Meg Linton joined TROT in July 2018 as Executive Director. She has more than 20 years of experience running non-profit and academic art spaces in Southern California. Linton has called Patagonia, Arizona home since 2014 and has been volunteering and consulting with artists, non-profits, and government agencies on strategic planning. Before moving to Arizona, she was the Director of Galleries and Exhibitions at Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, and Curator of Exhibitions at the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach. She also co-founded Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions in Venice Beach and Costa Mesa, California.
Linton has a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California at Irvine, a Master of Fine Arts and a Certificate in Museum Studies from California State University, Fullerton. In 2007, she attended the prestigious Museum Leadership Program at The Getty Leadership Institute, and in 2012, completed the inaugural Leadership Academy organized by the Association of Academic Museum and Galleries at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Recently, she completed several writing workshops at The Writer’s Studio in Tucson and in her spare time is working on a historical novel.