Artist Statement

My works emerge in a realm that spans two dimensions to three. From materials which are not inherently dimensional I create sculptural volume and impressions of mass by embracing space. And I approach painting as object with similar sculptural sensibilities. Conversations improvised between color and form and inherent quirks of materials evoke energy and movement. Along the way each piece inevitably broaches that edge that flirts with tension between balance/imbalance, much the way a jazz riff can draw upon a simple idea to explore evolving possibilities.

Exhibitions and Awards

Selected Exhibitions

Critical Mass, Solo Show, One Civic Plaza, Albuquerque 2011

Seek Alternate Route, Solo Show, Inpost Art Space, Albuquerque 2009

High Fiber, Conrad-Wilde Gallery, Tucson AZ 2009

Gatherings, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque 2009

On a Cellular Level, Solo Show, Harwood Arts Center, Albuquerque 2008

The Eyes Have It, Albuquerque, 2006, 2007, 2008

Rock Paper Scissors, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos NM, 2006

Arte de Descartes VI, Stables Gallery, Taos NM 2005

"Wrap it Up: A Mixed Metal Art Exhibit" OFFCenter Arts, Albuquerque 2005

Western Threads, Phippin Art Museum, Prescott AZ 2003

Black and White, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos NM 2003

Coleman Gallery Contemporary Art Invitational, Albuquerque 2002

New Era Art, UNM College of Fine Arts/515 Art Space, Albuquerque 2000

Brave New World, McCray Gallery, Silver City, NM 1999

Leaves and other Departures, Solo Show, Santa Fe Contemporary Art 1998

Public Art Collections/ Awards

City of Albuquerque 2009

Bernalillo County Art in Public Places Program 2006

Design / Color Award, Boundary Crossing, ENMU Roswell NM 2004

NM Art in Public Places, Western New Mexico University 2003


February 7 - March 23, 2014

Peripheral Edges

South Broadway Cultural Center Gallery, 1025 Broadway SE, Albuquerque NM 87

Opening: February 7, 2014 6-8 pm. Augustine Romero, Curator 505 764 1743

September 17, 2013 - February 23, 2014

New Dimensions Solo Show

Trio Salon 1901 Carlisle NE Albuquerque NM 87110

Closing reception 2/23/14 1-3 pm Viewing Hours Tues-Saturday 10-5

December 7, 2013

Harwood Art Center 12 x12 Invitational

1114 Seventh St. NW Albuquerque NM 87102

Opening 6-9 pm Saturday December 7


Linda Holland

PO Box 4120

Albuquerque NM 87196

505 228 5219