born: Billings, MT, USA                                                                            

resides: Molt, MT, USA




2017        Purple Paperclip Project, Social Activism, National

2016        Northwest College, WORK, Powell, WY

2013        Missoula Art Museum, Blindsided, Missoula, MT (newsletter)


2012        Nicolaysen Art Museum, The Obligation to Endure, mid-career retrospective, Casper, WY (catalog)


2010        Prescott Art Gallery, Skin Deep, Prescott, AZ (publication)

                Emerson Cultural Center, work, Bozeman, MT

                Dahl Arts Center, Plain View, Rapid City, SD


2009       O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City, NY 

                Holter Museum of Art, Windswept, Helena, MT (catalog)

                University of Wyoming Art Museum, Tractor Hides, Laramie, WY

                Gallery of Visual Arts, re:Sustenance, University of Montana, Missoula, MT


2007        Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Bio[logic], Fort Collins, CO (publication)


2006        Yellowstone Art Museum Visible Vault, Forces of Labor (Backbone), Special Viewing, Billings, MT


2000-04   U.S. General Services Administration Commission, Art in Architecture Program, Forces of Labor,

                       Joint Border Station at Sweetgrass, MT and Coutts, Alberta


2003        Gallery 210, Sustenance, University of Missouri-St. Louis (publication)


2002        Beall Park Art Center, Subsistence, Bozeman, MT 


2000        Yellowstone Art Museum, Dust to Dust: The Art of Tracy Linder, Billings, MT (catalog)


1999          Eiteljorg Museum, The Unexpected West Series, Harvest Rites, Indianapolis, IN (publication)


1997-98     North Dakota Art Gallery Association Farm & Family Traveling Exhibit to:

                        Putnam Cultural Heritage Association, Carrington, ND

                        Bismarck Art Galleries Association, Bismarck

                        Lake Region Heritage Center, Devils Lake

                        James Memorial Preservation Society, Williston

                        Taube Art Museum, Minot

                        Memorial Union Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo

                        Dickinson State University Gallery, Dickinson


1997           Beall Park Art Center, Conversations with the Land, Bozeman, MT


1996           Blue Heron Art Center, Who’s Counting?, Vashon, WA

                   Bebe Kezar Gallery, Tracy Linder: New Works, Whitefish, MT


1995           Copper Village Museum & Art Center, Farm & Family, Anaconda, MT

                   Haynes Fine Art Gallery, Tracy Linder: Recent Works, Bozeman, MT


1994           University Center Gallery, Harvest, University of Montana, Missoula, MT


1993           Olson Library Gallery, My Father Dances, Minot State University, Minot, ND


1991            C.U. Art Galleries, Agri-Cultural Artifacts, MFA thesis, Boulder, CO


1989           Tarble Arts Center, M.A. Thesis Exhibit, Charleston, IL




2017        White Apple Gallery, The West Reimagined,Whitefish, MT

                Angel Horses, Horses of a Different Color, Billings, MT


2016        Yellowstone Art Museum, Unleashed, Billings, MT

                NILE Foundation Art Show, Billings, MT

                Taitung, Exquisite Uterus, Taiwan


2015        Billings Open Space, MIXX9, Billings, MT

                Kaoshing Women's Center, International Women's Exhibit, Taiwan

                59rue de rival, Exquisite Uterus, Paris, France


2014        Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Creativity at Work, Ketchum, ID


2013        University of Wyoming Visual Arts Gallery, Coast to Coast, Laramie, WY (catalog)

                Tarble Arts Center, Skulpcher Werkz, Charleston, IL (catalog)


2012        Yellowstone Art Museum, Boundless Visions, Billings, MT

                Steinhilber Gallery, UW-Oshkosh, Exquisite Uterus Project, Oshkosh, WI 

                   traveling to: UW Milwaukee, UW Madison, Women Made Gallery of Chicago, IL


2011        Bozeman Sculpture Park, Inaugural Montana Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, MT (catalog)

               Emerson Cultural Center, Montana Women in the Visual Arts (1850-2011), Bozeman, MT

               Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, In the Presence of Trees, Clearmont, WY

               Art Mobile of Montana, Helena, MT


2010        VALISE Gallery, re:source, 2 person, Vashon, WA

                Nicolaysen Art Museum, Ucross: 27 Years of Visual Arts Residencies, Casper, WY


2009       Salt Lake Art Center, All American, Salt Lake City, UT

                I.D.E.A. Space, Sugar Sugar, Colorado Springs, CO

                Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Farming in the 21st Century, Ketchum, ID 


2008        Ryniker-Morrison Gallery, MIXX III, (ad hoc group) Billings, MT


2007        Loveland Museum, Art Harvest, Loveland, CO            

                Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY

                Artist in Residence, Ucross Foundation, Range of Expression II (Montana Artists), Clearmont, WY

                Grafix Studio, MIXX I and MIXX II, Billings, MT


2006       Yellowstone Art Museum, For Love of a Tree, She Went Out on a Limb. . . Billings, MT    

                Ucross Foundation, Art of Survival Healing in Life+, Clearmont, WY


2005        Billings Depot, Big Horn Magic, public art project, Billings, MT(catalog)


2003        The Women’s Center, St. Vincent Healthcare, Art of Survival Healing in Life, collaborative project,

                       Billings, MTtraveling exhibit (publication)    


2002        Billings Depot, the HORSE of course!, public art project, Billings, MT(catalog)        


2001       Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Far From Center: Contemporary Art in Montana, Great Falls,MT


2000       Loveland Museum, Memory & Change: Visions of the American West, Loveland, CO        

                Missoula Art Museum, Unfettered Spirit: Art & History on the Open Plain, Missoula, MT 

                Custer County Art Museum, Unfettered Spirit: Art & History on the Open Plain Miles City, MT


1998        LiebmanMagnan Gallery, Body Snatchers, NYC, NY

               Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Unfettered Spirit: Art and History on the Open Plain,                               

                     Great Falls, MT (catalog)


1997        Plains Art Museum, Piece of the Sky, Fargo, ND


1996        Miles Community College, Dimensional Exhibits, Montana Faculty, Miles City, MT


1995        Holter Museum of Art, Gender & Geography: New Works by Montana Women Artists,                                

                      Helena, MT (publication)


1994        Yellowstone Art Center, Northern Rockies/New Visions: Fourteen Regional Artists,                                

                      Billings, MT (publication)

                Idaho Falls Arts Council Gallery, Montana Artists, Idaho Falls, ID

                Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Drawn West, Logan, UT    


1993       Holter Museum of Art, ANA 22, Helena, MT

               Beall Park Art Center, Sweet Pea Festival, Bozeman, MT

               Minot State University, EMC Faculty Exhibit, Minot, ND


1992       Community 7 TV, Hometown Video Festival II, Billings, MT, (1st place, information category)


1991        Claremont Graduate School, Sculpture Exchange Show, Boulder & Claremont, CA

               Sibell-Wolle Auditorium, Interdisciplinary Arts Video Screening, Boulder, CO

               Pirate Gallery, Return of AlternaTV Video & Film Venue, Denver, CO

               Boulder Public Library, Women’s Week Video Night, Boulder, CO


1990        Bass Performing Arts Center, Sculpture Colorado, Austin, TX





1991        M.F.A.      University of Colorado, Boulder, CO  


1989        M.A.        Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL  


1988        B.A.        Eastern Montana College, Billings, MT  




2015         Speaker, TEDx Billings 


2010        Artist in Residence, Yellowstone Art Museum Visible Vault, Billings, MT, six months

                    Nominee, Anonymous Was A Woman Award


2009        Artist in Residence, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, one week


2007        Artist in Residence, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY, one month


2000-04  Commissioned Artist, U.S. General Services Administration, Art in Architecture                                        

                       Program, New Border Station at Sweetgrass, MT/Coutts, Alberta


1999        Artists in the Prisons Residency, camera/darkroom, Montana Women’s Prison


1997        Outstanding Young Alumnae, Montana State University-Billings


1995        Artist In Residence, Copper Village Museum & Art Center, Anaconda, MT


1991        Graduate Student Research & Creative Work Award, University of Colorado, Boulder

               Dean’s Small Grant Award, Thesis Show, University of Colorado, Boulder


1990        Dean’s Small Grant Award, Installation Project, University of Colorado, Boulder


1988        Anita Krueger Art Award, Outstanding Graduating Senior, Eastern Montana College




                Billings Clinic, Billings, MT

                Billings Logan Airport, MT

                General Services Administration, Joint Border Station, Sweetgrass, MT

                Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT

                Montana State University-Billings

                North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

                Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

                Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT