Linka A Odom Photography
linkaaodom@gmail.com/themissinglinka.com
4321 Burgundy St., New Orleans, LA 70117
504-920-0258
Instagram, Eyeem, Twitter, Facebook: @themissinglinka

 

 

Education

 

Masters in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography – 2012 
London College of Communication, London, UK

 

Workshop with Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb – 2011
Radius Books, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography – 1997
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, NYC, NY

 

 

Awards/Contests

 

    • Burn Magazine, Emerging Photographer Fund, Shortlisted, December 2013
    • FotoPub Festival, Thursday Award Finalist, July 2013
    • Getty Images Creative Grant Winner, June 2012
    • Lucie Scholarship, Shortlisted, April 2011
    • Best in Show II, Create:Fixate – December 2009
    • APA/LA Personal Ads Selected, Juried Exhibition – May 2005
    • WIPI, Decisive Moments Selected, Juried Exhibition – January 2005
    • Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest, Winner Arts Category – June 2004
    • Santa Fe Photo Workshops, First Prize, Color Photo Contest – June 2001
    • Tisch’s Seth Tobias Award for Outstanding Artistic Talent – May 1997

 

 

Commissioned Photographic Light Box Installations (selection)

 

    • Quest Festival, Hanoi Vietnam – November 2015
    • Bordel Des Arts, Berlin, Germany – July 2015
    • MLove Con Festival, Hamburg, Germany – June 2015
    • Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY, NY – September 2013
    • Garbicz Festival, Poland – August 2013
    • Pathways, Getty Grant Project at KEH Hospital, Berlin, Germany- June 2013
    • Secret Island Nation Festival, Sweden – August 2012
    • The Secret Garden Party, England – July 2012
    • Nowhere Festival, Spain – July 2012
    • Fusion Festival, Germany- June 2012
    • Body and Soul Festival, Ireland – June 2012
    • Art Outside, Austin, TX – October 2011
    • Burning Man Festival, Center Camp – August 2011
    • Wanderlust Yoga and Music Festival, Vermont & CA – July 2010 & 2011
    • Insomniac Events, Los Angeles, CA – July 2010
    • Lightning In A Bottle Music and Arts Festival, Silverado, CA – May 2008 & 2010

 

 

Exhibitions / Publications (selection)

 

    • Conde Nast, West Coast Summer Fests – 2016
    • Rand McNally, Romance Novel Cover – 2015
    • Fest 300.com, Wonderfruit Festival Feature – December 2015
    • Fest 300.com, Quest Festival Feature – November 2015
    • The Pigeonhole, Letters from Berlin Essay and Photography – Summer 2015
    • Cannabis Now Essay on Gorlitzer Parks Marijuana Trade – August 2015
    • Conde Nast, Berlin Mitte – July Issue 2014
    • Neon Magazine, Cannabis Legalization Article, Germany – March Issue 2014
    • Fest 300.com, Festival de Qoyllu Rit’I – February 2014
    • AusZeiten & Räumen, Atelier Freier Fotografen, Berlin, Germany – Feb. 2014
    • Photoville, Aaj Tak, Brooklyn, New York – September 2013
    • Never Seeing Nothing, LCC Nursery Gallery, London, UK – May 2013
    • Pictorymag.com, Jan. 2012, Feb. 2010, Jan. 2010
    • Create:Fixate, Los Angeles – Jul., Dec. 2004, May 2005, Dec. 2007, July, Dec. 2008, Dec. 2009
    • Patterns II, by Schmidt & Fogelberg – First Edition 2008

 

 

Blogging, Social Media, Writer, Content Creator

Facebook=1,5K / Twitter=600 /Instagram =2k /EyeEm=12k followers

 

    • The Pigeonhole
    • ArtConnect Berlin
    • Berlin Logs
    • Fest300
    • Personal Blog

 

 

Interests
Literature, Travel, Sustainability, Ancient Cultures, Bike Riding, Techno, Yoga, Dancing, History, Adventure, Art, Food