Bistritzia, Romania
1999 Galerie Biedermann, Munich
2000 Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, California
2001 Dee-Glasoe Gallery, New York
2002 Sir John Soane Museum, London
Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, 'Linda Karshan, IVAM'
Redfern Gallery, London, 'Linda Karshan - Grids, Stacks and Other Moves'
2003 Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
Galerie Biedermann, Munich
2004 Redfern Gallery, London, 'Constellation and Chance'
Riflemaker, London
2007 Redfern Gallery, London, 'Two Clear Days'
2008 Folkwang Museum, Essen, 'Drawing as Process'
Galerie Werner Klein, Cologne, 'Early drawings'
Cain Shultz Gallery, San Francisco, 'Linda Karshan: Time Being, A Fifteen Year Retrospective'
Redfern Gallery, London, 'Forms of Time II'

Selected group exhibitions

1985 Allan Stone Gallery, New York, 'New Talent'
1986 Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York, 'Drawings'
1988 Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson College, Wayne, New Jersey, 'The Legacy of Surrealism in Contemporary Art'
1990 Runkel-Hue-Williams Gallery, London
1995 Redfern Gallery, London
1997 Redfern Gallery, London
Edward Tyler-Nahem Fine Art, New York, 'Contemporary British Drawings'
Montgomery-Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1999 Fine Gallery, London, 'White Out'
2000 Gallery Fine, London, 'Underlying Perfection'
2001 Galleria Prisma, Bolzano, Italy, 'Unexpected Encounters'
2007 Eyestorm Gallery, London, 'Portraiture: Tom Fecht, Linda Karshan, Paul Raguenes'
2008 Gallery Bjorn, NY, 'A Winter Salon'
2009 Staatliche Graphische, Sammlung, Munich, 'Presence of the Line'
L'artistes de Nunc, Brussels

Collections

Arts Council Collection, London
The British Museum, London
Contemporary Art Society, London
Institute Valencia d’Art Modern, IVAM
Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Cleveland
Museum Folkwang, Essen
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich