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 Rhode Island.

Diane Brown, Artist Resume

2016

2016 – January 28 – March 13, 2016 – Maple and Main Juried Art Exhibition, Chester, CT. “Under Grammy’s Quilt #1 & #2,” Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – February 7-March 18, 2016 – 72nd Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. “Melting Away”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – February 11-March 5, 2016 – South County Art Associations Open Juried Show in Kingston, RI. “Graffiti Cover-Up #2″, Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – March 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.

2016 – April 8 – April 29, 2016 – Art League of New Britain Juried Exhibition, New Britain, CT.
“Graffiti Cover-Up” #1. Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – April 15 – June 4, 2016 – Mystic Museum of Art Elected Artist Show. Mystic, CT. “Remembering Spring”. Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – May 4 – May 29, 2016 – Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly’s 23rd Regional Juried Art Exhibit. “Cracking Open” and “Waterfalls”. Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – May 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.

2016 – August 5 – September 17, 2016 – Mystic Museum of Art, 60th Regional Show, Mystic, CT.
“It’s All About the Red”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2016 – August 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

2017 – January 28 – March, 2017 – Maple & Main Art Gallery, Juried Show, Chester, CT. “Hotter Than….”, Oil & Cold Wax. SOLD

2017 – January 22 – March 17, 2017 – The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. Juried Show.
“Rising Above”, Oil & Cold Wax and “High Energy”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – January 29th – March 19, 2017 – The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT. Juried Show.
“Cloud Cover”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – March 23-May 20, 2017 – Valentine H. Zahn Gallery at Middlesex Hospital, Juried Show,
Westbrook, CT. “Going Steady”, Oil & Cold Wax. Third Place.

2017 – March-April, 2017 -Art League of New Britain, New Britain, CT. Juried Show
“Mixing up the Blues”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – March 30 -April 30, 2017 – Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT. Juried Show,
“Melting”, Oil & Cold Wax. Overall Excellence Award.

2017 – May 3 – May 28, 2017 – Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly, RI, Juried Show 3-paintings accepted. “Gray Matter; Wild Fires and Untitled”. Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – July 10- July 30, 2017 – New Haven Paint & Clay Club, New Haven, CT. Juried Show,
“Graffiti Cover-Up”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – July 31- August 11, 2017 – The Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY, Juried Non-Member Show, “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2017 – September 1st – 29th, 2017 – 2017 CWA National Open Juried Show, at The Art Center East, Vernon, CT. “Child’s Play” took First Place.

2017 – September 1st – September 30th 2017 – The Westerly Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly, RI. Featured Artist Show, “Melting Away” Oil & Cold Wax. SOLD

2018

2018 – January 9th – January 26th 2018 – Catharine Lorillard Wolfe National Juried Show, at The National Art Center in New York City. “Center Stage”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – January 25th – March 31st – Maple & Main Juried Art Exhibition 2018 at The Maple & Main Gallery, Chester, CT. “Infusion” and “Western Influences”. Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – January 28th-March 16th 2018 – The 74th Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition at The Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT. “Changing Landscape”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – February 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.

2018 – March 25th – May 4th 2018 – CWA 2018 Member’s Juried Show at The Art League of New Britain, CT. “Infusion” and “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax

2018- May 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.

2018 – June 12th – July 28th, 2018 – The Mystic Museum of Art’s Elected Artist/Member Show, Mystic, CT – The “Tempest” , Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 -June 30th – July 21st 2018 – The Essex Art Association’s Summer Open Exhibition, Essex, CT – “New Beginnings”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – July 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.

2018 – July 5th – July 28th, 2018 – The Norwich Art Center Annual Artist Member Exhibit, Norwich, CT – “Constant Static” and “Mixing it Up”, both Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – July 13 – September 4th, 2018 – The LaGrua Center’s 9th Annual Stonington Artist Show, Stonington, CT – “Oh, the Possibilities”, Oil & Cold Wax. SOLD

2018- August 2nd – August 25th, 2018 – Norwich Art Center, Norwich, CT – “Mixing Up the Blues”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – August 6th – August 24th, 2018 – The Salmagundi Club of New York Member Show, NYC – “Graffiti Cover-Up”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – August 25th – September 15th, 2018 – The Essex Art Association, Essex, CT – “Changing Landscape”, Oil & Cold Wax. “Changing Landscape” received an award for Best Abstract Painting.

2018 – August 25th – September 23rd, 2018 – Verum Ultimum Art Gallery’s Abstract Catalyst #5, Portland, Oregon – “Blooming”, Oil & Cold Wax.

2018 – August 27th – September 29th, 2018 – Connecituct 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.

2018 – September 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. 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.

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-diptychs for elevator lobbies.

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

1-32” x 42” painting on panel, for a Florida home.

1-32” x 42” painting on panel, for a Georgia home.

1-36” x 48” painting on panel, for a Rhode Island 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

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