Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier

Artadia Awardee

Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier is an award-winning photo-based mixed media artist. She incorporates photography, painting, writing, and primary source documents from of diaries and letters, to examine and define historical figures whose presence she finds compelling. Born in Pineville, NC, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier earned a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art and an MA in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi. She has received numerous awards including fellowships from Lila Wallace/Reader’s Digest-Arts International (New York) that took her to Adelaide, South Australia, and the first Fulton County (Georgia) International Residency in Balgowan, South Africa.

Marshall-Linnemeier is currently a visiting professor of Mixed Media Painting and Sculpture at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. She also teaches at Spelman College in Atlanta. She is the former professor of photography at Emory University and is a consultant to many community arts organizations including, the Boys and Girls Clubs, where she works with youngsters on mixed media photography projects. She serves on the Mayor’s Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC) and on the boards of Hambidge Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA-GA).

Her work is held in the MOCA GA permanent collection as well as at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the High Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, among others. She also had a solo exhibition at MOCA GA in 2006 entitled Stereo Propaganda: Deconstructing Stereotypes, Reconstructing Identity. Her work Do what I Say was chosen to be part of Atlanta Celebrate’s Photography’s 11th Annual Public Art Project, Gifted which was organized and curated by Beth Lilly.