"Untitled #58" from the series Discarded Dreams (microscopic algae and beach in western U.S) 2010

EDUCATION:
1982      BFA University of Colorado, Boulder
1984      MFA University of Denver

community:
2017     Workshop (upcoming): UNLV (School of Medicine) ONCE OCEAN: ENVISIONING SCIENCE, Las Vegas, NV
2017     Workshop: Nevada State College (School of Nursing) JUST BREATHE: ENVISIONING SCIENCE, Henderson, NV
2015     Workshop: Mayo Clinic (School of Medicine and School of Nursing) JUST BREATHE: ENVISIONING SCIENCE, Jacksonville, FL
2015-17 Contributing writer for Lenscratch online photography ezine,
2014-17 Juror: Scholastics  
Juror: Desert Companion Photo Contest 2014 | Juror: Celebrating Life 2012 | Juror: Springs Preserve Photography Contest 2011

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2016-17 "Just Breathe" Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
2015      "While I Am Still" The Studio at Sahara West, mid-career retrospective, invitational, Library Services, Las Vegas, NV
2014      "Life is...Mind, Body and Spirit" Life is Beautiful Festival 2014, Las Vegas, NV
2014      "Unbound" LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
2014      “In-Sight” Trifecta Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2014      “While I Am Still” Nevada Arts Council OXS Exhibition Series Gallery, Carson City, NV
2012      “In-Sight” Frank Pictures Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011      “Beneath the Surface” Donna Beam Gallery, UNLV Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2011      “Discarded Dreams” Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) Los Angeles, CA
2011      “Exploring Boundaries, Works by Linda Alterwitz” Nevada Arts Council, Carson City, NV

2-person EXHIBITIONS:
2016       "Inside Out: From Vegas to Wales" Joint Exhibition with Ruth Thomas, Wales, UK (2016) Las Vegas (2014) NV, Liverpool UK (2012) (international traveling exhibition)
2010       “Lonnie” 2-person traveling exhibition (Alterwitz and Protz), CCSD, Las  Vegas, NV
2009       “6 Months”2-person exhibition (Alterwitz and Protz) Ori-gens Gallery, Springs Preserve, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

SPECIAL AWARDS:

2017       Invitational, Lishui Photography Festival, "Photography and Science" Lishui City, east China's Zhejiang Province, China, curated by Laura Moya
2017       Invitational, Yixian Photography Festival, "Photography and Science" Government of Yixian, Anhui Province, China, 中國安徽省黟縣人民 , curated by Laura Moya
2017       Honorable Mention, "Unseen, Photography Beyond the Visible" Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI
2016       NAC Jackpot Grant, Nevada Arts Council
2015       Artist in Residence, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
2015       Artist in Residence, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation, Las Vegas, NV
2015       Puffin Foundation Grant
2014       Group Showcase, Diffusion Magazine, curated by Kate Ware and Blue Mitchell
2014       Fellowship for Visual Arts, Nevada Arts Council
2014       Invitational 3-person exhibition, "DIY Photography" James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, curated by Daniel Robinson
2014       Invitational, Krakow Photomonth, "Echoes" Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
2014       “Photography Now 2014” CPW, chosen for 8-person exhibition, Woodstock, NY, juror Julie Grahame
2014       Honorable Mention, Texas Photographic Society Int. Competition, San Antonio, TX, juror Susan Kae Grant
2014       Invitational, Exhibition DIY Photography, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
2011       Honorable Mention in Group Exhibition “Numbers”, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City
2011      Nevada Arts Council Honorable Mention for Visual Arts
2011       First Place, Awarded Solo Exhibition “LACDA” International Juried Competition, Los Angeles, CA, jurors Edward Robinson (LACMA)
2011       Featured Artist for photography online magazine Plates to Pixels, www.platestopixels.com
2010      Nevada Arts Council Honorable Mention for Visual Arts
2010       Honorable Mention “Seventh Annual Alternative Photography” JDPG, Venice, CA
2010       3-person exhibition, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO, invitational
2009       First Place “Of Memory, Bone and Myth” Exhibition, University of North Dakota
2009       Best of Show, “Sixth Annual “Alternative Photography” Exhibition, JDPG, Venice, CA
2009       Honorable Mention, “Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer” JDPG Venice, CA

PUBLICATIONS:
2018       Diffusion Magazine, Diffusion IX, 2018
2017      Some Serious Business, Online Interview, http://someseriousbusiness.org/2017/12/21/fifty-  questions-linda-alterwitz 2017
2016       E-Squared Magazine, Issue #1, Autumnus, August 2016
2016       Musee Magazine, Issue #14, Science, April, 2016
2016       Diffusion Magazine, Intimate Alchemy, 2016
2015       Lenscratch Online Magazine, 1 week curatorial project for "50 States" November, 2015
2015       Desert Companion Magazine (NPR), Photo Essay, June, 2015
2015       Exhibition Catalogue: While I Am Still, self-published in an edition of 250
2015       Lenscratch, February, 2015, featured artist, online blogzine
2015       Lightleaked Magazine, February 2015
2014       Desert Companion Magazine, (NPR) Photo Essay, Visions of Maryland
2013       Smithsonian Magazine, Collage of Art & Science
2013       New Statesman Magazine, December 5th issue, printed London weekly magazine
2013       Lenscratch, March, 2013, featured artist, online blogzine
2013       PhotoWhoa, 2013, featured artist, online blogzine
2013       Musee Magazine, issue #6, Nude, Naked and More, June 2013 Issue, online magazine
2013       Square Magazine, issue 4.1, April 2013, online magazine
2013       Unless You Will, March online journal edited by Heidi Romano (Australia) www.unlessyouwill.com
2013       “Lenscratch” blogzine edited by Aline Smithson
2012       Orion Magazine, January/February 2012 Issue,
2011       “Plates to Pixels” feature artist August-September, 2011, online magazine www.platestopixels.com, Blue Mitchell-editor
2011       “Harmony Magazine” University of Arizona School of Medicine annual publication
2011       VASA Project “Clinic” curated by Patrick Millard, online publication,
2011       “Planet Earth” Leonardo Electronic Almanac- Digital Media Exhibition Platform
2010       “Group Showcase- Elements” Diffusion Magazine, Volume 2, (printed publication) Blue Mitchell-editor
             http://www.alternativephotography.com/ 2010    


selected group exhibitions (condensed):
2018    “Love It and Leave With It”  Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR
            “Plural”  Barrick Art Museum Permanent Collection Exhibition, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV
            “The Art Museum at Symphony Park Print Portfolio”  MCQ Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2017    “Infrared: The Invisible Made Visible” Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, juror Laurie Klein
            “2017 Photo Review” Texas Photographic Society, online exhibition, juror Yancey Richardson
            "LACP Member's Exhibition" Los Angeles Center for Photography, LA, CA
            “Unseen: Photography Beyond the Visible” Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI
            “Art and Medicine” Passporte Fine Art Photo Gallery (online) http://www.thepassporte.com/health-and-medicine
            “Greyscale" UNLV Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, invitational
2016    “Aesthetics Primary" 5th Street School, City of Las Vegas Mayor's Gallery, Las Vegas, NV, invitational
            “Basin and Range" UNLV, Las Vegas, NV, invitational
            “Intimate Alchemy” Plates to Pixels online exhibition
            “Gathering” Amanda Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, juror Jennifer Shaw
            “Taste 2016”, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV, invitational
2015    "Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition 2015" Texas Woman's University Fine Art Galleries, Denton, TX, juror April Watson
2014    "International Photo Exhibition" Gallery Photographica, San Francisco, CA, juror Paula Tognarelli
           "Center Forward 2014" Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, juror Hamidah Glasgow
           “Photography Now” Center for Photography at Woodstock, 8-person exhibition, Woodstock, NY, juror Julie Grahame
           "DIY Photography" 3-Person Invitational, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, curated by Daniel Robinson
           "Why Masterpiece" City of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
2013   “TPS 22” San Antonio, TX, juror Aline Smithson
            “The Art of Photography 2013” , San Diego, CA, juror Julia Dolan
            “Contemporary Arts Center Annual Juried Show” Las Vegas, NV, juror Erin Cosgrove
            “Un-Clothed” Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, juror Mona Kuhn
            “Photography at the Edge” Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
2012   “What We Photograph” MPC, Minneapolis, MN, juror Cig Harvey
            “The Art of Photography”, San Diego, CA, juror Julian Cox
            "Illusion" Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, juror Terry Etherton
            “TPS 21” Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, TX, juror Aline Smithson
            “Alternative Realities” Vermont Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, juror Laura Moya (catalogued)
            “Onward Compe ‘12” Project Basho, Philidelphia, PA, juror Todd Hido
            “Viva Les Femmes” City of Las Vegas, NV, invitational
            “Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition” Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, juror Anne Lyden
            “Uncanny: Surreal Photography” Vermont Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, juror Russell Joslin (catalogued)
            “NanoArt 21” traveling exhibition to “NanoIsrael 2012”, Tel Aviv, Israel
            “Dreams” The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2011   “Beginnings: Stories & Starting Points” 2011 Filter Photo Festival, Black Cloud Gallery, Chicago, IL             
            Numbers” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas
            “The Art of Photography Show 2011” Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA, juror Anne Lyden (catalogued)
            “Photo+Craft”  Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR
            “Wonderland: Photographic Fantasies” Vermont Photoplace
            Contemporary Arts Collective 22nd Annual Juried Show, Las Vegas, NV
            “Onward” Project Basho, Philidelphia, PA,  (travelled to Ringcube Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
            “Wide Open II” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, Brooklyn, NY                           
            “Science, Poetry and the Photographic Image” Society for Photographic Education Womens’ Caucus
            “This Good Earth” Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon
2010   “Spherical” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas                           
            “Wide Awake Dreaming” The Vermont Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont
            “The International Competition” Texas Photographic Society, San Antonio, TX
            “Beyond the Lens”, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ
            “Digital 2010: Planet Earth”  ASCI (Art & Science Collaboration, Inc.) 12th
            International Digital Print Exhibition, New York Hall of Science, New York City, NY
            “Photocentric: A Juried Photography Exhibition” Garrison Art Center,  Garrison, New York, jurors Stephen Shore and Harvey Stein
           “NanoArt 21” San Sebastian, Spain (awarded 3rd place)
           "Seventh Annual Alternative Photography Exhibition” Venice, CA
           “2010 California Open Exhibition” TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA             
           “Concrete & Sparkle” Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs, Las Vegas, NV
           “Transitions” a Virtual Exhibition by The Pen and Brush Gallery, NYC, NY, juror Bina Sarkar Ellias
           “Women’s International Juried Photography Exhibition 2010” 1212 Gallery, Richmond, VA
           “Rogue Space International Juried Photography Exhibition” New York, NY
            "21st Annual Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, NV
            “Of Memory, Bone and Myth” (awarded first place) UND Department of Art and Design, Grand Forks, ND
            “Beyond Audubon” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
            3-person exhibition, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, Pagosa Springs, CO, invitational
            “13th International Open Group Exhibition” Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

COLLECTIONS:
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Kindred Hospital, Las Vegas, NV
UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Las Vegas Clark County Library District, Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas City Hall, Las Vegas, NV