About Diane

Diane Brown is an award-winning mixed media artist, specializing in Oil & Cold Wax. She exhibits in the New England area, Oregon and in NYC.

She is an Elected Artist at the Mystic Museum of Art, an Artist Member of The Artist Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, a member of Maple and Main Gallery, the New Haven Paint & Clay Club, The Newport Museum of Art and the Art League of New Britain, South County Art Association, The Allied Artists of America, an Associate Member of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Center, Essex Art Association, The Salmagundi Club and Lyme Art Association.

She has been commissioned by The Rose Project in Bethesda, Maryland as well as at Eastern Connecticut State University.

She has produced commissions for individual residences in Georgia, Florida and Connecticut.

Diane Brown,Artist Resume

2016:

2016January 28 – March 13, 2016 – Maple and Main Juried Art Exhibition, Chester, CT. “Under Grammy’s Quilt #1 & #2,” Oil & Cold Wax.
2016February 7-March 18, 2016 – 72nd Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. “Melting Away”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2016February 11-March 5, 2016 – South County Art Associations Open Juried Show in Kingston, RI. “Graffiti Cover-Up #2, Oil & Cold Wax.
2016March 31 – May 29, 2016 – Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery at the Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook, CT. “Graffiti Cover-Up #1”, Oil & Cold Wax
2016April 8 – April 29, 2016 – Art League of New Britain Juried Exhibition, New Britain, CT. “Graffiti Cover-Up” #1. Oil & Cold Wax.
2016April 15 – June 4, 2016 – Mystic Museum of Art Elected Artist Show. Mystic, CT. “Remembering Spring”. Oil & Cold Wax.
2016May 4 – May 29, 2016 – Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly’s 23rd Regional Juried Art Exhibit. “Cracking Open” and “Waterfalls”. Oil & Cold Wax.
2016May 13 – June 10, 2016 – New Haven Paint & Clay Club’s 115th Annual Juried Exhibition. “Earth’s Evolution”. Oil & Cold Wax. This piece was purchased by the N.H Paint and Clay Club for their Permanent Collection.
2016August 5 – September 17, 2016 – Mystic Museum of Art, 60th Regional Show, Mystic, CT. “It’s All About the Red”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2016August 20 – September 23, 2016 – CWA, Connecticut Women Artists’ 86th Annual Juried Exhibition at The Slater Museum, Norwich, CT. “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax and “Untitled”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017: Diane Brown,Artist

2017January 28 – March ,2017 – Maple & Main Art Gallery, Juried Show, Chester, CT. “Hotter Than….”, Oil & Cold Wax. SOLD painting.
2017January 22 – March 17, 2017 – The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. Juried Show. ”Rising Above It All”, Oil & Cold Wax and “High Energy”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2017January 29th – March 19, 2017 – The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT. Juried Show. “Cloud Cover”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2017March 23-May 20, 2017 – Valentine H. Zahn Gallery at Middlesex Hospital, Juried Show, Westbrook, CT. “Going Steady”, Oil & Cold Wax. Third Place.
2017March-April, 2017 -Art League of New Britain, New Britain, CT. Juried Show “Mixing up the Blues”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2017March 30 -April 30, 2017 – Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT. Juried Show, “Melting”, Oil & Cold Wax. Overall Excellence Award.
2017May 3 – May 28, 2017 – Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly, RI, Juried Show 3-paintings accepted. “Gray Matter; Wild Fires and “Untitled”.
2017July 10- July 30, 2017 – New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, CT. Juried Show, “Graffiti Cover-Up”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2017July 31- August 11, 2017 – The Salmagundi Club, NYC, NY, Juried Non-Member Show, “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2017September 1st – 29th, 2017 – 2017 CWA National Open Juried Show, at The Art Center East, Vernon, CT. “Child’s Play” took First Place.

2018: Diane Brown,Artist

2018January 9th – January 26th 2018 – Catharine Lorillard Wolfe National Juried Show, at The National Art Center in NYC. “Center Stage”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018January 25th – March 31st – Maple & Main Juried Art Exhibition 2018 at The Maple & Main Gallery, Chester, CT. “Infusion” and “Western Influences”. Oil & Cold Wax.
2018January 28th-March 16th 2018 – The 74th Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. “Changing Landscape”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018February 3rd-March 30th 2018 – Invited guest to The Stonington Printmakers Art Show, The Westerly Library, Westerly, RI – “It’s All About the Red”, “Blue Smoke Rising”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018March 25th – May 4th 2018 – CWA 2018 Member’s Juried Show at The Art League of New Britain, CT. “Infusion” and “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax. “Infusion” took First Place.
2018May 12th – June 4th 2018 – The 117th New Haven Paint & Clay Clubs Annual Juried Exhibition, New Haven, CT – “Rising Up” and “Blooming” , both Oil & Cold Wax. “Blooming” was awarded a prize from Hull’s Art Supply & Framing.
2018June 12th – July 28th, 2018 – The Mystic Museum of Art’s Elected Artist/Member Show, Mystic, CT – The “Tempest”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018June 30th – July 21st 2018 – The Essex Art Association’s Summer Open Exhibition, Essex, CT – “New Beginnings”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018July 9th – August 11th, 2018 – South County Art Association’s 91st Annual Members Exhibition, Kingston, RI – “Love is in the Air”, Oil & Cold Wax. “Love is in the Air” was given an Honorable Mention.
2018July 5th – July 28th, 2018 – The Norwich Art Center Annual Artist Member Exhibit, Norwich, CT – “Constant Static” and “Mixing it Up”, both Oil & Cold Wax.
2018July 13 – September 4th, 2018 – The LaGrua Center’s 9th Annual Stonington Artist Show, Stonington, CT – “Oh, the Possibilities”, Oil & Cold Wax. SOLD.
2018August 2nd – August 25th, 2018 – Norwich Art Center, Norwich, CT – “Mixing Up the Blues”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018August 6th – August 24th, 2018 – The Salmagundi Club of New York Member Show, NYC – “Blooming” Oil & Cold Wax.
2018August 25th – September 15th, 2018 – The Essex Art Association, Essex, CT – “Changing Landscape”, Oil & Cold Wax. “Changing Landscape” received an award for Best Abstract Painting.
2018August 25th – September 23rd, 2018 – Verum Ultimum Art Gallery’s Abstract Catalyst #5, Portland, Oregon – “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018August 27th – September 29th, 2018 – Connecticut Woman Artist’s 89th Annual Open Juried Exhibition held in The Barnes-Franklin Gallery at Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT – “Passion’s Fury”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2018September 1st – September 30th, 2018 – New Haven Paint and Clay Club’s Member Show at The Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT – “Rising Above It All”, Oil & Cold Wax. “Rising Above It All” received one of five Merit Awards as chosen by the Juror, Paul Baylock. These five artists will have their work featured in the NHPCC’s Selected Members Exhibit in 2019.
2018November – December 2018 at Mystic Museum of Art’s Holiday Show as well as Norwich Art Center’s Holiday Show. Both shows are smaller paintings appropriate for gift giving.

2019: Diane Brown,Artist

20192019 – January 11-March 16, 2019 – Slater Museum Annual Juried Members Show, Norwich, CT – “Stormy Weather”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2019January 24 – March 9th, 2019 – Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT – Annual Juried Show, Hommage’ – “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax.
2019February 3 – February 27 – The Chace Gallery, Mandell Jewish Community Center, West Hartford, CT – Solo Show.
2019February 22 – Marquee Gallery, New London, CT – “Subconscious Thoughts; Benefit Exhibition”Blue & Yellow Series included in the show.
2019April 6 – May 4, 2019 – Connecticut Women Artists’ Annual Member Show, The Art League of New Britain, New Britain, CT 06052 – “The Big Reveal” and “It’s My Party” were chosen for the show.
2019April 17th – May 11, 2019 – The Artists of GalleryOne at The Mill Gallery, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT – “Energy Surge”, “Restoration”, “Blooming”, “Nothing Like Yellow” and “Nothing Like Yellow #1” are included in the show.
2019April 28 – May 28, 2019 -The Essex Art Association Spring Juried Show, Essex, CT – “The Storm”, Oil & Cold Wax was chosen for the show.
2019April 29 – June 30 – Indian Hills Country Club, Newington, CT – 22 pieces of Oil & Cold Wax paintings are on display.
2019May 11 – June 1, 2019 – The New Haven Paint & Clay Club’s 118th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, at the Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT 06510 – “Graffiti Cover-Up” was chosen for the show.
2019June 3- June 28, 2019 – The Hoxie Gallery at The Westerly Memorial Library, Westerly, RI. Two person show, Diane Brown and Linda Peduzzi, Two Pawcatuck Artists.
2019June 10 – September 14, 2019 – 90th Annual National Open Juried Exhibition at The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT 06360 – “New Beginnings” was chosen for the show.
2019July 12 – August 2019, The 10th Annual Stonington Artist Show at The LaGrua Center, Stonington, CT 06378. “Autumn’s Pleasures” will be in this show.
2019September 8 – September 28, Merit Award Winners show at The Ely House in New Haven, CT 06510. Each artist is given their own room to fill with their artwork.

Commissions:

The Rose Project, Bethesda, Maryland. 1-48” x 48” painting for the Main Lobby, 1-30” x 60” painting for the Main Lobby and 2- 30”x40” diptychs for elevator lobbies.

Eastern Connecticut State University. 3-30”x40” paintings for the Student Union Bldg.

Mr. & Mrs. R. Wells of Florida 1-32” x 42” painting on panel, framed for their home.

Mr. & Mrs. M. McKee of Georgia 1-32” x 42” painting on panel, framed for their home.

Affiliations

Elected Artist

Mystic Museum of Art
9 Water Street
Mystic, Connecticut 06355

Permanent Collection

New Haven Paint & Clay Club
80 Audubon Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06538

Represented By

A&D Custom Framing
McLean, VA 22101
Marquee Gallery
New London, Connecticut 06320

Associate Member

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
802 Broadway
New York, NY 10003
Allied Artists of America
New York City, NY
Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly
7 Canal Street
Westerly, RI 02891
Essex Art Association
10 North Main Street
Essex, Connecticut 06426
South County Art Association
587 Kingstown Road
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

Member

Maple & Main Gallery
One Maple Street
Chester, Connecticut 06412
Connecticut Women Artists
Lyme Art Center
90 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, Connecticut 06051
Newport Museum of Art
Newport, Rhode Island
Salmagundi Art Club
47 Fifth Avenue
New York City, New York
Norwich Art Center
60 Broad Street
Norwich, CT 06384