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Diane Whitehouse

Born in Birmingham, England
Canadian Citizen, 1971

EDUCATION
Postgraduate work: Bergen Kunsthandverkskole, Bergen, Norway
Birmingham College of Art, Birmingham, England
N.D.D. Major Painting
Awarded Phipps Bequest and Chamberlain Scholarship

SELECTED SOLO, TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
1999         Points of Departure, solo exhibition; curated by Shirley Madill and Sigrid Dahle; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg.
                (exhibition notes and catalogue)
1996         unravelling, two-person exhibition with Mary Scott; curated by Sigrid Dahle for Mentoring Artists for Women's Art
                (MAWA), Winnipeg; held at (SITE) Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba (exhibition notes)
1995         BOUNCE Rotterdam, two-person exhibition with Ludo Hoes, St.Norbert Arts & Cultural Centre, St.Norbert, Manitoba
                (exhibition notes and catalogue)
1994         Diane Whitehouse, Solo Exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1991         Diane Whitehouse, Solo Exhibition, dL Gallery, Calgary Alberta
1990         Comfortable Attractors, Whitehouse paintings/William Eakin photographs, Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1989         Paintings, solo exhibition, dL Gallery, Calgary, Albert
                Paintings solo exhibition, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba (exhibition catalogue)
1987         Rooms, solo exhibition, Stride Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
1986         Paintings, solo exhibition, Gallery 1.1.1.School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (exhibition catalogue)
1985         Room Paintings, solo exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia (exhibition brochure)
1984         Rooms and Journeys, solo exhibition, Plug-In Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1982         Passing of an Emperor, solo exhibition, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba (exhibition brochure)
1980         Clark, Funnell, Whitehouse, Medicine Hat College of Art, Medicine Hat, Alberta
1979         Clark, Funnell, Whitehouse, S.U.B. Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta
                Clark, Funnell, Whitehouse, Recent Work, Arthur Street Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1978         Savage, Sinclair, Whitehouse, S.U.B. Gallery University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
                Diane Whitehouse: Works on Paper, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
1977         Savage and Whitehouse: Works on Paper, Gallery 1.1.1. School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                (exhibition brochure)
1976         Paintings, solo exhibition, Latitude 53 Gallery Edmonton, Alberta
1974         Diane Whitehouse: Recent Work, Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1991         Mentoring/Manitoba Artists for Women's Art; A Catalytic Situation, Bond, Brown, Butler, Dyck, Stone, Thorneycroft,
                Whitehouse, The New Gallery, Calgary, Alberta (exhibition catalogue and video)
1998         Off the Beaten Track, international touring exhibition organized by Ace Art for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival;
                The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland and Sea Gate Gallery, Dundee, Scotland (exhibition catalogue)
1988         Canadian Artists from Manitoba, 431 Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
1987         Contemporary Art in Manitoba, Winnipeg Art Gallery, touring to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Nickel Arts Museum,
                London Regional Art Gallery, MacDonald Stewart Art Centre, Agnes Etherington Art Centre (exhibition catalogue)
                A Multiplicity of Voices; Work by Manitoba Women Artists, Gallery 1.1.1. (with Plug In Gallery), Winnipeg, Manitoba
                (exhibition catalogue)
1980         Banff Centre Faculty Show, Peter White Gallery, Banff, Alberta

COLLECTIONS
Winnipeg Art Gallery
Gallery 1.1.1; School of Art, University of Manitoba
University of Alberta; Government of Alberta; Canada Council Art Bank
Manitoba Arts Council Bank
Government of Manitoba
Government of Canada-Department of External Affairs
Birmingham College of Art, Birmingham, England

AWARDS
2011         Making A Difference Art Award, Winnipeg Arts Council
2011         Mentoring Artists for Women's Art Lifetime Achievement Award
2000         Major Arts Award, Manitoba Arts Council
1994         Visual Arts Award, Manitoba Arts Council
1988         12th Annual YM-YWCA Women of the Year Awards, Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts,
                Winnipeg, Manitoba
1986         Visual Arts Award, Manitoba Arts Council
1985         Major Arts Award, Manitoba Arts Council
1983         Visual Arts Award, Manitoba Arts Council

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES-VISITING ARTIST/ LECTURES/RESIDENCIES
Appointments/Member
2006-08    Board member, Mentoring Artists for Women's Art
2002-05    Board member, Plug In Inc.
2004         Founder, Diane Whitehouse Artists Retreat, Riding Mountain National Park
2001         Appointed Senior Scholar, University of Manitoba
1998-2001  Board Member, Saint Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre (SNACC) St. Norbert, Manitoba
1995         Founding Board Member, SITE Gallery, (artist collective), Winnipeg, Manitoba
1993         Advisory Committee to review the Visual Arts Program at The Banff Centre of the Arts
1990         Editorial and Publications Committee, Winnipeg Art Gallery
1986-90    Board of Directors, Winnipeg Art Gallery
1988-89    Arts Advisory Council, City of Winnipeg
1985-89    Art Bank Advisory Committee, Manitoba Arts Council
1986-88    Works of Art Committee, Winnipeg Art Gallery
1984-88    Canada Council Visual Arts Advisory Committee
1982-85    Acquisition Committee, Winnipeg Art Gallery
1983-85    President and Founding Member of MAWA (Manitoba Artists for Women's Art; now called Mentoring Artists for Women's Art)
1981-83    Board President, Plug-In Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba
1979-80    Board President, Arthur Street Gallery (predecessor of Plug-In Inc.) Winnipeg, Manitoba
1975-77    Alberta Art Foundation Review Committee (government purchase of Alberta art)
1973-75    Visual Arts Communication Council of Alberta

Visiting Artist Lectures/Residency
2001         Artist-in-Residence, Winnipeg Art Gallery
2001         Visiting Artist, University of Waterloo, Ontario
2000         Artist-in-Residence Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Western Ontario
1998         Faculty, Women and Paint Thematic Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts
1997         Artist-in-Residence, Painters Newfoundland Project, Pouch Cove, Newfoundland

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES-VISITING ARTIST/ LECTURES/RESIDENCIES/MENTORING
2012         Mentor, MAWA and Manitoba Arts Network Rural Mentorship Program in the Interlake Region of Manitoba
2011         MAWA Mentor Foundation Mentorship Program, Winnipeg
1995         MAWA Mentor-in-Residence, Winnipeg
1994         Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
1991         University of Manitoba, Faculty of Arts, English Department
1988         Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Manitoba
1987         Manitoba Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Winnipeg
1986         Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax
1985         WARM (Women's Art Registry of Minnesota), Minneapolis, Minnesota
1984         The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
1982         Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg
1980         The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta

TEACHING POSITIONS
2005-11   Instructor, month-long intensive program in Abstract Painting, the Winnipeg Art Gallery
1991-2000  Assistant Professor, Tenured, School of Art, University of Manitoba,
1988-2000  Co-chairperson of Painting, Supervision of Thesis Painting Students, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
1987-91    Assistant Professor, Full Term Appointment, University of Manitoba, School of Art
1978-87    Assistant Professor (sessional), University of Manitoba, School of Art
1985         Nova Scotia College of Arts and Design, Summer Semester, Painting Instructor, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1980         Instructor, Painting and Drawing, the Banff Centre for the Arts, Summer Session, Banff, Alberta
1979         Instructor, Painting, Summer Session, University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension, Edmonton, Alberta
1978         Instructor, Painting, University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension, Edmonton, Alberta
1967-77    Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing, University of Alberta, Faculty of Extensions, Edmonton, Alberta
1974         Instructor, Drawing, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Summer Session, Banff, Alberta
1969-70    Instructor, Printmaking, University of Alberta, Department of Art and Design, Edmonton, Alberta