Education

1985 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. M.F.A. in Sculpture.
1976-1977 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts.
1973 Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts. B.A. in European History.

Selected Solo Exhibitions, Installation and Invitationals

2018 Smith College, Brown Arts Center, Northampton, MA, “Driven From Their Homes”, site-specific gallery-wide installation
2018 A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA, “Shelter, Arrival, the Rohingya”, site-specific installation
2017 Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, “Driven From Their Homes”, site-specific gallery-wide installation
2015 Hess Fine Arts Center, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA, “Rise and Fall”, site-specific gallery-wide installation
2013 Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, “Letting the Days Go By”, retrospective of life-size figures
2013 Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, “Appearances”, a collaborative installation with Muller and Bernstein
2013 A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton , MA, “ Bridges to Cross/ Bridges to Burn”, a collaborative installation with Mary Bernstein and Rebecca Muller
2012 Salle Estienne de Langle, Abbaye de Lehon, France, An Exposition of Drawings
2012 The Canal Gallery, Holyoke MA, “Continuum”, a retrospective installation of anti-war work since 2003
2011 Westport Art Center, Westport, CT, “The Pit”, Juried Solos by Richard Klein, Curator, Aldrich Museum
2010 Amherst Biennial, The Pit”, Fort Hill School, Amherst, MA, installation sculpture
2010 Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, “The Pit”, sculpture by Harriet Diamond
2010 Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA, “It’s Not Over Yet”, relief sculpture by Harriet Diamond
2008 The Hampden Gallery, UMASS, Amherst, “Stop!” An installation of sculpture and relief sculpture for the Incubator Project Space
2007 National Arts Club at Gramercy Park, NYC, Allied Artists of America 88th Exhibition
2006 The Watkins Gallery, Northampton, MA, “Small Wonders”, Sculpture
2006 The Northampton Center for the Arts, Main St., Northampton, MA, “No War!”, An installation of sculpture by Harriet Diamond
2003 The Williston School, Easthampton, MA, The Grubbs Gallery, “People, Places, and Things”, Sculpture by Harriet Diamond
2001 National Arts Club at Gramercy Park, NYC, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Juried Exhibition
2000 National Sculpture Society at Americas Tower, Avenue of the Americas, NYC, Presentation of sculpture in “The 67th Annual Exhibition”, a juried exhibition
2000 Brookgreen Sculpture Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC, Presentation of sculpture in National Sculpture Society juried exhibition for Brookgreen Garden
1999 National Sculpture Society at the Americas Tower, NYC, “Everyday Life”, Presentation of sculpture for a juried small group exhibition
1997 Norfolk International Airport, Norfolk, VA, "The Hearthfire", installation of "Big Wheels" and related family sculpture by Harriet Diamond
1997 Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT, “The 12th International Women in the Visual Arts Juried Exhibition”, Juror: Andrea Miller-Keller, Wadsworth Athenaeum
1997 National Sculpture Society at Americas Tower, Avenue of the Americas, NYC, Presentation of sculpture for Annual NSS Juried Exhibition
1997 The University Student Union Gallery, Amherst, MA, "The Bottom Drawer," Sculpture by Harriet Diamond
1996 The Bromfield Gallery, Boston, “Transforming Tradition,” Presentation of sculpture in the WCA National Juried Exhibition
1995 National Sculpture Society at the Americas Tower, NYC, "All American Sculpture”, Presentation of sculpture in the NSS Annual Juried Show
1994 Albany Institute of Art and History, The Rice Gallery, Albany, NY, “Collaboration", an installation, sculpture by Harriet Diamond, drawings by Lydia Nettler
1994 The Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, "New England, New Talent", installation of sculpture for the invitational biennial show
1994 The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA, "Painting and Sculpture—1994”, An installation sculpture for invitational show. Juror: Klaus Kertes
1993 Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, "A Domestic Conversation", Sculpture by Harriet Diamond
1993 Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, Presentation of sculpture in the "Springfield Art League 74th Annual Juried Show", Merit Award Winner
1992 Gallery of the Federal Reserve Bank, Boston, MA, "Distinct Voices", Installation of sculpture for A National WCA Juried Exhibit. Juror: Joyce Kozloff
1991 Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, "River Passage", Installation of sculpture designed for the museum with drawings by Lydia Nettler
1991 Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA, "Mind, Body and Soul," Sculpture by Harriet Diamond
1990 Chesterwood National Trust Museum, Stockbridge, MA, An installation of sculpture for "Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood", A National Juried Sculpture Exhibit. Juror: Janis Keane Dorgan
1990 Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA, Presentation of sculpture for the "Springfield Art League 71st Annual Juried Show", Award: Best in Show
1989 Elms College, Chicopee, MA, Borgia Gallery, "Up 'Til Now," A retrospective of 10 years of drawing and sculpture
1989 Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA, "Meeting By The River", A Diamond/Nettler collaborative installation, sculpture by Harriet Diamond

Awards and Grants

2013 Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellow Grant in Installation
2012 Awarded Maryland Institute for Contemporary Art Artist’s Residency, Trafford Klotz, Lehon France
2008 Grant from The Art Angels for creation of program on political art for presentation in high schools to further discussions on violence
1999 Northampton Education Foundation Grant, artist in residence for concrete sculpture project with Northampton High School students, with sponsoring teacher Martha McCormick
1998 Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, co-recipient with Lydia Nettler for a downtown mural in Holyoke, Massachusetts
1996 Northampton Education Foundation, co-recipient with Ann Hulley and Linda Batchelor for a grant to support the Northampton High School Art Club
1996 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
1993 Northampton Education Foundation Grant for placement of installation art in Northampton High School, in collaboration with high school students
1993 Best Non-Traditional Sculpture, The Centennial Anniversary Show of the National Sculpture Society, Quick Center for the Arts. Juror: Bruno Lucchesi
1990 Merit Award Winner, Springfield Art League 74th Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Juror: Dr. Deborah Rothschild
1989 Best In Show, Springfield Art League 71st Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Jurors: Betsy Siersma and Edward Nygren
1988 Abdow Big Boy Award, Springfield Art League 70th Annual Juried Show, Springfield Museum of Fine Arts. Jurors: Arlette Klaric and Charles Giuliano
1988 Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Northampton Arts Council, for installation sculpture with Lydia Nettler
1988 Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant, Leverett Arts Council, for installation at the Leverett Center

Selected Bibliography

Styles, Hunter. “A Sculptor’s Syrian Diaspora”, Preview Magazine, Massachusetts, March, 2017, COVER.
Morrell, Greg. “An Exodus Frozen in Time”, Artscope, Boston, MA, March/April, 2017.
Pfarrer, Steve. “Syrian Diaspora”, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, March 2, 2017, COVER.
Wilson, Suzanne. “Art People”, Hampshire Life Magazine, Northampton, MA, November 2013 COVER.
Morell, Greg. “Amherst Biennial”, Artscope, Boston, MA, November/December, 2010.
Buttenwieser, Sarah. “Harriet Diamond: The Pit,” Art New England, Boston, MA, September/October, 2010.
Roessler, Mark. “The Pit and Other Sculptural Tales of the Great American Decline”, The Valley Advocate, Northampton, MA, April 1-7, 2010. COVER
Lindo, Mareva. “The Pit”, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA. April 21, 2010.
Tedeschi, Kristina. “The Art of Activism”, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, February 11, 2008.
Lynch, Lisa Amato. “Imperatives”, Art New England, Boston MA, October, 2006.
Mellen, Kathleen. “Conflicts Inside and Out”, The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, June 12, 2006.
Brown, Judson. “Harriet Diamond’s Humanist Vision”, Downstreet.net, Northampton, MA, November 10, 2005.
Parnass, Larry. “Pair Finds Noble Living,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, February 24, 2004.
Russell, Gloria. “Sculpture show evokes plenty of emotions,” The Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, Jan. /26,2003.
Parnass, Larry. “Many Facets,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, February 3, 2003
Crolius, Ali. “Keepers of Memories,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, February, 1997.
Wright, Patricia. “Teasing Each Other in Good Spirits," The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, Oct. 19, 1995.
Benvenuto, Christine. “Portrait of The Artist as a Chair,” The Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA, October 6, 1995.
Russell, Gloria. “Art League Show Casts A Wide Net,” The Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, June 5, 1995.
Jaeger, William. “The Power of Two,” Albany Times Union, Albany, NY, October 19, 1994.
Grant, Daniel. “A Little Whitney in Pittsfield,” The Fitchburg Sentinel Enterprise, Fitchburg, MA, May 26, 1994.
Magiera, Frank, “Fitchburg's New Talent Exhibition Impressive”, Fitchburg Telegram and Gazette, MA, May 13,1994.
Rifkah, Eve. “Fitchburg Art Museum Displays Artists Talents,” The Montachusett T&G, MA April 30, 1994.
Nigroah, Leon. “Come Out, Come Out,” The Worcester Phoenix, Worcester,MA, April 22, 1994.
Wright, Patricia. “Conversation in Sculpture,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, November 18, 1993.
Russell, Gloria. “The Dark Side of Human Experience,” The Sunday Republican, Springfield, MA, February 23, 1992.
Russell, Gloria. “Life's Journey Shared in 'River Passage”, The Sunday Republican, Springfield MA, January 13, 1991.
Wright, Patricia. “Sculpture as Big as All Outdoors,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, August 1, 1990.
Wright, Patricia. “Artistic Fondness for Everyday Life,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, July 26, 1989.
Russell, Gloria. “Figurative Perspective,” The Sunday Republican, Springfield MA, April 23, 1989.
Russell, Gloria. “Meeting By the River,” The Sunday Republican, Springfield MA, January 13, 1989.
Wright, Patricia. “When a Painter and A Sculptor Meet,” The Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA, Dec, 21, 1988.
Ruhl, Steven. “Art Exploring Human Forms,” The Amherst Bulletin, Amherst, MA, May 25, 1988.

Teaching Experience

2013 Guest presenter for Sculpture at Springfield College, Springfield, MA.
2013 Creator/facilitator for Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence congregationwide, multgenerational sculpture project, We Are.
1999-2011 Instructor of Sculpture for Horizon/Snow Farm Art Program.
2008 Artist Instructor/facilitator for afterschool art projects at Simon Schechter School in Northampton, MA.
2004 Artist in Residence for A Concrete Experience, a collaborative installation project with Northampton High School students for permanent installation at Northampton High School.
2004 Mentor/Facilitator for Peace Awareness Installation Project with the Unitarian Universalist Youth Group for the Unitarian Society Front Lawn, Main Street, Northampton, Massachusetts.
1999-2007 Instructor of Sculpture for Horizon/Snow Farm Art Program.
1996-2004 Workshop in sculpture for the Northampton High School Art Club.
1992, 1997, 2002-2003 Artist/Mentor, Art All State, Worcester Art Museum Teaching Program, Worcester, Massachusetts.
1995 Member, MFA Thesis Committee, Studio Art Dept., University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
1994 Guest Lecturer, Akademia Sztuk Pieknych, Krakow, Poland.
1990 Instructor of Sculpture, Elms College, Chicopee, Massachusetts.
1989 Instructor of Life Modeling, Town of Amherst, Massachusetts.
1987-1988 Instructor of Life Drawing, Town of Amherst, Massachusetts.
1987-1988 Sculpture Workshops, Smith College Campus School, Northampton, Massachusetts.
1984-1988 Instructor of Drawing and Composition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
1984 Studio Instructor, Ackland Art Museum Program for Children, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
1973-1975 High School Art and English Teacher, U.S. Peace Corps, Fiji.
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