Resumé

Diana’s Resumé

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016  On The Edge, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s NL

2012 Fractured forms, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s NL
2009 Shorelines, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s NL
2007 Ethereal, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
2006 Rocks-capes, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
2006 Internal Landscapes, Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council Gallery, NL
2004 – 5 Internal Landscapes, Eptek Art and Culture Centre, Summerside PEI
2005 Other Places, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
2002 Groundcover, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
2000 Icebergs, Castles in the Sea, Christina Parker Fine Art. St John’s, NL
1998 Coastal Images: North and South, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
1994 Out of the Garden, Christina Parker Fine Art, St John’s, NL
1992 Down along the Shore, Lunenburg Art Gallery, NS
1992 Summer Ramblings, Franklyn Gallery, Corner Brook, NL
1990 Selected Works, Houston North Gallery, Lunenburg, NS
1990 Memories of Summer, Emma Butler Gallery, St John’s, NL
1989 – 1992 Tropical Garden/Newfoundland Stream,
M.U.N. Art Gallery, St John’s, NL
Eptek National Exhibition Centre, Summerside, P.E.I.
Art Gallery of Algoma, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Arts and Culture Centre, Labrador City, Labrador
Labrador East School Board, Happy Valley/Goose Bay
Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth, NS
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre, St Andrew’s NB
La Galerie d=Art Stewart Hall: Pte Claire Cultural Centre, Montreal, Que
Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, SA
1986 New Works, Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville, NB
1986 Reflections, Pollyanna Gallery, St John’s, NL
1984 Silken Shorelines, M.U.N. Art Gallery, St John’s, NL
Arts and Culture Centre, Gander, NL
Arts and Culture Centre, Corner Brook, NL
Arts and Culture Centre, Labrador City, NL
Mount St Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Moose Jaw Art Museum, Moose Jaw, SA
Grace Campbell Gallery, Prince Albert, SA
1983 Newfoundland Groceries, Nlfd Arts Council, St John’s, NL
1981 Fabric Fish, M.U.N. Art Gallery, St John’s, NL
1977 Annex Gallery, M.U.N. Extension, St John’s NL
1972 Branch Libraries, London, ON

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016  Open Water, CSPWC annual exhibition, Aird Gallery, Toronto ON

2014 Floral Fantasy, MUN Botanical Garden, St John’s NL
2013 Annual Exhibition, Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s NL
2012 Annual Members Exhibition 40 Years, Devon House, St John’s NL
2011 Atlanticus, Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s NL
International Women Celebrate, AyrSpace, Ayr ON
Japan Fundraiser, AyrSpace, Ayr ON
2010 Open Water, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto ON
A Little Spring Fling, Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville NB
Atlantic Regional Watercolours, Inverness County Centre for the Arts, Cape      Breton NS
2009 Migration, Devon House, St John’s NL
2009 Contours, Devon House, St John’s NL
2009 Atlantic Showcase, St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS
2009 Brushmarks, MUN Botanical Garden. St John’s NL
2009 Landmarks, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne Park NL
2009 Cupids 400, Devon House, St John’s NL
2007 Fresh Fish, Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville NB
2007 Celebration of Crafts, Devon House, St John’s NL
2007  Watercolour on the Edge, Craig Gallery, Dartmouth NS
2006 Arctic Odyssies, Varley Gallery, Unionville, Ontario
2006 Annual Members Exhibition, Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s NL
2005 Crossing Borders, Keenan Centre, Lockeport, New York USA
2005 Light/Stream, 2 person show with Carol Bajen-Gahm, Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s NL
2005 Endless Possibilities, Roberts Gallery, Toronto ON
2004 Annual Members Exhibition, Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s NL
2004 Atlantic Watercolour Showcase, Government House, Halifax NS
2004 St Michael’s Printshop Portfolio, RCA Gallery St John’s NL
2004 Diploma Collection CSPWC, Peel Gallery, Brampton, ON
2004 Near and Far, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne Park, NL
2004 Voyages, Craft Council, St John’s, NL
2003 Currents, Canadian Embassy, Washington, USA
2003 Art In The Park, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne Park, NL
2003 Fibre ConneArt Ictions, Argyle Fine Art, Halifax, NS
2002 Art in The Park, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne Park, NL
2002 Moorings, Gallery 611, Toronto, ON
2002 A Newfoundland Sampler, Wesleyville Art Gallery, NL
2002 In Search of Human Essence, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, AB
2001 Coastlines, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Southern Waters, Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary AB
2000 Trace, Devon House Craft Gallery, St John’s, NL
2000 Land, Sea and Sky, Cultural Centre, Harlow, England, UK
1999 Somewhere Near Canada, Devon House Craft Gallery, St John’s, NL
1999 Arvertok — Place of the Whales, Devon House Craft Gallery, St John’s, NL
1998 Pin Ups, Resource Centre For The Arts Visual, St John’s, NL
1997 Discovery, Lunenburg Art Gallery, Nova Scotia; Fog Forest Gallery, NB
Pilar Shepherd Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI
1997-99 Pathways, Two person, Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador,St.          John’s NL
Barbour Heritage Premises, Newtown, NF; Labrador Arts Festival, Goose Bay,  Labrador
Eptek Exhibition Centre, Summerside, PEI
La Galerie d=Art Stewart Hall, Pointe Claire Cultural Centre, Quebec
Grenfell College Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL
Hart House, Toronto, ON
Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s, NL
1997 Domestic Dispersion, Eastern Edge Gallery, St John’s, NL
1996 Open Water, CSPWC, Toronto, ON
1996 A Show Of Hands, NSDCC, Halifax, NS
1996 EGGSpressions, The Great Ostrich Egg Art Auction NL
Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador, St John’s, NL
1994 Newfoundland/Labrador, Labrador East Arts Festival, Happy Val/Goose Bay
Murray Premises, St John’s, NL
1994 Florabundance, Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador, NL
1991 Out of the Tropics, International Gallery, San Diego CA
1991 No Fishing, Resource Centre for the Arts, St John’s NL
1988 Water Falling, 2 person show, Fireworks Gallery, Halifax, NS
1988 Out of Canada, International Gallery, San Diego, California, U S A

1988 Fish, Fireworks Gallery Halifax NS
1988 Artists of Newfoundland, Fredrickton NB
1987 Pisces Rising, Art Gallery of Algome, Sault Ste Marie ON
1986 25 Years of Art in Newfoundland, M.U.N. Gallery, St John’s NL
Gallery and Library, Cambridge, ON
Beaverbrook Gallery, Frederickton, P.E.I.
1986 New Found Artists Land at Artspace, M.U.N.Art Gallery, St John’s, NL
SAW Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Artspace, Peterborough, ON
1985 Old Fields/New Paths, Department of External Affairs, touring in Japan and  New Zealand
1983 Harbourfront Banners and Windsocks, 2 person show, 400th Anniversary Project, St John’s Harbourfront NL
1982  Atlantic Visions, travelling internationally, Atlantic Caucus, Canadian Craft’s Council
1982 Silkworms in a Salt Box, 2 person show, St John’s NL
1982 Embellishment, Surface Design Association, St Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS
1974 34 th Annual Western Ontario Exhibition, London ON

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

H. M. The Queen Elizabeth ll, The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle (www.royalcollection.org.uk)
Bel/Alliant, St John’s
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, California
Government of Canada
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada Council Art Bank
Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
London Art Gallery, Ontario
Hibernia
Fishery Products International
Q Radio, St John’s, NF

COMMISSIONS

2012/3 A Walk In Time, Manuel’s River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, Manuel’s River NL
2010 Land and Sea, Deer Lake Airport, NL
2008 Stream Ecology, Fluvarium, St John’s, NL
2006 Creatures and Plants of the Labrador Straits, Interpretation Centre, L=Anse Amour, Labrador NL
2003 Plants of the Park, Discovery Centre, Gros Morne, NL
2000 Plants and Animals of Labrador, Labrador Health Centre, Goose Bay, Labrador NL
2000 Resource Industries, School of Business Administration, MUN, St John=s, NL
1999 California, 10 works for the Cancer Centre, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula CA
1995/6 California, 13 works for Birthing Centre, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula CA
1994 Plants Galore, St Lawrence Hospital, Burin Pen Health Care NL
1993 Plants, Health & Welfare Dept, Halifax, NS
1993 Finding the Balance, cover design, Breakwater Books, NL
1991 Wildlife Habitats, Dept of Wildlife, St John’s NL
1990 Streamlife, Newfoundland Freshwater Resource Centre, Pippy Park, St John’s NL
1989 Capelin, Delta Hotel, St John=s, NL
1985 Fish, ceramic wall mural, Institute of Marine Technology, Ridge Road, St John’s NL
1974 Fall, batik banners, J. P. Robarts School for the Hearing Handicapped, London, ON

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2010 ForJuliaandDavid Artist Colony, Cuidad Colon, Costa Rica
2005 Artist in the Park, Terra Nova National Park, NL
2001 Artist in the Park, Gros Morne National Park, NL
1998-9 Artist in Residence, Hopedale, Labrador, Canada Council for the Arts

TEACHING

1991 – present Instructor, Monday’s Company, St John’s NL
1983 – 1996 Instructor, Continuing Studies, MUN, St John’s NL
1984 – 1985 Initiator and Instructor, Summer Art Institute Department of Education, MUN
1997 – 2011 Instructor, Anna Templeton Centre, St John’s NL
1997 Artist in the School, St Thomas of Villanova, Manuels, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador
2000 Artist in the school, Gonzaga High School, St John=s Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador
Artsmarts, Pouch Cove Elemetary School
2002 Artist in the School, Makkovik, Labrador
Artist in the School, Sheshatshui, Labrador
2005 Artsmarts, Goulds Elememtary School, Goulds NL
Artsmarts, Mary Queen of Peace Elementary School, St John’s NL
2006 Artsmarts, St Mary’s School, St John’s NL
2007 Design Basics Course, Hopedale, Labrador NL
2008 Artsmarts, Virginia Park Elementary School, St John’s NL
Artsmarts, St Andrew’s Elementary School, St John’s NL
2009 Artsmarts, Outer Cove Elementary School, St John’s NL
2010 Artsmarts, Virginia Park Elementary School, St John’s NL
Canvas. Grand Falls/Winsor NL
1994 – present organising and teaching “Monday’s Company” art class

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016  Jarvis Award  Open Water CSPWC, Toronto ON

2005 Artist in the Park, Terra Nova National Park, NL
2004 Project Grant, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
Project Grant, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
2001 Artist in the Park, Gros Morne National Park, NL
1999 Arvertok — Place of the Whales, Soiree 99, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
1998 Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts
1997 Discovery, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, Federal/Provincial Economic Recovery Commission
Pathways, Federal/Provincial Economic Recovery Commission
Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
1996 Year of the Arts, Cabot Celebrations, NL Arts Council
1995 Promotion, Federal/Provincial CO-OPeration Agreement
1994 One of a Kind: Best Work in Show, NSDCC, Halifax, NS
Newfoundland/Labrador, Fed/Provincial CO-OPeration Agreement
1992 Project Grant, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Grant
1984 Production Grant, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council
1983 Celebrations, Newfoundland Crafts Exhibition, 400th Anniversary Celebrat

1981 Newfoundland Crafts Exhibition, Newfoundland Museum
1980 Project Grant, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Grant
1974 Western Ontario Exhibition, London, ON

COMMITTEES AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2011 to present Friends of Memorial University Botanical Garden, treasurer
2005 – 2011 Arts and Letters Board
2005 –2010 MUN Botanical Garden Board
2000 Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour
1998-1999 Interim Board of Association of Cultural Industries
1994-1999 Board of Eastern Edge Gallery
1994-1997 IAS Committee on Cultural Industries
1994-1995 Board of Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador
1991-1996 Visual Arts Rep, Advisory Committee to the Fed/Prov COOPeration Agreement on Cultural Industries
1989-1990 Visual Arts Representative on the Cultural Industries Development Committee
1978-1993 Board of CARFAC Newfoundland and Labrador

memberships:-

Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour
Visual Arts NL,
Canadian Artists Representation/FAC
St Michael’s Printshop
Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council
Eastern Edge Gallery

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011 International Women Celebrate, AyrSpace Press #019 p 14 text and illustration
2008 Crafting your Vacation, May 24, The Montreal Gazette, The Ottawa Citizen, by Lynn Moore
Contemplative Art, April 13, The Newfoundland Herald, article by Valerie Kent
2007 Profile article and cover, Diversity – Opportunity and Growth, Gov. of NL
2006 Drawn to the Edge, Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador
2003 Royal Commission Report, NL
2001 Batik, Eloise Piper
2000 Icebergs B Castles in the sea, book design and illustration
Lydia Campbell, selection of art illustrations
1999 Pathways, AArt Forms@, Channel 9 TV
White as the waves, by Alison Baird, cover design
1998 Coastal Images North And South, Channel 9 TV
Dyes & Paints, by Elin Noble, Fibre Studio Press. Mira, the Wonderful Star illustration page 92
1997 Fibrearts – Nature’s Best, by Gloria Hickey (Jan/Feb97), Volume 23 #4 pages 51 – 53
1995 FibreArts 5 – Flounder Rays illustration
1994 Capelin, Rit Fiskideildar The Icelandic Capelin Stock by Hjalmar Vilhjalmsson 1994, Page 4 title page illustration
1987 Canadian Art – Building a Heritage, MacGregor, Hall, Bennet, Calvert; Prentice Hall page 86
1984 Vanguard Vol 13 #10, Dec 84 Distant Lines, Art in Newfoundland, article by Charlotte Townsend Galt
1984 Arts Atlantic 20.Vol 5 No.4, summer 1984, Diana Dabinett as Fantacist, by Peter Gard
1983 Visions: A Canadian Art Project. Simple Treasures segment. 13 part TV Ontario film series, plus Viewer’s
Guide and Teacher’s Resource Kit
1981 ETV — M.U.N. 15 minute videotape

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES

Christina Parker Gallery, St John’s NL Christina Parker
Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville New Brunswick Janet Crawford