Born in Liverpool, 1954
Lives and works in Heysham, Lancashire

Solo Exhibitions

Art on the Underground commission, London (forthcoming)
Bower of Bliss, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow
The House of Fame, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Her Grace Land, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

An Absence, A Presence, A Mood, A Mantle, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, LA, USA
The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield
Tate St Ives, Cornwall
Femme/Objet, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; travelling to Kestner Gesellschaft, Hanover, Germany

Daughters of the Promised Land, The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, USA

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

King’s Ransom (Hybrid Tea), Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame, The Arches, Glasgow, Scotland
The Darktown Cakewalk, Celebrated House of Fame. Chisenhale Gallery, London

Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany

Pretty Girl. No.1, Baltic, Gateshead
PS1/Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

We Who Are Her Hero, Galerie LH, Paris, France
Let Me Go Where My Pictures Go, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

The Lives of Women Dreaming, Futura Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

The Return of Linderland, Cornerhouse, Manchester

What Did You Do in the Punk War, Mummy?, Cleveland Gallery, London
England is Mine, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic

Selected Group Exhibitions

Home Futures, Design Museum, London (forthcoming)
Exploding Collage, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Vêtements Illicites, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, France
Actions. The image of the world can be different (part 1), Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
Virginia Woolf: An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings, Tate St Ives, Cornwall; travelling to: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Queer Art(ists) Now, Archive Gallery, London
The Critic as Artist, Reading International, Reading Museum, Reading
Dreamers Awake, White Cube, London
Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender, and Identity, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Nude: Art from the Tate Collection, SOMA Museum, Seoul, Korea
Daughters of Penelope, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland
As Above, So Below, Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland
La Modiva, part of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2017, Home, Manchester
Surreal House, The Pill, Istanbul, Turkey

Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become an Event?, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
Le retour des ténèbres’ /Return of Darkness, Musée Rath in Geneva, Switzerland
Artistic Differences, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Nude: Art from the Tate collection, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Performing for the Camera, Tate Modern, London
Pure Romance, The Redfern Gallery, London

British Art Show 8, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
LINO|CUT, Paul Stolper, London
Soft Core, Invisible Exports, New York, NY, USA

Primal Architecture, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London
Play What’s Not There, Raven Row, London
The Hawker, Gallery Carlos Ishikawa, London

The Age of Collage, Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany
Designing Modern Women 1890-1990, MoMA, New York, NY, USA
Flowers&Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Germany
The System of Objects, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Tom Burr & Linder, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO, USA
IN THE CUT: COLLAGE AS IDEA, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Southbank, Australia

Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Mash-up: Collage from the 1930’s to the present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Transmitter/Receiver. The persistence of collage from the Arts Council Collection, MIMA, Middlesbrough
LIVE! Art&Rock that Changed the History, Centro Per L'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Les Paris Sont Ouverts, Freud Museum, London
Madame Realism, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, Netherlands

Art For Whom?, Tate Britain, London
Another Music, Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Room Divider, Wilkinson Gallery, London
Rencontres d'Arles Photographie, Arles, France
The Dark Monarch, Towner Contemporary Art Museum, Eastbourne
Mixtapes: Popular Music in Contemporary Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Linder Sterling and Jon Savage: The Secret Public / Punk Montages, Photography and Collages 1976 – 1981, Boo – Hooray, New York, NY, USA
Misty Boundaries Fades and Dissolves, FormContent, London (curated by Daniella Saul with Linder, George Barber, Stewart Home, Linder, Clunie Reid, James Richards, Eva Weinmayr)
SUPERNATURE: an exercise in loads, AMP, Athens, Greece

The Dark Monarch, Tate St Ives, St Ives
After Twilight, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Crossroads. DA2, Salamanca Institute of Culture, Salamanca, Spain
Cohabitation, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan, Italy
Punk. No One is Innocent, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, Austria
doArt, Beijing, China

Re-Make/Re-Model, Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
Neolithic Porns, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Love Me Tender: Works from the Tate collection, Tate Britain, London
Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany
Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt.Gallery, Newcastle
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, USA
What We Do Is Secret, Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 - 1988, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican, London, touring to the Maison des Arts in Créteil, France

Deconstruction, Barbara Gladstone, New York, NY, USA
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
Le Sphere Punk, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
The Secret Public: The last days of the British Underground 1978 - 1988, Kunstverein Munich, Germany

Collage, Bloomberg space, London

Glamour, Windows Gallery, British Council, Prague, Czech Republic
Plunder, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland

DEAD, The Roundhouse, London

Destroy: Punk Graphic Design in Britain, Royal Festival Hall, London

Selected Performances

Art on the Underground, London (forthcoming)

Children of the Mantic Stain, Southbank Center, London

Children of the Mantic Stain, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

The Ultimate Form, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield

Le Magasin, Grenoble, France

The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London

Meltdown, Royal Festival Hall, London

The Working Class Goes To Paradise, Manchester, England