Artist | Linda Pearlman Karlsberg

Linda Pearlman Karlsberg is a painter and draughtsman based in Newton, MA. She has been seeking to realize the world around her with pencil and paint for as long as she can remember. At Tufts University and Boston University College for the Arts Linda immersed in a study of visual art and rigorous studio practice, with particular mentorship from artist-professors Conger Metcalf, Arthur Polonsky, David Aronson, and Philip Guston. Linda earned both her BFA and MFA magna cum laude at BU, was awarded a teaching assistantship while an undergraduate, the Stein Memorial Award for Merit in the Arts upon graduation, and a graduate teaching fellowship in painting as a graduate student. After earning her MFA, Linda continued to teach drawing, design, and painting at Boston University, The Art Institute, and other Boston area colleges. With her husband, photographer Mark Karlsberg, she founded Studio Eleven, a professional photographic studio, in 1975. Their photographic images have earned and continue to garner a wide range of awards and accolades.

Linda has shown her work extensively including recent solo exhibitions at The Interchurch Center Gallery NY; the Newton Public Library Gallery, MA; and the Daniels Gallery HRCA, MA. Hew work was presented in group exhibitions at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, MA; Heftler Gallery, Endicott College, MA; New Britain Museum of American Art, CT; Annapolis Maritime Museum, MD; Westbeth Gallery, NY; Edward Hopper House, NY; Whistler House Museum of Art, MA; Danforth Art Museum, MA; Monmouth Museum, NJ; Foundry Art Center, MO; National Steinbeck Center Museum, CA; Noyes Museum, NJ;

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, GA; Point Park University, PA; The Art Gallery, University of Maryland; Towne Art Gallery, Wheelock College, MA; among others. Linda’s work was chosen twice, in 2008 and 2013, for “8 Visions” exhibition at the Attleboro Art Museum.

The recipient of numerous awards for her drawings and paintings, Linda’s work has been featured in art periodicals, written about in blogs and newspapers, and shared in numerous catalogs. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States.