b. 1949

Linda Troeller’s practice focuses on personal and social issues. She made the Chelsea Hotel her base for 20 years, in the process curating an exhibition for the building’s 125th Anniversary, “Chelsea Hotel Through the Eyes of Photographers,” publishing a monograph, “Chelsea Hotel Atmosphere – An Artist’s Memoir,” 2007 and “Living in the Chelsea Hotel, Schiffer Publishing, 2015 , which won the International Photo Award, 2016.

Troeller has lectured at School of Visual Arts, NYU, Parsons, Yale, Salzburg Summer Art Academy, New Orleans Photo Alliance, Ryerson University, Toronto and was a professor of photography at Stockton College of New Jersey, Indiana University, and Bournemouth College, England. She has a MFA, School of Art, and MS, Newhouse School, Syracuse University and BS from Reed School of Journalism, West Virginia University. She was an assistant at the 1974 Ansel Adams Workshops for Ralph Gibson and in 1987 for Annie Leibovitz and David Hockney.

Troeller’s photographs are in many corporate and private collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, Library of Congress and Special Collections Bird Library, Syracuse University.