Dianna Shea O’Briant

Lives and works on the Monterey Peninsula, California

whitestagillustration@gmail.com


Education

Memphis College of Art

2012-2016, Bachelors in Fine Art: Illustration and Art History, Memphis, TN


Selected Exhibtions

2018

  • Miniatures, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

  • West End Celebration, Art/Works:Tin Cannery, Pacific Grove, CA

  • Third Friday, Art/Works: American Tin Cannery, Pacific Grove, CA

  • Biennial Alumni Show, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Pop Up Gallery Night, The Art Project, Memphis, TN

2017

  • Miniatures, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA 

  • Arts for the Cause, Cafe Lumiere, Monterey, CA

  • MadAir Decks, Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN

  • Nasty Women, Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

2016

  • Holiday Bazaar, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • BFA Exhibition, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Best in Class ‘16, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Comics and Illustration, Greek Orthodox Church, Memphis, TN

2015

  • Into the Woods, Theatre Memphis, Memphis, TN

  • Best in Class ‘15, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Fire and Stone Ceramics, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Intersections in Typography, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

  • Art in the Park, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN


Experience

Museum Assistant // Cooper-Molera Adobe // Monterey, CA // Current

  • Serve as primary tour guide/interpreter, Schedule site tours and fulfill daily visitor tour needs.

  • Maintain tour schedule and volunteer scheduling calendar, scheduling volunteer guides and tour assistants, daily and special tours, public programs, group tours and events. Programming, Special Events, volunteer program, including helping with logistics for guide training, continuing education.

Museum Educator // Monterey Museum of Art // Monterey, CA // 2017-2018

  • Docent Tours, Exhibition assistance, Gallery Event Assistant, School group tours, Art history Education, Retail Sales for Gift shop, Afternoon Art Club Instructor, Art Camp Instructor,Workshop Artist, Summer Camp Instructor.

Children’s Program Coordinator // Dixon Gallery and Garden // Memphis, TN // 2016-2017

  • Program coordinator for all children's classes: 2-4 year olds: "Mini Masters", ran"Kaleidoscope Club" an after school art club for 5-9 year olds, Manage all Girl Scout badge workshops, Family Day art projects every 3 months, Garden Activities, School Tours, EventAssistance for Gallery, Education Department Art Show 2017.


Affiliations

Memphis College of Art Illustration Department, Memphis, TN

Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

Emerging Artist Alliance of Monterey

Art/Works-American Tin Cannery - Pacific Grove, CA

Cooper-Molera Adobe Museum- Monterey, CA


Workshops

Silk Painting 101 – Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

Sketchbooking – Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Silk Painting Demo – Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Drawing and Painting – 6-8 grade class, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Beginning Illustration – Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN