Lynda Monick-Isenberg is a visual artist and educator on equal terms. As professor emeritus at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Monick-Isenberg continues through 2021 to guide the Teaching Artist Minor she originated at the College, facilitate BFA workshops, and mentor MFA graduate students. With over 100 fiber commissions nationally and work exhibited nationally her work is in the Weisman Museum, Minnesota History Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and many private collections. In addition to teaching and a lively art practice, she participates in the development and implementation of community-based arts and aging teaching residencies and curriculum. She has worked as peer coach, consultant and teaching artist for COMPAS, Minnesota State Arts Board, Minnesota Perpich Center for Arts Education, Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools, Kennedy Center, Penland School of Craft, University without Walls, Lifetimes Arts, and CommonBond Communities. She is a founding member of Form and Content Gallery Collective, the Jewish Women’s Artist Circle, a past board member and mentor for Rimon: Minnesota Jewish Arts Council, facilitator of the MN Jewish Artists Lab and the cofounder of The Drawing Project.
During the 2020-21 Lynda has focused and is focusing her attention on the design and delivery of remote visual arts education for participants 18-100 as we all continue to find ways to connect, include and extends arts reach across and into communities.