Resume

Exhibitions

2017
Blue: It’s More Than a Color
Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
November 8-December 20, 2017

Quilts=Art=Quilts
Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
October 28, 2017-January 7, 2018

SPUN
NEST Arts Factory, Bridgeport, CT
October 14-November 4, 2017

2016
Interactions ( Solo Exhibition)
St. Marks School, Southborough MA
September 9 to October 7, 2016

Fiber in the Present Tense, 2016
Arsenal Art Center, Watertown, MA
September 7-November 3, 2016

The Artist as Quiltmaker
Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, Ohio
May 15-July 31, 2016

2015
Excellence in Fiber Gallery (online)
Fiber Art Now magazine
December, 2015-ongoing

Quilts=Art=Quilts
Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
October 31, 2015 to January 3, 2016

Water Effect
Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
August 29-October 18, 2015

Out of the Blue: Art Quilts 2015
Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA
August 12-September 19, 2015

Mainly Black and White
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
June 19-July 31, 2015

Spark and Fling
Kennedy Heights Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
June 6-July 12, 2015

The Zen Zone (Solo Exhibition)
Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens
Ormond Beach, FL
January 9-February 8, 2015

2014
Quilts=Art=Quilts
Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
November 2, 2014-January 4, 2015

Fantastic Fibers
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky
April 5-May 24, 2014

Fiber in the Present Tense
ArtWorks!, New Bedford, MA
February 28-March 29, 2014

2013
Point of View
Vandroth Gallery Promenade at the David A. Stein Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville, FL
December 8, 2013-January 8, 2014

Quilts=Art=Quilts
Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
October 27, 2013-January 5, 2014
Winner of Surface Design Award

What’s My Line?
Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, Massachusetts
August 7, 2013-September 14, 2013

31st New Legacies Contemporary Art Quilts
Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado
July 9, 2013-August 31, 2013

Transformations (Solo Exhibition)
Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery, Whitinsville Massachusetts
April 5th-May 31

2012
30th New Legacies Contemporary Art Quilts
Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado
July 3, 2012-September 5, 2012

Fiber in the Present Tense
The Arsenal Arts Center, Watertown, MA
March 3, 2012-April 22, 2012

2011
Quilts=Art=Quilts
The Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY
October 30, 2011- January 8, 2012

The Sea
The Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA
August 11, 2011-September 10, 2011

Publications
Notes from the Road: The State of Fiber Art in the Netherlands, Fiber Art Now, Fall, 2017

Dyeing Alchemy: A Primer and Dyeing Alchemy: An Interactive Workbook
2014: Self-Published E-book: http://www.dianewfranklin.com/dyeing-alchemy/

“Dyeing Alchemy” Enhances Procion MX Dyeing Process
Article on Surface Design Association News Blog, September 25, 2014
http://www.surfacedesign.org/newsblog/consult-dyeing-alchemy-to-enhance-procion-mx-dyeing

Art Education
Workshops with Jan Myers-Newbury, Carol Soderlund, Mary Taylor, Elin Noble, Beatriz Grayson, Joan Schulze, Kerr Grabowski, Paula Roland, Amelia Poole

Education
Radcliffe College, B.A., cum laude, Social Relations
University of Chicago, MA, Social Psychology and Sociology
University of Chicago,  PhD, Social Psychology and Sociology
Post Doc: London School of Economics, Anthropology

Professional Affiliations
SDA (Surface Design Association)