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Linda Gallop
BROOKLYN, NY
Neighborhood: Park Slope



ARTIST STATEMENT: In this series, Different Realities, I am seeking common threads throughout my photographic images and therapeutic work. I am interested in our own subjective realities, including some states of unease to reflection, and certain atmospheres and environments. There are many possibilities and openings in alternate states. I like working with an element of surprise, and am drawn to slow shutter speeds and juxtapositions in the images. Octavio Paz, in his poem “Return”, writes “…I walk towards myself” (“ Camino hasta mi mismo”). Being a presence in verbal and visual narratives touches upon valuable things in between the lines.
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Linda Gallop


Linda Gallop resides in Brooklyn, New York, after living in Puerto Rico for ten years. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, California, and from the Graduate School of Social Work, New York University. She studied painting with Carmelo Fontanez at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and Cordula Volkening in Brooklyn, New York. More recently, she attended Fashion Institute of Technology for photographic studies.

Currently, Linda Gallop is showing a photograph at the 440 Gallery, Park Slope, Brooklyn, N.Y. in a national curated group show, (home), from June 29-July 30, 2017. She is a finalist in the Rubin Museum’s challenge competition connected with the Henri Cartier-Bresson’s exhibit. Linda Gallop’s photographs of demonstrations in Puerto Rico were shown at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Currently, her photographs are shown by Marilyn Singer, award winning children’s author on her website and have been used for publicity.

Linda’s paintings have been shown in various galleries in New York, and in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and in juried shows at the Institute of Culture, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She showed three large paintings on paper, Expressions on Paper, 5 Women Artists, at the Multi-Media Arts Gallery in Soho, New York, and was included in a juried group show at the Chuck Levitan Gallery in Soho, New York. In Brooklyn, New York, she has shown her work with community arts organizations, as the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition and in juried shows at the Park Slope Artists Council. She had a one person show, “Atmospheres” at Spoke the Hub, Brooklyn, New York.

Currently, she is showing photographs on Instagram as Different_Reality_Photography, and has a website, Linda Gallop Photography.com. She is interested in dualities, and multileveled communication in her photographic work, creating certain environments and atmospheres.
 








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