Diana H Bloomfield – Figurative

23.01.2012 in20:22 in Art -->

Diana Bloomfield has been an exhibiting photographer for over 25 years.  She has received numerous awards for her images, including a 1985 New Jersey State Visual Arts Fellowship, and four Regional Artist Grants from the United Arts of Raleigh, NC, most recently for 2006-07.  Her photographs have been included in Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique (3rd Edition), by Eric Renner; in Malin Fabbri’s Alternative Photography: Art and Artists: Edition I; and in Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography Fifth Edition: From Film to Pixels (2011).  Her work has also been included in the Pinhole Journal; The Post Factory Journal; Chinese Photography; Camera Arts; The Sun; and, most recently, in Diffusion magazine (Volume II, April 2010).


Diana also works as an independent curator and has organized and curated several pinhole and alternative process exhibitions, including “Pure Light: Southern Pinhole Photography,” shown at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), in Winston-Salem, NC in 2004.  The exhibit, “Old is New Again: Alternative Processes,” which was originally shown at the Green Hill Center for NC Art, in Greensboro, NC, was invited for exhibition at the 2004 Pingyao International Photography Festival, in Pingyao, China.  She was also an invited artist to the first Qinghai International Photography Festival, in Xining, China, where she exhibited in the summer of 2006.


She has taught photography workshops for over twelve years, including at the North Carolina State University Crafts Center, in Raleigh, and at Duke University’s Center for Documentary Studies, in Durham.  She received her MA in English Literature and Creative Writing, from North Carolina State University.


A native North Carolinian, Diana currently lives and works in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she is represented by Adam Cave Fine Art.  Her work is also represented by Tilt Gallery, located in Phoenix, Arizona.