Lynda Smith-Bugge


INVITATIONALS and JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2009
"Sculpture NOW 2009", juried by Victoria Reis at Washington Square,
1050 Connecticut Ave, Washington, DC, sponsored by the Washington Sculptors Group. (Feb 2 - May 2)
2009
"Hope from Form", Solo exhibition in the Fisher Gallery at the Rachel M
Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College,
Alexandria Campus. Curated by Megan Peritore. (Feb 13 – Mar 15)
2008
“Light of the World”, Episcopal Church & Visual Arts. Online exhibition:
http://ecva.org/exhibition/Light_Of_The_World_2008/LOTW-Smith-Bugge.htm.
Curator: Margaret Parker Adams. (Nov – Dec)
2008
“Aquifer”, Washington Project for the Arts /Washington Sculptors Group, Pepco
Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Juried by J.W.
Mahoney & Deborah McLeod (Nov – Dec)
2008
“From The Trees…Artistry is Revealed”, Del Ray Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mt.
Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA. Curator: Ron Blank (Oct – Nov)
2008
“Sculpture for the Soul”, Lerner Corporate Office Centre at Tysons II, 1650 & 1750
Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102. Curator: Richard Suib (Jan – Apr)
2007
“Natural Expressions by Mid-Atlantic Artists”, Mill Gallery, 500 Canyon Road,
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. (Aug 10 to Sept 23)
2006
“Visual Preludes”. “Three sculptures juried into multi-media exhibit for the 75th
General Convention of the Episcopal Church in Cleveland, Ohio by Episcopal
Church Visual Arts Committee. (June)
2006
“Artwork by Members” Women’s Caucus for Art of Greater Washington, DC, juried
for the Cornelius Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina (May/Jun)
2003
“Washington Wood 2005”, Del Ray Artisans Gallery, Alexandria, VA. Juried by the
Washington Woodworkers Guild (Nov) 2003 “Washington Wood 2003”, Del Ray
Artisans Gallery, 2704 Mt. Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA. Juried by the Washington
Woodworkers Guild. (Nov 7-30)
2003
“Documenting Women’s Lives”. The Greenbelt Community Center Art Gallery,
Greenbelt, MD. Juried by the Women’s Caucus for Art. (May 3 -26)
2002
“Wood turners of Virginia: Invitational Statewide Exhibition”. The Artisan’s
Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, Virginia (Jan – Feb)
2002
“Awakening” at 240 West Broad St, Falls Church, VA. Juried by Falls Church City
Center for the Arts. (May 2-June 17)
2002
“Picture This”. The Capital Hill Art’s Workshop, 545 Street, SE, WDC. Juried by
Regina DeLouise. (Nov 9-30)
2002
“Creative Transitions: Connecting Art With Life”. The Graffiti-Art Place, 4265
Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895, Juried by The Women’s Caucus for Art.(May 18-Jn 14)
2002
“From Shame to Triumph Invitational”. Washington Theological Union, WDC.
Exhibiting 14 Artists’ interpretation of the Cross-. (Jan 21 – Mar 4)
2001
“Washington Wood 2001”. The Biennial Exhibition of the Washington
Woodworker’s Guild, Rock Creek Gallery, WDC (Nov 8 – Dec 2)
2001
“Washington Women Artists Marching into the Millennium”. The Millennium
Arts Center, WDC. Juried by Lavonia Wohlfarth, Barbara Wolanin and Bill Wooby.
Sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art. (April 30 – May 30)
2000 “2000 Open Exhibition”. Fairfax Council for the Arts, Bell Atlantic Gallery, Northern
Virginia Community College. Annandale, VA. (Nov 2-Nov 29)
1999 “103rd Annual Open Exhibition”. National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South at
20th Street, New York, NY. Juried by the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. (Oct 7 –31)
1999
“Art Quilts and Wood 99”. Rock Creek Gallery. WDC. Juried by the Washington
Woodworkers Guild. (Oct 7 – 31)
1999
“3D in DC, A Regional Exhibition of Sculpture”. Touchstone Gallery, Washington
DC. Juried by Jennie Lea Knight. (June)
1999
“Art Words”. An Exhibition of poems in response to visual art. Poet/writer/art
collector Judith Knepper wrote a poem in response to my sculpture “Mending”.
Juried by the Del Ray Artisans Guild. (March)
SOLO EXIHIBITIONS
2009
“Hope from Form” Solo exhibition at the Rachel M Schlesinger Concert Hall and
Arts Center, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus. Curated by
Megan Peritore. (Feb 13 – March 15, 2009)
2007
“Sculpture for the Soul”, GALERIE MYRTIS, 500 9TH Street, SE, Washington DC 20003
2005
“Sculpture from Local Trees”. FIREFLIES Restaurant & Café, 1501 Mt. Vernon
Ave, Alexandria, VA. (June 1 – July 31)
2002
“Elements from Nature”. St. Marks Episcopal Church, 118 A St. SE, WDC. (Oct 18 -20)
2000
“Lynda’s Sculptures”. Coffin & Coffin Landscape Architects. 715 G St, SE.
Washington DC. (Feb 1 – Mar 1)
1999
“Virginia Trees: Inside and Out”. Green Spring Garden Library, Alexandria, VA. (July)
1999
“Virginia Trees: Inside and Out”. The Loft Gallery, 313 Mill Street, Occoquan, VA.
Featured Artist of the Month. (Mar 2-April 4)

COMMISSIONS
2008
Ponthy’s Sculpture (48” x 19.5” x 2.5”) Poplar. Commissioned by customer in Washington, DC.
2006
Liturgical Cross (48” x 48” x 8”) Burled Maple, Copper, Walnut – donated to St.Mark’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.
2005
Processional Cross, Walnut, Maple. Commissioned by Christ Episcopal Church, Garden City, Long Island.
2005
Sculptural Console Table (37’ x 52” x 20”) Cherry, Walnut. Commissioned by a fellow VCCA artist and novelist from Dallas Texas.
2005
Nine liturgical wall hangings for local collector in WDC. Various sizes and types of woods.
2001
“Paso Allegro” (62” x 16” x 16”) Cherry. Female figurative sculpture commissioned by a museum specialist in Florida.
2001
Ciborium (12” X 4” X 4”) Boxwood. Vessel for Litchfield Cathedral in England commissioned by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Washington, DC
2001
Two verges (crosses) commissioned by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, WDC.

HONORS
2003 Washington Forrest Fellowship to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts for the
purpose of completing a sculptural commission.
2004 Selected to be one of the local craftsman to be interviewed for a publishable paper
by a graduate student for the Masters Degree Program in the History of
Decorative Arts, which was conducted by the Smithsonian Institution and Parsons
School of Design, WDC.
2001 Monetary Award for 2 first place awards in the 2” x 4” Washington Woodworkers
Guild contest. My 5th & 6th grade girls entered their woodworking design into the
contest. We won “Most Creative” and “Most Efficient Use of Material.”
2002 Selected by the Capital Area Woodturners to be a woodturning demonstrator at the
Renwick Gallery’s “Woodturning Since 1930”.
2002 Selected to turn a bowl from a fallen oak tree planted by George Washington for Mt.
Vernon’s fundraising efforts. Alexandria, VA.
2001 Selected by the “Arts-in-Embassy Program”. “Mountains and Water” traveled to
the Ambassador’s residence in Baku, Azerbaijan for three years. (June 2001 –June 2004)
2001 Fellow to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
2001 Scholarship awarded by the Capital Area Woodturners (CAW) to study with wood
turner, Christian Burchard, at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.
1998 3D/Mixed Media Award juried and awarded by J. Carter Brown, former director
of the National Gallery of Art, WDC. Annual Open Exhibition, Arts Council of Fairfax
County.

PUBLICATIONS
2008 “Aquifer” exhibition catalog
2007 100 Contemporary International Artists, Bibliotheca de Artistas de las Comunidades
Europeas/European Communities Artists Library, Barcelona, Spain, p 91 (2007)
2007 “Creative Epiphanies in Art” by David Bonck, Good News, A Newsletter from
Goodwin House Incorporated & Goodwin Foundation, (Fall 2007)
2006 “Small Miracle: A Perfect Job – Lynda Smith-Bugge” by Margaret Paris,
Brushstrokes: WCA/DC Newsletter, (Spring 2006)
2005 “Falls Church Artist Finds Herself in the Grain” by Darien Bates, Falls Church New
Press, pp 22 – 23 (July 21-27, 2005)
2004 “Art in Nature” by Natalia Megas, Élan: Celebrating the Good Life in Northern
Virginia, pp 64 – 67 (May 2004)
2002 “Museum Visitors Enjoy Woodturning” by Phil Brown, American Woodturner, the
Journal of the American Association of Woodturners, Vol. 17 No 3, p 11 (Fall 2002
1998 “Arts Council Unveils Juried Exhibition”, Arts and Entertainment Section, the
Connection, p 22 (November 18 – 24, 1998)
1998 “Artist Branches out in Varied Ways” by Chalmers Hood, the Prince William Journal,
pp C1 & C4 (Friday, March 12, 1998)
1975 – 1991
Articles in various community newspapers and institutional publications about my museum programming (i.e. Library of Congress in WDC, Society of Woman
Geographers in WDC, Youth Museum of Charlotte County in FLA, and Goddard-Riverside Community Center in NYC)

EDUCATION
MS in Museum Education, Bank Street College of Education, NYC
BA in Fine Arts, Hunter College, NYC