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Dianne Bugash

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022   "Controlled Chaos", installation, Glen Echo Park, MD

2006   “Spectrum”, Montgomery College , MD

2005   Time Enough for Love”, Light Street Gallery, MD

2001   Paintings and Sculpture, Dianne Bugash, Glenview Mansion Gallery, MD

2001   New Cut Outs, Pearl Conard Gallery, Ohio State University

2000   Dianne Bugash Recent Paintings, Friendship Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1995   White Flint Mall Installation, Curator: Becky Hannum for Lerner Corp.

1994   New Paintings, Dianne Bugash, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Mike Purvis, Curator

1993   Recent Paintings/Cut Outs, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.,

1992  “Cut Outs”, Dianne Bugash, Studio Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1992  “Recent Cut Outs”, Art  Showcase Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Selected Group Exhibition

2019   Oasis Gallery Members Show

2015   Howard Co. Art Center, Anniversary Show

2005   Maryland Arts Place, 19th Annual Critics’ Residency Program, Curator, Franklin Sirmans

2005   WPA/C presents “Seven”, Curator, F. Lennox Campello

2005   Surrealism in Contemporary Art, Morehead State University, KY

2004   Corcoran Gallery of Art, Faculty Exhibit, Hemicycle Gallery

2004   Biennial, Howard County Center for the Arts, Curator: S. Bennett Phillips of The Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2003   “Configuration”, BlackRock Center for the Arts, MD

2002   “Art-O-Matic” , Annual Arts Collaborative, Washington, D.C.


2002   “Party Animals”, Public art project, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities

2002   “Artists Respond”, a response to 9/11, Rockville Arts Place, curator, Katherine Janus Kahn

2002   “Bible, Bible on the Wall”, JCC of Greater Baltimore

2002   “Angels and Messengers”, eight selected artists, The Ratner Museum

2001   “Contemporary Realism”, The Athenaeum Gallery, curator, F. Lennox Campello

2001   FSU Museum of Fine Arts, “Combined Talents”

2001   Artists of the Ratner Museum, Inaugural Exhibition

1999   Fraser Gallery, “Homage to Dali”, Juror: Catriona Fraser

1998   “RAP Visions”, an exhibition of works by resident artists

1997   MCAD Faculty Exhibit

1997   Artists Museum, Three Painters

1996   Montgomery County Collaborative Arts Project

1995   WPA Biennial, Options ‘95, “Superbia”, Curator: Allison Maddex

1993   Rockville Arts Place, "Free State Three", Juror: Jack Pearlmutter

1992   Viridian Gallery, 4th National Juried Exhibition, New York, Juror: Elisabeth Sussman,        Curator, Whitney Museum

Public and Corporate Collections​

2001   “Royalty” , paper sculpture, Purofirst, Inc., MD

2002   “In The Garden”, painting, Purofirst, Inc., MD

1997   “Day & Night”, painting, Montgomery County Contemporary Art  Collection

1997   “Indigo Reef”, pastel drawing, The Art Resource, MD

1989   "Glacial Thaw", painting, Lepon, McCarthy & Jutkowitz, Attys.,  D.C.

1988   "Prelude I", 3D drawing, MDCT. PC. CAT Scanning Services,  D.C.

1987   "Summer Passage", 3D drawing, Abramson Advertising Agency,  D.C.

1980   "Midnight Moon Dancers", painting, D.C. Commission for Women, D.C.

Selected Publications

 “Rethinking Acryics”, Patti Brady, Dianne Bugash on Traditional Methods of Painting with acrylics

  “Time Enough for Love”, Dianne Bugash, Baltimore Public Television, 2006

  “Critic’s Picks’, The Sun Newspaper, Glenn McNatt, Critic, 2005

   Maryland Art Place, Critics’ Residency Program,Catalogue, 200

  “Combined Talents” Florida State Museum of Fine Arts, Catalogue, 2001

   Ratner Museum Exhibition, Gazette Newspaper, review by Nancy Unger, May, 2001

  “Creating a Sense of Community”, six artists open their studios, Bernice August, Gazette, June 4, 1999

  “Artist Teachers”, Howard County Public Television, 1999

  “Healthy and Creative Again”, Gazette Newspapers by Gail Repsher, June 3, 1998

  “Superbia”, Options 95 Biennial of Emerging Artists, essay by curator, Alison Maddex, 1995

  "MD Artists’ Diversity of Vision", Mary McCoy, Washington Post, May, 1993

  “Kensington Artist Exhibits Cut Outs”, Silver Spring Record, Larissa Lomacky, Oct. 1992

  “Dianne Bugash, Cut Outs”, Eyewash Magazine, by Shelley Laffal, Sculptor, Oct. 1992



2016    Torpedo Factory Art Center, Residency

2012    Torpedo Factory Art Center, Residency

2008    Vermont  Studio Center, Residency

2002    Acceptance, Natl. Association of Women Artists, NYC

2002    Award, “Party Animals” design and execution, Washington, D.C.

1998,   Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

1997    Artist in Residence,  Rockville Arts Place

1976    Scholarship, American University

1995,   Archives, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Guest Lecturer

2009   Curator and Lecturer for Olney Arts Association Annual Exhibition

2007   “Using Acrylics Creatively”, Anacostia Museum, Wash., D.C.

2006   “Acrylic Techniques A – Z, Mercersburg Academy, PA

2005   “Acrylic Techniques A – Z, Montgomery College, MD

2005   “How to Use Acrylic Paints and Mediums, Leisure World Retirement Village, MD

1997   Presentation of Recent Work, Maryland College of Art and Design

1996   “Creativity”, Brandeis University National Womens Committee

1993   “The Creative Process”, slide lecture, Shippensburg University, Depart of Art, PA

1991   “Making Art”, slide lecture, Gaithersburg Art League, MD

1985   “The Art of Painting”, slide lecture, Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.         D.C.

Gallery and Art Dealer Representation

2006             Light Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2004/05       The Ratner Museum

2004             The Art Resource, Laura Kauffman Siner

2002             Craig Flinner Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2002             Art Seen, June Linowitz, Art Consultant

Professional Affiliations  (current & past)

Artists & Makers Studios

Corcoran Alumni Association

Golden Paints, Working Artists Program

VizArts of Maryland

NAWA – National Association of Women Artists, NY

Alternative Museum, NY

Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Montgomery County Arts Council, MD    2

Related Activities

2006-2008   Faculty, Montgomery College School of Art and Design

1990-2006   Faculty, Maryland College of Art and Design

2001-2010   Golden Acrylics Working Artists Program

2000-2003   Faculty, Rockville Arts Place

1998-2006   Faculty, Corcoran School of Art and Design

1995           Jewish Community Center, Making Art/ Doodle Workshop for Children, grades 2-8

1994           Washington Project for the Arts,  “Doodle Workshop”,  for the non artist

1993           Rockville Arts Place, “Doodle Workshop”, a creative process for the non artist

1993           Faculty, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD

1990-2008   Faculty, Maryland College of Art and Design

1985-1987   Assistant to Hilda Thorpe, fine artist, Alex., VA

1979-1984   Painting Wall Murals, Washington Metro Area

1979-1984   Docent, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Private Collections

2016     “Carnival II”, photo w/drawing, Mrs. McClaren Davies      

2015     “Visions and Prophecies”, Painting, Mrs. Nina Graybill

2014     “Abstraction II Vatican”, Glass Series, Mr. & Mrs. Jerde

2013     “Abstraction I”, Glass Series, Mr. & Mrs. O’Masta           

2009     “Elle & Ott” cut out, Ms. R. Robertson, VA

2006     Mixed Media Drawing on Canvas, Ms. B Streitfeld, PA

2006     Untitled, Pen and Ink Drawing, Ms. B. Streitfeld, PA

2004     "Pen and Ink DrawingMs. K. J. Kahn

2003     “Sunrise”, cut-out painting, Mr. & Mrs. R. Hollander, MD

2003     “Marble and Moss”, paper sculpture, Ms. Arnaiz, VA      

2002     “Destiny”, cut-out painting, Mr. Pacchione, MD

2002     “Flirtatia”, cut-out painting, R. Brodecki, MD

2002     Four pen and ink drawings,  J. Romanoake, VA.

2002     “Spectrum”, painting, Eric Bugash, VA

2001     “Joy” cut-out painting, Eric Bugash, VA

2001     “Eternity”,cut out painting, Ms. Karen Cox and Mr. Alex Belenfante,

2001     “Elle and Ott”, and “Scorned”, painted sculptures, Mr Little, D.C.

2001     “Sapphire Star”, cut out painting, Mr .& Mrs. Schwartzberg                            

2001     “Hissta” and “Missta”, painted sculptures, Mr. & Mrs. J. Kirsten

1995     “Breaking Away”, cut-out painting, Mr. & Mrs. Krensky, MD

1995     “Davina Bronze”, cut-out painting, Mr. & Mrs. Krensky, MD

1995     "Lalique Images", painting ,Mrs. M. Rubin, Las Vegas

1994     "Dream Lovers", cut-out painting, Mr. & Mr. T. Crystal, MD

1993     "The Guitarist", cut-out painting, Mr. and Mrs. Krensky, MD

1993     "Electra", cut-out painting Mr. and Mrs. Krensky, MD

1992     "Devils Island", painting, Mr. H. Streitfeld, PA

1991     "Portrait of Sam", painting, E. Gannon, MD

1991     "Ceremony", drawing, Ms. C. Coffey, MD

1991     Untitled  paper sculpture, Ms. Lobl, MD

1991     Untitled paper sculpture,Mr &  Mrs. Rein, MD

1991     "Essence of Fred", cut-out painting, Ms. Stackman, VA

1990     "Loretta", cut-out painting, Ms. L Cambridge,  MD

1990     "Messages I", painting, Ms. Zimmerman, NY

1990     "Rose Floral", paper sculpture, Mr. & Mrs. Segal, PA

1990     "Party III", paper sculpture, Mrs. Streitfeld, VA     3

1990     "Red and Black Angles", paper sculpture, Mr. H. Pressman, DC

1989     "Sky and Earth", cut-out painting, Mr. & Mrs. Pressman, MD

1989     Untitled paper sculpture, Ms. Phillips, MD

1989     "Rosh Hanikra IV", painting, Mr. & Mrs. Fleeter

1989     "Waterfall", paper sculpture, Ms. Gregg, MD

1989     "Floral", paper sculpture, Mr. & Mrs. Yager, MD

1987     "Spring" , painting, Mr. & Mrs. Ginsburg, MD

1982     "Where the Children Play", drawing, Mr. &  Mrs. Brand, Israel

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