Covid Story: An Artist Sheltered in Place on the 31st Floor

Written and directed by Linda Stein
Produced by Have Art: Will Travel! (HAWT)
Technical assistance by Basha Harris and Rachel Birkentall
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Linda Stein is a feminist artist, activist, educator, performer, and writer. She is the Founding President of the non-profit Have Art: Will Travel! Inc (HAWT) for Gender Justice, addressing bullying and diversity. HAWT currently oversees The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein (FoG) and Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein (H2F2), two traveling exhibitions with educational workshops. Two more exhibitions will travel soon: Displacement from Home: What to Leave, What to Take (DC4) and Sexism and Masculinities/Feminities: Exploring, Exploding, Expanding Gender Stereotypes (SMF). In 2018, Stein was honored as one of Women's eNews' 21 Leaders for the 21st Century. In 2017, Stein received the NYC Art Teachers Association/UFT Artist of the Year award, and in 2016, she received the Artist of the Year Award from the National Association of Women Artists. Her art archives are at Smith College and the Linda Stein Art Education Collection is housed at Penn State University. Starting in Spring of 2020 Penn State will endow, in perpetuity, an annual Linda Stein Upstander Award (starting at $1,500) to a scholar using Stein's archives to inspire bullies and bystanders to become brave upstanders.