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Solo Shows 
   
2013-2014 "Biblical Reliefs," solo exhibition at the Derfner Judaica Museum, 5901 Palisade Ave, Riverdale, NY
2013-2014 "Cityscapes," solo exhibition at the Elma and Milton A. Gilbert Pavilion Gallery, 5901 Palisade Ave, Riverdale, NY
2012-2013 "Landscapes For Every Season," Sovereign/Santander Bank, 108 Hudson St, New York, NY
2011-2012 "City Paintings Inside and Out," Sovereign/Santander Bank, 108 Hudson St, New York, NY
2010-1972 Bowery Gallery, 530 West 25, New York, NY 10001 (5 shows)
2008 Gallery of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, NYC
1998 Franklin Fest, 150 Franklin Street, New York, NY
1993 Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, NY
1986 America West, Tucson, AZ
   
Selected Group Shows 
   
2014 "Works On Paper," Federation of Modern Painters & Sculptors, St Francis College Callahan Center, 180 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY
2014 "Bowery Gallery Founding Members 1969," Westbeth Gallery, 55 Bethune St, NYC
2014 Hudson Guild Gallery, 446 W. 26 St, NYC
2014 A.I.R. Gallery 111 Front St, Brooklyn, NY
2013 December, 2013, Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, 48 Gansevoort St. at Ninth Ave, NYC
2013 "Community Jam," Hudson Guild Gallery, 441 W. 26th St, NYC
2013 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Gallery of the Manhattan Borough President, Scott Stringer, 1 Centre St, NYC
2013 "Sideshow Nation," Sideshow Gallery, 319 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
2012 "Community Jam," Hudson Guild, 441 West 26th St, NYC
2012 "Backlash," Soho 20 Gallery, 547 W. 27th St, NYC
2012 "Wish You Were Here 11," A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front St., Brooklyn, NY
2012 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Westbeth Gallery,
55 Bethune St., NYC
2011-12 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Borough President's Office, NYC
2011 Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild, 441 W. 26th St, NYC
2011 "Wish You Were Here," A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front St, Brooklyn, NY
2011 St Francis College,180 Remsen St. Brooklyn, New York
2011 Pioneers of Tribeca, Salomon Arts Gallery, 83 Leonard St, 4th Fl.
2011 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, 54 Franklin St, NYC
2011 Faculty Show, Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street, NYC
2010-11 Broome Street Gallery Invitational, 498 Broome St, NYC
2010-11 The Dura Europos Project, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Flomenhaft Gallery Annex, 547 W 27 St, NYC
2010 The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors at the Educational Alliance, 197 Broadway, NYC
2010 Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild, 441 W 26th St, NYC
2010 Blue Mountain Gallery, Small Works Show, 530 W 25th St, NYC
2010 "Seduced by the Sacred," Mandell JCC Gallery, Hartford, CT
2010 "Wish You Were Here," A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front St, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, 54 Franklin Street, NYC
2010 Faculty Art Exhibition, BMCC Fine Art Department, NYC
2009 "Tzelem," Stanton Street Synagogue, New York City
2009 Broome Street Gallery Invitational, New York City
2009 Hudson Guild Gallery, New York City
2009 Faculty Group Show, Borough of Manhattan Community Gallery
2008 April, Art Department Faculty Show, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, N.Y.C.
2008 February, St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, N.Y.
2007-8 "Small Miracles," Dec-Jan, Atlantic Gallery, 135 W 129, NYC
2007 September-October "Scenes from the Bible", A show of eleven artists' work including work by Lynda Caspe and curated by Lynda Caspe. Synagogue for the Arts Gallery Space, N.Y.C.
2007 Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild, 441 West 26th Street, NYC
2007 "Small Works Invitational 2007 Paintings", Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 West 25th Street, N.Y.C.
2007 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Group Show, Westbeth Gallery, 55 Bethune St., N.Y.C.
2006 "Small Miracles," Atlantic Gallery, 40 Wooster, N.Y.C.
2006 Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild, 441 West 26 N.Y.C.
2006 Small Works Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, N.Y.C.
2006 National League of American Pen Women, Guest Artist, Lafayette Grill, 54 Franklin Street, N.Y.C.
2006 The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Group Show,The Gallery of the Manhattan Borough President's Office, 1 Centre Street, N.Y.C.
2006 "The Subway Show" Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Synagogue for the Arts Gallery Space, 49 White Street, N.Y.C.
2006 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Cork Gallery, Avery Fischer Hall, N.Y.C.
2005 "Past and Present" The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Synagogue for the Arts Gallery Space, 49 White Street, N.Y.C.
2005 Community Jam, Hudson Guild, 441 West 26th Street, N.Y.C.
2005 Broome Street Gallery, 498 Broome Street, N.Y.C.
2005 Small Works Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 West 25th Street
2005 Atlantic Gallery, 40 Wooster, N.Y.C.
2005 "Works on Paper", Bowery Gallery, N.Y.C.
2004 Bowery Gallery, 530 West 25th Street, N.Y.C.
2004 Annual Winter Invitational, Atlantic Gallery, N.Y.C.
2004 Holiday Invitational, Broome Street Gallery, N.Y.C.
2004 Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors, Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President, 1 Centre St.
2004 "The Lower East Side", The Education Alliance, 197 East Broadway, N.Y.C.
2003 Atlantic Gallery, 40 Wooster Street, N.Y.C.
2003 Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center Plaza, N.Y.C.
2002 Annual Holiday Show, Atlantic Gallery, N. Y.C.
2002 MCS Gallery, 110 Northampton Street, Easton, P.A.
2002 "Landscape Show", Atlantic Gallery, May 14-June8, N.Y.C.
2001 10th Annual Invitational, Atlantic Gallery, N.Y.C.
2001 The Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors at the Art Student's League, 215 East 57 Street.
2000 Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus, N.Y.C.
1999 Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, N.Y.C.
1999 "Raw Seeing", New York Studio School, 8 West 8th Street
1998 "Fifth Anniversary Exhibition", Flywheel Gallery, Piermont New York
1997 "Tribeca Artists", Fiterman Hall Gallery, N.Y.C.
1996 Art Department, Faculty Show, Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street, N.Y.C.
1995 Art Department Faculty Show, Borough of Manhattan Community College 199 Chambers Street
1994 Spring Exhibition, Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, New York
1994 Anniversary Show, Bowery Gallery, N.Y.C.
1993 "Intimacy", Flywheel Gallery, N.Y.
1993 Flywheel Gallery Group Show, Piermont, New York
1992 "The First Decade" The New York Studio School, 8 West 8th Street
1992 Invitational, Bowery Gallery, N.Y.C.
1992 Works on Paper, Flywheel Gallery, Piermont, N.Y.
1990 Alumni Show, New York Studio School, 8 West 8th Street, N.Y.
1989 Faculty Exhibition, Parson's School of Design, 66 5th Avenue
1989 Group Show, Hudson Guild, N.Y.C.
1988 Faculty Exhibition, Parson's School of Design, N.Y.C.
1985 Group Show, Bowery Gallery, N.Y.C.
1980 Group Exhibit of Artists from the United States, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
1979 Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
1978 Landmark Gallery, N.Y.C.
1978 Artist's Postcard's Show, Cooper Hewitt Museum, N.Y.C.
1975 Westminster College Art Gallery, New Wilmington. Pennsylvania
1971, 1970, 1969 Group Shows, Bowery Gallery, 299 Bowery, N.Y.C.
1970 Three Woman Show, Bowery Gallery, 299 Bowery, N.Y.C.
1970 "The Representational Spirit" University Art Gallery, University of New York, Albany, New York
1969 Group Show, Eagle Gallery, New York, N.Y.C.
   
Panel Discussions
   
2009 Museum of the City of New York, "Creating an Alternative Art World" Moderated by Irving Sandler, with panelists Lynda Caspe, Lois Dodd, Dana Dorosh and Phong Bui.
   
Bibliography  
   
1964 Cubism as a Product of Spanish Art and Culture, 94-page book published by the University of Iowa
 
Newspaper and Magazine, Photos, Reviews and Listings:
   
2014 The Villager, November 13, 2014, "Bowery Gallery's Radical Notions Persist" by Dusica Sue Maleseci (with reproduction of Caspe sculpture "Autobiography")
2013 Jewish Week online, "Treasures in the Bronx," Sept. 29, 2013, Gloria Kestenbaum blog
2013 The Jewish Press, Oct 25, 2013, p.14-15, Richard McBee, "Lynda Caspe: Biblical Reliefs and Cityscapes" (4 photos)
2012 Tribeca Citizen (online), February 19, with reproduction of "Buildings on the Park"
2012 CityArts (online), January 6, with reproduction of "Buildings on the Park"
2012 Downtown Express, January 4-11, p.27, "Lynda Caspe: City Paintings Inside and Out"
2012 The Villager,"Lynda Caspe: City Paintings Inside and Out"
2011 Tribeca Trib, December 2011, p. 48, listing and reproduction
2011 Diane Renzulli, "Ars Gratia Argentaria," Battery Park Broadsheet Daily, December 21, with reproductions
2010 Charles Berger, online review of Bowery Gallery exhibition
2009 Borough of Manhattan Community College Online Calendar, November 4
2009 The University of Chicago Calendar for Alumni and Friends, November 4: Panel
2008 The New York Sun, Calendar March 12, p.12, listing of the Lynda Caspe Show at the Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President
2008 Borough on Manhattan Community College online calendar, March 17
2008 The New York Sun, March 11 Calendar, p.12, includes a reproduction of Lynda Caspe's painting "Still Life at Window" and a listing of the show at the Gallery of the Office of the Manhattan Borough President
2008 Jewish Daily Forward Online, Bintel Blog Brief, February 5
2007 The Battery Park City Broadsheet, October 11 - 26, p.2, "Sketches from the Good Book Curated by Lynda Caspe" by Carla Marie Rupp
2007 The Jewish Press, October 19, p.5, "Bible Scenes" by Richard McBee with reproduction of "Cain and Abel"
2007 Downtown Express, September 28-October 4, Reproduction of Lynda Caspe's relief, "Abraham and Isaac" and a listing of the show.
2001 On Line Review, by Jane Necol, Art Historian, teaches at York College, City University of New York and Parson's School of Design, a division of The New School University, New York
1993 Rockland Review "Art Exhibition in Piermont" 
1976 Arts Magazine, "Ideas in Contemporary Art" ( March ) with reproduction of "Collage 1, 1975"
   
Professional Honors: 
   
2012-15 Listing in "Who's Who in American Art"
2014-15 Listing in "Who's Who in America"
2011-12 Fellowship Grant, Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
2010 PSC/CUNY Professional Development Grant for the Casting of Sculpture
2009 PSC/CUNY Professional Development Grant for the Casting of Sculpture
2007 PSC/CUNY Professional Development Grant for the Casting of Sculpture
1974 (CAPS) Creative Artist Public Service Award, 1974 for Painting
1973 Yaddo Fellowship, July-August 1973, given for Sculpture
   
Director of the Bowery Gallery, 2001- 2010
Co-President of the Federation of Modern Painters and Sculptors 2005, 2006
Founding Member, Bowery Gallery, 1969
   
Teaching: 
   
1978-Present Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, Adjunct Associate Professor, teacher of Drawing, Painting and Design
1977-1989 Parsons School of Design, 66 Fifth Avenue, teacher of Drawing, Color and Design
1973-1977 Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art, teacher of Design
1968-1972 Kean University, Union New Jersey, teacher of Art History, Two and Three Dimensional Design, and Painting
1968 The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, teacher of Engraving and Etching
1966 The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, teacher of Two Dimensional Design
   
Education:
   
1966-1968 The New York Studio School, 8 West 8 Street N.Y.C
1964- 1965 Atelier 17, Paris, France, Studied Engraving and Etching with Stanley William Hayter
1964 M.F.A.  February, Painting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
1961 A.B. Major English, Minor Art, The University of Chicago  Chicago, Illinois
   
Selected Collections:
 
Derfner Judaica Museum, Riverdale, New York
Tribeca, New York Office of the Communication Workers of America, 6 Harrison Street, 4th Fl. "Extreme Capitalism Eats Its Young," 2012-2013 (extended loan)
Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, bronze relief, "Solomon's Judgement," 2011-2012 (extended loan)
Lucy Lippard Collection, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University, New Jersey
Schering-Plough, New Jersey
Greater Middletown Art Council, Middletown, New York
John Hightower, New York City, Former Director of the Museum of Modern Art
Kelley Rollings, Tucson, Arizona, Collector and Gallery Owner, Tucson Arizona
International Art Collection, National Gallery of Australia