Convergence: Work by Canadian and U.S. Women Artists

Diana Dunkley
• Performance/Installation • Painting • Mixed Media

Studio: 1019 Delaware Street, Lawrence, Ks. 66044, 785-842-2858
Email: ddunkleyat3d@earthlink.net

Gallery Representation: FIELDS Gallery, 712 Massachusetts,
Lawrence, KS 66044, 785-842-7187, fieldsgallery.com

EDUCATION

1968-1974: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design
Double-Major in Sculpture and Interior Design
1967-1968: Washburn University, Topeka, KS, Fine Arts Department

SOME PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Lawrence Committee for the Advancement of the Visual Arts (LCAVA)
Lawrence Own-Your-Own Art Exhibition and Sale (LOYO), Lawrence, KS
Artel International
Lawrence ArtWalk, Lawrence, KS
Harvest of Arts Festivals, Lawrence, KS
F.A.N. Club, a Women Artists Support Organization, Lawrence, KS
Leadership Lawrence Alumni Association, Lawrence, KS

RECENT PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Committee member for Private Fundraising, Publicity, and the KU Art and Design
Gallery Event for “Convergence 2005: an International Art Event”, Lawrence,
KS USA, October 17 – November 30, 2005
Recipient of the 2003 Phoenix Award for Visual Arts, presented by the City of
Lawrence, KS, USA and the Lawrence Arts Commission
Lawrence Own-Your-Own Art Exhibition and Sale Sales Committee Chair and
founding member, 2001 - present
Visual Artist Advocacy Presenter for many groups and communities, including
Leadership Lawrence programs and the City of Ottawa, Canada, ongoing
Co-Author, proposal to the City of Lawrence, KS for the future use of the
Carnegie Library building as the “Lawrence Carnegie Arts Commons”,
with Bill Carswell, sponsored by LCAVA 2003-2004
Featured Artist, River City Review, Channel 6, Lawrence, KS, 2001
ARTEL 3-Month Artist Residency sponsor for Australian Androgyne Artist, Kai
Chris Somers XXY, KS- NE-IO-MO, August-November, 2000
Lawrence Committee for the Advancement of the Visual Arts, founding member,
1999 - present
Co-Founder of the Annual Lawrence, KS ArtWalk, with Pat Kehde, 1994

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Ongoing: FIELDS Gallery, Lawrence, KS USA
The Title of This Piece Can Only Be Spoken #11, a Performance/Installation,
Lawrence Arts Center Main Gallery, Lawrence, KS, USA, December 11, 2002
“The Grand Nude”, Hobbs Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, October 11 – 20, 2002
“Common Ground: A Cross-Border Art Exhibition and Workshop Series”
sponsored by the City of Ottawa, Canada, May 9 – June 23, 2002, including
The Title of This Piece Can Only Be Spoken #11, a Performance/Installation
The Museum Gallery, Opening Exhibit Lawrence, KS, USA,
February 28 – March, 2002
“Dream Variations: Art Inspired by the Work of Langston Hughes”, Lawrence
Arts Center, Feb 1- March 10, 2002
Solo Exhibit, Carmesi Gallery, Lawrence, KS, September, 2000
“The 4 Elements”, a F.A.N. Club Group Installation, Museum of Anthropology,
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, July-August, 2000
“13th Anniversary F.A.N. Club Group Exhibit”, in conjunction with “Women’s
Works 2000: from our past to the future”, Spooner Hall Gallery, University of
Kansas, Lawrence, KS, April 7 – May 1, 2000
“ARTEL: From the Back of Your Mind”, Antiquarium Gallery, Omaha, NE,
April 1 – 29, 2000
"Textures of Life", a thirteen-woman show, Paper Moon Gallery, Kearney, NE,
May 3 - June 7, 1998
"ebb+flow", a Time - Based Art Project collaboration with Maria Velasco,
Professor of Installation at the University of Kansas; created, coordinated and
produced in conjunction with the Fifth Annual Harvest of Arts, Noon to sunset
at the Kansas River, the Riverfront Plaza and on the sand bar opposite,
Lawrence, KS, September, 1996
"Art Works With Titles", a traveling group exhibition, the Carnegie Arts Center
Stacks Gallery, Leavenworth, KS, March 22 - April 19, 1996, the West
Wyandotte Library Gallery, Kansas City, KS, 1996, and the Lawrence Arts
Center, Lawrence, KS 1997
"Quinta Essentia", a two person exhibition with Cathy Tisdale, Zografia Gallery,
Kansas City, MO, October 6 – 29, 1995
Solo Exhibition, Emporia State University Gallery, Emporia, KS, Curator:
Develle Hamill, August 14 – September 18, 1995
MOAK 4 State Regional Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO,
December 2, 1994 - January 10, 1995
Solo Exhibit, Metallic Watercolors, with retrospective presentation of work,
The Central Exchange, Kansas City, MO, October 9 – November 19, 1993
Solo Exhibit, "Bizarre New Art", Art Frames Gallery, Lawrence, KS,
September 28 – November 14, 1992


Ann Bird Ann Kuckelman Cobb Laurie Culling Diana Dunkley Jan Gaumnitz Maggie Glossop Missy Hamilton Roberta Huebener Susan Rennick Jolliffe Susan Jordan Maryse Maynard Liz Minnes Nan Renbarger Margaret Rose Chandler Swain Cathy Tisdale Wendo Van Essen Yvonne Wiegers

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