Diane Christiansen

Art Discipline: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Oct 13, 2014 to Oct 24, 2014

Diane Christiansen is a visual artist and musician. Her art practice includes painting, drawing, animation and large-scale collaborative installations. She's had solo exhibitions in her hometown of Chicago and in many cities all over the U.S. and abroad, including New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Portland, New Orleans, and Edinburgh, Scotland. Her 2010 collaborative installation and animation piece "Notes to Nonself," created with her primary collaborator, Shoshanna Utchenik, was exhibited in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Ljubljana, Slovenia. She has completed 5 short animations to date and is producing painting and animation concurrently at this time. Christiansen received a BA from Grinnell College, an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MSW from Loyola University. In her spare time she is a psychotherapist in private practice focusing on individuals and couples.