DIANA  ABELLS
EDUCATION

2015 MFA

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

2011 BA

St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD.

Residencies

The Artist House, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, April 2018.

The Wassaic Artist Residency, February 2018.

Vermont Studio Center, February 2017.

EXHIBITIONS
2020

Remembering While Looking: Diana Abells + Dan Jian, 934 Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Off To Dream: Diana Abells + Dan Jian, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Experimental Shorts: Virtual Microcinema, RhizomeDC, Washington DC.

2019

Feeling Forward: Diana Abells + Dan Jian, Portmanteau Project Space, Dayton, OH.

Frame & Frequency V, VisArts, Rockville, MD.

Ad Astra Per Aspera, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY.

Ohio Women Media Makers,  The Mini Microcinema, Cincinnati, OH.  Co-Curated by Tess Cortés and Jeanne Philipp

2018

TechnoMEME, Pearl Conard Gallery, Mansfield, OH.

Nostalgia, Wild Goose Creative & Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, OH.

After the Pedestal, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH.

Intermedia TV Experimental Film & Moving Image Art Festival, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH.
Viewers’ Choice Award – Paradisa

ROY Spectrum: Cameron Granger, Diana Abells, Amanda Le Kline, Kate Shannon and Doo-Sung Yoo, ROY G. BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH.

ImageOHIO18, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH.

2017

WILL PLAY for SPACE (MINT Collective),  Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Paradisa, The Shed, Columbus, OH.

ImageOHIO17, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH.

2016

AEP: Schematic & Surface, Installation and Collaboration with Sam van Strien, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

ImageOHIO16, Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH.

2015

Adjunct Potluck, EASE Gallery, Columbus, OH.

Parallax, Installation and Collaboration with Peter Morgan
Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

Autoshow, One-night Pop-up show at 3150 N High St.
The Temporary Collective, The Ohio State University.

Phase Shift, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Urban Arts Space, Columbus OH.

blue space, One-night Pop-up show at 2471 N. High St., Mirage Gallery, The Ohio State University.

2014

Unfolding the Periphery, Installation and Collaboration with Peter Morgan, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

Across the Ages: An Alumni Exhibition, Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Jurors: Jayme McLellan & Kate Pollasch.

Ohio Art League Spring Juried Show, Third place prize, Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Juror: Denny Griffith.

2013

Peer-Reviewed Submissions: Show of works with mathematical and scientific themes, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA.

Second Year Graduate Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

Recent Arrivals: Department of Art First Year Graduate Student Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

2012

Line of Best Fit: First and Second Year Graduate Student Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University.

Math + Art Collaborative Group Exhibition, Moreau Art Galleries, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN.

2011

St. Mary’s Project Art Exhibition (Senior Capstone Project), Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, MD

“The Permeability of Free Space,” Avatar (St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2011), 31.  St. Mary’s College of Maryland Literary Magazine.

TEACHING

2015-Present
Adjunct Lecturer
Department of Art, The Ohio State University

2013-2015
Instructor of Record, Graduate Teaching Associate
Department of Art, The Ohio State University

2012-Present
Sailing Instructor, Hoover Sailing Club, Westerville, OH