Diane Levesque (1958 - )

Birth date: 5/2/1958 Death date:  
Birth location: St. Albans, Vermont Death location:  
Media: Painter / Watercolor , Painting Web site:
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Biographical Brief


M.F.A.                    1983       Visual Arts     The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. 

B.A.                        1980       Art                  State University of New York at Plattsburgh

One Person Exhibitions          

 2002    Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin at Parkside, Kenosha, WI.

2000      Peltz Gallery; Milwaukee, WI.                                                                                          

1998     Wisconsin Academy Gallery; Madison, WI.                                                                                                                 

1998     H.F.Johnson Art Gallery; Carthage College, Kenosha, WI.

1996     Anderson Art Center; Kenosha, WI.

1994      Chicago Cultural Center; Chicago, IL.

1992      Armstrong Art Gallery; Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IO. 

1989      Artemisia Gallery; Chicago, IL.

1987      Artemisia Gallery; Chicago, IL.

1985      Hokin/Kaufman Gallery; Chicago, IL


Group Exhibitions 

2011                        Remarkable Women Artists, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

                                Racine & Vicinity Show, Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI 

2010                        Carthage Art Faculty Exhibition: Dialogues, Spectacles and Fabrications, The H.F.

                                Johnson Art Gallery, Kenosha,WI.

                                Ethereal Fauna: The Artist’s Muse, Tom Robinson Studio Gallery, Chicago, IL 

                                From Here to Paradise, Lake County College, Grayslake, IL

                                Remarkable Women Artists, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2009                        As Time Goes By: The Mythopian Artist’s Group, Prairie

                                State College, Chicago Heights, IL

                                Watercolor Wisconsin 2009: RAM Wustum Art Museum

                        Prints & Drawings: Works on Paper, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN.

                                Francis & June Spiezer Collection: Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

                                Remarkable Women Artists; Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

                                Tales of Transformations: The Mythopian Arts Group; Chicago State University

2008                        Watercolor Wisconsin 2008: Wustum Art Museum,

                                Remarkable Women Artists; Peltz Gallery; Milwaukee, WI

2007                        The Mythopian Group: Works on Paper; Old Town Art Center, Chicago

2006                        Past & Present: UW at Parkside and Carthage College Faculty Exhibit; Anderson Art

                                Center, Kenosha, WI.

2005                        The Mythopians; A Group Exhibition; Bradley University, Peoria, IL.

                                Remarkable Women Artists; Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2004                        A Decade of Art; Watrous Art Gallery, James Watrous Gallery,  Overture Center, Madison, WI.(9/18 -10/31)

                                Six Ways Of Worldmaking; The Mythopian Artists Group; Carthage College   

2003                        Watercolor Wisconsin; Wustum Art Museum

                                Dualities: Diptychs and an Exploration of the Dualistic Aspects of Life; Aurora Public


2002                        Extraordinary Things Exhibition; Indiana State University, IN.

                                Remarkable Women Artists; Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2001                        Remarkable Women Artists; Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

2000                       The Buddha Show; Oskar Freidl Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                               Wisconsin Award Winning Artists; Promega Gallery, Madison, WI.

                               Remarkable Women Artists, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

1999                       The Peltz Gallery Group Exhibition, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

1998                       Remarkable Women Artists, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.

                               Portraits: In the Eye of the Beholder; Peltz Gallery, WI.

1996                       Wisconsin Triennial; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI.

1993                      20th Anniversary Exhibition; Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1992                      Figurative/Narrative; Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1991                      Response to War; Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                              Still Alive: Contemporary Still Life; Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford, IL.

1990                      The Chicago Show, Chicago Public Library Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

                              The Prairie, The Lake and The City: 10 Th Annual Evanston and Vicinity

                              Exhibition; The Evanston Art Center                      

1988                      15 th Year Anniversary Exhibition; Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1986                      Self-Portraits; Then or Now; A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                              Fetish Art: Obsessive Expressions; Rockford Art Museum

1985                      81st Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity; The Art Institute of Chicago          

1984                      New Horizons in Art; Chicago Public Library Cultural Center                                        


2010, 2008, 2005    Research & Development Grants, Carthage College,Kenosha,WI.

2000                        Wisconsin Arts Board Fellowship Award.  

1999                        Gradiva Award for Best Art; Awarded by the National Association for the 

                                Advancement of Psychoanalysis, New York, NY.

1990                        CAAPS Grant (Chicago Artists Assistance Program) 

1987                        Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Grant. 

1983                        Fairweather-Hardin Prize for Excellence in the Fine Arts, The University of Chicago, IL
(1/12/2012 web submission by Diane Levesque)



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