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MINDY SOLOMON GALLERY                               linda.n.lopez@gmail.com

mindy@mindysolomon.com
786-953-6917

8397 NE 2nd. Avenue
Miami, FL 33138                                                                                                                                                                            


Linda Nguyen Lopez (b. 1981) received a BFA from California State University of Chico and a MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Lopez has exhibited her work in New Zealand and throughout United States including Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville; Robischon Gallery, Denver; Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach; The Clay Studio, Philadelphia; and the Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery, New York. She has been an artist in residence at The Clay Studio and the Archie Bray Foundation. In 2016, Lopez received the Lighton International Artist Exchange Program Grant to be an artist-in-residence at C.R.E.T.A. Rome Residency Program. She is represented by Mindy Solomon Gallery in Miami, FL.


Solo and Two Person Exhibitions:

2016

  • Ghost Hands. Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL
  • Linda Lopez, Volta NY with Mindy Solomon Gallery

2015

  • Tooth, Bark and the Laws of Contact. Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN
  • Linda Lopez and Mathew McConnell: Let's Just Say What We Mean. Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX

2013    

  • That thing that is and isn’t. Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery,  New York, NY
  • Dependable Contentment. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2012

  • Linda Lopez and Joanna Platt, Curated by Jenny Moore. Center for Emerging Visual Artists,                              Philadelphia, PA
  • They way things are. Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Schuylerville, NY

2011   

  • New Works. Bonovitz Space, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2010   

  • Seen and unseen, we are here. The Aquarium Project, Unitec, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • A Hard Swath to Mow, Belger Crane Yard, Kansas City, MO
  • Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Tactic, Portland Convention Center in conjunction with NCECA, Portland, OR
  • Method/Accumulation, Pacific Northwest College of the Arts, Portland, OR

2016

  • If You Build It, The Willows, New York, NY
  • Transformed by Fire: A collection of Contemporary Ceramics. Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
  • Now and Then. Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, MO
  • Flora. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • 5x5x5. Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT
  • Sight Unseen. Kansas City Convention Center in conjunction with NCECA, Kansas City, MO
  • Repeat. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Shades. Bedfellow's Club, Little Rock, AR

2015

  • Defying Gravity: Interventions in Clay. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
  • Young Sculptors Competition juried by Anne Barlow. Miami University, Oxford, OH 
  • Scripps Ceramic Annual curated by Julia Haft-Candell. Scripps College, Claremont, CA
  • In Residence. New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
  • One Nite Stand. LALALand, Fayetteville, AR
  • Colors Defined. Cohen Gallery at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
  • Six Under Thirty-Six. Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
  • Constructed. Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

2014

  • State of the Art. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR
  • Scores. Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Souvenirs from the Future: A Survey of Contemporary Ceramics. Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
  • The Clay Studio 40th Anniversary Exhibition. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • Armatures of Audubon. Kentucky School of Art, Louisville, KY
  • Immersive Stages. Pritzlaff Building, Milwaukee, WI
  • A Complicated History. Vanguard Sculpture Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
  • Primary Clay: Ceramic Artists Working in Arkansas. University of Arkansas- Little Rock, AR

2013   

  • Object Object. Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA
  • The Unexpected. Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • Finger to Thumb: A Thousand Marks of Pinching Artists. Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT
  • Resident Artists Exhibition. Warehouse Gallery, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
  • Heat Wave. Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Clay on the wall, curated by Glen Brown and Juan Granados. Landmark Arts Gallery, Texas                              Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Idea to Object. The Clay Arts Center, Port Chester, NY
  • Call and Response, curated by Darien Johnson. Jung Center, Houston, TX

2012   

  • VOX III, jurors Ruba Katrib and Marlo Pascaul. Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
  • Transition Points. Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN
  • The Cat Show. Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Flat*ter*y. The Nicklas Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Deviations from Comfort, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA
  • Our Community. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2011   

  • Travel Size: A Ceramic Visit with Artaxis. Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA
  • Horsing Around. Boulder Avenue Arts Center, Helena, MT
  • Small Favors. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • Our Community. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2010   

  • Even Younger Than Jesus. Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
  • Aqua10 Art Miami. Robischon Gallery at Aqua Hotel, Miami, FL
  • Spring 2010 MFA Thesis Exhibition. CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO
  • Emerging 4. Vertigo Art Space, Denver, CO

 

Residencies:

2017       Resident Artist, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

2016       Resident Artist, C.R.E.T.A, Rome, Italy

2014       Surface Forum, Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts. Gatlinburg, TN

2014       Summer AIA Resident, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Newcastle, ME

2013       Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation. Helena, MT

2010-12  Resident Artist, The Clay Studio. Philadelphia, PA

2011       Summer AIA Resident, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Newcastle, ME

2010       Visiting Artist, Unitec. Auckland, New Zealand

 

Grants and Awards:

2016     Lighton International Artists Exchange Program Grant

2015     Faculty Research Grant, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2014     Sally A. Williams Artist Fund. Arkansas Arts Council, Little Rock, AR

2013     Bill and Sterling Sage Summer Scholarship. Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2012     Emerging Artist. Ceramics Monthly

 

Publications:

2016

  • Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Crewel Bell. Thames and Hudson, 2017.
  • "Interview with Linda Lopez by Sabrina Moller" by Sabrina Moller. Art and Signature, March 4
  • Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans by Amber Crewel Bell. Thames and Hudson, 2017"Your Concise Guide to Armory Week" by Benjamin Sutton. Hyperallergic, http://hyperallergic.com2792245/your-concise-guide-to-armory-week-2016/

2015

  • "Young Sculptors Competition" by Ann Barlow. Exhibition Catalog, Miami University
  • "Questions This Clay Asks" by Leah Ollman. Exhibition Catalog, Scripps College, pg 3-16
  • "Everyday Magic" by Sebby Jacobson. American Craft Magazine, June/July Issue
  • "Domestic Abstraction" by Susie Silbert. American Art Collector, June, pg 164-167
  • "Design Miami 2015" by Lisa Morales. La Ceramica, December, pg 50
  • "Six Under Thirty-Six" by Ashley M. Biggers. Santa Fean, January 15, pg 22
  • "Six Under Thirty-Six" by Lauren Tresp. The Magazine, February, pg 57
  • "Constructed". Exhibition Catalog, Eastern Oregon University

2014

  • "State of the Art: Four for Four" by Nathan Larson. Burnaway.org, November 10
  • "Exposure" Ceramics Monthly, December, pg 17.
  • "The Clay Studio" by Mary Anna Rodabaugh. Maincoursephl.com, April 17
  • "A Cross Country Search" by Haley Bradford Bateman. Celebrate Magazine, September, pg 68
  • "Art' Four: Salvest, Martin, Bell, Lopez" by Leslie Peacock. Arkansas Times, July 17

2013   

  • “A quartet of gallery summer group shows” by Mark Jenkins. Washington Post, July 12.
  • “UA Instructor Finds Life in Ordinary Objects” by Alex Golden. The Arkansas TravelerNewspaper, October 30, page 8.
  • “Clay on the Wall, 20th Annual Invitational Exhibition” Exhibition Catalogue with essaysby Glenn Brown and Juan Granados.

2012   

  • “Emerging Artists 2012” Ceramics Monthly, May.
  •  “The material unreal” by Libby and Roberta. www.theartblog.org, July 22.

2011   

  • “Corrina Hoseason’s Favourite Things” by Zoe Walker. New Zealand Herald, October 7.

2009   

  • ArtAxis. Juried Online Artists Network. www.artaxis.org (ongoing)
  • “West Edition” New American Paintings, Issue No. 84, December.
  • “The MFA Factor” Ceramics Monthly, January.

2006   

  • “Clay?” Seattle Weekly, June 21-27.

 

Lectures, Gallery Talks and Workshops:

2017

  • Eastfield College, Mesquite, TX
  • University of Illinois, Carbondale, IL
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2016

  • OxbowSchool of the Arts, Naugatuck, MI
  • California College of Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2015

  • Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN
  • Crystal Bridges Museum of Art, Bentonville, AR
  • Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2014

  • Kendall College of Art and Design at Oxbow, Naugatuck, MI
  • Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

2013   

  • Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  • The Clay Studio (Gallery talk for Dependable Contentment Exhibition), Philadelphia, PA

2012   

  • Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2011   

  • California State University of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2010   

  • Vertigo Art Space (Gallery talk for Emerging 4 Exhibition), Denver, CO

2008   

  • Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM

 

Collections:

  • Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Montana
  • Betty Woodman Study Collection, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Herman Miller Permanent Collection, Michigan
  • JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, New York

 

Education:

2010    M.F.A Ceramics, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2006    B.F.A Ceramics, California State University, Chico.

2006    B.A. Art Education, California State University, Chico.