Diana Gordon
The Cotton Factory, 270 Sherman Ave. North
Hamilton, Ontario
email: diana@dianagordon.com

 

POSITIONS

2015  Artist-Instructor, Sunday Adult Studio Classes, Art Gallery of Hamilton.

2015  Education Liaison, Volunteer Committee Executive, Art Gallery of Hamilton.

2013   Instructor, Colour Theory, 1 day Adult Studio Workshops, 270 Sherman.

2010 - present  Volunteer Docent, Art Gallery of Hamilton.

2002 - present  Curator and Web Designer, Art-in-Canada.com: Online Artists' Portfolios. (www.art-in-canada.com)

 

EDUCATION AND ART TRAINING

2009 - 2012  Alexander Dzyubko's School of Classical Realism, 4 Year Program, Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts.

1996 - 2009  Dundas Valley School of Art - Level 1 Certificate; Level 2 program.

1999 - 2000  Collective/Mentoring Program with V. Jane Gordon, Burlington Art Centre.

1989 - 1995  Oil Painting with Sydney Brittan, Hamilton Board of Education.

1984 - 1991   Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), Archaeology, McMaster University, Hamilton.

1983   M.A. Department of Anthropology, McMaster University.

1977   B.A. Four Year, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

 

EXHIBITIONS (Solo)

2007   "Domestic Intimacy", Sunrise Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario.

2000   "Experiences", Sunset Gallery, Hamilton.

 

EXHIBITIONS (Invitation)

2009     "Five Painters", You Me Gallery, curator Bryce Kanbara, Hamilton.

2008     New York City's "AntiDull Art Magazine", Issue 3, April,(Online).

2007     "Observation and Sensation", Arta Gallery, Toronto.

2003    Group Art Show for International Woman’s Day, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, curator Patti Beckett, Hamilton.

1999    "A Celebration of Mothers", Gamsby Gallery, curator Hajni Yosifov, Hamilton.

 

EXHIBITIONS (Juried)

2015    "Art in the Workplace - 17th/ 18th /19th Exhibits", McMaster University, Innovation Park.

2013   Burlington Art Centre Silent Auction - 35 Year Celebration.

1998, 2002   Dundas Valley School of Art - 2nd and 6th Annual Student Juried Shows, Dofasco Gallery.

 

EXHIBITIONS (Group)

2011-14    December Group Shows, You Me Gallery, Hamilton, Bryce Kanbara, curator.

2011-12    "Industrial Re-Evolution", Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology.

2010-12    Summer Group Shows, School of Classical Realism, Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts.

2008     "Deck the Walls", Sunrise Gallery Members Show, Hamilton.

2005-6    "we @ you me", You Me Gallery, Hamilton.

2001-3    "Going Once..." Transit Gallery: Silent Auction for Hamilton Aids Network, Hamilton.

2000    "Convergence: 10 Body Contexts", curator V. Jane Gordon, Burlington Art Centre - Main Gallery, publication, Burlington, Ontario.

2000     "Bountiful Women at Work", Women's Open Art Show, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Hamilton.

1998    "Courage", Women's Open Art Show, Community Gallery, Art Gallery of Hamilton.

1998    "Material Culture: An Expression of Self", Nubian Art Gallery, Hamilton.

 

COMMISSIONS

2011   "A Skull for Joe", commissioned by J., Hamilton.

2010   "Family Group Portrait", commissioned by G.H., Hamilton.

1999   "Franz Marc's Blue Horses" commissioned by J. and C. F., Hamilton.

1996   "da Vinci's Last Supper", commissioned by L.B., Hamilton.

1994   "The Spanish Basketweaver" and "A Wall in Spain", commissioned by W.F. and S.R., St. John's.

 

COLLECTIONS

270 Sherman (The Cotton Factory) Permanent Collection - Hamilton

Paintings are held in private collections across Canada including Barrie, Burlington, Calgary, Dundas, Hamilton, St. John's, Toronto, Waterdown and Windsor.

 

MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

2012    "270 Sherman" October Segment, Episode 7, RubyTFO TV.

2009    "When it comes to art, they don't monkey around" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, Feb. 2.

2007    "Mother Tries to Keep Childhood Alive" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, May 8.

2007    "Home Grown" by Laura Holllick, View Magazine. Feb. 1.

2005    "The Creative Spirit" by Laura Hollick, View Magazine, April 14.

2001    "Join in the celebration of a wonderful life: Art Matters" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, December 13.

2000    "Convergence Catalogue BAC Mentoring/Collectivizing Project", Burlington Art Centre, November, ISBN 0-919752-75-6.

2000    "Going out on a limb for art's sake: Group installation effort crosses boundaries and questions dogma" by Elaine Hujer, The Hamilton Spectator, December 22.

2000    "Gallery's holiday show an eye-catching treat: Art Matters" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, November 29.

2000    "Echoes seen, not heard" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, June 17.

2000    "Show shines a spotlight on women's roles" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, March 25.

1999    "Motherhood" by Regina Haggo, The Hamilton Spectator, May 22.

1998   " Capolongo images captivate at Westdale" by Jeff Mahoney, Artscape. The Hamilton Spectator, August 1.

 

REPRESENTATION

2014   Shop at AGH, Art Gallery of Hamilton (www.artgalleryofhamilton.com).