Diane Kaiser

Passage II was photographed at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, CA. I was drawn to the simple geometric shapes of the architecture that were enlivened by the dramatic interplay of light and shadow. Light was streaming into the passageway from the courtyard at the right. I was intrigued by how the shapes of the solid walls and floors and the shapes of immaterial light and shadow fit together almost like a puzzle, creating a pattern of interlocking, nesting spaces that receded rhythmically towards the wall and tree in the distance.

Throughout my professional career, I have been involved in making art that moves freely between different media – photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, sculpture, and installation. A strong inclination for geometry and structural form, coupled with a fascination for texture, pattern and movement, persists in my work across these various disciplines.

A native New Yorker, I earned a BA in Fine Arts from Brandeis University and an MFA in Sculpture from Columbia University in NYC. My artwork has appeared in galleries and museums in New York, New England and throughout the United States. Concurrent with my studio practice, I have held academic positions at Smith College, Elms College, Fitchburg State University, and others. I have also served as a Master Teacher in Massachusetts and was Director of Art for the Westwood Public Schools for nineteen years. I maintain a residence and studio near Boston, MA.


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