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EDUCATION:
University of Washington, BFA in Painting, 1967     
University of Indiana, MFA in Painting, 1970
 
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWA RDS:
2015      Oregon ArtsWatch "The Big 100 of 2015"
2014      Artist Residency, Willapa Bay AiR, Oysterville, WA
2010      Top Fifty, Critical Mass 2010
2007      Commission for The Governor’s Art Awards, OR
2005      Sara Roby Award for Teaching, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2003-4   Artist Residencies, The Whiteley Center, Friday Harbor Laboratories, San Juan Island, WA
2001      Artist Residency, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR
1994      Art in the Governor’s Office, Salem, OR
1987      Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship
              Portland Photographic Forum Artist Grant
 
MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Museo del Art Costarricense, San Jose, COSTA RICA
Museu da Gravura Cidade, Curitiba, BRAZIL
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston TX
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
 
PUBLIC AND INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS:
American Embassy, BELIZE
Burden Corporation, New York, NY
Meyer Memorial Trust, Portland, OR
New Photographics, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
State of Oregon Public Art Collection
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2016    For All We Know, San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA
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
2011    Evidence of its Occurrence, Orcas Center, Eastsound, WA                                    
2009    India Tigers, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2008    Field Notes, retrospective exhibition, Western Gallery, Western Washington University,
                        Bellingham, WA
2007    Field Notes, retrospective exhibition, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, OR
            Out-of-Print, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
            Open Places, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2005    The Marine Algae Project, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2002    Herbarium, Savage Fine Art, Portland, OR
2000    Inchoations, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR
1998    Insecta, Insectary, Landscapes, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR
         Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR
1997    Sticks, Stones, Bugs, Bones, G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996    Jack-in-the-Box, Luciana, Insecta, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR
            India Tigers, Nohra Haime Gallery, NYC
1995    Cartwheel Suite, India Tigers, Savage Fine Art, Portland, OR
1994    Bone Stories, Comparative Anatomy, Nohra Haime Gallery, NYC
            Art in the Governor's Office, Salem, OR
1993    Bone Stories, The Grids, Comparative Anatomy, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
            Mid-Columbia Regional Arts Council, Tri-Cities, WA
1989    Creative Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1988    E.J. Bellocq Gallery, Ruston, LO
1987    Dillingham Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
            Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR
            SoHo Photo, New York, NY
1986    Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR
            Sunspot Gallery, College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
1985    Mind's Eye Gallery, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
            Renshaw Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
1982    Camerawork Gallery, Portland, OR                
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2016    The Black & White Photo Show, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014    This Music Crept By Me upon the Waters, Leslie Heller Workspace, NYC
2013    Bleak Beauty, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Summer Show, Prographica Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Fierce,  Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2011    Critical Mass 2010,
                        -Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
                        -Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR                             
                        -Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
2010    Motherlode, The Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR
2009    Arachne, “Collaborative Vision, “The Poetic Dialogue Project”
                        -The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
                        -Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
                        -Bowling Green State University, OH
2006    New Acquisitions, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2004    Decade:  1994–2004, S.K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR
            Pixel Re(s)volution, Visual Arts Center Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
2003    Core Sample, Symbiont/Synthetic, curated by Jeff Jahn, Portland, OR
            Work by New Means: Digital Photographic Prints, Portland Art Museum, Portland OR 
2002    Learning to Look: Photographs From the Ronna and Eric Hoffman Collection, Ronna and
            Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR
2001    Exposure, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Northwest Photography, House of Photography, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
            Six-Point Perspective, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MO
2000    EscapeLand, Zolla/Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Oregon's 20th Century in Photography, curated by Terry Toedtemeier, Portland Art Museum,
                          Portland, OR
1999    Beauty in the Beast, Maryhill Museum, WA
            The End,  Tacoma Art Museum Biennial, Tacoma, WA       
            Portland Photographers, S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR
            Selections From the Jay Goodkind Collection, The Princeton University Art Museum, NJ
1997    Contemporary Photographs From the Permanent Collection, The Princeton University Art
                           Museum, NJ
            The Garden Show, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR 
            Observation and Invention: Oregon Women Photographers 100 Years After the Photo-                                                Secession, The Art Gym, Marylhurst, OR
            The Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            Works on Paper, With Paper, and Drawings by Gallery Artists, Nohra Haime Gallery, NYC
1996    Nohra Haime Gallery, NYC
            Raven: Icons and Omens, Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA                                   XV Anniversary Show, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1995    Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            Stories: Narrative and Sequence in the Graphic Arts, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
1994    RE-presenting the Object, The Art Gym, MarylhurstUniversity, Marylhurst, OR
1993    Crosscut: Centennial Invitational Exhibition of Oregon Artists, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            The Vision at the End of the Trail:  A History of Oregon Photography, Portland Art
                            Museum, Portland, OR
1992    Scale Shift, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1991    10,000 Eyes, International Center for Photography, New York, NY
            Still Life/Tableaux, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1990    Hand-altered Photographs, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
            Northwest Photographic Invitational, Maude Kerns Gallery, Eugene, OR
1989    Artquake, Portland Performing Arts Center, Portland, OR
             Field and Stream,  Pritchard Gallery, Moscow, ID
             Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
1988    The Dead Animal Show, CAGE Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
1987    Additions to the Permanent Collection, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            Crosscurrents: Experimental Visions in Photography, Herrett Art Museum, Twin Falls, ID                                Kanto Gakuin University, Yokahama, JAPAN
            New Photographics/87, Central Washington University, Ellensberg, WA
            Still Life Exhibition, Scheinbaum & Russek Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1986    Artquake, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            House and Garden Show, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
            New Photographics/86, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington Un., Ellensburg, WA
            Northwest Photographers, University of Montana, Bozeman, MT
1985    Artquake, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
            Northwest Photographers, Maltwood Gallery, University of Victoria, BC, CANADA
1984    First Annual Northwest Vision, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR
            Gender Construction, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
            Kanto Gakuin University, Yokohama, JAPAN
            Water, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
 
 
BOOKS:
Bindle with poet Elisabeth Frost, Richochet Editions, Gold Line Press, USC, 2015
Madonna Comix with poet Celia Bland, Media F8, Franklin Beedle & Assoc. Inc. 2014
India Tigers, William James & Co., 2009
Field Notes:  Photographs by Dianne Kornberg 1992-2007, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, 2007
Contemporary Art in the Northwest, Craftsman House , 1995
100 Artists of the West Coast
, Schiffer Publishing, 2003
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:
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
 
Aletti, Vince, “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, February 8, 1995
 
Borum, Ann Clements, Editor, 10,000 Eyes, Eastman Kodak Co. and Tommasson-Grant, 1991
 
Bullis, Douglas, 100 Artists of the West Coast, Schiffer Publishing, 2003
                                                                                                                                                           
Druckler, G. “The Present Past, The Vision at the End of the Trail:  A History of
Oregon Photography at the Portland Art Museum,” Artweek, January 1993
 
Ciezadlo, Janina, The Collaborative Vision, Chicago Artists’ News, April 2009
 
Dubinski, Allison, “Beauty in Biology,” Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA Catalog 2005–2006, Plazm Publishing, Portland, Oregon
 
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, Photo/Design Magazine, May–June 1988 (portfolio and interview)         
 
Gallivan, J. “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, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, 1984 (exhibition catalog)
 
Haber, John, haberarts.com, “Full Fathom Five,” Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC, July 2013
 
Hays, Johanna, Field & Stream, 16 Pacific Northwest Artists, University of Idaho/Prichard Art Gallery, February 1989 (exhibition catalog)
 
Hopkins, Terri, Re-presenting the Object:  Evidence, Notes, and Observations, exhibition catalogue, The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon, January 1995
  ------------, “Observation and Invention:  Oregon Women Photographers 100 Years After the Photo-Secession,” The Art Gym, Marylhurst University, September 1997
 
Jahn, Jeff, “Northwest Space, Art and Architecture — Dianne Kornberg, Savage Gallery, Portland,” www.nwdrizzle.com, October 2002
  ------------, “Symbiont/Synthetic,” Core Sample: Portland Art Now, Clear Cut Press, Astoria, Oregon, 2004 (exhibition catalog, DVD)
 
Jensen, Brooks, Lens Work Quarterly, No. 16, winter 1996/97 (portfolio of Jack-in-the-Box)
  -----------, Lens Work Reproductions, 1998 (portfolio of reproduction gelatin silver prints)
 
Johnson, Barry, “Dianne Kornberg develops the ‘Madonna Bomb,’" Oregon Arts Watch, February 20, 2015
   -----------, "The Big 100 of 2015" Oregon ArtsWatch, in Culture, News & Notes, December 31, 2015
 
Joyner and Monaghan, Focus on Photography, Davis Publications, Inc., 2007
 
Kanjo, Kathryn, Oregon Biennial 97, exhibition catalog, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon 1997
                       
Klein, Harriet, “Photographs by Dianne Kornberg and Sharon Harper,” www.digitalcity.com Portland, OR — What’s Going On, October 3, 2002
 
Lowrey, M., Northwest Originals, Oregon Women and Their Art, InUnison Publications, 1989
 
Rauschenberg, Christopher, “Eyes of a City:  A City of Eyes • Portland Photography 1975—99” Blue Sky Gallery, 2000 (CD-ROM portfolio)
 
Raymond, Camela, “A Paradox of Morbidity, Life,” The Oregonian, June 23, 2000
 
Raymond, Jonathan, “The Fantasies of Facts,” The Oregonian, May 1, 1998
 
Roberts, Prudence, "Cartographies," Bindle, Richochet Editions, Gold Line Press, USC, 2015
 
Ross, Terry, “Hung-Up and Left to Dry,” The Oregonian, May 19, 1995
 
Roth, Evelyn, “Now and Then,” American Photographer, September 1987
 
Rothman, Alexander, "Collaboration as Translation," Drunken Boat 21 http://www.drunkenboat.com/db21/reviews
 
Sante, Luc, Foreword to Madonna Comix, Media F8, Franklin Beedle & Assoc. Inc. 2014
                       
Speer, Richard, “Dianne Kornberg:  Madonna Comix Project,” Willamette Week, February 17, 2015
 
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
  ------------, “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, Mississippi Mud No. 38, The Mega-Weinstein Group, 1996 (portfolio of The Cartwheel Suite)
 
Willhour, Clint, “Dianne Kornberg’s India Tigers,” India Tigers, William James & Co., 2009
 
poeticsresearch.com: September 2017 issue (JPR07); Rose Was All There Was with E. Frost
Poetry Northwest, The Photography Issue, July 2013
Lux V.1, LUMINA Literary Journal, 2013
Lux V.2, LUMINA Literary Journal, 2014
Drunken Boat 20, Winter 2014 http://www.drunkenboat.com/db20

 

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