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Linda Shearer

museum director

Linda Shearer, museum director. Board trustees American Federation of Arts; advisory committee Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; chair Philadelphia Exhibition Initiative, 2003; Member of American Federation of Arts (former trustee), Association Art Museum Directors.

Background

Shearer, Linda was born on February 13, 1946 in Long Island, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1968.

Career

Associate curator Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1969—1980. Executive director Artists Space, 1980—1985. Curator painting and sculpture Museum Modern Art, 1985—1989.

Director Williams College Museum Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1989—2004. Alice & Harris Weston director Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 2004—2006. Interim director Contemporary Arts Mus Houston, since 2007.

Teacher contemporary art Williams College, School Visual Arts, New York City.

Membership

Board trustees American Federation of Arts. Advisory committee Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Chair Philadelphia Exhibition Initiative, 2003.

Member of American Federation of Arts (former trustee), Association Art Museum Directors.