Linda Parr




  • Educated at North London Collegiate School
  • MB BS St Mary’s Hospital Medical School 1974
  • MRCOG by examination 1980
  • Fellow Royal College Obstetricians & Gynaecologists by award 1995
  • FdA Applied Art & Design, Wiltshire College 2011
  • BA Creative Arts: Applied Art and Design, Bath Spa University 2013
  • MA Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking, with distinction, University of the West of England 2017
  • Meir Agassi Book Art Prize 2017

2009 – 2015

  • Participated in ‘One and Other’, Antony Gormley, Fourth Plinth, August 2009
  • R K Burt, ‘Paperworks’, London, 2010
  • Silk Mill, ‘Body Matters’, Frome, 2010
  • FdA Show, ‘Off The Wall’, Rook Lane Chapel, Frome, 2011
  • Studio assistant & gallery work with Martin Creed at Hauser & Wirth, Savile Row, London,
    prior to the opening of his exhibition ‘Mothers’ in January 2011
  • School of Art & Design Degree Show, Creative Arts, Elements Art Space, Bath, 2012
  • Off the S{h}elf, Stockwell Studios, London, 2012
  • Say Something – An Impression of My 2012, SoapboxPress
  • Bath School of Art & Design Degree Show, Dartmouth Avenue, 2013
  • Nine months studio, fabrication & gallery work with Martin Creed
    for his two New York shows in 2013 and ‘What’s The Point of It’ at The Hayward Gallery in 2014


  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘Shine On’, contributor
  • ‘Cracker’, collaborative project at Artists Book Club (ABC) at UWE


  • turn the page Norwich, symposium attendance & book fair, for ABC UWE
  • United Artists for World Book Night ‘Serena Joy’, contributor & Halifax workshop
  • Arnolfini UWE Annual Miniature Print exhibition
  • Adana CPD workshop, UWE summerschool
  • Cover design for Blue Notebook Vol. 11 No. 1
  • Residency – Studio Guiglio Inaugural Screenprinting, Siena


  • Degree Show, Bower Ashton, UWE, & InDesign degree show leaflet
  • Pilgrim Passport selected for ‘Redesigning the Medieval Book’ exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries
  • Paper Structures course attended during year at Spike Island, with exhibition at Centrespace, Bristol
  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘BookIshNess’, contributor and travelling investigator
  • BABE (Bristol Artists Book Event) Arnolfini, with ABC
  • Poster presentation at the first UWE Student Conference, Can Sophie Take Care of Herself?
  • Liverpool Book Art Fair
  • Room accepted for Museum of Lost Public Notices, Melbourne
  • books sold at Art Book Berlin
  • MA Professional Practice Residency, Ravenna
  • TopShed Residency, Norfolk
  • Print in online curated exhibition, Cultivate: Something Blue


  • Bound to Bristol. Pop-up exhibition by UWE curating students
  • The Tetley, Leeds, launch of AMBruno ‘Cover’ project
  • Berlin Art Book Fair MISS READ with AMBruno ‘Cover’
  • Liverpool Library Frankenstein, exhibition also transferred to Kirkby Gallery in Knowsley
  • ‘Redesigning the Medieval Book’ exhibition and artists talk, Bower Aston Library at UWE
  • United Artists for World Book Night ‘Found on the Isthmus’ exhibition UWE Bower Ashton Library
  • Asheville Bookworks, North Carolina, USA ‘It’s Alive!’ Frankenstein 200 Exhibition Miserable Apparition
  • Artist in Residence, Adana Masterclass Angie Butler summer school UWE
  • OFFSET book accepted by Rejectamenta
  • ‘Interruptions’ print exhibited in Municipal Gallery of Pireus


  • BABE Bristol Artists Book Event
  • turn the page symposium attendance, Norwich
  • United Artists for World Book Night, ‘Gwalia Gazette’, tour guide and staff reporter
  • Exquisite Book project, Artists Book Club, UWE
  • TopShed Residency, Norfolk
  • Invitation to participate in ‘Posted/Unposted British Isles’ letterpress publishing project
  • Libros de Artista exhibition, Marie Curie, San Telmo Museum, Donostia, Spain


  • New Modernist Editing workshop, Edinburgh
  • United Artists for World Book Night, librarian for ‘Should we have stayed at home and thought of here?’
  • ‘United in Isolation’ exhibition, letterpress response to a pandemic, Animales de Lorca, Valencia
  • Artist’s Book Yearbook 2020/2021 Artist’s Page
  • General Scholarship awarded by Gladstone Library, to explore the use of colour in books
  • Postcards for Perec, project initiator


  • United Artists for World Book Night, co-ordinator for ‘The Herbarium’.
  • ‘Lockdown Retrospective’ presentation for Artists’ Book Club UWE Book Arts
  • Postcards for Perec slideshow, and artists books, shown online in ‘The Lost Weekend’ Bristol Artists Book Event
  • Postcards for Perec featured by invitation in Bulletin No. 78 of the Association Georges Perec
  • Postcards for Perec launch and exhibition Bower Ashton Library, UWE, Bristol
  • Postcards for Perec exhibition Winchester School of Art
  • Artist’s Book for AMBruno, ‘Volume’, Life A Listener’s Manual


  • Postcards for Perec, poster exhibition, The Street Gallery Bath Spa University Locksbrook Campus
  • United Artists for World Book Night, co-ordinator for ‘Ghosts in the Machine’.
  • Postcards For Perec published, ISBN 978-1-906501-21-1
  • Online presentation to ‘Space, Place, Practice’ Postcards for Perec
  • Artist’s Book Proposal accepted for AMBruno ‘Margins’
  • Postcards For Perec exhibited at Bristol Artists Book Event at Bower Ashton
  • turn the page book fair, Norwich
  • Postcards For Perec featured in ‘Patastrophe! No. 5 by Surrealerpool ISBN 9781910467220
  • Postcards For Perec exhibited at Special Collections Library, Cardiff University
  • Life A Listener’s Manual exhibited and for sale with AMBruno at Printed Matter Inc. New York
  • cfpr summer school Advanced Tetrapak with Stephen Fowler
  • Inaugural Bristol Editions book fair, Centrespace, Bristol
  • Print in Exhibition V International Mini Print Cantabria, the Sea and the Lighthouses
  • Plate in online exhibition Liverpool Book Art ‘2020 Vision: Magellan’s Voyage of Discovery’
  • ‘Beyond The Pale’ Bodleian Library call for prints, awarded first prize for Black Album.
  • Istanboulipo – exhibition of Postcards For Perec in Istanbul Festival of Architecture & Design
  • Pushing the Margins launched with AMBruno at Small Publishers Fair
  • Postcards For Perec exhibited at Collins Memorial Library, Puget Sound University, Washington
  • Circumnavigation conceptual book included in compilation physical book by Gomez and Sherman ISBN 9780998071121
  • Postcards for Perec reviewed by Corinne Welch in Printmaking Today, Vol 31 Winter 2022 Issue 124
  • Postcards for Perec acquired by the National Art Library, V&A Museum
  • Full sets of AMBruno Volumes and Margins projects, including Life A Listener’s Manual and Pushing the Margins bought by The British Library


  • Postcards for Perec exhibited at the Albert Sloman Library, University of Essex, Colchester
  • United Artists for World Book Night, co-ordinator for ‘We Remember’.
  • Artist’s book Snow exhibited in ‘The Mountains are calling…’ at Bower Ashton library in Bristol as part of the LAND2/UWE collaboration
  • Pushing the Margins included in ‘Space, Line, Colour’ curated by Julie Johnstone in Bower Ashton Special Cabinets
  • Pushing the Margins at Offprint London 2023, Tate Modern Turbine Hall with AMBruno
  • Postcards for Perec exhibited 10th International Design Week, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta
  • Tower of Hercules tetrapak miniprint in exhibition Castle Lighthouse, Castro Urdiales Hall, Cantabria

Work held in private and public collections including UWE Bower Ashton Library, Bodleian Collection, National Art Library V&A, Bath Spa University Sion Hill Library, Winchester School of Art Library, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Rare Book Collection of the State Library of Victoria, Newberry Library, British Library, Chelsea College of Arts Library, & Tate Britain Library and Archive.

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