CV

Awards:

2015

Residency at Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park, Argyll.

2013-2014

Selected for exhibition April 2014 at Oakapple Art Gallery, awarded by Northamptonshire Open Studios.

2012-2013

AA2A artist in residence University of Bedfordshire, Luton. See my AA2A profile

2010

Commended for sculpture Falling Seeds Northamptonshire Open Studios

2007

Best of the Best Prize Northamptonshire Open Studios

2006/7

Bursary Membership Royal British Society of SculptorsLinda Johns at the Royal British Society of Sculptors

Selected commissions:

2013

Entwined - commissioned for a private garden in Milton Keynes. I have also posted images of the development of this sculpture on my facebook page - you don't have to be a member of facebook to see these updates, but if you are please click 'Like' to follow my page.

2011

Baker Tilly Tax and Accounting Milton Keynes

2010

Northampton School For Girls Northampton

2008

Standing stone Wales

Selected exhibitions:

May-September 2015

Caol Ruadh Sculpture Park
Installation of work inspired by and created during my residency at the sculpture park. See images. Images.

Ongoing

Art in Salcey Forest
Solo sculpture show - nine sculptures on permanent display in Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire. Further information.

April 2014

between the lines
Three artists (Linda Johns, Daxa Parmar and Jayne Warwick), chosen from the Open Studios Central Exhibition 2013 for the award of a free exhibition at Oakapple Art Studios, Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire.

April - October 2013

Surface
Group show - selected national and international artists showing work based on the theme 'surface'.
Burghley Sculpture Garden, Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY .

January 2013

Cork Street Winter Open
Selected group exhibition - Cork Street Gallery, Cork Street, London. In aid of the Crisis charity.

15th September 2011 - 31st March 2012

thecentre:MK
Group sculpture show - The North Mall, thecentre:mk (beside John Lewis). Organised by The Public Arts Trust, Milton Keynes, with support from Kimbells Solicitors.

15th April - 31st July 2011

Woburn ARTBEAT
Group show - over 80 artists exhibiting in Woburn and the grounds of Woburn Abbey.

10th-28th November 2010

MYTH:M-theory a dream of the forest dreaming
Solo show - The Muse at 269 Portobello Road, London. See images

August - November 2010

Preview exhibition
Solo show - The Open University, Library, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes.
Four drawings and a sculpture in shown as a preview to MYTH:M-theory. An art talk given as part of the exhibition can be viewed online.

26th June - September 2010

Pride of Northampton
Group show - Pride lions installed in venues around Northampton. Parhelion was installed on the front wall of the Guildhall, Northampton.

April - October 2010

Process
National and international sculptors exhibiting work on the theme 'Process' in the Burghley Sculpture Gardens, Burghley House, Stamford, Lincs, PE9 3JY

3rd-18th April - extended to end July 2010

Woburn ARTBEAT
Group show - over 80 artists exhibiting in Woburn and the grounds of Woburn Abbey. See the Woburn ARTBEAT site for details.

January - July 2010

Get involved with public art!
An online networking website was created for people to get 'In the loop' when visiting any of my exhibitions.

11th March-7th May 2010

FOUND
Group show - six selected artists show work and give a talk on their art practice and how it relates to 'Found'.
Royal British Society of Sculptors, 108 Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3RA. 11am-4.30pm Wednesday-Friday (or by appointment).

September 23rd-October 4th 2009

FringeMK
Solo exhibitions as part of a Group show. Centre:MK and Midsummer Place, Milton Keynes, MK9 3ES

September 2009

Open Studios
Group show. Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, NN11 3SD
Solo show. Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire, NN7 2HA

June-September 2009

40th Anniversary Art Walk
Group show. The Open University, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Spring-Summer 2009

Out Yer Tree
Group sculpture exhibitions in country parks across the East Midlands. Images from East Carlton Country Park.

10th May 2008-end June 2009

Art in Salcey Forest
Solo Show - nine sculptures installed as an art walk at Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire.

13th-14th September 2008

Nature
Group show. Top Lodge, Northamptonshire, NN17 3BB

May-October 2008

The Figure
Group show - selected national and international artists showing work based on the human figure.
Burghley Sculpture Garden, Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JY

20th October-18th November 2007

Best of the best
Group show - six artists selected from Northampton Open Studios 2007. See JGallery for details.

July 14th-15th and 20th-22nd 2007

Multi-dimensional Drawing
Solo show - sculpture,drawing and print exploring how line describes form in an exhibition which complements and informs the Salcey Forest art walk and provides a starting point for the discussion What is Drawing in the 21st Century, 19th July, 2-4pm.
Chichele College, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. Further information.

17th January-10th February 2007

Bursary Exhibition at the RBS
Group show - new Bursary Members at the Royal British Society of Sculptors Head Office, 108 Old Brompton Road, London, SW7 3RA. 11am-4pm Wednesday-Friday.

1st June - 31st August 2006

'the environment'
Group show of sculpture in the Walled Garden, Delapre Abbey, Northampton. Open 11am-3pm weekdays, 1-5pm weekends.

5th-18th November 2005

Linda Johns
Solo Show, The Muse, 269 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London

15th July - 4th September 2005

6 times 6
Group Show, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Brigstock, Northamptonshire

3rd February 2005 - August 2005

@ Chrysaliss
Chrysaliss, Conaught Street, London

7th November 2004 - 9th January 2005

Linda Johns
Solo show, Metros, Wellingborough Road, Northampton

28th August – 12th September 2004

The Artwork Gallery
Group show at The Artwork Gallery, Derngate Road, Northampton

20th–22nd August 2004

30 x 40 Gallery
Group show at The Racecourse, Northampton

1st November –
6th December 2003

SWARF
Group show at Stroud House Gallery, Station Road, Stroud, Glos.

Art education:

Graduated Summer 2003

BA(Hons) Fine Art
Central St Martins College of Art and Design, Charing Cross Road, London.

 

Painting with Peter Stanier
The City Lit, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London

 

Foundation in Fine Art
Camberwell College of Art and Design, Camberwell, London.

Current and forthcoming exhibitions

Gyosei Art Trail
Permanent sculpture trail along the canal in Milton Keynes. Arachne weaves is along the boardwalk between the canal and Willen Park.

Body weave V at The Open University
Ongoing
Sculpture walk showing work by various artists in the grounds of the Open University campus, Milton Keynes

Art in Salcey Forest
Ongoing exhibition of sculptures in this beautiful woodland - see map and guide for details.

Contact Linda