|Bio | Artist Resume | Career Resume
OCCUPATION Artist, Cultural/Recreation Supervisor, Clark County Parks and Recreation, Mid-Century Consultant,
City and Guilds Certificate in Studio Photography, Paddington Technical College, London, UK
MFA in Photography, 1981- State University of New York at Buffalo
2009 Phenominal Photography, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Instant Gratification, Copro Gallery, Bergamot Arts Complex, L.A., California
Ersatz Group Show, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California
Snap to Grid Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, L.A., California
Selected Works, Center for the Arts, University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
WARHEADS, Andre Aggassi Prep. High School, Las Vegas, NV
Your Future Starts Here, The Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas
2008 The Im-BLEACHment of George W. Bush, outdoor public art performance, Las Vegas, Nevada
Macro-Micro, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California
Please Ring Bell, (curated by Rod Slemmons), Photographic Center Northwest, Portland
Best of Polaroid, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, New York
The War in Iraq, Reconnect USA, Providence, Rhode Island
Juried Show, Palo Verde Art Center, Los Angeles, California
2007 Permission to Speak Freely, The Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas, Nevada (solo show)
Live Free, Rhonda Schaller Studio, Chelsea, New York City, New York
Altered Barbie, Market St. Gallery, San Francisco, California
2006 12/24, Burchfield-Penny Arts Center, Buffalo, New York. (solo show)
2005 freedom…response, Gage Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Connections, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
2004 BE THE REVOLUTION, The Arts Factory, Las Vegas, Nevada
SNAP, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2003 Man in Focus, Der Reiss EngelhornMuseen, Mannheim, Germany
Big Orbit 10 Year Survey /Selections, Big Orbit, Buffalo, New York.
2002 Secrets and Deceptions, The Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, Nevada
Five Photographers, The Marjorie Barrick, UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada
2000 BLOCKBUSTER!, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.
1999 Mooch, The Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, Nevada
1998 Read My Lips, The Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, Nevada (solo show)
Seven Photographers, Albright- Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1998 Artists and Architects, UNLV , Las Vegas, Nevada
1997 Small Wonders, C.E.P.A., Buffalo, New York
1996 In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Alert Aesthetics, American Center for Culture and Commerce, Prague, Czech Republic
1994 2nd Annual International Print Biennial , Sapparo, Japan
1992 Icons and Idols, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
Celebrations of Freedom, Los Angeles Center for Photography, Los Angeles, California
Top Ten, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.
1991 In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Portfolio Show, The New York Society of Publication Designers, N.Y., N.Y.
1986 Taking Liberty, The Burchfield Art Center, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, N.Y.
1982 The Taking of Niagara, (curated by Tony Bannon) Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
1981 In Western New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Main Street, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, New York (solo show)
1978 Women at Work, Bradford University, Bradford, United Kingdom (solo show)
1977 Stand-up, Hang-up, Put-Down, Artists’ Space, London, United Kingdom
1976 Men by Women, Half Moon Gallery, London, United Kingdom
1975 Women by Women, Half Moon Gallery, London, United Kingdom
1974 Down Wapping, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, United Kingdom
SELECT AWARDS and PUBLIC SITE COMMISSIONS
2009 U.S.A. Fellowship nominee
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, 2000,1999, and 1998 Jackpot! Grant, Nevada Arts Council, Nevada
2008 Honorable Mention, Lucie Awards, N.Y.C.
2007 Bright Lights City, new work commissioned by Jerry Schefcik, C.H.A.C., Las Vegas, Nevada
2006 Artist Grant Puffin Foundation, N.Y.C. , New York
2002 Individual Artist Fellowship, Nevada Arts Council, Nevada
“Toy Capsule” Interior Wall commission, the Friends of the Henderson Library, Henderson, Nevada
Honor Award, American Institute of Architects for “Toy Capsule”
2000 Aerial Gallery, public art commissioned by the City of Las Vegas, N.V.
1996 Color Photography Award, “In Western N.Y.” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.
1994 Kodak Educators’ Scholarship to attend Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
Artists Residency, C.E.P.A., Buffalo, N.Y.
Kodak Educators’ Grant to attend Camden Imaging Center, Rockport, Maine
1992 Gold Award for Photography, Art Directors/Communicators Club of Buffalo
1989 Main Street, Bus Show, public art commissioned by C.E.P.A. , Buffalo, New York
1988 and 1989 Portfolio Award, Women in Photography Annual Award
1981 Graduate Teaching Assistantship tuition grant, S.U.N.Y., Buffalo, New York
Artist Grant, Yorkshire Arts Association, Yorkshire
The British National Photographic Competition Award, Nikon, London
Best Photography The Royal Photographic Society Award, London
MONOGRAPH AND SELECT BOOKS
2009 EXPLORING COLOR PHOTOGRPHY, International Edition, Robert Hirsch, Light Research
2008 PHOTOGRAPHIC POSSIBILITIES 3rd Edition, by Robert Hirsch, 2008 Light Research
2006 WARHEADS photographs by Diane Bush monograph published by KuDa Editions
2004 HELMUT GERNSHEIM, “Man in Focus” Hard Bound, printed in Germany, 2004
1997 EXPLORING COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY, By Robert Hirsch 1997 Light Research
1974 DOWN WAPPING by EXIT A Photographic Study of the East End Docklands of London,
2009 BLVDS., (cover design) Las vegas
1997 Artweek, U.S.A. (“Artists and Architects”)
1996 FUSED, London, U.K.
1995 Photo District News, New York, U.S.A. (“DigITALY”)
1992 Camera Austria, Austria (“Brits”)
1989 P/F, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Brits”)
1987 Photo/Design, U.S.A. (Brits)
1986 American Photo, U.S.A.
1976 Time Out, London, U.K. (“Women by Women”)
1974 The British Journal of Photography, London, United Kingdom (“Down Wapping”)
2008 The Im-BLEACHment of George W. Bush, 5 min, documentary of the performance, now on Youtube
1995 The Televangelists, 10 min. Color Documentary,
1994 Main Street , 5 min. Black & White, PBS Documentary
Helmut Gernscheim, Mannheim, Germany
George Eastman House,Rochester, New York
The Polaroid Collection, Boston
Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo, N.Y
Yorkshire Arts Council, Leeds, U.K.
OBJECTIVE To serve the public through my vast experience in Leadership, Education and Advisement, Outreach, Program and Curriculum Development, Grant Writing, Curatorial Skills, Marketing and Fundraising, and Student Retention, etc.
1999 - Present: Cultural/ Recreational Supervisor, Clark County, Las Vegas, NV
1997 -1999: Director, The Contemporary Arts Council, Las Vegas, NV
1997 -1998: Adjunct Lecturer: College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
1989 -1997: Department Coordinator, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY
University of New York at Buffalo, M.F.A. Fine Art Photography, 1981
Paddington Technical College, City & Guilds Cert. in Photography, 1974, London, U.K.
Clark County University, 11 years of monthly professional development classes
Villa Maria College, classes in Etching, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Buffalo, NY
PERSONAL Able and willing to relocate REFERENCES Available upon request
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