Born in Northampton, Massachusetts in 1979. Diana Simard received her BFA in Painting and studied printmaking at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She works primarily in oil painting and monotype and develops works through a process of layering. 

The artist lives and works in Marfa, Texas.

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(Above) Photo credit: John Daniel Garcia


2023      Memorias de Vida Y Muerte: A Cross-border Exhibition, The Instituto Latinoamericano De Vienna, Austria 

                 Group Show at Le Garage, Maintenant, Marfa, TX

                  Martha Invitational, Marfa, TX

2022      Dissolving View, MSA Gallery, Marfa, TX (Solo)

                  New Work at Le Garage, Maintenant, Marfa, TX

2019        Nearby Trajectories, Do Right Hall, (Wrong) Marfa, TX  (Solo)

                   Art PM, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2018        Salon Show, Marfa Studio Arts, Marfa, TX

2017        Marfa Studio Arts Teachers Show, Marfa Studio Arts, Marfa, TX              

2016        Transitory Phenomena, Do Right Hall (Wrong), Marfa, TX  (Solo)

                  Art PM, Buoy Gallery, Kittery, ME

2014        Local Work, Solids, Marfa, TX

2011         Paperworks, Paper City Studios, Holyoke, MA

                   Small Works Show, Easthampton City Arts, Easthampton, MA

2009       Call and Response (Curator), Central Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

                  The Morgan Fine Arts Building Open House, Brooklyn, NY

                  These Local Things, Front Street Art Space, Chicopee, MA 

                   Last Night on Earth, Video Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2007       Group Show, d.ART Gallery, Easthampton, MA

                   Group Show, Flywheel Arts Collective, Easthampton, MA 

2006        Vultures, Crows and Tobacco, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, MA (Solo) 

                    Human Pixel Project, Three Columns Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 

2003        Tableaus and Innuendos, Augusta Savage Gallery,  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (Solo)

2002        5-College Drawing Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery,  Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College, Amherst, MA    

1999         Race Street Co-op Exhibition for Holyoke Arts Walk, Holyoke City Hall, Holyoke, MA    

1997         Mother Tongue, Canal Gallery, Holyoke, MA    

1995         New Talent in the Valley, Barnes Gallery, Leverett, MA 

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