DIEDRA KRIEGER

EDUCATION
MFA Visual Art Program, VERMONT COLLEGE OF FINE ART
BA, English Literature, Minor Fine Arts, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
Art Against Algae Blooms, Toledo, OH
Call of the Wild: Pioneers, Rebels and Heroines, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Open Call Guerilla Outdoor Performance Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2014
GYRE Exhibition, Anchorage Museum, Alaska
Plastic Fantastic at The Young Women's Leadership School, Queens, NY

2013
Plastique Cirque - Exhibition and Event, 40th Street AIR Space, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Figment, Governors Island, New York, NY
LETS PLAY NICE, curator of group show, SINErgy Project Space + Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010
#rank, group show, Winkleman Gallery, SEVEN, Miami, Fl
Philadelphia Underground, curated by Marianne Bernstein, Design Philadelphia
VOX VI, juried by artists William Powhida and Jennifer Dalton, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Art In The Open, juried by Janet Kaplan and Lee Stoetzel, Schuylkill Banks, Rosenwald Wolf Gallery at The University of the Arts, and Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
One Hour Photo Show, juried show, American University Museum, Washington, DC
S.U.A.I.L.A.Y.A., #Class, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Shelter; Welcome House, group show, The Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
FILTHY Art Show, produced by Plastic Fantastic, Studio 34 Yoga | Healing | Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Philadelphia, PA
Acting 201, Midwives Collective Gallery, Phialdelphia, PA

2008
The Green Exhibition, juried show, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Plastic Fantastic – Summer 2008, Graduate Exhibition, T. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
ID, curated by Libby Rosof and Roberta Fallon, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Rizumu, Basekamp, Philadelphia, PA
Dynamic Maximum Tension with Fastic Plantastic, Inciting HQ, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Bubble Island, Pop Studios, Long Island City, NY Playa del Fuego, Odessa, DE
7-Minute Max, Vermont College, Montpelier VT
Plastic Fantastic, Midwives Collective Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Works on Paper Midwives Collective, The Ortlip Art Gallery, Houghton College, Houghton, NY
Feast Your Eyes Event, Inliquid.com, Philadelphia, PA

2005
Progression: Midwives Collective Group Show, as/fe Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Resident VJ, Foundsound Records “In”, Latazza. Phila., PA
c.light101: Recent Works, Balance Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004
The Bunker with Pheek, Subtonic, New York, NY
Foundsound Record Release Party, Fluid, Philadelphia, PA
Dream, Women’s Caucus for Art Group Show, B Square Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2003
Documenting Women’s Lives, Juried Show, Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt, MD
Student Run Gallery, Group Show, Moore College of Art & Design, Phila., PA

2002
a.spark4-28, Cherry Street Tavern Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Women’s Caucus for Art Group Show, Cherry Street Tavern Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2001
Staff Show, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA.

1999
Penultimate Group Member Show, 19 Smith Street, Melbourne, Australia.

RESIDENCIES
2012-13 40th Street Artist-in-Residence, Philadelphia, PA
2009Artist Residency, Julia & David Whites’ Artist Colony, Costa Rica

CAMPAIGNS
2011Kickstarter.com Campaign Awarded, “Get Plastic Fantastic 2011 to Figment, Governors Island, NY”
2011 Lets Play Nice, included tumblr, postcards, poster, video ad
2009 Filthy Art Show, included blog, video ad, postcards
2008 Plastic Fantastic, include video ad, poster, postcard, social media

WRITING
2010Testimonial, “Meta-Mentors Session”, College Art Association News, March 2010 Guest writer, “Playground of Design Ideas in Costa Rica”, www.theartblog.com
Review of Shelley Thorstensen’s solo exhibition, The Prepoderance of Evidence, “Composition, color and
craftsmanship”, vscatblog.blogspot.com, January 8, 2009 2007Art Grant Recipient, Playa del Fuego, Inc., Odessa, DE

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2011
Visiting Artist, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD
Guest Critter, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2010
Advisor, Student thesis video performance project, Moore College of Art & Design
Guest Artist Lecturer, Unity College, Unity ME
Guest Critter, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Guest Artist, Internship Preparation, Moore College of Art & Design
Teaching Artist-in-Residence, Chemung River School Program, Elmira, NY

2008
Mentor, Emerging Leaders in the Arts, Moore College of Art & Design
Critter, Graduate Residency, Vermont College, Conducted critiques with three graduate students

2006
Guest Lecturer & Critter, Video Production, Moore College of Art & Design
Art Teacher, Grades K-9, Emmanuel Summer School, Philadelphia, PA

2002-03 Intern Advisor, Senior Artists Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

MEMBERSHIPS
2009-Committee Member, Art-in-City-Hall, Philadelphia, PA College Art Association
2005-07Co-founder, Midwives Collective, Philadelphia, PA
2004-06Inliquid.com, Philadelphia, PA
2001-04Women’s Caucus for Art, Philadelphia, PA
2001 International Visitor’s Council, Philadelphia, PA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Ursula Ehrhardt, “Art Makes Fuller Learning Experience” The Daily Times, Salisbury, MD, October 2, 2011
Hrag Vartanian, “Mail Art Bulletin: Message in a Plastic Bottle” Hyperallergic, April 8, 2011
"Diedra Krieger on artblog radio–Plastic Fantastic and the other Diedra"
Roberta Fallon, "Weekly Update – Noisy satisfying Vox VI", theartblog.org, July 20, 2010
Edith Newhall, “Artworks are in, but not of, Eastern State Penitentiary”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 20, 2010
Tyler Weaver, “Something Fantastic About Plastic: When It’s Crafted by Diedra Krieger” tylertalkstrash.com, June 4, 2011
Cari Gadamus, "We need more Art in the Open", theartblog.org, June 16, 2010
Eric Smith, “Art in the Open Philadelphia: Open-Air at its Best”, uwishunu.com, June 9, 2010
“Here’s the Plan, Philadelphia Events and Diversions”, dailycandy.com, June 6, 2010
Kyle Press, “Paper or Plastic?: A Q&A with two “FILTHY” artists” Citypaper’s Critical Mass, August 11, 2009
Inna Spivakova, Philadelphia Weekly’s Multimedia: “Spastic Plantastic”, Photos, August 2009
Elena Smith, “Environmental artwork turns our trash into treasure”, The Phoenix, November 20, 2008
“Art Going Green at City Hall”, Artsphoria.com, 2008
“Bucky Bottles”, The Argus Times (Montpelier, VT), August 2008
“Happenings” Art Matters, Philadelphia, PA, July 2008.
“First Friday Fun”, Phillyist.com, June 6, 2008
“EARLY WORD: The Exploding Plastic Inevitable”, Phawker.com, December 28, 2007