Kristen Ivey van Diggelen

BORN

1984 in California

 

EDUCATION

2009 The San Francisco Art Institute — Master of Fine Art, Painting

2006 University of California, Los Angeles — Bachelor of Arts, Visual Art                                                      

2004 Lorenzo de Medici School, Florence, Italy — Painting Restoration                                                              

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 The Beat Playground, Google Office, San Francisco, CA                                                                       

2010 Salon I, The Cottage Industry Painting Salon, San Francisco, CA                                                            

2009 Paintings, Hope and Grace, Napa Valley, CA  

2008 The Best I’ve Ever Had, Art Engine Gallery, San Francisco, CA (two person show) 

2006 The Confinement Series, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                    

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Translocura: Art at the Brink of Madness, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA        

2013 Overturn the Artifice, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA                                                        

2012 MarinMOCA 2012 Fall National Juried Exhibition, MarinMoca, Juror: Renny Pritikin                               

2011 Call and Response, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2011 Anniversary Show, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Tales from the New Lot, Cottage Industry Painting Salon, San Francisco, CA                                            

2010The Garden Show, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010 Drawings, SOMArts, Ramp Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011 Taste - A Garden of Earthly Delights, Root Division, San Francisco, CA                                                 

2009 New Insight, Next, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009 Liberating Landscapes, Togonon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009 Vernissage, San Francisco Art Institute MFA Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

2008 Site and Situation, Clara Street Projects, San Francisco, CA

2008 The Butcher, the Baker and the Candlestick Maker, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 Drawing Show, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Kinross High, UCLA Senior Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                 

2003 UCLA Juried Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                                   

 

AWARDS, NOMINATIONS AND LECTURES

2013 Professional Development Grant, Creative Capacity Fund, Center for Cultural Innovation                

2013 JayDeFeo Community Tribute, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art                                        

2011 Nomination for the San Francisco Artist Award, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco                                  

2007-2009 The San Francisco Art Institute MFA Fellowship                                                                       

2009 Nomination for the Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship                                                 

2009 Nomination for the Ella King Torrey Award                                                                                          

2002-2006 Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity, Scholarship Awards ( 4.0 GPA, 8 academic quarters)                    

2002 Emerging Artist Scholarship Danville Area Cultural Alliance                                                  

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012 Pre-College Program Painting Faculty – The San Francisco Art Institute              

2011 Pre-College Program Painting Faculty – The San Francisco Art Institute

2009 - 2013 Drawing Instructor – Cornerstone Academy High School, San Francisco, CA                            

2010 - 2013 Ceramics Instructor – Cornerstone Academy High School, San Francisco, CA                            

2010 Summer School Drawing Workshop – Cornerstone Academy Middle School, San Francisco, CA          

2008  Graduate Assistant – Art History: 1960 to Present, The San Francisco Art Institute                            

2008 Teacher’s Assistant – Painting II & III, The San Francisco Art Institute                                                

2008 Teaching Practicum – The San Francisco Art Institute                                                                               

 

PUBLICATIONS

"Portfolio: Kristen van Diggelen," Richard Whittaker, Works and Conversations, Volume No. 27, published by Society of for the ReCognition of Art, November 2013

“Overturn the Artifice,” Mark Van Proyen, Art Practical, March 26, 2013

Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 15 /16, Fall 2011

“Her Initials Are Carved Here, Too: A painter returns to a storied building,” Jerome Tarshis, The New Fillmore, May 2011

“Corporeal Existence,” Gloria Balderas, Synchronized Chaos (online edition at http://synchchaos.com), February 7, 2011

“An Artist Finds a Muse and a Legend,” Kristen van Diggelen, The New Fillmore, February 2010

“SF Art Institute: 2009 MFA Graduate Exhibition,” Drew Altizer, 7x7 Magazine (online edition on 7x7.com), June 3, 2009

“Freshly Varnished And Ready for Their Close Up,” JD Beltran, San Francisco Chronicle (online edition at sfgate.com), May 20, 2009

“New Art from Fresh Minds,” JD Beltran, San Francisco Chronicle (online edition at sfgate.com), April 23, 2009