Linda Le Kinff

Recognition

  • Le Kinff was selected as the Official World Cup artist in 1998. Her work was exhibited in the cities of Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Saint-Denis and Toulouse in France.
  • To honor Le Kinff’s tenure as the World Cup’s official artist, a painting she created was minted into a commemorative coin by the French government. This is the first time the honor was bestowed upon a living French artist.
  • Le Kinff has a catalog raisonne of her graphic works published by Park West Gallery with an introduction by art historian and art critic Joseph Jacobs.
  • In 2002, Le Kinff participated in the “Exposition of Prestige,” organized by the French ambassador to Japan.
  • In 2010, Le Kinff was named the official artist of the 136th Kentucky Derby. Her artwork is featured on posters, prints, tickets, racing programs and officially licensed products for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby. She is the first French artist to receive this honor.
  • Le Kinff has exhibited in India, Lebanon, Korea, France and Japan.