• Spooky Action
    • Mixed Media Monoprint
    • 34" x 50"
    • Midnight Afternoon Ink
    • Ink, Copperplate, Polymer on Paper
    • 36.5" x 50.5"
    • SOLD
    • A Flying Hike
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 42"
    • By Hook or Ladder
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 42"
    • SOLD
    • Toot Sweet Chariot
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 44"
    • SOLD
    • Flower Power of Five
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 44"
    • SOLD
    • S Train
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 34" x 47"
    • SOLD
    • Tricky Bees Knees
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 44"
    • SOLD
    • Needle in a Hayride
    • Emebellished Monoprint
    • 25" x 44"
    • SOLD
    • Wiggly I
    • Embellished Mixed Media Monoprint
    • 72" x 34"
    • Wiggle II
    • Embellished Mixed Media Monoprint
    • 72" x 34"
    • Thought Bubbly
    • Mixed Media Monoprint
    • 22" x 18"
    • SOLD
    • Accessible Philosophy
    • Mixed Media Monoprint
    • 22" x 18"
    • SOLD
    • Mount Analogue
    • Acrylic and Ink on Wood
    • 24" x 20"
    • Blue Devil
    • Acrylic and Ink on Wood
    • 24" x 20"
    • Open Cluster Floodgates
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Chiffon Highway
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • Pandora's Bailiwick
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Invisible Reasons
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Fly Like a Stingray
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Disco Rice Ambrosia
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • Tetrachromic Zeitgeist
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Tropic of Simiilars
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • The Slippery Slope of Being Buoyant
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • A Specter of Possibility,
    • Monoprint
    • 25" x 19"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #1
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #2
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #3
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #5
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #6
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #7
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #8
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Reason and Romance #8b
    • Monoprint
    • 20" x 16"
    • SOLD
    • Map of Reason and Romance
    • Etching
    • 30" x 42"

Artist Statement

I think of my prints, paintings and drawings as “ideascapes,” individual dreamscapes occurring in the realm of mind and consciousness I approach these compositions representationally as if capturing a moment in history, with the same concern for creating convincing spatial relationships and believability as if painting an iconic mountain or a portrait of a particular recognizable person. I desire to make something totally immaterial become “real.” The solution to problems that arise in the work often lies in the resonance of color as pure language. When the right note is found, it parallels metaphorically to many different aspects of human experience. Because my aim, in general, is to bring disparate elements together in a spirit of lavish inclusivity, it seems natural to work across (and between) mediums, combining many kinds of materials and application processes, in this case, printmaking, digital and photographic processes, stream of consciousness writing, silkscreen, drawing and painting.

Inspirations for my current work include Persian/Indian miniature painting, illuminated manuscripts, the novel Mount Analogue by Renee Daumal and writings by the Spanish artist Joan Miro who used the cultivation of joy in his art practice as an act of social activism during a particularly dark and dehumanizing political era.

Selected Exhibitions

2013 Hudson Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts

2013 EIAB Fair Artist/Editions, Oehme Graphics, New York, New York

2013 Arnheim Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, Off the Grid

2013 Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas, 600 Biennial: Printmaking

2013 Launch Pad II, Boulder, Colorado, curated by Petra Sertic, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, and Alvin Gregorio, Professor of Art, Colorado University Boulder

2013 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, Printmaking Annual, Oehme Graphics

2013 Fine Print Fair Capital Art Fair, Arlington, Virginia,  Oehme Graphics

2013 Art of the State, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado, Curated by Colon Parson, Clyfford Still Museum

2013 5280 Printmaking, invisible Museum and Redline Art Center, Denver Colorado

2012 San Francisco Print Fair, OG Editions

2012 Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado, group exhibition

2012 Red Contemporary, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, solo exhibition

2012 Carmen Wiedenhoeft Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2012 Art Santa Fe, Oehme Graphics “Red Show”, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2012 Space Gallery, “Retrospective,” Denver, Colorado

2011 The Painted Word, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2011 Solo Exhibtion, Red Contemporary, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

2010 Solo Exhibition, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2010 “Diane Cionni, Looking Up” The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, Colorado

2009 Calcutta, Painting Project, Calcutta. India

2009 Online Gallery Exhibits Project 30 www.projekt30.com

2008 Solo Exhibition “UP” k.saari gallery, Steamboat Springs Colorado

2007 “Five”-exhibition k.saari gallery, Steamboat Springs Colorado

2007 “Inaugural Show” Invitational Exhibit, Steamboat Springs Art Museum

2006 “Best of the Best, Corporate Collections” Colorado Council on the Arts, Denver, Colorado, “

2006 Group Exhibitions Gallery Studio 27, Steamboat Springs, Group Exhibitions

2006 On-line Exhibit, Projekt30.com Juried Exhibition, August, On-line Exhibit

2005 Interactive Drawing Event and Exhibition Current Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

2003 “Small Works” Mad Creek Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, “Small Works”

2003 “Artist and the Landscape” Mad Creek Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado,

2003 Invitational Show, “Of Our Valley” Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “

2002 Red Barn Studio, Steamboat Springs, Colorado “Diane Cionni, New Work”

2002 “Winter Landscapes” Mad Creek Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado,

2001 Mad Creek Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, ” Small Works”

2001 Mad Creek Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado “ “Cionni and Nelson “

2000 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Summer Art, First Place, Painting

1999 Red Barn Studio, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, “Recent Work”

1999 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “Steamboat Selects”

1999 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “Winter Works, Best of Show

1998 Steamboat Springs Arts Council “Spirit of Place” Group Show

1997 Steamboat Springs Arts Council “Summer Art” First Place, Painting

1996 Steamboat Springs Arts Council “New Works by Three Artists”

1996 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “Summer Art”, First Place, Painting

1996 Stuart Kraft Gallery, Steamboat Springs, “Colorado Landscapes”

1996 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “Winter Works” First Place, Third Place Painting

1995 Steamboat Springs Arts Council, “Literary Sojourn Invitational”

1991 Fort Lewis College Fine Arts Gallery, Durango, Colorado, Purchase Prize Award

1990 Fort Lewis College Fine Arts Gallery, Durango, Colorado, First Place Painting

1990 Durango Arts Center Durango, Colorado, Best of Show

1989 Durango Arts Center, Durango, Colorado, First Place, Painting

1984 White Horse Gallery, Taos, New Mexico,

Corporate and Public Collections

Calcutta Mercy Mission Hospital, Calcutta, India

Steamboat Grand Hotel, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Yampa Valley Medical Center, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

First National Bank, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, Colorado

Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

Publications

Art In Print, Volume 2, Number 2, July 12, 2012 Diane Cionni, San Francisco Print Fair

OG Graphics Blog, June 2012

Art Ltd., March 2011 Diane Cionni at Space Gallery

Westward Magazine, December 14, 2010

Steamboat Magazine, July, 2008 Art and Space

Home Link Magazine, Summer 2008, Diane Cionni, Artist Profile

Steamboat Today, February 29, 2008, From the Ground Up