Linda Stein is an artist, curator, lecturer, and writer living and working in Manhattan, New York. The concept of protection has permeated her art for three decades, and her most recent body of work, Knights, is at the center of the currently traveling exhibition, The Power to Protect.
Stein’s work has recently been exhibited at Flomenhaft Gallery (her East Coast representative) in Manhattan, New York; Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; and Tabla Rasa Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. A retrospective of the artist’s work was shown this year at the Rosen Museum in Boca Raton, Florida. Her next Manhattan exhibition will be at the Flomenhaft Gallery in October 2008.
Commissions awarded for public art include three outdoor, larger-than-life, bronze sculptures for the $4 million Walk of the Heroines at Portland State University in Oregon, and an outdoor sculpture at the entrance to the East Hampton Airport in Long Island, New York. She has been curator of exhibitions and acquisitions for the Shirley Fitterman Gallery and the Triplex Gallery, both at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, as well as at Art Acres, a 140-acre campus with sculpture garden in Boca Raton, Florida.
Stein earned her Bachelor’s degree from Queens College and her Master’s degree from the Pratt Institute. A socially engaged artist, she has appeared on more than twenty TV programs and in numerous radio and print media, including CNN, CBS, ABC Nightline and World News, NY Post, Donny Deutsch Show, LA Times, Paula Zahn, Canada TV, Rolling Stone Magazine, Us Weekly, Slate, Newsweek Magazine, Germany's Stern Magazine, London Times, The Guardian, Us Magazine, BBC News, even Globus Magazine in Croatia, and many more. Stein's papers and diaries will be housed in the archives of The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.
For more information, please see the artist’s website, www.lindastein.com, or the recent 48-page color catalog of Stein's work available at Flomenhaft Gallery (212-268-4952) or www.amazon.com.