Bio

Kristine Diehl (b. 1977) took her first Atelier class at age 15 and continued taking night and summer classes through high school and college. While at the University of Minnesota she participated in two exchange programs in Austria and was able to study paintings of the Masters across Europe. Upon completing her B.A. with a double major in Art History and German Linguistics, Kristine began her studies with Cyd Wicker and Dale Redpath at The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During her studies she received numerous scholarships and commissions, gained recognition in magazines, and had her still lifes featured in a book. As a graduate and former instructor of The Atelier, her work hangs in private collections around the world and can be seen at www.kdiehl.com.

Collections

Christopher Forbes, New York, New York
Carin Beaverson, Plymouth, Minnesota
Ray C. Fleming Jr., Wichita, Kansas
Tom Redmond, Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Miriam Hobart, St. Paul, Minnesota
Rhys Sterling, Hobart, Washington
Raphael Toriel, Seynod, France
Daniel Riegler, Gurnee, Illinois
David Taylor, Greenwood, Mississippi
Tom Crisp, New York, New York
F. Christopher Fahland, Burbank, California
Robert O'Boyle, Pennington, New Jersey
Cyril J. Smyth, Ireland
Joanna Saccone, Leander, Texas
Albert J. Timko, East Haddam, Connecticut
Gregory Long, Houston, Texas
Margaret Brier-Lyons, Natick, Massachusetts
Paul J. Francati, Rochester, New York
Ronald Severa, Lake Grove, New York

Curriculum Vitae

2004

Martini Still Life filmed in a scene for the movie "Factotum."
One of 11 young artists sent to London by American Artist magazine. Read more...
One of 100 finalists in the Art Renewal Center 2003 International Salon competition.
Portrait of Jan Smith published in the Fourth Quarter 2003 Newsletter of the Portrait Society of America.

2003

Instructor at The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Self Portrait published in the Third Quarter 2003 Newsletter of the Portrait Society of America.
Finalist in the Portrait category of The Artist's Magazine 2003 Art Competition.
Graduated from The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Published in book Still Life in Oils: An insight into the artist's creative process by Theodora Philcox.
Self Portrait appeared in the January 2003 issue of American Artist Magazine.

2002

Finalist in the Portrait category of The Artist's Magazine 2002 Art Competition.
Finalist in the Still Life category of The Artist's Magazine 2002 Art Competition.
Art Renewal Center
scholarship recipient.
American Society of Classical Realism scholarship recipient.
Art consultant/Web master at Meadow Creek Gallery, Edina, Minnesota.

2001

Art Renewal Center scholarship recipient.

1999

Began full-time studies at The Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
B.A. from the University of Minnesota in Art History and German Linguistics, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

1997-1998

Academic year studying art history and the German language at Karl-Franzens Universitšt in Graz, Austria.
Traveled throughout Europe visiting museums and sights in Austria, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Netherlands, Hungary, Czechoslovakia.

1995-1997

Two Waller scholarships.

September - December 1995

Participated in ten-week exchange program, "German and Austrian studies in Graz, Austria."

June 1995

Graduated from high school with honors including "most artistic."

1994-1995

Began study at the University of Minnesota, obtaining both university and high school credit for coursework completed.
Studied drawing and painting at the Atelier LeSueur, Minnetonka, Minnesota.