Linda Anderson

Year 3 of Humanities and Arts Ph.D. in Aesthetics begun in 2016, hoping to graduate in 2021. She has an MFA in Painting, UMASS Amherst, 1983, Linda Anderson began painting outsized paintings. From there, she did a number of exhibits and solo show. Then, an MA in Archaeology, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2014 on Prehistory of Northwest Europe and the Near East, she wrote her thesis on the petroglyphs of the Geghama Mountains of Armenia. She has done research in Armenia, 2009, 2010, 2015, the last of a Late Bronze Age cemetery. She has shown in Europe mostly, participated in the 8th Biennale in Armenia in 2012 with an exhibit called “Wings for the Women of Armenia”. She has participated in artist in residencies since 2008 in The Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Croatia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova and Armenia. She is included in publications with her work from 5 residencies. Some of these countries she has done multiple residencies. She has a show scheduled for this summer in Leiden. And hope to participate in another dig in Armenia this summer. She is an editor for EXARC, the Dutch Archaeology Journal, most recently she reviewed a new book for the journal, and she is an assistant editor for ARMAZD, the Armenian Journal of Archaeology. Her dissertation will be on the public art project Connemara, here in North Texas.