Ann Diener


based in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara CA


EDUCATION


MFA  University of California, Santa Barbara
BA     University of California, Los Angeles




ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS




2014    Forthcoming, January 31-February 28, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City


            College


2013    Tapestries, Electric Works, San Francisco., California


2010 Artist-in-Residence Ann Diener,  The Art, Design and Architecture Museum   


             University of California Santa Barbara


2010     Field Notes-Ann Diener Large Scale Drawings, Cuesta College Art Gallery,  


             San Luis Obispo, California


2008     Cathedrals of Commerce, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara,   


2008 Growth,  Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California (January 19-March 1),


brochure with text by Meg Linton


2004     Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California, Exploring Borders


(selected by Elizabeth East, LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles for CAF’s Call for Entries Competition), catalogue with text by Colin Gardner


2001  Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California, Alias Wavefront, The Blue Wall


1994 Parnas Gallery, Santa Monica, California






SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS




2013    Fanatic, POST. Los Angeles, California


2012    Open House, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California 


2012    Landscape & Architecture, Irvine Fine Arts Center, curated by Carl Berg


 2011   View from Here, Santa Barbara Museum of Art


2011    Achromatic Variations, Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, California


2010    Density, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California


2009    Baker’s Dozen, Torrance Museum of  Art, Torrance, California, catalogue


2009    Project 30, curated by Lisa Melandri, Santa Monica Museum of Art


            


2009 I’ll be your mirror, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2008 Edge, Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission                         


2008     Looky See, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California


2008     Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park


2007     Pulse Art Fair, London, represented by Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2007     Preview Berlin, represented by Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2007     Welcome to Our  Neighborhood, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa    Barbara, California 


2007    Art LA, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2006-07 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, (November 12, 2006-January 21, 2007), catalogue


2006 Aqua Art Fair Miami, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California  


2006 Explorations, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Santa Barbara, California


(part of Off-Axis Santa Barbara


2006    sprawl , Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California 


2006 draw, paper, scissors, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, California


2006 Painting’s EDGE, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California


2006 Painting’s  EDGE,  Fullerton College, Fullerton, California


2006 LA Art, Santa Monica, California


2005 Aqua Art Fair Miami, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California 


2005 M Theory, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California 


2005 North by Northwest, Hunsaker Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, California


2002 Small Images, Sullivan Goss Fine Arts, Santa Barbara, California


2002 Formulations, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


2001 Friends of Paul Tuttle , University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara


2001 Sketchy, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2000 Hot Summer Color, Frame, Santa Barbara, California


1999 Wallworks, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California


1998 Venice Art Walk, Venice, California


1997 U.C.S.B. Womens’ Center Fall Exhibition, Obsessions


1995 Art About Town, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


1994 Parnas Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Drawing Exhibition






REVIEWS




San Francisco Chronicle, “96 Hours”, February 27, 2013


San Francisco Weekly, “Tapestries”, February 13, 2013


Santa Barbara News-Press. “Color of a Different Color”, Josef Woodard,


      May 20-26, 2011


Santa Barbara News-Press, “Getting Lost in the Details”, Josef Woodard,


      March 19-25, 2010


Santa Barbara Independent, “Expect the Unexpected”, Elizabeth Schwyzer,


       February 18, 2010


Los Angeles Times, “Baker’s Dozen at the Torrance Museum”, David Pagel


        October 9, 2009


Artweek, “Ann Diener: Cathedrals of Commerce”, Josef Woodard, December 2008-January 2009


The, “Ann Diener; Cathedrals of Commerce”, Heather Jeno, November 2008


Santa Barbara News-Press, “On it and off it”, Josef Woodard, October 17-23, 2008


Santa Barbara Independent, “Greenhouse Effects”, Colin Marshall, October 9, 2008


The, “Looky See: A Summer Show”, October 2008, Art Ltd, “Santa Barbara: On a Tilt Toward Art”, Kim Biel, September/October 2008


Los Angeles Times, “A sprawling satisfying show”,  Leah Ollman, August 22, 2008


Artweek, Ann Diener, “Growth”, Ashley Tibbets. April 2008


Los Angeles Times, “Drawings Capture Dangerous Energy”, Christopher Knight,


          January 25, 2008


Santa Barbara News-Press, “Here comes the neighborhood”, Josef Woodard, March 30, 2007


Art on Paper, “Draw, Paper, Scissors”, Peter Frank, October-November 2006


Los Angeles Times, “Artists who stand out from the group”, Christopher Knight, August 11, 2006


Los Angeles Times, “What this group can do with paper”, Leah Ollman, June 2, 2006


Santa Barbara News-Press, “Artists in Our Midst”, Ted Mills, September 4, 2006


Arts Journal- Modern Art Notes, “Miami Ones I liked”, Tyler Green, December 8, 2005


Los Angeles Times, “Affordable Art? Right this way”, Scott Timberg, August 25, 2005


Santa Barbara Independent, “Drawing Outside the Lines,” Sanam Petri, October, 2004


Santa Barbara News-Press, “Exploded enclosures,” Josef Woodard, September 24, 2004


Artweek, “Sketchy at Acuna-Hansen Gallery”, David DiMichele, October 2001


Santa Barbara Independent, “Hot Summer Color:  Works by Tony Askew, David Dahl, and Ann Diener,” D.J. Palladino, August 24, 2000.


Santa Barbara News-Press, “The Long Hot Summer,” Joan Crowder, September 1, 2000








PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:




2014                Artist in Residence, Santa Barbara City College


2010 Artist in Residence, University of California Santa Barbara


2008 Q & A with Curator of Prints and Drawings, Leslie Jones, for


The Modern and Contemporary Art Council, Los Angeles


County Museum of Art, in conjunction with Growth, 


Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California 


2007 Visiting Artist, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, 


California


2007             Speaker, The Helen Rosenberg Memorial Lecture, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


2007 Lecturer, Department of Art, University of California, Santa Barbara


2006 Speaker, University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara


2006 Speaker, Saigon Biennale Company, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


2005 Speaker, Otis College of Art and Design


2005 Slide Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, New York


2004-2003 Curator, The Glass Box, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


2004-2003 Search Committee, Executive Director, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


2003             Panelist, Drawing: Personal Journeys, talk in conjunction with FINE LINES, drawings from the collection of Wynn Kramarsky,


Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California


Board member, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California




FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS:




2011                 The American Academy in Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist and Scholars 


                         Program


2009                 Kaus Australis Residency, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


2005             Dissertation Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, California


2005             Abrams Prize, given to an outstanding graduate student in the arts at the University of California, Santa Barbara


2004             Abrams Prize


2004             Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, Inter-disciplinary Humanities Center, University


             of California, Santa Barbara


2004             Israel Levitan Graduate Award, University of California, Santa Barbara


2005-2003 Teaching Assistant, University of California, Santa Barbara






PUBLICATIONS




2011             included in New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition


2010             “In the Studio”, Western Art and Architecture, Spring/Summer 2010


2009             Bakers Dozen, Torrance art Museum. Torrance, California 


2008            Growth, Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2007            Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC


2006          included in New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition


                     included in New American Paintings, MFA Annual


2004            Exploring Borders, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum. 


                    Santa Barbara, California


2004         included in New American Paintings, Pacific Coast Edition






COLLECTIONS




The Capital Group


Prudential Insurance Company of America


Santa Barbara Museum of Art


Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


The West Collection




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http://drawingcenter.org/viewingprogram/


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