Lin Lacy Fine Arts

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Alexandria Library, Egypt, Artist Books Collection, Of Two Minds, 2017


Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collection, Brief Encounters, Minneapolis, 2016

Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special CollectionNoise, Minneapolis, 2016

Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special CollectionJourney, Minneapolis, 2016

Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special CollectionOf Two Minds, Minneapolis, 2016

Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collection, Birds Singing, Minneapolis, 2009

Minnesota Museum of American Art, Winter Book: The Grammarian’s Five Daughters, collaboration, Minneapolis, 2006

Minnesota Historical Society, 1996, Tea Cup Jacket, Purchase Award

Minnesota Lottery Collection, 1995, Purchase of two fiber pieces for their corporate collection.  

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1993, Ten drawings of the Artemesia tapestries for a children’s coloring book. 



EMPLOYMENT

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 2000-present. Teach and prepare curriculum, adult and youth programs.


Lin Lacy Limited Editions, 1994-2000, high-end upcycled clothing designer and producer

Marshall Field's and Macy’s, 1994-2000. Part-time Visual Merchandiser.

Dayton's, Marshall Field's and Macy’s, 1983-1993. Visual Merchandising Supervisor.

Minnesota Opera, 1993. Costume Construction.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1993. Tapestry Conservation.


EDUCATION

Advanced Certificate in Book Arts, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 2014

Core Certificate in Book Arts, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, 1971

Design Program, Reitveld Academie, Amsterdam, Holland, 1970


EXHIBITS

Homewood Studio Gallery, multiple shows, 2011 - 2013

Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, ten shows from 2005 - 2017

Edina Art Center, Journeys: Healing Through Art, group show, 8/11-9/14, 2011 


Minnesota Center for Book Arts, None of the Above international print exchange, Minneapolis, 2009

Textile Center, Minneapolis, 2009


Argyle Zebra Gallery, Edible Book Show, 2004


The Phipps Gallery, The Telling of Two, Hudson, Wisconsin, 2-person show, 2003


Art Connex Gallery, Binghamton, NY, 1997


Art Council Galleries, Fibers, Norwich, NY, 1997


Show of Hands Gallery, Denver, CO, 1996


Fiber Metal Arts, St. Paul, 1995


Minneapolis Convention Center, Convergence: 20/20 Visions, Minneapolis, 1994


KTCA Arts On 2, television program, 1992




BOOKS FROM
MAINSTREAM PUBLISHERS


Collage, Assemblage and Altered Art: Creating Unique Images and Objects, Diane V. Maurer-Mathison, 2008. Feature article about my image-transfer work

Fabric Artistry, Singer Design Series, 1998. Feature article about my recycled felted clothing




For more information about purchasing Lin's books and art, please contact her at Lin@LinLacy.comTo purchase Advice from an Angel, please order here.