Linda Sweek

Artist - Fiber and Mixed Media

Sewist - Creating Sewn Works of Art &Home Decor

Instructor - Creative Textile Workshops

Consultant - Color, Fabric and Decor 

 

  • Juried Exhibiter –

    • 2018 AQS QuiltWeek® Contest in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    • 2016 Biennale Wisconsin Museum of Quilt & Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

    • 2016, 2018 Alverno College Alumni Art Exhibit, Milwaukee

    • Gallery Night Third Ward, Milwaukee

    • Numerous Art and Craft Shows

  • Member - 

  • Winner –

    • “Second Fiber Arts Biennale: Wisconsin State of the Art”

      July 16 – October 18, 2015; Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts

    • Martha Stewart American Made Award Nominee - 2014

    • Best of Houzz - 2014 Service Badge Award Winner

    • Wisconsin State Fair; First, Second, Third Place Ribbons

  • Decorator - Consulted with dozens of private clients solving their needs from personal shopper, color, fabric, & decor assistance

  • 25 years experience in communications, public relations, marketing, and brand management

Education
 
Art Museum Study
 
  • Chicago

    • The Art Institute of Chicago

  • Copenhagen

    • Copenhagen Art Museum

    • Danish Museum of Art and Design

  •  Florence

    • Accademia Gallery

    • Uffizi Gallery

  • Honolulu

    • Honolulu Art Museum

    • Shangri La

  • London

    • Tate National

  • Paris

    • Musee d’Orsay

    • Musee de Louvre

  • Mexico City

    • Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum

    • Frida Kahlo Museum

    • Museum of Popular Art

    • National Art Museum

  • Milwaukee

    • Milwaukee Art Museum

  • New York

    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • Museum of Modern Art

  • San Diego

    • San Diego Museum of Art

  • Venice

    • Guggenheim Collection

  • Vienna

    • Albertina Museum

  • Washington D.C.

    • National Gallery of Art

    • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Experience
 

Alverno College

2010 - present

2010 - present

  • BA Professional Communications with Honors; Liberal Arts and         Humanities; Alverno College; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 2002

  • Textile and Folk Art Study: U.S., Mexico, Europe 1999 - 2002

  • Continued Studies: Art - Various Mediums; Marketing 

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