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Born 1945

Chicago, Illinois

 

Education

University of Washington, BFA in Painting, 1967   

University of Indiana, MFA in Painting, 1970


FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS

2014     Artist Residency, Willapa Bay Artists in Residence, Oysterville, Washington

2010     Top Fifty, Critical Mass 2010
    
2007     Professor Emerita, Pacific Northwest College of Art

             Commissionf or the Governor’s Art Awards

2005     Sara Roby Award for Teaching, Pacific Northwest College of Art

2004     Artist Residency, The Whiteley Center, Friday Harbor Laboratories, San Juan Island, Washington     

2003     Artist Residency, The Whiteley Center, Friday Harbor Laboratories, San Juan Island, Washington

2001     Artist Residency, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

1994     Art in the Governor’s Office, Salem, Oregon

1987     Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship

             Portland Photographic Forum Artist Grant

 

Museum Collections

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

International Center of Photography, New York City

Museo del Art Costarricense, San Jose, Costa Rica

Museu da Gravura Cidade, Curitiba, Brazil

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington

Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington


Public AND Institutional Collections

American Embassy, Belize

Burden Corporation, New York, New York

Meyer Memorial Trust, Portland, Oregon

New Photographics Permanent Collection, Central Washington University, Ellensburg,Washington

Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, Oregon

State of Oregon Public Art Collection

 

SOLO Exhibitions

2015    Education of the Virgin, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington, MA

               Madonna Comix, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2014    Madonna Comix and Other Work with Poets, Western Gallery, Western Washington 
University, Bellingham, WA   

               Then/Now  1992-2014 , Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010    Evidence of its Occurrence, Orcas Center, Eastsound, Washington

2009    India Tigers, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2008    Field Notes. retrospective exhibition, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
            
            Furies
, Montreal Danse set design, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

2007    Field Notes. retrospective exhibition, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Ore
gon 
            
            Open Places, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            Out-of-Print, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2005    The Marine Algae Project, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

2002    Herbarium, Savage Fine Art, Portland, Oregon

2000    Inchoation, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, Oregon

1998    Insecta, Insectary, Landscapes, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, Oregon 
            
            Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon

1997    Sticks, Stones, Bugs, Bones, G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1996    Jack-in-the-Box, Luciana, Insecta, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, Oregon         

            India Tigers, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York

1995    Cartwheel Suite, India Tigers, Savage Fine Art, Portland, Oregon

1994    Bone Stories, Comparative Anatomy, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York

            Art in the Governor's Office, Salem, Oregon

1993    Bone Stories, Grids, Comparative Anatomy, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            Bone Stories, The Grids, Comparative Anatomy, Mid-Columbia Regional Arts Council, Tri-Cities, Washington

1989    Creative Art Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

1988    E.J. Bellocq Gallery, Ruston, Louisiana

1987    Dillingham Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

            Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            SoHo Photo, New York, New York

1986    Camerawork Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            Sunspot Gallery, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho

1985    Mind's Eye Gallery, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho
          

            Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon   

1982    Camerawork Gallery, Portland, Oregon                     

           

SELECTED Group Exhibitions


2014  This Music Crept By Me Upon the Waters, Leslie eller Workspace, NYC

2013   Bleak Beauty, Progragphica Gallery, Seattle, Washington

           Summer Show, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA

           Fierce,  Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
 

2011    Across the Divide/Critical Mass 2010
                Photo Center NW, Seattle, Washington
                Newspace Center for Photography
                Portland, Oregon, RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, California

2010   Motherlode, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon

           Across Cultures: 50 Objects from the Macy Collection, Northern Arizona University Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona
 
2009  
 Arachne, "Collaborative Vision, The Poetic Dialogue Project," collaboration with poet, Elisabeth Frost, 
                 The 
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
                 Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

2006    New Acquisitions, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

2004    Decade:  1994–2004, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, Oregon

            Pixel Re(s)volution, Visual Arts Center Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon

2003    Core SampleSymbiont/Synthetic, curated by Jeff Jahn, Portland, Oregon    

            Work by New Means:  Recent Digital Photographic Prints,  Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon           

2002    Learning to Look: Photographs From the Ronna and Eric Hoffman Collection, Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art,                       Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

2001    Exposure, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois    

            Northwest Photography, House of Photography, Prague, Czech Republic

            Six-Point Perspective, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

2000    EscapeLand, Zolla/Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
            
            Oregon's 20th Century in Photography,
 Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon           

1999    Beauty in the Beast,  Maryhill Museum, Washington
          
            The End
, Tacoma Art Museum 
Biennial, Tacoma, Washington

            Portland Photographers, S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland, Oregon

            Selections From the Jay Goodkind Collection, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey

1997    Contemporary Photographs From the Permanent Collection, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey 
            
            The Garden Show, curated by Victoria Beal, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon
            
            Observation and Invention: Oregon Women Photographers 100 Years After the Photo Secession
The Art Gym, Marylhurst                       University,
Marylhurst, Oregon
            
            Oregon Biennial
, Portland Art Museum, Portland, 
Oregon 

            Works on Paper, With Paper, and Drawings by Gallery Artists, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, New York            

1996    Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, New York

            Raven: Icons and Omens, Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington
            
            XV Anniversary Show, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1995    Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
            
            Stories: Narrative and Sequence in the Graphic Arts
, Seattle 
Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

1994    RE-presenting the Object, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon

1993    Crosscut: Centennial Invitational Exhibition of Oregon Artists, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

          The Vision at the End of the Trail:  A History of Oregon Photography, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

1992    Scale Shift, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1991    10,000 Eyes, International Center for Photography, New York, New York

            Still Life/Tableaux, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1990    Hand-altered Photographs, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            Northwest Photographic Invitational, Maude Kerns Gallery, Eugene, Oregon

1989    Artquake, Portland Performing Arts Center, Portland, Oregon

            Field and Stream, Pritchard Gallery, Moscow, Idaho, and Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho

1988    Artquake, Performing Arts Center, Portland, oregon
            
            The Dead Animal Show,
CAGE Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

1987    Additions to the Permanent Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
            
            Crosscurrents: Experimental Visions in Photography, Herrett Art Museum, Twin Falls, Idaho

            Kanto Gakuin University, Yokahama, Japan

            New Photographics/87, Central Washington University, Ellensberg, Washington
            
            Still Life Exhibition, 
Santa Fe, New Mexico

1986    Artquake, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

            House and Garden Show, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon

            New Photographics/86, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington
           
            Northwest Photographers, University of Montana, Bozeman, Montana

1985    Artquake, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

            Northwest Photographers, Maltwood Gallery, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

1984    First Annual Northwest Vision, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon

            Northwest Photo Educators' Exhibition, Society for Photographic Education, Gallery 141, Eugene, Oregon
           
            Gender Construction, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York

            Kanto Gakuin University, Yokohama, Japan

            Water, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon


SELECTED Bibliography

Aletti, Vince, “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, February 8, 1995


Allan, Lois, Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Craftsman House with G & B Arts International, 1995

--------------, “Dianne Kornberg at Savage Fine Art,” Artweek, July 1995 

--------------, “Dianne Kornberg at Elizabeth Leach Gallery,” Reflex Magazine, July 1993


Borum, Ann Clements, editor, 10,000 Eyes, Eastman Kodak Co. and Tommasson-Grant, 1991 



Bullis, Douglas, 100 Artists of the West Coast, Schiffer Publishing, 2009

Ciezadlo, Janina, "The Collaborative Vision:  Image Influencing Words and Words Influencing Image". Chicago Artists' News, April 2009                                                                   


Druckler, Garrick, “The Present Past, The Vision at the End of the Trail:  A History of Oregon Photography at the Portland Art Museum,” Artweek, January 1993  


Dubinski, Allison, “Beauty in Biology,” Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA Catalog 2005–2006, Plazm Publishing, Portland,
Oregon


Duford, Daniel, "Dianne Kornberg at The Art Gym," Artweek, January 2008


Ellison, Victoria, “A Macabre but Moving Mortality,” The Oregonian, November 8, 1996  


Francis, Kevin, “Is It Art?” Willamette Week, February 9–15, l994


Frascella, Larry, "Portfolio:  Dianne Kornberg, Portland, Oregon," Photo/Design Magazine, May–June 1988


Gallivan, Joseph, “Punk Is Showing Up All Over,” Portland Tribune, January 10, 2007


Gragg, Randy, “Dianne Kornberg Takes Anatomy Series to New York,” The Oregonian, January 1, l994


Guthrie, Danny, Gender Construction, exhibition catalogue, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, 1984 


Hays, Johanna, Field & Stream, 16 Pacific Northwest Artists, exhibition catalogue, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, February 1989 


Hopkins, Terri, Re-presenting the Object:  Evidence, Notes, and Observations, exhibition catalogue, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, January 1995 

------------, “Observation and Invention:  Oregon Women Photographers 100 Years After the Photo-Secession,” The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, September 1997


Jahn, Jeff,  “Symbiont/Synthetic,” Core Sample: Portland Art Now, exhibition catalog, DVD, Clear Cut Press, Astoria, Oregon, 2004 


Jensen
, Brooks, portfolio of reproduction gelatin silver prints, Lens Work Reproductions, l998

------------, portfolio of Jack-i n-the-Box,Lens Work Quarterly, 1998 

Johnson, Barry, "Dianne Kornberg develops the 'Madonna Bomb,' Oregon Arts Watch, February 20, 2015


Joyner, Herman, and KathleenMonaghan, Focus on Photography, Davis
Publications, Inc., 2007


Kanjo, Kathryn, Oregon Biennial 97, exhibition catalogue, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon 1997

Kepferle, Amy, "Madonna Comix Dianne Kornberg's Canny Collaborations," Cascadia Weekly #41, October 8, 2014


Klein, Harriet, “Photographs by Dianne Kornberg and Sharon Harper, "Portland, OR — What’s Going On," 
www.digitalcity.comOctober 3, 2002 


Lowrey, Melissa, Northwest Originals, Oregon Women and Their Art, InUnison Publications, 1989 


Rauschenberg, Christopher, Eyes of a City:  A City of Eyes, Portland Photography 1975—99, portfolio on CD-ROM, Blue Sky Gallery, 2000  


Raymond, Camela, “A Paradox of Morbidity, Life,” The Oregonian, June 23, 2000


Raymond, Jonathan, “The Fantasies of Facts,” The Oregonian, May 1, 1998


Ross, Terry, “Hung-Up and Left to Dry,” The Oregonian, May 19, 1995


Roth, Evelyn, “Now and Then,” American Photographer, September 1987


Row, D.K., “Flashes of Wonder and Recognition,” The Oregonian, March 13, 2005

--------------, “Digital Frontier,” The Oregonian, A&E, November 7, 2003

--------------, “Insects and Legends,” The Oregonian, April 17, 1998

--------------, “Dianne Kornberg,” Willamette Week, November 13, 1996

Sante, Luc, Foreword to Madonna Comix, published by William James and Co.


Stabler, David, "Audacious, unsettling images of womanhood at Augen Gallery, " The Oregonian/Oregon Live, February 1, 2015

Stafford, Kim, "Dianne's Infinite Fugue", India Tigers, William James & Co., 2009


Toedtemeier, Terry, Selected Works, The Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, l996

--------------, “Work by New Means:  Recent Digital Photographic Prints,” Member’s Magazine, Portland Art Museum, Fall 2003

--------------, "Still Life:  Objects, Apprehensions, and the Photography of Dianne Kornberg," Field Notes: Photographs by
Dianne Kornberg 1992-2007,
The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, 2007 

--------------, "Current Special Exhibitions," Portland Art Museum, website and Museum Members' Magazine, Fall, 2003

--------------, ""Work by New Means:  Recent Digital Photographic prints," Portland Art Museum Members' Magazine, Fall 2003


Ward, Logan, “Hot Contemporary Photographers, Coast to Coast,” American Photo, March/April 1997 

Weinstein, Joel, editor, portfolio of Cartwheel Suite, Mississippi Mud No. 38, 1996

Willhour, Clint, "Dianne Kornberg's India Tigers", India Tigers, William James & Co., 2009 

 

BOOKS:

Bindle, Dianne Kornberg & Elisabeth Frost, Ricochet Editions, June 2015 (upcoming)
Madonna Comix, Dianne Kornberg & Celia Bland, Media f8, 2014
India Tigers, Dianne Kornberg, William James & Co., 2009
Field Notes:  photographs by Dianne Kornberg 1992-2007, The Art Gym, Marlyhurst University, 2007

JOURNALS:

Lux V.1, LUMINA Literary Journal, 2014
Prographica  Gallery, 5 Artists,  Vol. 2 No. 2, September 2014
Preview  Magazine, Dianne Kornberg: Then/Now 1991-1014 and Madonna Comix and Other Collaborations, Fall 2014
Poetry Northwest, The Photography Issue, July 2013
Lux V.2, LUMINA Literary Journal, 2013




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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