Linda Laino

220 N. Zapata Hwy
Laredo, TX 78043
+52 415 566 1684 (In Mexico)


Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 1991
Master of Fine Arts
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 1985
Bachelor of Fine Arts (cum laude)
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA 2008
Teacher Licensure Program
Certification Art K-12 and English Language arts 6-12

VA Commission for the Arts Individual Fellowship, 2008, 1994
VA Museum Graduate Fellowship, 1988-89, 1989-90
VA Commonwealth University Graduate Scholarship, 1988-89, 1989-90
Young American Merit Award, American Craft Museum, New York, NY, 1985

Selected Exhibitions

Transactions With Beauty (solo) La 303 Gallery,San Miguel, MX. 2021
Memento Mori Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA Upcoming 2020 (postponed due to Covid)
Linda Laino: Recent Work Vincent Gallery, San Miguel, MX 2016 (2-person)
Anniversary Exhibition Vincent Gallery, SMA, MX 2016
Linda Laino: Recent Work Hill Gallery, Richmond, VA 2015(2-person)
Linda Laino :Mixed Media Paintings Provecho, SMA Mexico 2014(solo)
Linda Laino: New Work Small Works Gallery, SMA, Mexico 2013(solo)
Corpses and Cartography Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA 2013 (2-person)
Symbiotic Reverie Science Museum, Richmond, VA 2011 (solo)
Small Works N.A.W.A. Gallery, NY, NY 2011 (group)
Ordinary Earth Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA 2010 (solo)
Passing Magic Art 6 Gallery, Richmond VA 2007 (solo)
Repertoire Meredith College, Raleigh, NC 2006 (2-person)
Sleight of Hand (catalog) McDonough Museum, Youngstown, OH 2004 ( 3-person)
The Things I Know Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA 2003 (solo)
Marking Time Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 2003 (solo)
Signs of Life Wilkes Gallery, Wilkesboro, NC 2002 (solo)
Collecting Virginia Artists VA Beach Art Center, VA Beach, VA 1997 (group)
A Textured Language (catalog) Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, VA 1995 (group)
Human Shelter Center for Tapestry Arts, NY, NY 1991 (group)
Young Americans (award) American Craft Museum, NY, NY 1988 (group)


Fundación Valparaíso, Mojácar, Spain
Buckingham Branch Railroad, Dillwyn, VA
McDonough Museum, Youngstown, OH
American Craft Museum, New York, NY
MCV Hospital, Richmond, VA
First Market Bank, Richmond, VA
Numerous private collections


Good World Journeys, Patmos, Greece (with scholarship), upcoming 2021
Valparaiso Foundation, Mojacar, Spain (with grant), spring, 2018
Le Moulin a Nef, Auvillar, France, summer, 2016
Herekeke Art Center (with partial scholarship) Taos, NM, summer, 2015
VA Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, 1995, 2003


ArtRevealMagazine, issue#29,May,2017
The New Engagement Art and Literary Journal, (digital) Issue #3, September, Issue #5, November, Issue #9, March, 2017, TheNewEngagement,Issue #1(print),June
Permafrost Magazine (upcoming), August, 2017 issue
BirdsPiledLooselyPressJuly, 2017issue
HiddenMessages,by David Shea, Atencion Bi-lingual Newspaper
Studio Visit Magazine/ Open Studios Press, volume 13, 2010, page 106
Richmond Magazine, “Profile": by Harry Kollatz, April, 2006
Fiberarts Design Book, 4, 5, 6, and 7, lark Books, Asheville, NC
Surface Design Journal, winter, 1995
Linda Laino: " Mysterious and Familiar", by Susan Iverson,
Fiberarts magazine, “Profile”, 1995
"Linda Laino: New Works", Fiberarts Magazine, 1991


Public mural, Lifepath Wellness Center, La Rinconada de la Aldea,
San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico, 2012
Private residence mural, Colonia San Rafael, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2014
Residence mural, housing complex, Centro,San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2016
Private residence mural, San Miguel de Alllende, Mexico, 2020