Professor of Practice in Fine Arts Administration
Art History

Linda Earle

Linda Earle has worked in the arts as an educator, administrator, funder and curator and as an advocate for inclusion, freedom of expression and development of new platforms for cultural practice, participation and discourse.
 
Before joining Tyler's faculty, Earle served as Executive Director the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New York Arts Program, an academic and professional development semester for undergraduates. She was Director of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture from 1999-2009 and a Senior Program Director at the New York State Council on the Arts, where the Individual Artists Program was founded under her leadership.
 
Linda has taught film and cultural studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, Hunter College and Barnard College and has served on numerous grants and commissioning panels and artist advocacy groups. She serves on the CAA’s Awards Committee for Distinction in Diversity and on the boards of Art Matters, Poets House and as chair of the Jerome Foundation. As a writer, she has held residencies at Hedgebrook and the Writers Room and has collaborated in creative and curatorial projects over the years.
 
MFA, Film Theory and Criticism, Columbia University, 1977
BA, Hampshire College, 1974
 
Selected Work
Earle, L. (2015). Learning to Stand on Shifting Ground. In N. W. Sobania (Ed.), Putting the Local in Global
     Education: Models for Transformative Learning Through Domestic Off-Campus Programs
(pp. 234-
     243). Sterling, Va: Stylus Publishing. 

Earle, L. (2009). Kara Walker: The Gift. Art at Colby: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Colby
     College Museum of Art
(pp. 336-7). Waterville, ME: Colby College Museum of Art. 

 

Image credit: Temple University Photography / Joseph V. Labolito