Diana P. Gabriel
www.dianapgabriel.com
www.TheCGProject.com
www.catchphoto.zenfolio.com


Education
2007 M.F.A. Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, Major Drawing/Painting
2004 B.F.A. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, Major Drawing/Painting Minor Art History
2001 A.A. / A.F.A. William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois


Exhibition Experience
2013 Rooted. Grounded. Curated By Angela Bryant. Design Cloud. Chicago, Illinois
        Warp and Weft. Curated by Jan Brandt. Jan Brandt Gallery. Bloomington, Illinois
        Chicago Confluence. Curated by Robert O’Connel. Willis Tower. Chicago, Illinois
2012 Time and Other Preoccupations. Curated By Sandra Lang. McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois
        Evanston and Vicinity Biennial. Curated By Shannon Stratton. Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois 
        342. Curated By Brian Selke. TreeHouse Gallery. Arlington Heights, Illinois 
        Apparitions and Constructions. Curated By Lelde Kalmite. Bridgeport Art Center. Chicago, Illinois
        Annual Faculty Exhibition. Harper College, Palatine Illinois.
2011 Geometrically Speaking II. Curated by Angela Bryant. Abryant Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
        Faculty Show. Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois
        Array/DisArray. Curated by Claire Hedden and Robert Fifield. McLean County Arts Center. Bloomington, Illinois.
        Looping System. Space Division Open Studios. Chicago, Illinois
        ArtXposium. Curated by Anni Holm. Gallery 200 Studio. West Chicago, Illinois
        Nostalgia. Curated By Dan Estep. Elastic Vision Gallery. Chicago, Illinois
2010 Geometrically Speaking. Curated by Angela Bryant. Abryant Gallery. Pop Up Loop. Chicago, Illinois
        ArtXposium 5.0. Curated by Anni Holm. Gallery 200 Studio. West Chicago, Illinois

        Meeting. Installation and Drawings. Exhibition Space, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.
        Skymall. ArtXposium. Curated by Anni Holm. West Chicago, Illinois
2009 Start Seeing. Curated by Rhea Edge. Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois
        Night at The Elms. Curated By Lori McAuliffe Niemtschk. El Paso, Illinois
        Trace and Memory. Curated by Barbara Blades and Beth 
        Hart. Evanston Art Center. Evanston, Illinois
2008 Art at The X. Curated by M. Katherine Uetz. Xavier University. Cincinnati, Ohio 
2007 and I’m blue… Curated by Alison Hatcher. McLean County Arts center, Bloomington, Illinois
        In The Mix. Curated By Joe LoPresti. Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, Illinois 
        Emerging Illinois Artists ’07. McLean County Art Center, Bloomington, Illinois
        Dynamic Structures. M.F.A. Exhibition. Gallery 3- University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2006 Shortest Distance Between Two Points. Rachel Cooper, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
        Representation and Being. 33 Collective, Chicago, Illinois
2005 Dorothy’s Red Shoes. Curated By Alison Hatcher. McLean County Arts Center. Bloomington, Illinois
        Obsessive Compulsive Decadence. Two person Show. Transpace Gallery, Normal, Illinois
        Meticulum. Viking Union Gallery. Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
2004 Increments. Curated by Jack Kirkpatrick. Dorothea Thiel Gallery, South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois
2003 Beyond Gen X. Curated by Frank DiGiovanni. Gallery Group Exhibition, Medicine Man Gallery, Rockford, Illinois. 
2001 Bensen Galleries. LTD. Arlington Heights, Illinois


Teaching Experience
2013 Adjunct Professor. Drawing II. Design I. Art Appreciation. William Rainey Harper College. Palatine, Illinois.

        Adjunct Professor. Drawing I. College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois
 

2008-12 Adjunct Professor. Drawing I. Drawing II. Design I. Art Appreciation. William Rainey Harper College. Palatine, Illinois

            Adjunct Professor. Drawing I. College of Lake County, Grayslake, IllinoisAdjunct Professor. Design I. Drawing I. Waubonsee Community College, Sugar                 Grove, Illinois
            Adjunct Professor. Instructor of Record. Drawing Fundamentals. Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2007 Adjunct Professor. Instructor of Record. Drawing Fundamentals. Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
        Teaching Assistant. Instructor of Record. Drawing Fundamentals, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois


Other Professional Experience
2008-13 Art Curator. Morton College, Cicero, Illinois
2013 Co-Curator. On The Mend. Pig And Weasel, Evasnton Illinois
2013 Juror. Sugar Creek Arts Festival, Normal, Illinois.
2012 Juror. McHenry Community College Student Show, Crystal Lake, Illinois
2012 Producer. Familia Bombril. A film by Mario Contreras.
2009 Producer. Glassmaker. A film by Mario Contreras.
2008 Judge and Coordinator. Latino Art Beat 2008, Columbia College Chicago Illinois
2006 Co-Curator. Shortest Distance between Two Points. Rachel Cooper. Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois Publications Gibsmir. Chainletter Book Project.           http://www.gibs-mir.ch/
2011  Newscity Art. Trace and Memory Review. Image credit. 2009
        New American Paintings. No. 53, 2004 Open Studios Press. Boston, Massachusetts 

        Towers Magazine. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

        No.83, 2003, pg.62, 26 Big Muddy Film Festival. Entry Poster and T-shirt image, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. 

2012 Lost and Found. Curated by Jan Brandt, Bloomington, Illinois
2007 Language of Evidence. Illinois State University, Normal Illinois
2004 Print Exchange. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
2003 SIN. Print Exchange between University of Wisconsin in Madison, Texas Tech University, and Northern Illinois University.


Honors/Awards
2010 Best Documentary. Ego Fest. Brainerd, Minnesota2007 Josefina Ferran Foundation Award, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
        Marshal Delaney Pitcher Award, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2005 Josefina Ferran Foundation Award, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
2003 Jack and Eleanor Olson Art Scholarship Award, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
2000 Ray Mills Award, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois


Collections
William Rainey Harper College
Gordon D. Sondland. Aspen Investments.


Commissions
William Rainey Harper College
Naomi L. Hill and Sara Hill
Robert O’Connell for the Chicago Confluence exhibition at Willis Tower.