hide You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of New York University using Archive-It. This page was captured on 23:51:44 May 30, 2017, and is part of the Fales Library: Linda Montano collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page. Loading media information

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Linda Mary Montano
The Saugerties Art/Life Institute and Transfiguration Hospital
9 John Street Saugerties, NY 12477
(845) 246-4482  (845) 399-2502

To perform, teach, exhibit, consult, make videos, write books about the practice of living art.

Karate/Meditation TrainingSculpture at Univ. of Wisconsin, MadisonSculpture at Villa Schifanoia, FlorenceArt Major, College of New RochelleHobart Welding School
Novice at Maryknoll Sisters

PERFORMANCES Performed in over 300 art venues including:
Cleveland Public TheatreNew MuseumChicago Art InstituteCleveland MuseumDiverse Works
San Francisco Art InstituteThe KitchenMOMA, San FranciscoSnug HarborAndrea Rosen Gallery
Paula Cooper GalleryTemple UniversityICA, LondonOpus 40Womens Building
University of KansasMills CollegeMOCA, San FranciscoBard CollegeCamerawork Gallery
UC Santa CruzHallwallsSF StateLaguna GloriaArt/Life Institute
Mass College of ArtAnanda AshramA’dam School For Dance
REVIEWS Reviewed in over 200 venues including:
High Performance Mag.Washington ReviewLondon Sunday TimesJapan TimesNew Yorker
Milwaukee JournalDallas Morning NewsVogueMOMA MagazineLA Times
Art ForumShift MagazineSF Bay GuardianWoodstock TimesNY Magazine
Village VoiceDrama ReviewNY PostArt in AmericaArt Week
PUBLICATIONS Have written articles in over 20 journals and art related books including:
High Performance Mag.Womens Artist NewsEar MagazineThe ActHarpers
La Mammelle MagazineThe Drama ReviewBinnewater TimesThe Poetry Reading
VIDEOS Over 20 videos distributed by the Video Data Bank (1-800-634-8544, www.vdb.org, info@vdb.org) including:
HandcuffAnorexia NervosaThe Seven ChakrasLove SexMitchell’s Death
Sister Speaks About Non-ViolenceLearning To TalkSeven Stages Of Intoxication, A Study of MenopauseThe Seven Spiritual Lives Of Linda MontanoSharada, Wife of Ramakrishna
BenaresBenares EditedChakraphonicsSister Speaks About Tenure
VIDEO SHOWS Videos have been shown at over 400 venues including:
Indiana State UniversityNew York UniversityArtists SpaceNew YorkerMOCA, San Francisco
Long Beach MuseumThe WhitneyNorthwestern UniversityWoodstock TimesOntario College of Art
Gallery 911MOMA,New YorkICP, New YorkLA TimesOhio State University
Reed CollegeNew MuseumLACMANY MagazineEvanston Art Center
San Francisco Art InstituteRISDMOMA MagazineGeneva Video FestivalDuke University
TEACHING Taught Performance Art, History of Performance and Sculpture long term at:
Univ. of Texas, AustinSan Francisco Art InstituteOhio State UniversityWomens BuildingMills College
Univ. of California, LAEdgewood CollegeTyler School of ArtNazareth CollegeChicago Art Institute
San Francisco State
WORKSHOP TEACHING Taught workshops at over 200 venues including:
Univ. of Texas, ArlingtonUniv. of Ca., Los AngelesUniversity of KansasMills CollegeZen Arts Center
Rensselear Polytech Inst.Univ. of Southern Cal.San Francisco StateNew York UniversityWomens Building
Univ. Of Ca., San DiegoCornish School OmegaAnanda Ashram
CRITICAL REVIEWS The following critics and artists have cited my work:
Laura CottinghamTom MarioniC CarrJennifer FisherKristine Stiles
Christine TamblynMoira RothRobert AyersA&A GreyRoselee Goldberg
Chris StrayeLucy LippardMartha WilsonMarcia TuckerLyn Blumenthal
Jill JohnstonRobert AtkinsRobin BrentanoLinda BurnhamDavid Ross
Richard Schechner
AWARDS Have received over 13 grants/awards including:
Edwards Foundation GrantN.Y. State Council of the Arts AwardUniv. of Texas Summer Rsch GrantArties AwardNEA -1977/1985
N.Y. Foundation of the Arts GrantWomens Studio Workshop Book GrantUniv. of Texas Research StipendBessie Award
BOOKS PUBLISHED Have published six books including:
Letters from Linda M. MontanoPerformance Artists TalkingArt In Everyday LifePaulines ProverbsMildreds Death
Before And After Art/Life CounselingThe Art/Life Institute Handbook

PERFORMANCES COMPLETED Have completed durational performances including:
Handcuff With Tom Marioni, 3 Days, 1981Chakraphonics, A Seven Hour Sounding of the Chakras, 1991-1995
Art/Life Counseling, New Museum, 1984-199121 Years Of Living Art, 1998-2019
Participated In Tehching Hsieh’s, One Year Performance, Tied With A Rope, 1983, 1984Blood Family Art and Dad Art, 1998-present
14 Years Of Living Art, Paying Attention To The Chakras, 1984-1998Week Blindfolded, 1972, 1973, 1975
Listening To My Heart, 3 Days

No comments:

Post a Comment