Linda Troeller is an art photographer. She has a new book “Living Inside the Chelsea Hotel” by Schiffer, November 2015 which is available in New York at MoMA, Strand and Rizzoli and other fine book stores.
Her photographs have been exhibited at the F-stop Festival, Leipzig, Teplice Photo Festival, Prague, as well as at galleries at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Melkweg and at the Coda Museum, Netherlands.
She has been published by Aperture with her Pictures of the Year award winning book, Healing Waters, and by powerHouse Books for Spa Journeys. Her Scalo, Switzerland book, Erotic Lives of Women, with writer Marion Schneider, opened at Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg where she taught at the Summer Arts Academy. It was reviewed in the New York Times Review of Books, "as one of the gutsy books of the decade."
In her new collaboration with Marion Schneider, “Orgasm,” Daylight, 2014 the focus continues on women's sexuality with interviews and photographs on women’s first, strongest and fantasies on orgasm with a recent major lecture/ book signing at the Museum of Sex.
In the late 1980's she created the TB-AIDS Diary, a series of Color Polaroid photo-collages on her mother's experience with stigma in the 1930's and a young man and his hair dresser mother's struggle. The exhibition is still traveling: such places as Houston Fotofest’s "Testimonies" show curated by A.D. Coleman, the Havana Biennial , Image Arts Gallery, Ryerson University, Toronto to Davis-Orton Gallery, Hudson, 2015.
She won the Women of Achievement Award from Douglass College and was an artist lecturer at Yale, PhotoNOLA and universities in Medellin, Colombia and Bournemouth, England.
In 2013 Toskanaworld acquired her vintage black and white photographs for every room of their hotel in Bad Orb, Germany. She also photographed the Apolda Fashion Catalogue in 1999, 2001, and 2005 for the Apolda Museum, Germany in that region which will be exhibited at Festival de Fotografía Fotourbe, Pereira, 2015. She will lead a workshop “Branding Your Fashion as Art,” at a college including a field trip to the Santa Rosa de Cabal Baths, Colombia.
Her photographs are in collections of University of Texas, Austin, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Smithsonian Museum, among others.
She exhibited “Self-Portrayal” a collection of self-portraits, at Ververs Gallery, Amsterdam, and won an International Photo Award. This work and a retrospective on her career will be mounted by Coup d’Oeil Art Consortium, New Orleans, December, 2015.
A documentary on her photography, "Inside the Frame: Linda Troeller" by Canadian filmmaker, Jeff McKay was released in April, 2015 and won Honorable Mention, N.J. International Film Festival, Rutgers, June 6, 2015.
She has a MFA from School of Art, and a MS Newhouse, Syracuse University and a BS from Reed School of Media, West Virginia University. She was an assistant at the Ansel Adams Workshops.
She has taught at SVA, Parsons, NY, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Indiana University, and Stockton University.