Diana Bloomfield Gallery Talk
Friday, August 16th, 6pm
Light Art Space North Gallery
Join us to hear Diana speak about her artwork and working methods and get a preview of the gum bichromate process before the workshop. Original prints will be shown.
A photographer for over 35 years, Diana’s work has been widely exhibited and published. Specializing in 19th century printing techniques, her images have been included in a number of books, including Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique (2004), by Eric Renner; Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography Fifth (& Sixth) Edition: From Film to Pixels (2011; 2015); in Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques; and in Christopher James’ The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (2015). She is a featured artist in Christina Z. Anderson’s Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and their Creative Practice (2017), and also in Clay Harmon’s recently released Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists & their Creative Practice (2019).
A native North Carolinian, Diana lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she received her MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from North Carolina State University. She teaches workshops throughout the country, including at the amazing Art Intersection, and in her beautiful backyard studio.
Diana is represented by the Ryan Gallery at Art Intersection in Gilbert, Arizona, and by Panopticon Gallery, located in Boston, Massachusetts.