DIANNE V. LAWRENCE
L.A. 90018 CA.
From Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lives In Los Angeles 1979 to present
2015 Portrait Sharon and Richard Marcus
2011 Leonard Cohen commissioned collage for World Tour
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1996-2007 New painting series, commissions, collages
1992 House of Blues
1985 Attack Gallery, L.A.
1980 Banyan Gallery, L.A.
1989 “Remaking L.A.” UCLA, L.A.
1986 The Attack Gallery L.A.
1985 Piezo Electric Gallery NYC
1985 L.A.C.E. L.A.
1985 Attack Gallery, L.A.
1984 Molly Barnes Gallery L.A.
1984 Attack Gallery L.A.
1984 Zero One Gallery L.A.
1983 La Opinion L.A.
1983 Swope Gallery L.A.
1982 The American Gallery L.A.
1981 Molly Barnes Gallery L.A.
1979 The Vanguard Gallery L.A.
1989 “Los Angeles Show” A show of 16 artists presented at UCLA during
“Remaking of L.A.” forum sponsored by the L.A. Weekly
1987 “From The Inside Out” Piezo Electric Gallery L.A. A show of prison
paintings taken from my classes for adult and juvenile offenders.
1986 “Imagine Future Piece” with John Baldessari, David Amico, Allan
Ruppersberg and 20 other artists at the Attack Gallery in
conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Commemoration
of Hiroshima Festival.
1984 “This Is It!” a group show of three women, Nancy Evans, Fran
Siegal and Dianne Lawrence at the Zero One Gallery in L.A.
1986 High Performance Magazine #35 Linda Burnham featured review of
solo performance “Fertile Eyes”
1985 LA Weekly. Peter Clothier. Featured review of solo show at the
1985 Arts Magazine, Colin Gardner, group show, Piezo Electric, NYC
1985 Artweek, Colin Gardner, group show, Piezo Electric Gallery NYC
1983 LA Weekly, Kathi Norklun, group show, Swope Gallery, LA
1982 LA Weekly, Kathi Norklyn, group show, American Gallery, LA
Dan Akroyd Oliver Stone Michael Elias Dan Melnick
Leonard Cohen Buck Henry Leonard Goldberg Harold Rami
Citibank Ivan Reitman House of Blues Daniel Travanti
LA Opinion Jackson Brown Kim Cattral Peeta Torokvei
Kim Cattrall Tiu Leek David Essex Len Freedman
1990 - 1996 ESALEN INSTITUTE, BIG SUR. Workshop leader for weekend,
weeklong and month long workshops focusing on the development
1990 - 1993 MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART. L.A. Educator for school tours.
1991 BEYOND BAROQUE. Venice CA Summer performance workshop
1988 - 1990 ART CENTER SCHOOL OF DESIGN, Pasadena. Elective classes
focusing on the development of creativity.
1990 L.A.C.E. Summer performance workshop
1986 - 1987 CROSSROADS, Santa Monica. Private Jr. High School, 2 Semesters of painting.
1985 - 1986 “Artists In Institutions” program sponsored by LA Theatreworks
I taught painting and development of creativity to incarcerated men, women
and children at:
California Rehabilitation Center (for men & women)
California Institute for Men, Chino
California Institute for Women, Chino
Camp David, Malibu, camp for juvenile offenders
McClaren Hall, School for abused and neglected children
sponsored by LA Theatreworks
1970 Hair Workshop. Wrote for, directed and performed in.
1976 A Space “Nitespots” Singer with the Dr. Brute Orchestra from the Western Front.
1976 Glamazon, a model in “American Fashion from 1920 to 1970”
1976 A Space Torch Showcase. An evening of torch songs with Carole Pope, Brenda Donahue,
1976 The Ontario Museum of Art “GOING THRU THE MOTIONS,
The Rehearsal of the Audience for the 1984 Ms. General Idea Pageant” by General Idea
I played a walking, talking, living, breathing idea on legs.
1986 “Fertile Eyes” wrote, performed in and directed. Performed outdoors in the
1999 Highways “Woof Woof”, a benefit to raise money for the dog rescue work of Rachel
Rosenthal, myself and others.
2000 “All Stars of Performance Art”. An evening of performance art hosted by
The Dark Bob and presented at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood.
2008 – CURRENT - Present Editor/Publisher The Neighborhood News
1999, 2000, 2006 COAGULA Editor at Large: Interviews with John Baldessari, Mike Bidlo, Sue Coe, James
Hayward, Mary Corse, Tim Ebner, John Miller, Osseus Labryinth.