Diana Riukas » CV

Solo Shows
  • 2014 "Diana Riukas-Nudes", On-line at www.WorldMuseumNudeArtists.net
  • 2013 "Diana Riukas- Landscapes", On- line at www.WorldMuseumLandscapeArtists.com
  • 2013 "Diana Riukas- Landscapes", On- line at www.WorldMuseumLandscapeArtists.org
  • 2013 "Diana Riukas-Portraits", On- line at www.WorldMuseumPortraitArtists.net

DIANA RIUKAS
Philadelphia, PA
215-519-9089

Driukas@aol.com www.DianaRiukas.com

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2012. RAW Natural Born Artists, solo artist showcases, Phila., PA
2011. Delaware Art Museum, "Battle of the Sexes", group show, Delaware, DE
2010 Art House Co-op Gallery/Brooklyn Art Library,"The Sketchbook
Project #3",group exhibit, Brooklyn NY.
2009 International Museum of Women, "Exhibiting You" juried on-line
exhibition, San Francisco, CA.
2009 Art House Co-op Gallery, "The Canvas Project V2: Encyclopedia"
Atlanta, GA.
2009 Atlanta Airport Gallery, "The Canvas Project V2", Atlanta, GA.
2009 Holy Family University Gallery, "Girls Gotta Run: Bodies in Motion",
Philadelphia, PA
2009 Salon Des Amis Gallery, "Art House (Invitational Exhibition)",
Malvern, PA.
2009 Plastic Club Gallery, "Neurotica" Solo show, Philadelphia, PA.
2009 Plastic Club Galery, "Plastic at the Plastic" group show, Philadelphia,
PA.
2009 Florissant Valley Contemporary Art gallery, "Women and the
Environment" juried exhibit, St. Louis, MO.
2009 Riverside Gallery, "Women and the Environment" juried exhibit,
Webster Groves, MO.
2008 Redding Gallery, "Environmental Distress"group exhibit,
Wilmington,DE.
2007 Foundry Art Center,"Internal Illumination"juried exhibit, St.Louis,
MO.
2007 P.O.S.T. Open Studios, 915 Art Studios, Philadelphia, PA.
2007 Trenton City Museum, "Ellarslie Open Juried XXV" Trenton, NJ.
2006 Highwire Gallery, "The Dress Project" (curator and exhibitor), Phila.,
PA.
2006 Long Gallery, "Alumni Exhibition: Brian Hopkins and Diana Riukas"
2 Person Show, West Chester Universsity, West Chester, PA.
2005 Philadelphia City Hall, "Art in City Hall: Art Full Text."
2004 Fox 3 Gallery, "M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition," Maryland Institute College
of Art, Baltimore, MD.
2004 Philadelphia Museum of Art, "Art Beyond Sight" juried show.
2004 Salon Des Amis Gallery, Malvern, PA. "Mixed Bag" Invitational
exhibit.
2002 Limner Gallery, New York, NY. "Summer Small Works Salon"
2002 Limner Gallery, New York, NY. "Spring Salon 2002."
2002 DeBottis Gallery, group exhibit, West Chester, PA.
2002 Gallery One Main, High Bridge, NJ. "Incredible Flower Art Show."
2001-2005 915 Spring Garden Studios, Phila., PA. "Open Studios Weekend."
2000 Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
National Spring Open Juried Exhibition. Juror: Barbara Grossman.
2000 Plastic Art Club, Philadelphia, PA.
1992 Penrose Hall Gallery, Tyler School of Art, student show,Philadelphia,
PA.
1986 McKinney Gallery, Solo Senior Show, West Chester University, West
Chester, PA.

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2008 Art Educator Grant, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ.
2007 Artist Fellowship Grant, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ.
2007 Art Educator Grant, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Brunswick, NJ.
2005 5-County Arts Fund grant, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance,
Philadelphia, PA.
2004 Third Place Award for Painting, "Art beyond Sight,"
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2002 Best in Show Award, "Summer Small Works Salon 2002," Limner
Gallery, New York, NY.
2002 Publication Award in Direct Art Magazine, "Summer Small
Works Salon 2002," Limner Gallery, New York, NY.
2001-4 Graduate scholarship, Maryland Institute, College of Art. Baltimore, MD.
1986 Honorable Mention Award for painting, West Chester University group
exhibition.

EDUCATION
2004 M.F.A. Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.
1992 M.Ed. Art Education with PA and NJ Instructional Certification.
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1986 B.A. Art. Minor, French. West Chester University, West Chester, PA

PRESS
Women in the Arts Magazine "The Dress Project" (published by National Museum of Women in the Arts) "The Dress Project" by Laura Harbold, Fall 2006.

The Feminist Art Project (on-line) "The Dress Project/Members Exhibition", June/July 2006.

CityPaper.Net "First Friday Focus: Highwire Gallery" by Lori Hill, July 6-12, 2006.

PhillyFunGuide.com "The Dress Project and members Exhibition at the Highwire Gallery" July 6-12, 2006.

Feminist Majority Foundation (on-line) "Feminist Calendar: The Dress Project/ Members Exhibition" , July 2006.

Women's Caucus for Art (Philly Chapter) website "Current Events: The Dress project and members Exhibition" by Michelle Wilson, June/July 2006.

Women's Caucus for Art (Philly Chapter) website "WCA Featured Artist: Diana Riukas" by Michelle Wilson, July/August 2006.

ArtLines (Women's Caucus for Art national newsletter) "Regional News:"The Dress Project", Spring 2006.

Juxtapositions, "Master's Thesis Exhibitions 2004," MICA, Summer 2004.

Trenton Times, "Art through Recycling," By: unknown staff writer, May 10, 1996.

Trenton Times, "Recycled Works Hot Off the Press at Mott," By: Cathy Viksjo, June 1, 1996.

AFFILIATIONS
Women's Caucus for Art

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Fairmount Behavioral Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Trenton Board of Education, Trenton, NJ.

SELECTED PRIVATE
COLLECTIONS

Mark and Dianne Piedry
Fredrick and Marilla Jenks
Ed Boyd
Rick Selvin
Rose Cheney
Stephen Marmon
Pam Ransome
Karen Hendler
Jeannie Crowl
Palma Buttich
Rick and Jean Santiago
David Valeri
Betsy and Burnell Alexander
Colleen Rand
Laura McClanahan
Marian Destribats
Dolores Luis Gmitter
Shirley Chant
M. Fogarty
Robin and Virginia Young
Rose O'Brien
Matilda Lipscomb
Lourdes Rivera Jordan and Natalie Weisman
Ellen Morgan
Edward Snyder
Lourdes Rivera
Diane Kiddy
Barbara Spear, M.D.
Alison Regan
Pam Cohen
K.H.Klein
Edward Snyder
David Reise
Stacy O'Leary
ChesterWichowski
Sue Wasserkrug
Eve Putkovich
John Gouker
Scott Dunzik, M.D.
Bobbie Getz
Dick and Georgia Doyle
Eleanor Brand
Ken Tasker
Pat Dunzik
Alvina Platt-Gregory
Mary Lou Gougar
Katrina Kiefe
Sheila Crowe
Rachel Orosz
Toni Zuper
Edward Snyder
Matilda Lipscomb
Lourdes Rivera
Marijo Lucas
Ralph Verdino

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