Diane Reeves' Biography

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2005
“IT’S ALL PERSONAL”, Torrance City Hall, Torrance, CA
2004
“DEATH VALLEY, A SENSE OF PLACE”, Torrance City Hall, Torrance, CA
2002
“GRAVE DÉCOR, A CELEBRATION OF MEMORY”, East Village Arts Community Gallery. Long Beach, CA
“GRAVE DÉCOR, A CELEBRATION OF MEMORY”, Collectors Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
“THE DREAMLIFE OF FISHES:PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM”, James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance, CA “
“NEW PASTELS AND OTHER COLORS”, Torrance City Hall, Torrance, CA
1998
“VISIONS FROM THE CORNER OF MY EYE”, The Norris Film Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA.
1996
“THE VIEW FROM HERE”, Torrance City Hall, Torrance, CA.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
2005
“TAKING A SECOND LOOK”, 2nd City Council, Long Beach, CA, Curator:Cheryl Bennett
“WAR & PEACE”, Easy Reader, Hermosa Beach, CA, Curator:Georgette Buckley
“WATER”, Antelope Valley College Art Gallery, Lancaster, CA
“INSPIRED BY NATURE”, Madrona Marsh Nature Center, Torrance, CA, Curator:Patty Grau
2004
“ALL MEDIA 2004”, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, Curator:Noel Korten
“FLAT OUT“, Malaga Cove Library, Palos Verdes, CA, Curator:Patty Grau
“PHOTO X PERSONAL PROJECTS”, Cypress College, Cypress, CA, Curator:Jerry Birchfield
“ART AT THE EDGE”, El Camino Library, Torrance, CA, Curator:Nina Zak Laddon
“MIX MASTERS”, James Armstrong Theatre, Torrance, CA, Curator:Sharon Barraclough
“OCEAN VIEW”, The Distinctive Edge, Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Curator:Carmen Sappington 2003
”2003 ALL MEDIA”, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, Juror:Kristina Newhouse
“ART SPEAKS”, Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, CA, Curator:Denis Richardson
“WORKS ON PAPER”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Joan Hugo
“SEEING RED”, Angels Gate Cultural Arts Center, San Pedro, CA, Juror:Robin Hinchclift
“SCAPES”, The Loft, San Pedro, CA, The Redondo Beach Art Group, Juror:Denis Richardson
2002
“2002 HOLIDAY EXHIBITION”, PV Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, Juror: Kristina Newhouse
“ALL MEDIA 2002”, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, CA, Juror: Michael Darling
“PHOTOGRAPHY 2002”, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, Juror:Paul Kopeikin
“EXPRESSIONS”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Jay Beloli
“COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Joan Hugo
2001
“ALL MEDIA 2001”, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, Juror:Mark Moore
“SELECTED ‘EXCELLENCE IN ART AWARD’ WINNERS“, James Armstrong Theatre,
Torrance, CA, Curator:Kristina Newhouse
“LANDSCAPE:TWO DIVERSE VIEWS“, Norris Film Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center,
Palos Verdes, CA, Two person show with Roxene Rockwell
“2001 JURIED ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
Juror:Joni Gordon
“NATIONAL OPEN EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Nancy Webber
2000
“PVAC ARTISTS:HOLIDAY JURIED EXHIBITION”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, Juror:Scott Ward
“SCULPTURE, COLLAGE, MIXED MEDIA EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA,
Juror:Philippa Blair
“ABSTRACT EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Scott Ward.
“OPEN REGIONAL EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Carl Berg
1999
“WORLD VIEW, ETHNIC DIVERSITY & NEW HORIZONS FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM”, Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville, CA, Juror:Lisa Lodeski
“12th ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION”, Artist’s Open Group, Stewart Gallery, Palos
Verdes Art Center, CA, Juror:Scott Ward

“95th NATIONAL OPEN”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Martin Betz
“ORANGE COUNTY JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION”, Newport Beach City Hall, City of Newport Beach, CA, Juror:Susan Spiritus
1998
“PVAC ARTIST’S JURIED HOLIDAY EXHIBIT”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA Juror: Eric Pleschner
“DAY OF THE DEAD SHOW”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Linda Vallejo
“1998 JURIED MEMBERSHIP ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION”, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos
Verdes, CA, Juror:Jay Belloli
1997
“NEW PHOTOGRAPHY '97 EXHIBITION”, L.A. County Fair, Pomona, CA, uried:Robert
Flick, Martha Chono- Helsley & Scott Canty.
“MAINLY ABSTRACT EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Marie
Thiebaud.
“PVAC 1997 JURIED MEMBERSHIP ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION”, Palos Verdes Art Center,
Palos Verdes, CA, Juror:Gordon Fuglie
“ALL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA OPEN”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:Martin
Betz
1996
“NEW PHOTOGRAPHY 1996”, L.A. County Fair, Pomona, CA, Jurors:Erica Ackerberg,
Stephen Cohen and Scott Ward.
“THE AUTOMOBILE IN ART”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:L.M. Kendall.
“CONTEMPORARY URBAN LANDSCAPE”, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, Juror:David Stary Sheets.
1995
“PVAC ARTISTS JURIED HOLIDAY EXHIBITION”, Stewart Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA,
Juror:Vincent Beggs.
PVAC 1995 Juried Membership “ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION”, Beckstrand Gallery, Palos Verdes, CA, Juror:Henry T. Hopkins.

AWARDS AND HONORS:
Second Place, “2002 HOLIDAY EXHIBITION”, PV Art Center, CA 2002
“BEVERLY G. ALPAY MEMORIAL AWARD”, Grant from Palos Verdes Art Center 2002
First Place, “MEMBERS EXHIBIT”, Long Beach Arts, CA 2001
Third Place, “Abstract Show”, Long Beach Arts, 2000
“EXCELLENCE IN THE VISUAL ARTS-PHOTOGRAPHY”, City of Torrance, 1999
First Place, “12th ANNUAL GALLERIE OF FINE ART”, Torrance Art Guild, 1999
Best Of Show & First Place, “AOG 12th ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION”, PV Art Center, 1999
Third Place. Photography, "1997 GALERIE OF FINE ART", Torrance Art Guild,1997
First Place & Third Place. Photography, TORRANCE ART GUILD 9TH ANNUAL "GALLERIE OF ART", Joseyln Fine Art Center, 1996.
Third Place, Torrance Artists' Guild "Exhibit '96", Joselyn Fine Art Center, 1996.
Third Place., 9TH ANNUAL AOG "MEMBERSHIP GROUP SHOW", Palos Verdes Art Center,1996.

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:
Ellen Butler
Francesca Samper
Constantine & Mary Lackides
Allan & Penelope Coy
Bill & Connie Searcy
Mr. & Mrs. Stan Kuran
Larry & Michelle Pribble
Larry Vogel
Bette Terrell

LECTURES/PUBLIC SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Lecture, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, 1998
Lecture, Torrance Artists Guild, Torrance, CA 2003
Co-Curator with Sharon Barraclough, James Armstrong Theatre Lobby, Torrance, CA 2003-2004
Juror:”NINTH, TENTH, ELEVENTH & TWELFTH ANNUAL COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL ORANGE COUNTY INVITATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST”, 2000, 2001, 2002 & 2003