James Linehan, Professor of Art and Department Chair, is a painter who teaches courses in painting, drawing and design. After receiving a B.F.A. in Painting at Arizona State University in 1974, he continued his studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned an M.A. in painting in 1976 and an M.F.A. in 1978. Prior to moving to Maine in 1983 he taught for five years at St. Andrews College in North Carolina.
Linehan is represented by Aucocisco Gallery in Portland, Maine; Gallery 357 in Rockland, Maine; Vose Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts; and Sherry French Gallery, New York, N.Y. His work has been included in over one hundred group shows and twenty solo shows in the past fifteen years. He has completed twenty public commissions, including fifteen for the Maine Arts Commission Percent For Art Project, and is represented in thirty public and corporate collections.
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