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Selected Invitational and Museum Exhibitions

Public and Private Commissions

Selected Public and Private Collections

Selected Awards, Honors, and Public Recognition

Education


 

    SELECTED INVITATIONAL AND MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017 Relic/Ritual/Object, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, New York
    Contemporary Assemblage: Dianne Baker, RO, Buffalo, New York
  • 2016 Hallwalls Members Exhibit, Buffalo, New York
  • 2015 "2D/3D", Timothy Cobb Fine Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Partners in Art, River Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
    Collage, Western New York Artists Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • 2014 Damon Morey, Juror: Charles Clough, Buffalo, New York
    "Great Lakes: Small Works", Riverside Arts Center, Juror: Norma Glasser, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • 2013 Past Present - Perfect Tense: Dianne Baker, Studio Hart, Buffalo, New York
  • 2012 Material/Ethereal Constructs: Weeks Gallery, Jamestown Community College
    Arte & Industrie Gallery, Housatonic , Massachusetts
  • 2011 Halpert Biennial Exhibit, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Juror: Steven Matijcio, Boone, North Carolina
    13th International Miniature Textile Exhibition, Revers-Avers, Bratislava, Slovakia & Breitenbrumn, Austria Juror: Miroslav Broos
  • 2010 "Eco-Green”,Space at the Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland
    "RETHREADS", Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • 2009 Goldesberry Gallery Houston, Texas

    11th International Textile Minature Exhibition, ZOOM
    Bratislava, Slovakia Juror: Marga Person
  • 2008 Space Place Life Exhibition
    Eastern Kentucky U., juror: Arturo Sandoual
  • 2007 Accrochage
    Kouros Gallery, New York, New York

    Quartet Insite Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • 2006 Dianne Baker: Lost & Found
    Nichols School Gallery, Buffalo, New York

    Prima Materia
    McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 2005 Refuse, Reuse, Redeux
    Castellani Satellite Art Museum
    Niagara Falls, New York
  • 2004 Craft Art Western New York
    (Juror: Mark Leach) Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York
  • 2003 Underground Gallery, Ellicottville, New York

    Refuse, Reuse, Redeux, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University,
    Lewiston, New York
  • 2002 Society for Contemporary Craft, One Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Craft Art Western New York (Juror; Kenneth R. Trapp) Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York
  • 2001 Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
    Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 The Library at D’Youville College, Buffalo, New York

    Included in a quarterly national juried show of contemporary artists whereby a work is published in the monthly "Art Calendar" magazine
  • group shows 1990-1999 Kelly Randall Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio (1999); Wyndy Morehead Fine Arts, New Orleans, Louisiana (1999); Trios Gallery, Solanna Beach, California (1998); Sun Cities Museum of Art, Sun City, Arizona (1997); Corporate Art Source, Chicago, Illinois (1996); Virginia Brier, San Francisco, California (1995); Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1994); Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York (1993); A. Houberbocken Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1992); Art Ventures, Santa Fe, New Mexico (1991); Craft Art Western New York, Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo, New York (1990)
  • group shows 1979 - 1989 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1989); Panache Gallery, Denver, Colorado (1988); Rice Gallery, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York (1987); Carnegie Cultural Center, North Tonawanda, New York (1986); Chautauqua Art Association, Chautauqua, New York (1985); Access To The Arts Gallery, Dunkirk, New York (1984); PeopleArt Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1983); Upton Hall Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1982); More-Rubin Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1981); Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York (1980); Chateaugay Art Gallery, Chateaugay, New York (1979)
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    PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

  • AccuMED, 2012, Buffalo, New York "Nightscapes" 2 (60" x 48" x 2") velcro, wires, clips
  • Wisconsin Arts Board for the Department of Public Instruction, School for the Visually Impaired, Janesville, Wisconsin. “Reflecting Rhythms,” 1994, wall sculpture, 8' x 4.5' x .5', cotton, leather, paper, sisal, jute and metal
  • Spikes Restaurant, Buffalo, New York. “Desert Mask Series,” 1992, series of four large-scale mask-like wall sculptures, individually 4' x 2' x 2', mixed media (copper, brass, handmade paper, palm leaves, fibers)
  • Econo Lodge Motel, Erie Pennsylvania. “Moonbeams,” 1991, free-hanging mixed media sculpture, 10' x 4' x 2' (copper, film strips, various fibers, plastics and metals)
  • Lancaster Public School District, Buffalo, New York. “Environmental Weaving,” 1978, wall sculpture collaboratively created with students, (organic materials), 6' x 6'
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    SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • Rigidized Metals Corporation, Buffalo, New York
  • Gilda's Club, Western New York
  • AccuMED Innovative Technologies, Buffalo, New York
  • Hi Temp Corporation, Buffalo, New York
  • Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York
  • Canisius College, Buffalo, New York
  • Uniland Development Company, Buffalo, New York
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Permanent Collection, Buffalo New York
  • Charles Rand Penney Collection, Lockport New York
  • Ira G. Ross Eye Institute Buffalo, New York
  • The Ashford Hollow Foundation, East Otto, New York
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    SELECTED AWARDS, HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • 2015 Video Archive Project: Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, New York
  • 2013 2nd Prize: Emerging/Converging, Damon Morey, Buffalo, New York
  • 2010 First Prize, Art Dialogue Gallery,Buffalo, New York,
    Recycle & Reuse:Juror Randel Plowman
    Who's Who in American Art (since 2005)
  • 2009 Buffalo Big Print Award, Buffalo Society of Artists 113th Catalog Exhibit, Lockport, New York
    Juror: Gregory M. Wittkopp.
  • 2007 CCVA Award, 50th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art;
    Jurors - Barbara Luderowski & Michael Olijnk, Chautauqua, New York
    Most Innovative Room Award,Artworks selected for the Junior League Show House, Buffalo, New York
  • 2006 Honorable Mention, 19th Annual Valentine's Show, Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • 2005 2nd Prize, Regional '05, Art Dialogue Gallery,
    Buffalo, New York
  • 2004 Juror, Allentown Art Festival, Buffalo, New York
  • 2003 Honorable Mention, Regional '03, Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • 2001 Juror and Lecturer, Flights of Fancy, Buffalo Weavers Guild, Buffalo, New York
  • 2000 Selected as an artist to be included in the Herd About Buffalo project. Of over 400 artists submitted, 153 designs were selected in this city wide public art project to have artists design/create unique sculptures utilizing fiberglass cast buffaloes (4’ x 7' x 2').
  • 1997 Honorable Mention, Art Dialogue Gallery, Buffalo, New York, Regional ‘97
  • 1996 Juror of Awards, Pen Women & College Student Art Exhibit, University at Buffalo Center for Tomorrow, Buffalo, New York
  • 1994 Bond’s Award, Buffalo Society of Artists, Buffalo, New York, 99th Annual Art Exhibition
  • 1985 First Prize, Tonawanda Art Association, Tonawanda, New York, Members Exhibition
  • 1983 Margaret Mallory Award, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New York, 48th Annual Art Exhibition
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    EDUCATION

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, Continuing Graduate Studies in mixed media/fiber arts with artist Carol Kapuza, 1973-1976
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, M.S. Social Studies, 1969.
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, B.A. History, 1965.
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, Completion of Florence Program, Florence Italy, 1964.
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