Diane Keller

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Education:

  • Moore College of Art & Design, Degree: BFA, 1966-1968; 1969-1971

    1994 - 2001 Public Mural Projects:

  • Russell Byers Charter School Tile Mural, Laurada Byers, 2000
  • Mary Magdalen Mural, 8th & Montrose Sts. Phila., Mural Arts Program, 2000
  • Mary Magdelen Mural Video Diary Project, WHYY, TV12 Documentary,
    2000-01
  • Frank Sinatra Tribute, Broad & Wharton Sts. Phila. , Mural Arts Program,
    1999
  • Tropical Landscape, 2144 Arizona St., Phila., Mural Arts Program, PA.
  • Horticultural Society, New Kensington CDC, 1999
  • Ken Starr, " He's Watching You", in the Democrat's Bathroom @ The White
    Dog Cafe, Phila., 1999
  • Womens Way 20th Anniversary Murals, (4 walls), 21st & 22nd St.
    underpasses @ JFK Blvd., Phila., Mural Arts Program, Diversified Search
    Inc., 1998
  • Mario Lanza, Broad and Reed Sts., Phila., Mural Arts Program, The Mario
    Lanza Institute, 1997
  • Landscape in Moonlight, Christian & 8th Sts., Phila., Mural Arts Program,
    1997
  • Tot Lot, Volunteer Mural Project w/Senior Citizen students, Nebinger
  • Elementary School, 6th & Carpenter Sts. Phila., 1997
  • Morning Glory Diner, Interior wall mural , 10th & Fitzwater Sts. Phila.,
    1997
  • Good Insects in the Garden, Amber & Cumberland Sts, Phila., Mural Arts
    Program, Kensington High School, 1997
  • Landscape in Fishtown, Dauphin & Almond Sts., Phila. , Mural Arts
    Program, PA Horticultural Society, 1996
  • DiBruno House of Cheese, 9th & Montrose Sts., Phila., Still life sign for
    the Italian Market, 1995
  • Frank Rizzo, 9th & Montrose Sts. Phila., Anti-Graffiti Network, 1994-95
  • 1984 - 1999 Teaching:
  • Moore College of Art & Design, Guest Speaker, "Women in the Year 2000"
    Series, Making a Living in Fine Arts, December, 1999
    University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Department of
    Fine Arts:
  • Lecturer in Undergraduate Painting & Life Drawing, 1988 - 1996
  • Visiting Guest Critic, 1983
    University of the Arts:
  • Guest Speaker & Critic, 1990 & 1994
  • Moore College of Art & Design,:
    Instructor, Continuing Studies - Developed courses for adults in
    Painting, Basic Drawing
    & Life Drawing, 1984 - 1992
  • 1982-2001 Selected Group Exhibitions:
    Moore College of Art & Design, "Meaning in the Mundane", Juried
    Exhibition, 2001
  • The State Museum of Pennsylvania, "Art of the State" : Pennsylvania
  • 2000, Juried Exhibition, Harrisburg
  • Fleisher Art Memorial, "Wall Power", Exhibition of Mural Art in
    Philadelphia, 2000
  • DaVinci Art Alliance, "All Members - All Media", Group Exhibition, 2000

  • DaVinci Art Alliance, "Little Gems", with Nick Vidnovic, Phila.,
  • 1998
    Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Student Gallery, Mural Arts Program
    Exhibit, Phila., 1998
  • Third Street Gallery, with Isaiah Zagar, Phila., 1996
    Meyerson Gallery, "Large Print Show", University of Pensylvania,
    Phila., 1995
  • Faculty Club, "Folio Exhibition", University of Pennsylvania, Phila.,
    1995
  • Levy Gallery for the Arts, "Face To Face", Phila., 1995
  • Ariel Gallery, "Private Focus", New York City,
    1988
  • Reading Public Museum, "Mother & Child", Reading , 1986
    ICA @ Uof P, "Works of the Faculty & Students of the Dept. of Fine
    Arts", Phila., 1983
  • Suzanne Gross Gallery, "Portraiture Today", "Arrival of Spring" & "Group
    Show", Phila., 1982

  • AWARDS:
    2000 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts , Fellowship in Visual
    Arts/Painting
  • 1974 - 1988 Selected Solo Exhibitions:
  • The Space, "New Work", Phila., 1988
  • Ellin Baker Gallery, "Change of Season", Phila., 1987
  • Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1984
  • Landsman Gallery, Cherry Hill, NJ, 1983
  • PA Academy of Fine Art, Museum Shop Gallery, Phila., 1981 & 1980
  • Moore College of Art & Design, Painting Department Gallery, 1980
  • Vancouver Arts Club, Vancouver, BC , Canada, 1974
  • 1989 - 1996 Studio Exhibitions:
  • Valerie Black Portrait Unveiling, & Opening of the Studio @ 604, 1996
  • Flesh & Blood, Threshold Series, Wax Works, 1993
  • Small Paintings; Sumac Series, 1992
  • Bell Brann Portrait Unveiling; Plaster Relief Florals, 1990
  • New Garden Paintings, 1989
  • 1977 - 2001 Selected Private Portrait Commissions:
  • Caroline Stewart Lacey , "Portrait of David and Jessie", 2001
  • Spivak/ Hogge, "Helen, Sept. 1941" Phila., 1999
  • Valerie Black, Cameo Portrait, Phila., 1996
    Patience Rage, Family Portrait, Phila., 1996
  • Topal/ Osterman, Family Portrait, Phila., 1992
  • Connelly Family Portrait, "The Sisters", ~ Josephine Mandeville, Judith
    DeLouvrier,
  • Emily Riley & Christine Connelly, Phila., 1991
  • The Honorable James Gardiner Colins, Harrisburg, 1986
  • Dr. Britton Chance, University of Pennsylvania, Phila., 1983
  • Wallace Family Portrait, Harkus Krakow Gallery, Boston, 1983
  • Dr. Arthur Weeks, Delaware Law School, 1980
  • Jessica Savitch, Savitch Estate, California, 1977
         
diane keller before design challenge qtvr

 

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