Lindsey Guile

Lindsey Guile is a body and fat-liberation artist exploring concepts of self-image through the lens of contemporary feminist theory. Lindsey utilizes large-format drawing and ceramics in her explorations into how body image affects self- worth. Her work has been exhibited at The Arnot Museum, The Dorsky Museum, The Birke Art Gallery, The Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery, Untitled Space Gallery, Women’s Work Gallery, The Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, and more. She was an Artist in Residence at the Blue Mountain Center in the summer of 2021.

Lindsey is an Associate Professor of Visual Art at Dutchess Community College. She has an MFA from SUNY New Paltz as well as BFA and MA degrees from SUNY Oswego. She is a 2023 recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Lindsey currently lives in Poughkeepsie, NewYork. 


2024             Indelible, The Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2024             Resilient, ArtSpace36, Canandaigua, NY

2023              Uncensored, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY

2022              Unruly Bodies, Mary Cosgrove Dolphin Gallery, Worchester State, Worchester, MA

2022              REBELLIOUS, Solo Exhibition at the Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

2019               UNAPOLOGETIC, Solo Exhibition atWomen’s Work Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2018               Becoming: New Work by Lindsey Guile & Allora McCullough, ArtCentro Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2014               Self/Conscious, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY


2023               S L O W S E L F I E, Novado Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2023               2023 Art Faculty Exhibition, Mildred I. Washington Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2022                Construct:  Expressions of Gender in Portraiture, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

2022                The Sublime Nude, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2022                Made in NY 2022, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

2022                The Body Beautiful III, Barrett Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2021                 Awagami Small Works Exhibition, The Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper, Tokyo, Japan

2021                 Represent: New Portraiture, National Juried Exhibition. Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie,NY

                                    * Juried by Hannah Turpin from the Carnegie Museum of Art

2021                2021 Art Faculty Exhibition, Mildred I. Washington Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2020               Terrain, Emerge Gallery, Saugerties, NY

2020                NUDE, Queen City 15 Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2020                Art4Equality, Untitled Space Gallery, New York, NY

2019                 Body Beautiful, Untitled Space Gallery, New York, NY

2019                2019 Art Faculty Exhibition, Mildred I. Washington Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2019                Export International, Trolley Barn Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2019                The Body Beautiful II, Barrett Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2018                The Body Beautiful, Barrett Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2017                Bon Marche, Safe Harbors Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

2017                PRESS/PAUSE, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

2015                Pulling Prints, Mildred I. Washington Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2015                Peace & Justice, Murloff-Kotler Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY

2014                Comfort/Chaos, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY

2013                East End Emerging Artists Exhibition,  Ille Arts Gallery, Amagnesette, NY


2021                Blue Mountain Center Residency, Blue Mountain Lake, NY 

2013                Sparkbox Studios Artist Residency, Picton, Ontario Canada


2024               “Let Them Eat…Everything: Interview with Virginia Sole-Smith.” The New York Times,  April 22, 2024

2023                The Power of Unapologetic Fat Art. The Burnt Toast podcast with Virginia Sole-Smith. August 3, 2023

2023                "The Caryatids of Garrison".  The Chronogram, March 2023 Issue, page 61

2019                 Art Uncovered: Lindsey Guile. Podcast. September 17, 2019

2019                 “What’s Next?! Eco-Materialism andContemporary Art” by Linda Winetraub. Contributing photography in collaboration with the SPURSE Collective.


2023               UNCENSORED Artist Talk, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY

2022               Changing the Narrative: Body Image & Art. For Women's History Month at Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY

2022.             REBELLIOUS Artist Talk. Marshall University, Huntington, WV. 

2021                 Body Positivity: Altering the Narrative Through Art. University of Tennessee at Martin, Center for Women & Gender Equality. Martin, TN.

2021                 Crowd Sourcing Rapid Response Resources for Remote Learning During COVID – 19, CAA (College Art Association)

2020                 Artist Lecture, University of Tennessee at Martin Art Program. Martin, TN.

2019                 BODY BEAUTIFUL Artist Talk, Untitled Space Gallery, New York, NY

2019                 Artist and Body Positivity Lecture, Bard College, for Women’s Empowerment, Red Hook, NY

2019                 Visiting Artist Lecture, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY

2019                 UNAPOLOGETIC: Artist Talk with Lindsey Guile, Women’s Work Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2019                 Understanding Failure as a Tool for Success, FATE Conference, Columbus, OH

2019                 The Body in Contemporary Culture, Artist Panel Discussion, Barrett Art Center,Poughkeepsie, NY

2018                 Revealing the Body, Artist Panel Discussion, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

2011                 Visiting Artist Lecture, Worcester StateUniversity, Worcester, MA


Master of Fine Arts (Painting & Drawing), SUNY New Paltz

Master of Arts (Drawing) , SUNY Oswego

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting & Drawing), SUNY Oswego

Associates of Arts & Sciences, Jefferson Community College

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