Diane Stemper, 1960, Ohio, received her B.F.A. in printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute, and an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from San Francisco State University. Her artist books are in several private collections and in the public collections of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; University of Cincinnati, Ohio; University of Kentucky, Louisville; and Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Main Branch. Stemper is a member of the Dayton Printmakers Cooperative, and the Cincinnati Books Arts Society. She is a Teaching Artist with the Ohio Arts Council’s TeachArtsOhio initiative. Her artist books, prints and drawings incorporate concepts of science, found text and objects, observation and commentary. Collections of oddities, historic science collections, specimens and science illustrations inform her imagery.
B.F.A. in Printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute and a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from San Francisco State University, San Francisco California
Up coming exhibitions; Dayton/Kyoto International Print Exchange, Springfield Museum of Art, Ohio (Fall 2016); Codex 6 Book Art Fair, Richmond California (Feb 2017)
2016: Outside the Margins: Artists’ Books, Loyola Notre Dame, Baltimore;
2014: Sample Close at Hand, Featured Artist Project, Diane Stemper, New York Center for Book Art, New York;
2013: Diane Stemper, Out of Scale: Artist’s Books and Collections at the University of Puget Sound, Washington.
March 2011 - The Naturalists, Ohio Art League, Columbus Ohio
September 2010 - Faculty Show, Sinclair Community College, Dayton Ohio
Summer 2010 - Bookworks11, Cincinnati Public Library, Ohio