L Y N D A      F R E S E

Professor Emerita, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA.

M.F.A. 1986, B.F.A. 1978 University of California, Davis, CA; Skowhegan 1985

 

COLLECTIONS:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, CA

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

Palazzo Farnese Collection, Ortona, Italy

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY

Hilliard Art Museum, Lafayette, LA

Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

Private and Corporate Collections

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2020  Wild Trees: Photo Etchings and Paintings, Teche Center for the Arts, Breaux Bridge, LA

2018   Lynda Frese: Holy Memories & Earthly Delights, a 40 year survey exhibition, Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA (catalogue) Feb 17 - May 19

            Sacred Vessels, Levee Gallery, Monroe, LA.

            Stage of the Ancients, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA.  

2015  Art and Shadows, artist-in-residence exhibition, with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and N.E.A. at Shadows-on-the-Teche, New Iberia, LA
            Reconstituting the Vanished: Memory, Gender and Placemaking in the Delta South, 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

2012  Earth Voices, Borgo della Marmotta, Spoleto, Italy

2011  Pacha Mama: earth realm, Redbud Gallery, Houston, TX

            Pacha Mama: earth realm, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA

2007  Lynda Frese: New Work, Mark Wooley Gallery, Portland, OR

            Petroglyphs, Dolmens and Menhirs, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

2005  Lynda Frese: New Work, Architects and Artists Gallery, Lafayette, LA

2004  Lynda Frese: Recent Work, Cidnee Patrick Gallery, Dallas, TX

2003  Lynda Frese: Montage, NOCCA Riverfront Galleries, New Orleans, LA

2002  Reconstituting the Vanished, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA

2000  Pagan Imaging, Mark Wooley Gallery, Portland, OR

            Immagini Pagane, Palazzo Farnese, Ortona, Italy

1998  Post Modern Ex-Votos, James Gallery, Houston, TX

1996  TimePlaces, Bassetti Gallery, New Orleans, LA

            Reconstituting the Vanished, Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA

            Reconstituting the Vanished, Hilliard Art Museum, Lafayette, LA

1995  Lynda Frese, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2021  Wild Trees II, artist and curator Lynda Frese, Teche Center for the Arts, Breaux Bridge, LA

            The Healthy Artist, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA.

2020  Revelations: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection, Ogden Museum of

            Southern Art, New Orleans, LA.

            Adam and Eve ­­–The Garden and Beyond, Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Monroe, LA

            Ornithology: Flight Patterns, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ.

2018  Three Weird Sisters: Deuxième Acte, Atelier de la Nature, Arnaudville, LA

             In Memory of Place, Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, AL

2017 ARTOUR-O Il Must a Firenze, Montedomini and Villa le Rondini, Florence, Italy (catalogue)

            International Collective Exhibition, Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, Italy (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)

            Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808-1865, in collaboration with

            The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Bayou Teche Museum, New Iberia, LA        

2016  Encuentros Abiertos: Rastros de Irrealidad, Festival de la Luz, Art & Shadows projection at Galería de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires, and 10 other venues, Aug-Sept. (book)

            The Great California Art Movement, 1960’s-1990’s: UC Davis; Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA (book)

2015  From Darkroom to Digital, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA

            The Collection of the Davis Art Center, Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010  SWARM: Hope in Blasted Landscapes, Ironworks Gallery, New Orleans, La 

            Conjuger Études et Editions D’Artistes, ARPRIM, Galerie Piroir, Montréal, Canada

2009  Beausoleil Solar Home interior art, Solar Decathon, National Mall, WDC

2007  Being Open: 30 Years. Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

             Being Blown Back to the Future: New Digital Works, Grand Gallery, Lafayette, LA

2006  Vision/ Re-Vision: Louisiana Photography, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2005  Ruins and Monuments, Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX

            Spirit of Place: Art of Acadiana, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

2003  Icons, Myths and Prophets, Pan American Gallery, Dallas, TX

2002  Digital Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA

2000  American Landscapes, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

1999  Big Muddy, Zoller Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL Picturing Home, Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

1998  Rejuvenation, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

1997  Sleep: Bedtime Reading, Ricco Maresco Gallery, New York, NY 

            The South by Its Photographers, Center for Arts and Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA

1996  Picturing the South: A Survey of Southern Photography from 1860-1995, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA    

1986  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

1985  Perimeters of Twentieth Century Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

1982  SECA Photography Invitational, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

2021  McClung, Kiwana; Woods, Cheylon, ed. Through Mama’s Eyes: Unique Perspectives in Southern Matriarchy, featuring 10 images and artist essay from the Art & Shadows series,

            UL Press, Lafayette, LA.

2020  Intention, directed by Olivia Perillo and Syd Horn, documentary film about south Louisiana women healers

2018  Malo, Alejandro; Wilson, Dr. Mary Ann; Blereau, Laura. Lynda Frese: Holy Memories & Earthly Delights (Louisiana Artists Series). 89 pages, University of Louisiana Press, Lafayette, LA.

            accompanying 40 year retrospective exhibition at the Hilliard Art Museum