Linda Marrinon has been exhibiting since the early 1980s and has been the subject of major survey shows at The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne and The Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. Marrinon has been included in numerous group exhibitions including, ‘Australian Perspecta’ (1983 and 1999), ‘Word’ (1999) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, ‘Lost and Found’: the TarraWarra Biennale of Art (2009), ‘Figurative Sculpture’ at Monash University of Art (2016) and ‘Today Tomorrow Yesterday,’ Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia (2016). A large group of Marrinon’s sculptures were included in the exhibition ‘Making it New: Focus on Contemporary Australian Art’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in 2009.
Linda Marrinon was recently awarded the Macfarlane Prize in 2018.
Marrinon’s paintings and sculptures are held by most of the major Australian state galleries and numerous private and corporate collections. In 2001, Marrinon was a recipient of the prestigious Samstag Fellowship which permitted her to study at the New York Academy of Art. In 2008 Chris McAuliffe authored a monograph on Marrinon’s work, ‘Let Her Try,’ published by Craftsman House.
Linda Marrinon has been exhibiting with Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery since 1983.Linda Marrinon, Linda Marrinon, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, 2019. photo: Luis Power