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Linda Rossi

Linda Rossi

Education & Professional History

University of Minnesota, BFA; Cranbook Academy of Art, MFA.

At Carleton since 2001.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Workshops

 

 

 

Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine 2002, 2003

 

 

 

Santa Fe Photographic Workshop, Santa Fe, New Mexico 2004

 

 

 

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2005

 

 

 

Carleton College Paper Arts and Binding course with Jeff Rathermel 2009

 

 

 

Writing workshop with Robin Underdahl, Northfield, Minnesota, 2010

 

 

 

Anderson Ranch, Digital Workshop, Snowmass, Colorado 2010

 

 

 

Penland School of Crafts, Traditional Bookbinding, Penland, North Carolina 2012

 

 

 

Teaching

 

 

 

 Professor  Art and Art History, Carleton College 2001-present

 

 

 

Department Head, Photography, College of Visual Arts, Saint Paul, MN 1994-2001

 

 

 

Senior Lecturer, Media Arts, Fine Arts and Graduate programs 1981-1996

 

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN.

 

 

 

Assistant Professor, BFA and MFA Photography program, University of Minnesota

 

Minneapolis, MN. 1993-94

 

 

 

Instructor, Photography & Drawing

 

Saint Paul Academy, Saint Paul, MN. 1990-1991

 

 

 

Instructor, Photography

 

Film in the Cities, Saint Paul, MN. 1989-1990

 

 

 

Assistant Professor, Photography

 

The Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1979-1980

 

(Sabbatical replacement for Ray Metzker)

 

 

 

Instructor, Photography Interim

 

Bethel College, Saint Paul, MN. 1977, 1978, 1994

 

 

 

Instructor, Drawing and Ceramics

 

The American School, London, England 1976-1977

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

 

Nature Theater, Viterbo Collge, LaCrosse, Wisconsin 2012

 

 

 

Charted Course, with Fred Hagstrom ,Gould Library, Northfield, MN 2111

 

 

 

Charted Course, with Fred Hagstrom, Christensen Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN. 2010

 

 

 

Sound Suspended, Carleton College Gallery, Northfield, MN. 2006

 

 

 

Optic Nerve, Goodsell Observatory, Carleton College, Northfield, MN. 2005

 

the Observationist, Minnesota Percent for the Arts Installation

 

Jodsaas Science Center, Bloomington, MN. 2005

 

 

 

Siberian Elegy, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1999

 

 

 

riverheart, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1996-97

 

 

 

Firebelly, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1992

 

 

 

And- Or, Neaton & Broussard, Minneapolis, MN. 1987

 

 

 

Gravity, Sol Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1980

 

 

 

Seven Days, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1977

 

 

 

Images, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1975

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

 

 

Concentration Exhibition, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina 2012

 

 

 

6 x 6 x 2012 Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York 2012

 

 

 

Intersection, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2012

 

(Collaboration with former student Alec Soth)

 

 

 

Easel, Traveling exhibition, Southeastern Minnesota Libraries, 2012-2013

 

 

 

Northfield Ties, Photography Invitational, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield, Minnesota 2011

 

 

 

People and the Land, (Honorable mention) St. Anthony, Minnesota 2011

 

 

 

Seeing is Knowing: The Universe, Weitz Center for Creativity, Northfield, Minnesota 2011

 

 

 

The Self Revealed, Gallery 122, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2011

 

 

 

Second Wind, Luther College, Decorah Iowa 2010

 

 

 

Foot in the Door, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 2010

 

 

 

Winds of Inspiration, Winds of Change, Hillstrom Museum, St. Peter, MN. 2009

 

 

 

Natural Resourcery: Studio Art Faculty Go Outdoors – Carleton College Art Gallery, Northfield, MN. 2009

 

 

 

Manifestations of Contemporary Art – Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts, Tehran, Iran 2007

 

 

 

Swan Song – Swan Song Gallery of Contemporary Art, Maiden Rock, Wisconsin 2007

 

 

 

Bird by Bird Exhibition and Auction, Minneapolis, MN. 2004-2007

 

 

 

Joint Faculty Exhibition, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN. 2004

 

 

 

The Fine Art of Faculty Art, Carleton College, Northfield, MN. 2001

 

 

 

Flesh, College of Visual Arts, Saint Paul, MN. 2000

 

 

 

Faculty exhibitions, College of Visual Arts, Saint Paul, MN. 1996, 1998, 2000

 

 

 

Postopia – The Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California 1999

 

 

 

Mississippi/ Neva – Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia 1998

 

 

 

McKnight Photography Exhibition – Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1994

 

 

 

20/20 Vision – Intermedia Arts, Minnesota History Center Museum, St. Paul, MN. 1993

 

 

 

West Bank at the Wyman –Wyman Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1993

 

 

 

McKnight Photography Exhibition, Film in the Cities, Saint Paul, MN. 1991

 

 

 

pArts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1990

 

 

 

Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1989

 

 

 

Film in the cities group exhibitions, Saint Paul, MN. 1985,1987

 

 

 

Minnesota Art Center, Minnetonka, Minnesota 1985

 

 

 

Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, CA, 1984

 

 

 

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 1984

 

 

 

Larry Sultan and Linda Rossi at Film in the Cities, St. Paul, MN. 1983

 

 

 

Pennsylvania Women in the Arts – William Penn Museum, Harrisburg, PA. 1980

 

 

 

Ferris State College, Michigan 1980

 

 

 

Borderlines: Paranormal Photography – Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI. 1979

 

 

 

Traveling – State University of New York, Buffalo, NY. 1978

 

 

 

LaGrange National IV, LaGrange, Georgia 1978

 

 

 

Photog '78, Colby, Kansas 1978

 

 

 

Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 1975, 1989, 1995

 

 

 

Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1978, 1979, 1993

 

 

 

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1977, 1978

 

 

 

Bethel College, Saint Paul, MN. 1977

 

 

 

Janet Wallace Gallery, Saint Paul, MN. 1975

 

 

 

 

 

Permanent Collections

 

 

 

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN.

 

 

 

Jodsaas Science Center, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN.

 

 

 

Cray Foundation, Minneapolis, MN.

 

 

 

BBDO Advertising, Minneapolis, MN.

 

 

 

Lawrence McKinley Gould Library Collection, Carleton College, Northfield, MN.

 

 

 

 

 

Grants and Fellowships

 

 

 

Sherman Fairchild grant 3D Photoshop

 

 

 

Sherman Fairchild grant Digital Imaging 2012

 

 

 

Small FDE grant Carleton College 2011

 

 

 

Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, 2010

 

 

 

VIZ grant Digital Landscape Course work 2010

 

 

 

McKnight Photography Fellowship Finalist  2008, 2009

 

 

 

VIZ grant, Anderson Ranch Digital Workshop, Snowmass, Colorado 2009

 

 

 

Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship Finalist, 2008

 

 

 

Minnesota Percent for the Arts Commission, Minnesota State Arts Board, 2005 ($79,000)

 

 

 

McKnight Interdisciplinary Fellowship, 1997

 

 

 

McKnight Photography Fellowship, 1994

 

 

 

Jerome Foundation Diverse Visions Grant, 1992

 

 

 

Jerome Foundation Installation Art Commission, 1992

 

 

 

McKnight Photography Fellowship, 1990

 

 

 

Minnesota State Arts Grant, 1977 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications and Reviews

 

 

 

The Walker Art Center Blog, "The Family Business, Conversation about Motherhood and the Arts" 2012

 

 

 

Little Brown Mushroom Blog, "On Being an Artist and a Mother- a Conversation" 2012

 

 

 

“The Quick of it” Eamon Greenan ,book cover 2004

 

 

 

Image/Word/Context, Siberian Elegy review by Jay Miskowiec 1999

 

 

 

Revue, "A Lost Stalinist World", Anne Galloway, Feb. 1999

 

 

 

Art Matters, Siberian Elegy broadcast Minnesota News Network, January 1999

 

 

 

Southwest Journal, "Elegy for Freedom”, Anne Sawyer pg. 29, January 1999

 

 

 

The World of Design; International Quarterly Illustrated Journal on all trends of Design and Visual Arts No. 2 (11) Pgs. 65-67 "Photographs from Middle America", Hallman St. Petersburg Russia, Publishers 1998

 

 

 

Graywolf Press, "House of the Silver Wedding, Pompeii” 1997

 

 

 

Arts, Multiple Truths, riverheart review by Cynde Randall January 1997

 

 

 

William Maxwell "The Outermost Dream"Literary Sketches for the New Yorker, cover 1997

 

 

 

pArts Journal Vol. 1.2, Artist Pages , A Plateful of Metaphorsd’oeuvres, by Linda Rossi, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1995        

 

Intermedia Arts, “Breaking the Line”, Firebelly review by Mason Riddle 1992

 

 

 

"The Making of a Collection" Ted Hartwell, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Aperture Publishers 1986

 

 

 

Fresh Air Review, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1980

 

 

 

Arts, Seven Days review, Ted Hartwell 1977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Arts Related Experience

 

 

 

Juror, Photography Exhibition

 

Canon River Watershed Project, Northfield, MN. 2012

 

 

 

Juror, Visual Arts Exhibition

 

Soo Visual Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, MN. 2002

 

 

 

Juror, Visual Arts

 

Jerome Travel and Study Grant, St. Paul, MN. 1999

 

 

 

Juror, Fine Arts Exhibition

 

Minnesota State Fair, Saint Paul, MN. 1993

 

 

 

Interviewer and Photographer, Laotian Hmong Stories

 

Minnesota History Museum, Saint Paul, MN. 1991-92

 

 

 

Juror, "100 Best" Exhibition

 

Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN. 1990

 

 

 

Gallery Director, Sol Mednick Gallery

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1979-80

 

 

 

Juror, Pennsylvania Women in the Arts Exhibition

 

William Penn Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 1980

 

 

 

Lecturer and Panelist, Wisconsin Women in the Arts Conference

 

Superior, Wisconsin 1977

 

 

 

Gallery Director, Katherine Nash Gallery

 

Minneapolis, MN. 1973-75

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Art & Art History

University of Minnesota, B.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, M.F.A.

Linda Rossi teaches photography, digital photography and the Junior Seminar Critical Issues in Contemporary Art. Her work is primarily in large-scale photo installation including video and sculpture to illuminate both historical and current issues. She has received numerous Jerome, McKnight and Minnesota State Arts grants. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including the Strogonvo Palace, Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Iran.

Her work can be viewed in the permanent collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Linda Rossi's Art Gallery Exhibition Sound Suspended

Profile updated June 13, 2014

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