Diana Arcadipone is a Practicing Artist Administrator who enjoys combining traditional craft techniques with traditional fine arts.
Professional Title: Associate Dean, College of Art and Design
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Community based programs for teens, adults and teaching artists. Member of the university enrollment management team and the leadership team of the College of Art and Design. Developed Honors Studio as a retention program. Developed Paper Craft Lab as a support to all disciplines.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Practicing Artist Administrator.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Honors Studio, Folk Art + Craft, Papermaking, Bookbinding
Education: BFA Western Michigan University; MFA Ohio University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: Catalog: Exhibition with Susan LeVan at Roby King Galleries; Papermaking by Jules Heller, Watson Guptil Publishers;Roby King Gallery, Bainbridge, WA; ArtStrand Group Landscape Show: Place; Provincetown, MA; DeCordova Museum Art Auction, Lincoln, MA; Banff Center for the Arts,Leighton Studio, Banff, Alberta, Canada;Medium Paper, Stadtische Galerie, Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany; Arbeiten mit Papier, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Duren West Germany;
Fun Facts: I love to be outdoors in all New England seasons. Our landscapes represent our precious and powerful environment, our carefulness and carelessness. We impact our climate, our environment, our wildlife, and our habitats daily in visible ways.
The act of making provides a calm respite from our complex lives in our fast paced world. My passion for making art emerged from a history of working in the traditional crafts of papermaking, bookbinding, fiber arts, basketry, woodworking and embroidery.... informed by folk and primitive arts.
I love to guide students of all disciplines as they discover and pursue their own passions. Simply making something or breathing fresh air is often just enough to catch a glimpse of one's own destiny.arcadipone.com
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