'When we listen to the watershed...' artwork by Linda Gass in Dissolve Exhibition
Exhibit: Dissolve

September 24 – December 10, 2022

University Art Gallery (click here for map)
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA.

I'm showing a new installation artwork commissioned by the Langson Institute and Museum of California Art about the Santa Ana River Watershed. See museum website for more information.


Severely Burned
Exhibit: Fire Transforms

Palo Alto Art Center
Palo Alto, CA.

I'm showing my artwork Severely Burned: Impact of the Rim Fire on the Tuolumne River Watershed as part of this exhibit curated by Rina Faletti. See Art Center website for more information.


Cooley Landing: Life in Water
Exhibit: 35 x 35

September 24 - October 30, 2022

Arts Benicia (click here for map)
Benicia, CA.

I'm showing one of my artworks as part of this curated exhibition featuring work by regional master artists and emerging artists nominated by them, celebrating Arts Benicia’s 35-year history, and recognizing their decades-long commitment to nurturing the next generation of artists. Visit the Arts Benicia website for more information.


The Living Shoreline Project
Exhibit: Under Water

January 21 – April 8, 2023

Palo Alto Art Center
Palo Alto, CA.

I'll be showing my work as part of this exhibition. See Art Center website for more information.


Conversation between Linda Gass and Valerie Olson
In Conversation: Linda Gass and Valerie Olson, PhD

Moderated by Bridget R. Cooks, PhD

October 1, 2022 3-4 pm

Colloquium Room 3201, Contemporary Art Center
UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Linda Gass will be in conversation on October 1, 3-4 pm with Anthropology Professor Valerie Olson, PhD about the commission she created for theDissolveexhibition. See website for more information.


Using Beauty to Look at Hard Environmental Realities
Presentation: Using Beauty and Textiles to Look at Hard Environmental Realities

June 4, 2022, 10 am Pacific Time

Textile Arts Council Sinton Lecture - watch recording
Koret Auditorium, deYoung Museum, San Francisco

I'll be giving a hybrid in-person and Zoom talk about my artwork addressing climate change, water and land use issues. I will take you on a photographic journey to the places that inspire my artwork and behind-the-scenes to see how my artwork is made.


The Living Shoreline: Growing Community and Planting for the Future
Virtual Presentation: The Living Shoreline: Growing Community and Planting for the Future

May 25, 2022, 5 pm Pacific Time

Long Now Member Ignite Talks
Live Streamed - watch recording

I'm giving a 5-minute Ignite talk (20 slides, 15 seconds each) about The Living Shoreline Project as part of the Long Now Member Ignite Talks. Long Now members are a fascinating bunch so these talks promise to be really interesting.


The Living Shoreline print for WEAD exhibition at Bioneers 2022
Exhibit: Art through Action: Restoration and Regeneration

May 13-15 2022

2022 Bioneers Conference, A Window Through
San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA.

I'll be showing this print of The Living Shoreline Project as part of this Women Eco Artist Dialog group exhibition at the Bioneers Conference. The exhibit theme is the restoration of environmental or social ecosystems. Artworks featured propose actio- oriented solutions that address the question "How do we re-generate the world we would like to live in, a world that works for all other beings as well?"


The Living Shoreline Project at Cooley Landing
Presentation and walk-through: The Living Shoreline

Saturday April 30, 2022, 1:30 pm

Midpen 50th Anniversary Bayside Family Festival
Amphitheater at Cooley Landing Park, East Palo Alto

Join me at this fun free event where I'm giving a short presentation & walk through of the Living Shoreline Project at Cooley Landing Park in East Palo. From 2017–2022, community members helped me plant and maintain native Juncus marking the former shoreline of San Francisco Bay on the landfill of Cooley Landing. Click here to learn more about the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District’s 50th Anniversary Bayside Family Festival, featuring discovery walks, a Folklorico dance performance, wildlife demonstrations, West African drummers food trucks, exhibitor booths & more.


West Valley College Earth Day Symposium
Presentation at Earth Day Symposium

Thursday April 21, 2022, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm

West Valley Earth Day Symposium
Cilker Hall, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

I'm giving a presentation "Can Art Inspire Climate Action?" as part of the Earth Day Symposium at West Valley College. Immediately following my talk there is a Repair Cafe Open House with a focus on sustainable fashion and a Make Your Own Compost Table. The public is welcome and this is a free event. Click here for more info and a free parking permit.


Body of Water
Exhibit: Fabulous Fiber

Online Exhibition February 12 - May 7, 2022 click here

bG Gallery
Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave, Space A2
Santa Monica, CA 90404

My work is part of this group fiber exhibition curated by Kate Stern. The gallery exhibition took place February 12 - March 14, 2022. Visit gallery website for more information.


'Art on the Edge' Exhibit at the Peninsula Museum of Art
Exhibit: Art on the Edge: From Extraction to Restoration and Regeneration

October 2, 2021 - January 9, 2022, hours by appointment

Peninsula Museum of Art 
Tanforan Art Hub, Space 204, 1150 El Camino Real
San Bruno, CA 94066

Seven of my artworks were in this physical exhibition featuring mixed media works focused on the overuse of Earth's resources and efforts to restore or change, as expressed through the vision of a variety of artists. See museum website for more information.


'Wetlands Take Over' and "Hard & Soft' in 'Art on the Edge' Exhibit at the Peninsula Museum of Art
Artists Talks: Art on the Edge: From Extraction to Restoration and Regeneration

November 15, 2021 5-6 pm on Zoom

Click here to view video recording of the talks.

11 artists (including me) talk about their artworks in the Art on the Edge exhibition and how the works relate to the theme of extraction and restoration. Artists who spoke about their work are (in order of sppearance): Eliza Evans, Linda Gass, Tanja Geis, Betsy Jaeger, Margaret LeJeune, Toni Littlejohn, Bonnie Peterson, Pallavi Sharma, Sharon Siskin, Lorna Stevens, and Mary White.