Selected group exhibitions

2019

"10th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale" (GICB 2019): September 27 - November 24, 2019. Korea

2018-2019

"Cast" show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA: December 7, 2018 - January 28, 2019

"Cultural Legacy: What's Going On," curated by Sonie Ruffin, Leedy Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore Ave, Kansas City, MO

"OUCH!" Works from the Belger Collection. The Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut, Kansas City, MO

"Ceramica: mirades diverses," International Symposium of Black Ceramic of Quart, exhibition at Fundacio Valvi de Girona.

2017

"Stop the Violence" show with Francoise Robert, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

"Love and War: The Ammunition," Pop up show at Albrecht-Kemper Museum, St. Joseph, MO

"Gallery Presentation, for International Sculpture Conference," Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, MO

"Still Life, Winter Collective," Weinberger Fine Art, Kansas City, MO

2016

"Exposicio Museu De La Terrissa De Quart," Quart, Girona, and Barcelona, Spain

"Purchase Power," Pavel Zoubok Gallery, 531 West 26th Street, New York, NY

"Desire," curated by Linda Lighton for the National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts, Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO

"50 Women," American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO. 50 Women: An Interview with Linda Lighton, UMKC Women's Center, Published on YouTube

"Chromaphobia/Chromophillia," KCAI Gallery, Kansas City, MO

"The Once and Future New Now," Sherry Leedy Fine Arts, Kansas City, MO

2015

"In War and At Peace: Artists In Practice"
Christ Community Church, Kansas City, MO

"Heat", 4th annual juried exhibition, Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO

"International Ceramic Festival, China and United States," Foshan Ceramic Museum, Foshan, China

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot," 10th Street Gallery, Saint Louis, MO

"The American Gun Show," Show explored a National Obsession. Issues of free speech, personal liberty, and national identity). Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

"Violent Nature," Dehn Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut

"Heat," Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

Red Lodge Clay Center Gallery, Red Lodge, Montana

"Women to Watch: 2015 (Women, Nature & Art)," National Museum of Women in the Arts, and The Epsten Gallery, Overland Park, KS

2014

"Mummies are Sitting Ducks," curated by Michael Krueger, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, KS

"The Center is a Moving Target," Kemper in the Crossroads Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

AIA Summer Kickoff Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

"Flora and Fauna," curated by Elaine Henry at the Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot": Linda Lighton in group show, 14 venues in St. Louis County, more than 100 artists. Exhibition presented by the Alliance of Black Art Galleries click here for info. Linda art is showing at the 10th Street Gallery, 419 N. 10th, St., St. Louis, MO.

"Violent Nature" Linda Lighton and Jane Rainwater at the Dehn Gallery, Manchester, Connecticut

2013

"Ceramic Top 40," curated by Leslie Ferrin, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

"River Market Regional Exhibition," Juror Jerry Salz, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

"The Money Show," Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

2012

"Innovation Creation," Central Missouti State University, Warrensberg, MO

"Buy My Bananas," curated by Julia Trotta, Kate Werble Gallery, 83 Vandam St., New York, NY.

"Now Knowing," Cara and Cabeza Fine Art, Kansas City, MO

"Fragile Moments & New Growth," Marcus Cain, Curator, Epsten Gallery, Kansas City Jewish Museum, Overland Park, KS

"Fresh Cut: Flowers from the Permanent Collection," Barbara O'Brien, curator, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

"Crafting Continuities," Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University, Lawrence, KS

"New World: Timeless Visions," International Academy of Ceramics Exhibition, Santa Fe Museum of Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

"The Americans International Academy of Art," Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

"New Growth: Linda Lighton & Mark Southerland." Kansas City Jewish Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS. (program text)

"For some must watch, while some sleep: So runs the world away." Social Commentary in artwork, curated by Evelyn Craft. Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO

2011

"Stories'Objects," Pool Art Center at Drury University, Springfield, MO

"Celestial Terrestrials," group show, guest curated by Elizabeth Kirsch, Greenlease gallery at Rockhurst University, Kansas City MO. Read the review.

International Underglaze/Overglaze Symposium Exhibition, Anadalou University, Eskishir, Turkey

"Between Thee and Me," Kansas City Jewish Museum, Overland Park, Kansas (article)

"Acts of Nature: Contemporary Decorative Arts," (2010-2012) Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO. Curated by Catherine Futter.

Dao Art Space, Xian, China

2010

International Academy of Ceramics Exhibition, Sevres Cite de la Ceramique, Sevres, France

"Magnificent Gifts for the 75th," Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

2009

"International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition," a traveling exhibition by University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2008

"50 Years at the Art Institute," Kansas City Artist's Coalition, Kansas City, MO

"Satellite Exhibitions," Bridge Art Fair, Miami, Florida

International Academy of Ceramics Art Show, Xian Exhibition Center, Xian, China

"Bling," Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

2007

"Permanent Collection Exhibition," FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums, American Museum, Fuping, China

Beyond Mimesis, Strecker Nelson Gallery, Manhatten, KS

30+, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

"Clay Today," International Academy of Ceramics, National Museum of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2006

"All Things Ceramic," Carnegie Arts Center, Leavenworth, KS

"Group Exhibition," International Academy of Ceramics, Riga, Latvia

"20th Icheon Ceramic Festival," Icheon, Korea

2005

"International Bienal de Manisés," Museu Ceràmica de Manisés, Valencia, Spain

"Masters of Clay," The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2004

"Porcelain, Mystic Lightness," Vallauris, France

"The Gun & Knife Show," Farenheit Gallery, Kansas City, MO

"Tablescapes: A Feast for the Eyes," Columbus Mus. of Art, Columbus, OH

2003

"Mastery of Clay," The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

"Consuming Passion: Edible by Design," Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

"18th Annual Greater Midwest International," Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MMO

"SOFA," International Fair for Dimensional Fine Art, Palm Beach, FL

2002

"Sculptural Clay," Daum Museum, Sedalia, MO

"Under the Chuppa," Kansas City Jewish Museum, Lenexa, KS

"Terra Sutra," Arts Incubator, Kansas City, MO

2001

"Go Figure, Invitational," Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

"1st World Ceramic Biennale," Ichon, Korea

"Flat Files," H&R Bloch Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2000

"Best of Missouri Hands," Craftsmans' Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1999

“Ceramics 99,” Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

“Greater Midwest International,” Juror’s Award, Art Center Gallery, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO

“Updating Ceremonial Objects; A Cup for Miriam,” Nathan D. Rosen Gallery, Adolf and Rose Leir Jewish Community Center, Boca Raton, FL

1999

“Re: Members Exhibition,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

“Cultures Without Borders” Bisceglia Italian Cultural Center, Kansas City, MO

“Regional Craft Bienniel,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

“International Artists’ Symposium Exhibition,” Zvartava Castle and Latvian Artists Union, Riga, Latvia

1997

“Wild Woman Salon,” Morgan Gallery, co-curator, Kansas City, MO

“Topeka Competition 21,” Topeka and Shawnee Public Library, Topeka, KS

“Dimensions” Lenexa National, Lenexa, KS

1996

“Ten Ceramic Artists,” University of Ohio, Athens, OH

“The Clay Cup V,” Alpine Kiln Award, Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, IL

“The White Show,” Gallery V, Kansas City, MO

“Tokoname Ceramic Festival,” Cera Gallery Tokoname, Japan

“5th Birthday Celebration,” Galerie Zopf, Rheinsberg, Germany

“River Market Regional Exhibition,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

“Regional Craft Bienniel,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

“Summer Salon,” Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1995

“The Red Show,” Gallery V, Kansas City, MO

“The Floral Show,” Muse Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1994

“Summer Invitational,” Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

“9th Annual National Ceramic Competition,” Merit Award, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX

“Ideas in Bone China Exhibition,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Kaunas, Lithuania; Museum of Applied Art, Vilnius, Lithuania; Museum of Applied Art, Riga, Latvia

“Linda Lighton,” William Campbell Contemporary Art, Ft. Worth, TX

1993

“International Artists Symposium Art Show,” Jurmala, Latvia

“Genesis Gender,” Fran Bull, Lynn Huber, Linda Lighton, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

“Architecture: Artists Interpretations,” Braithewaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

“Valentine Excitement,” Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

“Kansas City Clay Guild Juried Competition,” Avila College, KC, MO

1992

“Beyond Bounds” Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

“Dimensions” Lenexa National, Lenexa, KS

1991

“Uptown Clay Downtown,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

“Directors,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Wyandotte County Library, Kansas City, KS

“Topeka Craft Exhibition,” Topeka, KS

“Midwest Small Sculpture Show,” Cape Girardeau, MO

“Dimensions” Lenexa National, Lenexa, KS

1990

33rd Annual Delta Art Exposition,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

“Birdhouses Invitational Competition,” C. Corcoran Gallery, Muskegon, MI

“Chicago International Art Expo,” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

“Kansas City Artist’s Coalition Juried Show,” Kansas City, MO

“Kaw Valley Juried Art Show,” 1st Prize, Kansas City, KS

1989

“New Art Forms,” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

“Hidden Glen Art Show,” 1st Prize, 3 Dimension, Olathe, KS

“Nine State Juried Art Show,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

1988

“Joy of Sacks,” Mesa Cultural Center, Mesa, AZ

1987

“Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition,” San Angelo, TX

“Past Presence,” Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR

“Dimensions” Lenexa National, Lenexa, KS

1986

“Clay Forte,” Jurors’ Award, Mesa Cultural Center, Mesa, AZ

1984

“Wearable Art,” Brentwood Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Invitational Sculpture Show,” Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO

“Collector’s Market,” Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO

“Currents ’84,” Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro, TN

“Intimate Images,” Kansas City Artists Coalition, Kansas City, MO

1983

“16th Annual Prints, Drawings and Crafts Show,” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

“Women’s Perspective,” Mill Gallery, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

“Fourth Biennial Paper and Clay,” Memphis State University, Memphis, TN

1982

“What’s New in Clay,” Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

“Cooking Pots,” Craftsman’s Gallery, Omaha, NE

1981

“Marietta Sculpture National,” Grover Herman Fine Arts Center, Marietta, OH

“Women in Art,” Springfield Art Association, Springfield, OH

1980

“American Association of University Women Traveling Slide Show”

“Upper Midwest Crafts Invitational,” Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA

“Clay Fantasy,” Craftsman’s Gallery, Omaha, NE

“Westwood Clay National,” Otis Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1978

“Container Show,” Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA