Linda Ganjian was born in Brighton, Massachusetts, and raised in the suburbs of Boston. She received her B.A. (with a major in painting) from Bard College in 1992 and her M.F.A. from Hunter College CUNY in 1998.
Some exhibition highlights include: Artspace, New Haven, CT (un(spoken) 2009), National Academy of Design (Invitational 2008), Socrates Sculpture Park (EAF 2007), Queens Museum, (Queens International 2006), Storefront for Art and Architecture (Portable 3-person show 2006), eyewash@Boreas Gallery (Urban Designs solo show 2006), the Brooklyn Museum of Art (Open House: Working in Brooklyn 2004), and Stedelijk museum de Lakenhal in Leiden, Holland (2001).
She has received grants from the Queens Council on the Arts (2011), Pollack-Krasner Foundation (2005); Artslink (2001); the ARPA foundation (2001); the Gunk Foundation (February 2002) for the No Live Girls project, a fellowship to MacDowell Colony (2006), Hall Farm Center (2005), Millay Colony (2004), and Vermont Studio Center (2003).