Berkeley College Celebrates the Art of Linda Butti at the Berkeley Midtown Campus Gallery

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2009

Contact: Ilene Greenfield

Director of Media Relations

201-291-1111, ext. 5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu       
    

 

 

Berkeley College Celebrates the Art of Linda Butti

at the Berkeley Midtown Campus Gallery

 

Berkeley College is exhibiting “Paintings from a Private Place,” the work of artist Linda Butti.  Her paintings will be on display at the Berkeley College Midtown Campus Gallery, First Floor Lobby, 3 East 43rd Street, from March 3 through 31.  The exhibit is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday. An artist’s reception for Ms. Butti will be held on Wednesday, March 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

 

Ms. Butti is a New York-based artist whose work has been shown in many solo exhibitions, including the Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY; Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY; SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica, NY;  Whitehall Gallery, New York, NY; and St. John’s University, New York, NY. 

 

In addition, her artwork is included in numerous public and private collections, including those of NBC Studios, Mitsubishi Capital, the Duran Group, and the Chief Medical Examiner Offices – all in New York, NY.   

 

Ms. Butti, who received her MFA in 1975 from Brooklyn College, CUNY, also works in digital media as well as mixed media and oil paint.   The recipient of numerous art awards, as well as seven New York State Council on the Arts grants, she also was elected Woman of the Year by the National Organization of Italian-American Women (1992) and is included in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who of American Art. 

 

To view images of Ms. Butti’s work, visit www.lindabutti.com.  For more information about the exhibit, please contact Berkeley Gallery Curator Bob Keiber at rjk@BerkeleyCollege.edu or 212-252-2065. 

 

 

 

Photo Caption:  Artwork from Linda Butti’s “Paintings from a Private Place,” on exhibit at the Berkeley College Midtown Campus Gallery, First Floor Lobby, 3 East 43rd Street, New York City, from March 3 through 31.

 

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