Location: United States
Hi, My name is Linda Lighton . I am a ceramic sculptor. I’ve had over 60 solo exhibitions and participated in over 170 group shows.
I am represented in national and international museums from the Nelson-Atkins, in Kansas City MO; to Switzerland, , China, , Korea, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, and Spain.
I have been to residencies in, China Hungary, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey
Lighton is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics. She is the Founder/Director of the Lighton International Artist Exchange Program, sending over 150 artists to 63 countries.
Lighton has received: the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council for the Education of the Ceramic Arts; the Distinguished Alumni Award at Pembroke School; State of Missouri Artist Award and Award for Excellence in Visual Arts and Education from the Kansas City Art Institute.
My website in lindalighton.com
Selected works from 2000 - present. Visit lindalighton.com for more work.
“I Don't Want A Bullet to Kiss Yiour Heart”
Clay, glaze, paint, steel. 2012, This is a conversation about gun violence in America and my city, Kansas City. Worst year ever in 2020! Over 100 deaths in the first 6 months of this year, 2020!
For Video of this piece visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ncBIl9d9x0&sns=em.webloc
Clay, glaze, steel, 29"x20"x4", 2011
Clay, glaze, 2018,m 30"x14"x21"