Education

1985

1976-1977

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. M.F.A. in Sculpture.

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.

Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. B.A. in European History.



Selected Solo Exhibitions, Installation and Invitationals

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1989
 
Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA,  “Letting the Days Go By”, retrospective of  life-size figures

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
, “Appearances”, a collaborative installation with Muller and Bernstein

A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton , MA
, “ Bridges to Cross/ Bridges to Burn”, a collaborative installation with Mary Bernstein and Rebecca Muller

Salle Estienne de Langle, Abbaye de Lehon
, France, An Exposition of Drawings

The Canal Gallery
, Holyoke MA, “Continuum”, a retrospective installation of anti-war work since 2003

Westport Art Center, Westport, CT,
“The Pit”, Juried Solos by Richard Klein, Curator, Aldrich Museum

Amherst Biennial
, The Pit”, Fort Hill School, Amherst, MA, installation sculpture

Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA
, “The Pit”, sculpture by Harriet Diamond

Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA
, “It’s Not Over Yet”, relief sculpture by Harriet Diamond

The Hampden Gallery, UMASS, Amherst
, “Stop!” An installation of sculpture and relief sculpture for the Incubator Project Space

National Arts Club at Gramercy Park, NYC
, Allied Artists of America 88th Exhibition

The Watkins Gallery, Northampton, MA
, “Small Wonders”, Sculpture

The Northampton Center for the Arts, Main St., Northampton, MA,
“No War!”, An installation of sculpture by Harriet Diamond

The Williston School, Easthampton, MA, The Grubbs Gallery
, “People, Places, and Things”, Sculpture by Harriet Diamond

National Arts Club at Gramercy Park, NYC,
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Juried Exhibition

National Sculpture Society at Americas Tower
, Avenue of the Americas, NYC,  Presentation of sculpture in “The 67th Annual Exhibition”, a juried exhibition

Brookgreen Sculpture Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC
, Presentation of sculpture in National Sculpture Society juried exhibition for Brookgreen Garden

National Sculpture Society at the Americas Tower, NYC
, “Everyday Life”, Presentation of sculpture for a juried small group exhibition

Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, VA
, "The Hearthfire", installation of "Big Wheels" and related family sculpture by Harriet Diamond

Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT,
“The 12th International Women in the Visual Arts Juried Exhibition”,  Juror: Andrea Miller-Keller, Wadsworth Athenaeum

National Sculpture Society at Americas Tower
, Avenue of the Americas, NYC,  Presentation of sculpture for Annual NSS Juried Exhibitio.

The University Student Union Gallery, Amherst, MA,
"The Bottom Drawer," Sculpture by Harriet Diamond     

The Bromfield Gallery, Boston
, “Transforming Tradition,” Presentation of sculpture in the WCA National Juried Exhibition

National Sculpture Society at the Americas Tower, NYC
, "All American Sculpture”,  Presentation of sculpture in the NSS Annual Juried Show

Albany Institute of Art and History, The Rice Gallery, Albany, NY,
“Collaboration", an installation, sculpture by Harriet Diamond, drawings by Lydia Nettler

The Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA,
"New England, New Talent", installation of sculpture for the invitational biennial show

The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA,
"Painting and Sculpture—1994”, An installation sculpture for invitational show.  Juror:  Klaus Kertes.

Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA
, "A Domestic Conversation", Sculpture by Harriet Diamond

Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
, Presentation of sculpture in the "Springfield Art League 74th Annual Juried Show",  Merit Award Winner

Gallery of the Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA,
"Distinct Voices", Installation of sculpture for A National WCA Juried Exhibit. Juror: Joyce Kozloff

Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
, "River Passage", Installation of sculpture designed for the museum with drawings by Lydia Nettler

Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
, "Mind, Body and Soul," Sculpture  by Harriet Diamond 

Chesterwood
National Trust Museum, Stockbridge, MA,  An installation of sculpture for "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood",  A National Juried Sculpture Exhibit.  Juror:  Janis Keane Dorgan

Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
,  Presentation of sculpture for the "Springfield Art League 71st Annual Juried Show", Award: Best in Show

Elms College, Chicopee, MA, Borgia Gallery,
"Up 'Til Now," A retrospective of 10 years of drawing and sculpture

Northampton Center for the Arts
, Northampton, MA, "Meeting By The River", A Diamond/Nettler collaborative installation, sculpture by Harriet Diamond




Awards and Grants

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Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow Grant in Installation

Awarded Maryland Institute for Contemporary Art Artist’s Residency, Trafford Klotz, Lehon France

Grant from The Art Angels for creation of program on political art for presentation in high schools to further discussions on violence

Northampton Education Foundation Grant, artist in residence for concrete sculpture project with Northampton High School students, with sponsoring teacher Martha McCormick.

Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, co-recipient with Lydia Nettler for a downtown mural in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Northampton Education Foundation, co-recipient with Ann Hulley and Linda Batchelor for a grant to support the Northampton High School Art Club.

Northampton Education Foundation, Art Around the Corner, a grant to place cut-out sculpture in Northampton High School, in collaboration with Lydia Nettler and Linda Batchelor.

Northampton Education Foundation Grant for placement of installation art in Northampton High School, in collaboration with high school students.

Best Non-Traditional Sculpture, The Centennial Anniversary Show of the National Sculpture Society, Quick Center for the Arts. Juror: Bruno Lucchesi.

Merit Award Winner, Springfield Art League 74th Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Juror: Dr. Deborah Rothschild.

Best In Show, Springfield Art League 71st Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Jurors: Betsy Siersma and Edward Nygren.

Abdow Big Boy Award, Springfield Art League 70th Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Jurors: Arlette Klaric and Charles Giuliano.

Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Northampton Arts Council, for installation sculpture with Lydia Nettler.

Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Leverett Arts Council, for installation at the Leverett Center.



Selected Bibliography

Suzanne Wilson

Greg Morell

Sarah Buttenwieser

Judson Brown

Larry Parnass


Lindo, Mareva.


Roessler, Mark.

Tedeschi, Kristina.

Amato Lynch, Lisa.

Mellen, Kathleen.

Parnass, Larry.

Parnass, Larry.

Russell, Gloria.

Crolius, Ali.

Wright, Patricia.

Benvenuto, Christine.

Russell, Gloria.

Jaeger, William.

Grant, Daniel.

Magiera, Frank.

Rifkah, Eve.


Nigroah, Leon.

Wright, Patricia.

Russell, Gloria.

Wright, Patricia.

Russell, Gloria.

Wright, Patricia.

Wright, Patricia.

Russell, Gloria.

Russell, Gloria.

Wright, Patricia.

Ruhl, Steven.

Wright, Patricia.

Wright, Patricia.

Wright, Patricia.

Russell, Gloria.

Greenberg, Blue.

Kampen, Michael.
  “Art People”, Hampshire Life Magazine, Northampton, MA, November, 2013, COVER.

“Amherst Biennial”, Artscope, Boston, MA, November/December, 2010.

“Harriet Diamond: The Pit,” Art New England, Boston, MA, September/October, 2010.

“Harriet Diamond’s Humanist Vision”, Downstreet.net, Northampton, MA, November 10, 2005.

“Many Facets to Diamond’s Sculpture Show,” The Daily Hampshire “The Pit,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 21 April 2010.

“The Pit,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 21 April 2010.

“The Pit and Other Sculptural Tales of the Great American Decline,” The Valley Advocate [Northampton, MA] 1 April 2010, COVER

“The Art of Activism,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 11 February 2008.

“Imperatives,” Art New England [Boston, MA] October 2006.

“Conflicts Inside and Out,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 12 June 2006.

“Pair Finds Noble Living,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 24 February 2004.

“Many Facets to Diamond’s Sculpture,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 3 February 2003.

“Sculpture Show Evokes Plenty of Emotions,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 26 January 2003.

“Keepers of Memories,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] February 1997.

“Teasing Each Other in Good Spirits,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 19 October 1995.

“Portrait of The Artist as a Chair,” The Amherst Bulletin [Amherst, MA] 6 October 1995.

“Art League Show Casts A Wide Net,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 5 June 1995.

“The Power of Two,” Albany Times Union [Albany, NY] 19 October 1994.

“A Little Whitney in Pittsfield,” The Fitchburg Sentinel Enterprise [Fitchburg, MA] 26 May 1994.

“Fitchburg's New Talent Exhibition Quite Impressive,” Fitchburg Telegram & Gazette [Fitchburg , MA] 13 May 1994.

“Fitchburg Art Museum Displays Artists Many Talents,” The Montachusett T&G [Montachusett, MA] 30 April
1994.

“Come Out, Come Out,” The Worcester Phoenix [Worcester, MA] 22 April 1994.

“Conversation in Sculpture,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 18 November 1993.

“The Dark Side of Human Experience,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 23 February 1992.

“Collaboration: ‘City Artists’ ‘Odd Couple’,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 30 January 1991.

“Life's Journey Shared in ‘River Passage’,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 13 January 1991.

“Sculpture as Big as All Outdoors,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 1 August 1990.

“Artistic Fondness for Everyday Life,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 26 July 1989.

“Figurative Perspective,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 23 April 1989.

“Meeting By the River,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 13 January 1989.

“When a Painter and A Sculptor Meet,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 21 December 1988.

“Art Exploring Human Forms,” The Amherst Bulletin [Amherst, MA] 25 May 1988.

“Sculpture Builds on the Familiar,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 11 May 1988.

“Outrageous Works,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 30 March 1988.

“Women Artists in Annual Show,” Daily Hampshire Gazette [Northampton, MA] 11 December 1986.

“Variety and Talent in Zone's ‘Free-For-All’ Exhibit,” The Sunday Republican [Springfield, MA] 29 June 1986.

“Taking Chances,” The Chapel Hill Newspaper [Chapel Hill, NC] 12 May 1981.

“Variations on Themes,” The Charlotte Observer [Charlotte, NC] 1 March 1981.



Teaching Experience

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1984-1988

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1973-1975

 
Guest presenter for Sculpture at Springfield College, Springfield, MA.

Creator/facilitator for Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence congregationwide, multgenerational sculpture project, We Are

Instructor of Sculpture for Horizon/Snow Farm Art Program.

Artist Instructor/facilitator for afterschool art projects at Simon Schechter School in Northampton, MA.

Artist in Residence for A Concrete Experience, a collaborative installation project with Northampton High School students for permanent installation at Northampton High School.

Mentor/Facilitator for Peace Awareness Installation Project with the Unitarian Universalist Youth Group for the Unitarian Society Front Lawn, Main Street, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Instructor of Sculpture for Horizon/Snow Farm Art Program.

Workshop in sculpture for the Northampton High School Art Club.

Artist/Mentor, Art All State, Worcester Art Museum Teaching Program, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Member, MFA Thesis Committee, Studio Art Dept., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Guest Lecturer, Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Krakow, Poland.

Instructor of Sculpture, Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Instructor of Life Modeling, Town of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Instructor of Life Drawing, Town of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Sculpture Workshops, Smith College Campus School, Northampton, Massachusetts.

Instructor of Drawing and Composition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Studio Instructor, Ackland Art Museum Program for Children, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

High School Art and English Teacher, U.S. Peace Corps, Fiji.



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