Lida Gordon, M.F.A.



Professor Gordon's drawings and installations deal with archetypical female imagery in a contemporary context. • She has won many fellowships and awards including the Al Smith Fellowship: Kentucky Arts Council- National Endowment for the Arts in 1993, the Southern Arts Federation - National Endowment for the Arts in 1992, the Kentucky Arts Council Professional Assistance Award Fellowship in 1992, and the Kentucky Foundation for Women Visual Arts Grant in 1988.

Teaching Areas

ART 105 Foundation 2-D Design
ART 381 Introduction to Fiber/ Mixed Media
ART 383 Papermaking
ART 581 Advanced Fiber/Surface Design
ART 582 Advanced Fiber/Mixed Media
ART 583 Papermaking
ART 584 Directed Study in Fiber
ART 681 Workshop in Fiber/Mixed Media


Fiber Arts • Mixed Media • Papermaking • Surface Design

Lecture and Presentations

"The Life and Work of Alma Lesch" - (LAFTA) Louisville Fiber and Textile Artists, 2005
"Artist's Statements - Where to Begin" - sponsored by Louisville Fiber and Textile Artists, Artopia, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003
"The Formal Critique - Issues and Formats" - sponsored by Louisville Fiber and Textile Artists - University of Louisville, 1999


Crossman, Gordon and O’Keefe, Three-Person Invitational at New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, Maine, 2012
Works by Lida Gordon - one person exhibition, Community Gallery, Nomad Cafe, Norway, Maine, 2009
Nazarath Arts Gallery - Gallery Premier, Gordon, Lockhart and Sisto, Nazareth, Kentucky, 2001