Linda M. Einfalt                                                            


1982                    MFA Plastic Arts, San Jose, CA.

1975-1976            Undergraduate BFA work, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

1972                    BS Art Education, Kutztown University School of Visual and Performing Arts, Kutztown, PA.

Teaching Experience

1986-Present       Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

1984-1986            Instructor, Ceramics and Sculpture, San Jose Museum of Art School, San Jose, CA.

1980-1982           Teaching Assistant, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

1974-1976            Visual Lecturer, Drawing and Design, Pennsylvania State University, Uniontown, PA.

1972-1974            Art Teacher, Easton Area School District, Easton, PA. 


2002                  University Research Grant, University of Cincinnati

2001                   Artists Project Grant, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH.

2000                  University Research Council Grant, University of Cincinnati

1996                    Kentucky Foundation for Women, Individual Grant, Louisville KY.

1991                    University Research Council Grant, University of Cincinnati

1989                    Ohio Arts Council, Individual Artist Fellowship Grant

1988                    University Summer Faculty Provost Support Grant, Italian Stone Carving Workshop, Pietrasanta, Italy

Professional Experience

2013                             Juror, Yew Dell Botanical Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Louisville, KY.

2008-2011                    Coordinator, Hasbro Toy Workshop, University of Cincinnati

1995                             Artist Residency, The Studio Cooperative, Pietrasanta, Italy

1991                              Lecturer, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH.

1990                             Kharkov Cincinnati Fellowship Park Design Committee, Sculptor Chair, Design Charrette Sub-committee

1989                             Co-Curator, “All Over the Map” exhibition for Mid-America, College Art Association, Carnegie Arts Center,                                          Covington, KY.

                                    Foundry Consultant, Rio Grande College, Rio Grande, OH.

                                    Technical Consultant, Greater Cincinnati Bicentennial Commission, River Walk Project

1988                             Lecturer, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

                                    Lecturer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY.

1987                             Lecturer, Swain College of Art and Design, New Bedford, MA.

1986                             Lecturer, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA.

1984                             Assistant Director, The Gallery at Battenberg, Fillhardt and Wright, Inc., San Jose, CA.

1983                             Assistant, John Battenberg, Metal Sculptor, Los Gatos, CA.

1982                             Curator, “Documentation of Outdoor Installations” Artvark’s Gallery, San Jose, CA. Sponsored by NCECA 82’                                         Conference

                                    “Four Artists- Art in the 80’s”, Workshop, Artists’ Resource Pool, College of San Mateo, CA.

                                    The Family Tree, historical survey of California ceramic educators, produced by Artists’ Resource Pool,                                              published with NCECA 82’

1981                             Founding Member, Artists’ Resource Pool, Art Educator Collaborative, “Surface Manipulation with Clay”,                                             Workshop, Artists’ Resource Pool, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA.

1980                             Gallery Assistant, Union Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA.

Selected Exhibitions

2014                            “North By Northwest”, Open Studio Event, Weston Gallery, Cincinnati

2013                            “Neon Dreams”, American Sign Museum, Cincinnati, OH.

2011                            “Make a Wish Foundation”, Silent Auction, Columbus, OH.

                                   “One Million Bones”, National Mall, Washington, DC

                                   “Molds, Jigs and other Contraptions, Phillip Myers Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “DAAP Faculty Exhibition”, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 

                                    “4th Annual Juried Sculpture Exhibition”, Yew Dell Botanical Garden, Louisville, KY.

2009                            “Sticky When Wet”, Semantics Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Secret Artist”, Artworks Benefit Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH.

2008                            “Classy Exhibition”, Candy Store Gallery, Newport, KY.

                                    “Secret Artist”, Artworks Benefit Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “DAAP Faculty Exhibition”, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati

2007                            “Secret Artworks”, Best 100 Exhibition, Artworks, Cincinnati, OH.

2006                            “Studio B Sculpture Invitational”, Sculpture Center Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Faculty Show”, Reed Gallery, University of Cincinnati

2005                            “Ideas into Objects-Reinterpreting the Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci”, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati,                                               OH. 

2004                            “S.O.S, Art Exhibition for Peace and Social Justice”, The Mockbee, Cincinnati, OH.

“Art in the Grass”, Ohio River Grasses, Cincinnati, OH.

“Fine Art Faculty Inaugural Exhibition”, Meyers Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

2003                           “Women and the Past”, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

2002                            “Arts and Academia”, The Artery Gallery, Newport, KY.

                                    “DAAP School of Art”, Faculty Exhibition, University of Cincinnati 

2000                           “Portal to the Natural World”, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1999                            “Mortal Vessels”, Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1998                            “Visiting Artist Alliance Group Exhibition”, The Machine Shop Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1997                            “Fine Art Faculty Exhibition”, Tangeman Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1996                            “Collaboration Exhibition”, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Faculty Create and Collect”, Tangeman Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

1995                            “Decade Celebration Exhibition: Kentucky Foundation for Women”, Main Gallery, Northern Kentucky                                                  University

 1994                            Large-scale outdoor commission, St. John’s Unitarian Church, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “The Fifth National Juried Exhibition”, Farrington-Keith, Creative Arts Center, Dexter, MI.

                                    “Metals 1992”, Juried Exhibition, The Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA.

                                    “Ohio Women’s Caucus for Art”, Third Annual Juried Exhibition, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Esther Allen Greer Museum Invitational Exhibition”, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, OH.

                                    “Art in the Windows”, Downtown Council and C.A.G.E Project, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Ohio Women’s Caucus for Art”, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1993                            “Still Life Still”, Invitational Exhibition, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH.

                                    “Women’s Reflections”, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

1991                            “Faculty Show”, Tangeman Gallery, University of Cincinnati

                                    “Objectness”, Rike Gallery, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH.

                                    “Small Works”, Toni Birckhead Gallry, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “Sculpture 1991”, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1990                            One Person Exhibition, Northern Kentucky University,

1989                            “Governor’s Residence Art Exhibition”, Columbus, OH.

                                    “The Machine Shop at the Emery”, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH.

                                    “From Forge to Furnace”, Marywood College, Scranton, PA.

                                    “U.C Law Library Show”, University of Cincinnati

1988                            “Do You Know the Way From San Jose?” Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, CA.

                                    One Person Exhibition, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, KY.           

                                    Two Person Exhibition, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

                                    “Bay Area Sculpture: Metal Stone Wood”, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA.

“Bronze Works, Northern California Artists”, University of California, Davis, CA.

1987                            “The House of Contemporary Art”, University Art Gallery, California State University, Stanislaus, CA.

                                    “Spontaneity”, Rasdall Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

                                    “Women who Teach their Students”, Art Academy Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

            “Women Sculpture Exhibition”, Arts Consortium, Cincinnati, OH.

            “A Sense of Place, the Cincinnati Shrine Suite”, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

            “Regional Expressionism”, Contemporary Arts Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

             “Fine Arts Faculty Show”, Tangeman Gallery, University of Cincinnati

1986                            “Shelter”, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.

                                    “West Coast Clay”, Invitational Exhibition, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.

1985                            Two person Exhibition, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

                                    “Artist’s Look at Architecture”, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA.

                                    “Contemporary Clay 85”, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA. Cash Award, Juror- T. Hepburn

1984                            “Artquest 85”, Finalist, Los Angeles, CA.

                                    “American Ceramics”, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Group Sculpture Show, The Gallery at                                                Battenburg, Fillhardt & Wright Inc. San Francisco, CA.

                                    “Private Domains”, Invitational Group Show, Elements Gallery, New York, NY.

                                    “10th Annual Invitational”, Weber State College, Ogden, UT.

1983                            “3rd Competitive Exhibition”, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Cruz, CA., Honorable Mention

 1982                            “Sculpture Installation”, collaborative installation, Artists’ Resource Pool, 12th International Sculpture                                                  Conference, Nexus Institute, Berkeley, CA.

                                    “12th Annual 3-D Regional”, San Jose Art Center, San Jose, CA., Cash Award

                                    “Inhabited Landscape”, Collaborative Installation, Artists’ Resource Pool, NCECA 82’, Artvark’s Gallery,                                                     San Jose, CA.

                                    “4 Artists-Art in the 80’s”, San Mateo College, San Mateo, CA.

                                    “Eight Annual Ceramic Invitational”, Utah Designers/Craftmen, Weber State College, Ogden, UT.

                                    “Ink and Clay IX”, California Polytechnic Institute, Pomona, CA.

1981                            “2nd Annual Invitational Ceramics…Introduction”, University Art Gallery, California State University, Hayward,                                              CA.

                                    “Beyond Words”, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA.      

                                    Juror: George Neubert, SF MOMA.

                                    “Monterey CAN”, Contemporary Art Now, Monterey, CA.

Selected Collections/Commissions

Fidelity Investments, Covington, KY.

Dr. and Mrs. James Frick, Norfolk, VA.

Tipton Associates/King’s Mill Center, Commission, Mason OH.

General Mills Corporation, New York, NY.

Mr. Austin Conkey, San Francisco, CA.

Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Arata, Los Angeles, CA.

Mr. Stephan Chase, Rancho Mirage, CA.

Terry Rheinhart, Arlington, VA.

Mr. Roger Teunis, San Francisco, CA.

Ann Tupuy, New Orleans, LA.

Mr. & Mrs. Lester Hardy, St. Helena, CA.

Ms. Doreen Quinn, Cincinnati, OH.

St. John’s Unitarian Church, Cincinnati, OH.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shortt, Cincinnati, OH.

Robin and Murray Sinclaire, Cincinnati, OH.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gheller, Bangor, PA. 


2005                       Arthur Williams, The Sculpture Reference, published by Sculpure, Books Publishing, Gulfport, pp. 273, 284 MS

2004                       “Art in the Grass,” catalogue, Cincinnati, OH

                                Steve Ramos, “Take Us to the River Grass”, City Beat, Cincinnati, OH, August

1999                         Owen Findsen, “Works Balance Order, Spontaneity, Cincinnati Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH, May

1992                         “Who’s Who of American Women”, 18th Edition, published by A. N Marquis

1998                         O’Hara, Catherine L., review, Dialogue, March/April

1988                         A. M. Slaughtery, “Reflections on a Decade,” Dialogue, September/October, p. 26

        Baker, Kenneth, “Home-Grown Sculpture,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 31

1986                         Van Proyen, Mark, “Between the Outside and the Inside,” Artweek, June 28

1985                         Wechsler, Susan, “A House is Not Always a Home, American Ceramics, Vol 4/No. 3, p. 63, December

                                 “Contemporary Clay ’85,” Rohnert Park, California, catalogue, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University,                                     March 

1984                          “Private Domains,” Ceramics Monthly, p.58, December

1982                          Dibble, George, “Annual Ceramics Exhibit,” The Salt Lake Tribune, March 14

1981                          “Monterey CAN’s Gallery Exhibition,” The Sunday Peninsula Herald. p. 10B, April

                                  Levy, Mark, “Thirty-One Clay Introductions,” Artweek, August

                                  Burkhart, Dorothy, “3-D Exhibits Depth of Perceptions,” San Jose Mercury News, p. 1D and 2D, June 18