dickinson college department of art & art history


Barbara Diduk

Charles A. Dana Professor of Art, 1980
B.A., College of William and Mary, 1973
M.F.A., University of Minnesota, 1978
Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1999-2000

Professor Diduk has taught at Washington University, St. Louis, and at Princeton University. Her work incorporates quasi-functional/sculptural ceramics developed from traditional vessel forms and modernist sculptural issues. She teaches courses in ceramics, three-dimensional design, and sculpture. Professor Diduk has received three Pennsylvania Arts Council artist fellowships, as well as artist residencies at the European Ceramic Work center in Holland. She exhibits her work nationally and internationally, and is represented by Nancy Margolis Gallery in New York City. Prof. Diduk is the recipient of the Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2000.

Selected Recent Exhibitions

2006 Still Life as Sculpture, The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.
2006 "The Vase Project", The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA (www.dickinson.edu/~diduk/).
2005 End Presentation Exhibition, European Ceramic Workcenter (EKWC), s'Hertogenbosch, Holland, March.
2005 Group Exhibition, Galerie de Witte Voet Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland, January.
2004 Two-Person Exhibition, Sanbao Ceramic Art Gallery, Jingdezhen, China, July.
2003 "21st Century Ceramics: An Extensive Survey of the Best of Current Work in the United States & Canada, College of Art & Design, Columbus OH, October.
2003 "Pennsylvannia Clay: Four Pennsylvania Ceramists", Messiah College, Aughinbaugh Art Gallery, Grantham, PA, September.
2002 Two-Person Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY, January.
2001 Group Exhibition, "Objects for Use: Made with Pride," American Craft Museum, New York, NY, September.
2001 Group Exhibition, "Contemporary Ceramics," Burke Gallery, State University of New York, NY, September.
2001 Two-Person Exhibition, "Kingdom: New Work by Robert Parke Harrison" and "Clay and Steel: Sculpture by Barbara Diduk," Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, March.
2001 Group Exhibition, "In Our Own Back Yard," Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA, and Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA.
2001 "Ceramic Works: Barbara Diduk," Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA, January.
2000 Group Exhibition, "Ten Years in Retrospect," Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN.
2000 Group Exhibition, "Sublime Servers," James A, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA.
2000 Group Exhibition, "Black and Gray," Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY.
2000 Group Exhibition, "Made from the Hand," Galerie De Witte Voet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Selected Publications and Reviews:

EKWC Book Publication, By Anton Reidjers, A&C Black, London, Forthcoming in 2005.
The Sculpture Reference Illustrated, By Arthur Williams, 2004
American Ceramics, Volume 14, Number 2, 2003
New York Times Review, Handmade by Design Exhibition, American Craft Museum, 2002.
"Clay & Steel" Exhibition Catalogue, Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, March, 1999.
The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts: Fellowship Recipients Catalogue, 1999.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 10, 1999
Ceramics Monthly, September 1999, p. 50-51
American Ceramics, Spring 1997, p. 55
Neue Keramik, May 1996