Metamorphosis Gallery







Linnea Tober

Metamorphosis Gallery

Unique nature transformations by Linnea Tober; for your home and your life~!


~WELCOME ONE EMERGENCY SHELTER Benefit Show, Rough & Repurposed, Havre de Grace, MD JAN 24th and 25th
~HEARTS for FRANK Benefit show for Deborah Heart & Lung Center, Browns Mills, NJ. This show is in memory of my beloved father, Frank Anthony Tober, Jr.; and will be at the Monmouth Beach CUltural Center in Monmouth Beach, NJ.
~The Maryland State Delegates building in Annapolis will be displaying my works January-May 2015
~"ABSTRACT PHOTOGRAPHY", Liriodendron Mansion, Bel Air, MD, Sundays 1-4 through March 2015

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Curriculum Vitae:

Name ~ Linnea L. Tober
Phone ~ 732.500.8629
Email ~

~Brookdale Community College- AA in Education (1994) and Graphic Design Certification (1999)
~Kean University- BA- Art History/Fine Art – (1997)
~Monmouth University- MAT- Art Education (May 2009)

~Featured artist at Arts by the Bay Gallery, 'Come on Spring" show, Havre de Grace, MD (Feb-Apr 2014)
~Featured Artist on ArtBeat, Harford Community College Radio Show, Bel Air, MD (Jan 2013)
~Featured Artist in Harford’s Heart magazine, Bel Air, MD (August-Sep 2012)
~Featured artist in the Cecil WHIG newspaper, Elkton, MD (March 2012)
~Featured artist in the Monmouth County Woman magazine, NJ (June 2010)
~Featured Artist in Jersey Alive section of the Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, NJ- (June 1998)

~Wilmington, De June Art Loop, "Chakras_an exploration in color and energy", BloodBank of DelMarva, Wilmington, DE (June 2014)
~Torche Galerie "One year anniversary exhibition", Belmar, NJ (Apr-May 2014)
~Chestertwon RiverArts, "Electric Dreams", Chestertown, MD (May 2014)
~Torche Galerie, "One year anniversary exhibition", Belmar, NJ (April-May 2014)
~Arts by the Bay Gallery, "Come on Spring", Havre de Grace, MD (Feb-Apr 2014)
~Gibby Center for the Arts, "Abstract Expressions", Middletown, DE (March-April 2014)
~Chestertown River Center for the Arts, "Love Letters", Chestertown, MD (Feb-March 2014)
~Towson Arts Collective, "MOVE:A celebration of the human body in motion", Towson, MD (Feb-March 2014)
~Torche Galerie "Winter Exhibition", Belmar, NJ (Feb-Apr 2014)
~Elkton Station Gallery, Elkton, MD "Abstracted" show (Oct 2013)
~Gallery 135, Red Bank, NJ "Shades of Tea" show (Oct 2013)
~RAW Baltimore, 'Translations" show. Baltimore, MD (Sep 2013)
~*1st PLACE WINNER, competition, "It's a Color Thing", juror: Ava Rado Harte, Hungarian artist, photographer, film maker and Founder/Artistic Director of Center For Emerging Art (Jan 2013)
~Hamilton Art Gallery Juried show, Baltimore, MD (Jan 2013)
~Towson Arts Collective, "Things that glow in the dark", (Oct 2012), JURORS:Jenee Mateer, Towson University Professor, Photographer
Quentin Moseley, MICA Professor, Printmaker, Painter, and Neon Artist
~Hamilton Art Gallery group show, Baltimore, MD (Sep-Oct 2012)
~Gallery at 14 Maple, "Giving Voice", Morristown, NJ, JUROR:Margaret O'Reilly, Curator of Fine Art at the New Jersey State Museum (Sep-Mar 2013)
~Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center,"Glitz: Art that Sparkles", Dowell, MD JURORS:Carrie Patterson, Associate Professor & Department Chair, Department of Art & Art History, St. Mary’s Coll. of Md., Sally Otis, Coordinator, Videoconference Education Program, Smithsonian American Art Museum (Oct 2012-Feb 2013)
~ Harford County Dept on Community Services, “Art without boundaries”, Bel Air, MD (July-Aug 2012)
~ Newark Arts Alliance, “Flights of Fancy”, Newark, DE (June 2012)
~ART TAKES TIME SQUARE finalist. Artwork displayed on 9’X12’ billboards in Times Square, NY. (June 2012)
~Grunwald Gallery of Art, “The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2012”, Indiana University, Bloomfield, IN (May-August 2012)
~ Denise Bibro Fine Art, “Petroleum Paradox”, (online exhibit and catalogue), NY, NY. JUROR: Eleanor Heartney, Contributing Editor to Art in America and Artpress; Artnews, Art and Auction, The New Art Examiner, the Washington Post and the New York Times. (May-June 2012)
~“2012 Inaugural Windsor Whitney Biennial” winner. JUROR: The Sucklord from the BRAVO networks WORK OF ART
~ Newark Arts Alliance, “Going Green” show, JUROR: Susan Barton, science professor at the University of Dela-ware and an Extension Specialist, conducting research and educational programs on sustainable landscaping. Newark, DE (March 2012)
~ Guild of Creative Arts, “Eyesights Juried Photo Show”, JUROR: Arik Gorban, internationally award-winning photographer, Shrewsbury, NJ (March 2012)`
~ Harford Artist Association, “Starving Artist Show" Bel Air, MD (Jan-March 2012)
~ Gallery 13, "Affordable Art Show", Asbury Park, NJ (Dec 2011)
~ Harford Artist Association, “Pictures at an Exhibition", Bel Air, MD, JURORS: Linda Ganus, Professor of Art at Lehigh University and New Century Artists Gallery, NYC and Elizabeth Howshall, Queens Museum of Art, NYC, Carroll County Arts Board & National Arts Material Trades Association. (Nov 2011)
~ Newark Arts Alliance, “Works on Paper”, Newark, DE (Sep 2011)
~ Clifton Arts Center, “Destination New Jersey-People and Places”, Clifton, NJ, (Sep-Oct 2011)
~ Red Bank Community Church, “Taste and See”, Red Bank, NJ (Sep 2011)
~ Rehoboth Art League, “Oktoberfest”, Rehoboth Beach, DE (Sept-Nov 2011)
~ Cecil County Arts Council, “Every color in the box”, Elkton, MD (Aug-Sep 2011)
~ Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Energy, JUROR: Howard Fox: Emeritus curator of contemporary art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
~ Rampant Lion Artisan Gallery,”Mermaids and Goddesses”, Havre de Grace, MD (July-October 2011)
~ Women’s Caucus for Art, “Man as Object-Reversing the Gaze”, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA. Juror- Tanya Augsburg, Ph. D. SF State University (November 2011)
~ Guild of Creative Art, “Healing Power of Art II”, (Cancer benefit), Shrewsbury, NJ (July-August 2011)
~ Cecil County Arts Council, “New Works” show, Elkton, MD, (June –July 2011)
~Still Point Art Gallery, “We can never have enough of nature”, on-line (June-August 2011)
~ Newark Arts Alliance, “Water’ show, Newark Delaware, (April 2011)
~ SICA (Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts), '196' International Juried Show, Asbury Park, NJ (February-Apr 2011)
~Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, 25th International Juried Show, JUROR~Joan Young, Associate Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
~ Los Angeles Center for Visual Art, LACDA, “Snap to Grid” International Exhibit, (Nov 2010)
~Still Point Art Gallery, “Global lifestyles: Big Cities, Small Towns, Tiny Villages”, on-line (Oct 2010)
~ Guild of Creative Arts, “The Healing Power of Art” juried cancer benefit show, Shrewsbury, NJ (Oct 2010)
~Caladan Gallery, “Attraction and Magnetism”, Cambridge, MA, (Oct 2010)
~ Parachute Factory Gallery, “The Seven Billionth Person Project” New Haven, CT, (Sep 2010-Jan 2011)
~The Gallery Within, “Everyone has a Dark Side”, Simon Silk Mill, Easton, PA (Oct 2010)
~Gallery 13, “City Arts Asbury Park Project” Asbury Park, NJ (Sep 2010)
~Art Alliance, “Fresh” show, Red Bank, NJ, (Sep 2010)
~ Gallery 9, “THE PEACE PROJECT”- L.A., Meridian Gallery, San Diego and Max Lang Gallery, New York, Jurors include Sylvia Laudien, Guggenheim and MoMA, and Karen Blessing, Pulitzer Prize winning illustrator of “Peace One Day”- (Sep- Nov 2010)
~Belmar Arts Council, “Surf Art’ juried show, Belmar, NJ (August 2010),
~Charmingwall Gallery, “6X6 Show”, NYC (August 2010)
~Still Point Art Gallery, 'True Artist' exhibit”, on-line (August 2010)
~Art Scene Today 'Abstractions of the Mind', Juror- Lisa Cooper, owner/manager of Elisa Contemporary Art Gallery, Riverdale, NY (August 2010)
~Studio 2 Gallery, “Poet-Tree” art show, featuring works that compliment the artist Marilyn Rea Nasky, Austin, Texas (August 2010)
~Guild of Creative Arts, Shrewsbury, “Landscape/Seascape” show (Jul 2010)
~Ocean County Arts Guilds Annual Juried Photography Show (Juror- Bonnie Stutski’s~ Senior Photography Editor for Smithsonian Magazine) (Jul 2010)
~Belmar Arts Council Juried Show ‘Art in Motion”, Belmar, NJ (Jul 2010) Juror- Bob Matarangelo
~Gallery 13, ‘It’s a Shore Thing’ photo show, (June 2010)
~Brookdale Community College, 24th Annual Juried Art show, Lincroft, NJ (May 2010)
~InSpirit Yoga Studio, ‘Altered Perceptions’ photography show, Long Branch, NJ (May 2010)
~Belmar Arts Council (BAC), Sixth juried state-wide show, (Apr 2010)
~Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls, NJ (April 2010)
~Guild of Creative Art, “Edgy to Avant-Garde”, Shrewsbury, NJ (Jan 2010)
~Art Alliance, “Recycled Materials”, Red Bank, NJ (Apr 09)
~ SICA (Shore Institute of the Contemporary Arts) “2nd Annual Ocean Film and Arts Festival”, Asbury Park, NJ (Apr 2008)
~The Art Alliance, 14th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition Juried Show, Red Bank, NJ (Oct 2007)
~Sharks for the Arts Project, Mid-State Arts Resource Team (mART) (2001)
~14th Annual Juried Art Show, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ- (May 2000)
~29th Monmouth Festival of the Arts, Tinton Falls (Apr 1999)
~Barnes and Noble, Freehold, NJ (Mar 1999)
~Monmouth County Arts Council, 21st Annual Juried Show, MONMOUTH MUSEUM, Lincroft, NJ- (Feb 2000)
~The Art Alliance, 13th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition Juried Show, Red Bank, NJ- (Jan 1999)
~Monmouth County Arts Council, 19th Annual Juried Show, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ- (1998)
~Brookdale Community College- 3rd Annual Juried Student Art Show, Lincroft, NJ (May 1998)
~Artist Guild, 16th State Juried Exhibition, Island Heights, NJ (Apr 1998)
~The Art Alliance, 12th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Red Bank, NJ(Mar 1998)
~Guild of Creative art, 5th Annual Juried Show, Shrewsbury, NJ(July 1997)


*The Gibby Center for the Arts, Middletwon, DE (MARCH 2014)
*RAW Baltimore "Translations" show. TATU, Baltimore (Sep 2013)
*Hotel Tides Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ (July-Aug 2013)
*The Council Gallery, Bel Air, MD (May-June 2013)
*Homegrown Cafe, Newark, DE (Apr 2013)
*A Subtle Rebellion, Abingdon, MD, (Feb-Mar 2013
*Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, DE (Jan 2013)
*Palette & the Page, Elkton, MD (November 2012)
*Copper Flame Gallery (July/August 2012)
*Espresso Joe’s, Keyport, NJ (July 2012)
*Mojo Main, Newark, DE (May-June 2012)
*Cecil County Arts Council, Elkton, MD (March-Apr 2012)
*Café Gelato, Newark, DE- (Dec 2011)
*Via 45, Red Bank, NJ (Sep 2011-May 2012)
*Gallery 13, Asbury Park, NJ- (July 2011)
*Joel McFadden Designs, Red Bank, NJ- (May 2011)
*Espresso Joe’s coffee house, Keyport, NJ (May 2011)
*Jamian's, Red Bank, NJ (Dec 2010)
*Monmouth Beach Cultural Center (June-Jul 2010)
*Red Horse Gallery, Freehold Raceway Mall (Mar-May 2010)
*Monmouth Beach Cultural Center (Jul 2009)
*No Joe’s Café, Red Bank (November 2000)
*Eatontown Public Library – (April 2000)
*Ft. Monmouth- Women’s History Month Celebration (2000)
*Red Bank Library, Red Bank, NJ (2000)
*NJ Center for the Healing Arts, Red Bank, NJ – (Oct 1999)
*Aquarius Rising, Fair Haven, NJ- (June 1998)
*The Java Hut, Belmar, NJ- (August 1998)

~Main Avenue Galleria, Ocean Grove, NJ
~Metamorphosis Gallery, Havre de Grace, MD
~Simply Grand Events Floral & Art Gallery, Havre de Grace, MD
~Arts by the Bay Gallery, Havre de Grace, MD
~Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, DE

~ "New Horizons" CD, Pat the SoulCat - 2012
~ “American Postmodernist Fiction and the Past”, Theophilus Savvas – Nov 2011
~ “Summoned Secrets”, W.P. Rigler –Sept 2011
~ “Love and Sorcery”, CD,David Wrong- 2009

~1st Place Winner of competition: "IT'S A COLOR THING", work featured on cover of exhibition catalogue (Jan 2013)

~"Petroluem Paradox, for better or for worse", Women's Caucus for Art. National juried exhibition, juror: Eleanor Heartney, Contributing editor Art in America and art press. (May-June 2012)

~"The Peace Project", world-wide juried art competition created by Lisa Schultz, The Whole 9. This project was her vision to help create a sustainable peace in Sierra Leone. Works traveled the US, to inlude Los Angeles and NYC. (2009)

*Art Alliance, Red Bank, NJ
*Guild of Creative Arts, Shrewsbury, NJ
*Belmar Art Council (BAC), Belmar, NJ
*Monmouth County Arts Council, Monmouth County, NJ
*Freehold Artists Guild, Freehold, NJ
*Ocean County Artists Guild, Island Heights, NJ
*Shore Institute of the Creative Arts (SICA), Asbury Park, NJ
*Cecil County Arts Council, Elkton, MD
*Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach, DE
*Newark Arts Alliance, Newark, DE
*Arts by the Bay Gallery, Havre de Grace, MD
*Chestertown River Center for the Arts, Chestertown, MD
*Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, PA
*Maryland State Arts Council
*Liriodendron Mansion, Bel Air, MD


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