Diana Korzenik, Profile of a Woman; Original Framed Acrylic on Paper
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Diana Korzenik Original Painting - Profile of a Woman
Acrylic on Paper
Framed: 20” x 26”
About the Artist
Diana Korzenik is an acclaimed painter, arts educator, and writer. She was the chair of the Department of Art Education at Massachusetts College of Art from 1972-1987, and in 2014, celebrated the acquisition of one of her paintings by the Brooklyn Museum.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Diana Korzenik (born 1941) attended Vassar College and then transferred to Oberlin College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history. After studying art history at Columbia University, she taught in Harlem for five years before entering the Harvard Graduate School of Education to study under Rudolf Arnheim. In 1972 Korzenik received her EdD from Harvard, and began teaching at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston shortly thereafter.
Diana served as professor and chairperson of the Art Education Department at Massachusetts College of Art for many years, as well as a course instructor at Harvard University. Publications include Drawn to Art: A Nineteenth-Century American Dream (1985), Art Making and Education (with Maurice Brown, 1993), Objects of American Art Education: Highlights from the Diana Korzenik Collection (2004), and “The Myth of the Self Taught” in Grandma Moses : American Modern (2016), as well as several other books and articles.
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