Resume

Diane Wood – ARTIST RESUME

Most of my life has been spent working in the business world (most of 40 years).When we moved to Colorado in June 1999 I began to take art seriously.

Offices

Co-President of the Pastel Society of Colorado for 2010 and 2011
Co-Chair of the 2010 National Show of the Pastel Society of Colorado
Longmont Studio Tour Outreach Chairperson
Chairperson of the Art Zone Tent at Rhythm on the River in Longmont for the years July 2006, 7, 8, 9, 10

Organizations

Pastel Society of Colorado
Longmont Artists Guild
Boulder Art Association
Louisville Art Association
Gilpin Art Association
Colorado Art Association
Boulder County Arts Alliance
NoBo Arts
Thompson Valley Art League

Rhythm on the River
Takes place the 2nd weekend in July
I manage the Art Zone Tent
This is the largest event put on by the City of Longmont

St. Vrain Historical Society
Puts on two events per year:
Strawberry Days and Pumpkin Pie Days
I arrange for 12 artists to show their artwork

Longmont Studio Tour
Takes place the last weekend in September
I invite 3 to 4 additional artists to join me at my location.

Front Range Orthopedics
Longs Peak Animal Hospital
These two venues have asked that I organize art for their offices.

Awards

2003   2nd place in LAA National Show
2007   Won Poster Contest for Rhythm on the River event
Have won awards, but have not kept track
2012   Judges’ Choice at Lincoln Gallery – the Overseer
2012   Award for Pastureland
2013   Best of Show and Judges’ Choice at Lincoln Gallery – Dashing Thru the Snow
2014   Won award for Moody Blues
2014   Won award for Iguasu Falls w/Argentine Side
2014   Named Featured Artist for the May 31st Longmont Artwalk

Workshops/Classes:

Albert Handell – May 2010
Susan Oglivie – August 2009
Lorenzo Chavez – July 2006

Maggie Price
Lorenzo Chavez
Steve Quiller – Color Theory, Creede, CO
Kim English
Rick Stoner
Jake Gadtke – Art Warehouse
Patti Andre – Loveland Academy of Fine Arts
Jane Shoenfeld at Ghost Ranch, NM
Clive Tyler

National Juried Shows

2003 Louisville Art – National Juried Show – Second Place Award
April 2004 Greeley, CO Art Exhibition and Sale
April 2005 14th National Art Exhibition and Sale in Northern Colorado Artist Association in Fort Collins, CO 2005
April 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Greeley, CO Art Exhibition and Sale

Have had artwork in the Longmont Museum as preview to Longmont Studio Tours in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.

The 2007 Longmont Studio Tour preview was help at The Great Frame Up at 430 Main St. in Longmont.

A one-man show at the Macky Auditorium January 10 – February 14, 2005.The Macky is on the CU Campus in Boulder, CO.

China Art Show- Rocky Mountain Art Show at Hangzhou University where I lead a group of 18 to China for this event.It took 1 ½ yrs of planning.The reception was more than one could have anticipated.Hangzhou University is one of the premier universities in China.

Won 2007 poster award for Rhythm on the River July 14, 2007.Title of artwork “ Sunrise at Golden Pond”.

Art Endeavors – I belong to several art organizations.Some of the positions undertaken are listed below.

Was Coordinator for the Muse Gallery in Longmont 2006 and 2007.

Art Advisor for Longmont Symphony Romeo and Juliet Art Concert Contest.

Advisory Board for Visualizing Mahler – Participated in the 2002 Mahlerfest and will participate in the 2003 Mahlerfest/Visualizing Mahler and the Muse Gallery in Longmont, Lincoln Gallery in Loveland.

Member of the Pastel Society of Colorado and will be co-chair of the National Show for the PSC which will be held at the Longmont Art and Cultural Center from August 4 to September 7, 2009

Coordinated the Visualizing Mahler Art Show in Boulder January 2005 and hung over 100 pieces of artwork in 8 Boulder venues.

Featured artist of the month for March 2003 at The Galleria in Longmont.

Featured artist at Lumenaria in Longmont in May 2003.

Featured Artist at The Muse Gallery, March – April 2004Theme “Shower of Color” and “Old Masters Revisited) May – July 2006.

Chairman of Outreach Program for Longmont Studio Tour and have arranged for hundreds of demonstrations of artwork and workshops for the past three years.

Showed work at the Alpenglow Gallery in Crested Butte, CO 2008.

Longmont Council for the Arts chose to use one of my winter scenes for their Christmas card 2008.

I have work in private collections internationally and in the United States.

Addressed the St. Vrain Rotary Club June 2003 on the subject of the Longmont Artist Guild and various art activities in the area.Address the Longmont Senior Center with a program on an artist’s travel.Have included France, Switzerland, Italy and Colombia South America

There is much catch up for me to do in my new phase of life and I am enjoying every minute of it.