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(American, b. 1944) Linda Connor is an American photographer living in San Francisco, California. Best known for her landscape photography, she has photographed a multitude of countries throughout her career including, but not limited to, India, Mexico, Thailand, Ireland, Peru, and Nepal with a large format camera in tow.
Connor’s work is in the collections of numerous museums and institutions including Art Institute of Chicago, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, Stanford Art Museum, Palo Alto, CA, Yale Art Museum, Yale University, CT, Vassar College Art Gallery, Arlington, NY, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., Yildiz University, Istanbul, TU, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI. Canadian Center for Photography, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, University Park, NM, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Over the span of her career she has received awards and recognition from the Society of Photographic Educators, the Flintridge Foundation, Falkirk Cultural Center, National Endowment for the Arts, Charles Pratt, Friends of Photography, and the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship.
Linda Connor is a professor for the Photography Department at the San Francisco Art Institute, where she has taught since 1969. From 1985-1999 she served as a board member for Friends of Photography. When that organization closed its doors in 2001, Connor became founder & president of Photo Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography.