Education

 

MFA 1996 Sculpture The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

 

BA 1991 Fine Arts, Sculpture The University of Maryland, College Park, MD

 

Professional Experience

 

2012 – Present      Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

 

2008– 2012           Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2005-2006             Technical Assistant, Cooper Union, New York, NY

 

Grants

 

2012                       Pollock Krasner grant recipient

 

2009                       Pollock Krasner grant recipient        

 

2005                       NYFA grant recipient in sculpture

 

2002                       Change Inc. grant recipient

 

Solo Exhibitions and Collaborations

 

2013                     The Milky Way…. Get Your Orgone On, Blackston Gallery, New York, NY (upcoming)

 

                             Diana Puntar, Cuesta College, SLO, CA (upcoming)

 

2013                     The Milky Way… Get Your Orgone On – Eat It Paladar @ 3rd Streaming, New York, NY

 

2012                     Pepe & Puntar”s Lucid Dream Lounge, ​PARTICIPANT INC, New York, NY  

 

2011                     After Eden, Diana Puntar & SKOTE, Skowhegan Awards Dinner, New York, NY

 

2008                     Lived Live Evil Devil, Oliver Kamm, New York, NY

 

2007                     Diana Puntar, Less Than Day, Or Night, PS1, Queens, NY

        

                             One Last Single Solitary Moment, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

 

2006                     An Hour On The Sun, Small A Projects, Portland, OR

 

2005                     Burning For You, PARTICIPANT, INC., New York, NY

 

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

 

2007                     On Spec: Diana Puntar and Goran Tomcic, White Box, New York, NY

 

2006                     Carrie Moyer and Diana Puntar, ​Samson Projects, Boston, MA

 

2001                     John Bauer and Diana Puntar, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2000                     Woodie, Fritz Buehner and Diana Puntar, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

 

                             David Kasdorf and Diana Puntar, PS122, New York, NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2012                     Deflowered and Devoured Untitled Art Fair, PARTICIPANT INC, Miami, FL

 

2011                     Shapeshifters, 443pas Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010                     Both Sides of the Pulaski, LIC, NY

        

                             Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009                     No Longer Empty @ The Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY

 

                            Time Line: Benefit, PARTICIPANT, INC. New York, NY

 

2008                     NYFA Spring Benefit, Carnival, New York, NY

 

2007                     Office Party, PARTICIPANT, INC. @ Rental, New York, NY

 

                             Fung Wah, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA       

 

2006                     The Raw and The Cooked, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

 

                             Eccentric Space, Galleria Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

 

                             Native Spirit, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, NY

 

2005                     Cold Cuts, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

 

                             Culture Vulture, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY

 

                             Geo, Foxy Productions, New York, NY

 

2004                     Inaugural Exhibit, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA

 

                             Irrational Exuberance, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

                 

                             Eccentric Spaces, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

 

2004                     Artists in the Studio: 30 Years at the Millay Colony for the Arts,

                             Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY

 

 2003                     Druid: Wood as Superconductor, Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

 

                              McColl Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

 

                             New Slang, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

 

                             Glossing, 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2002                     Proper Villains, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT

 

1999                     Close To You, Gallery @ Green Street, Boston, MA

 

                    The Big Little Drawing Show, N3, Brooklyn​, NY

                             

                              Transience and Sentimentality: From Boston and Beyond, The ICA, Boston, MA


1997                     Winter Catalog, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

                             New Product, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

                             Fictions, Guido Carbone Galleria, Torino, Italy                         

 

Visiting Artist Lectures

 

2010                     School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

                             Boston College

 

2005                     New York Studio Program

 

                             Queens College

 

2004                     Art Institute of Boston

 

                      Hampshire College

 

                      Pratt Institute

 

2003                     University of North Carolina, Greensboro

 

                             Pratt Institute

 

2002                     Boston College

 

Artist Residencies

 

2004                     Art Omi

 

2003                     McColl Center for the Arts

        

2002                     Millay Colony

 

                             Yaddo

 

1996                     Vermont Studio Center

 

 

 

 

      
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

MFA  Sculpture The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.

 

BA  Fine Arts, Sculpture The University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

 

Teaching

 

2019                   Visiting Artist & Scholar, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

2012 – 2016       Assistant Professor, California Polytechnic State University

 

2008– 2012        Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2005-2006          Technical Assistant, Cooper Union, New York, NY

 

 

Grants

 

2012                  Pollock Krasner grant recipient

 

2009                  Pollock Krasner grant recipient

 

2005                  NYFA grant recipient in sculpture

 

Solo & Collaborative Projects

 

2019               Meat Rock... Rockers, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR

2017               Skybox, with Walter Dundervill, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

2013               Glossolalia, Cuesta College, SLO, CA

      

                       Deflowered and Devoured - Stigma and Style, Crave, Museum of                                                      Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA 

 

                       Deflowered and Devoured, 3rd Streaming, New York, NY

 

The Milky Way… Get Your Orgone On-Eat It, Paladar,

3rd Streaming, New York, NY

The Milky Way…. Get Your Orgone On, Blackston Gallery, New York, NY

2012               Pepe & Puntar”s Lucid Dream Lounge, PARTICIPANT INC, New York, NY

 

2011               After Eden, SKOTE with special guest Diana Puntar, Skowhegan Awards Dinner,  

                      New York, NY

 

2008              LIVED LIVE EVIL DEVIL, Oliver Kamm, New York, NY

                      Solo Exhibitions and Collaborations continued

 

2007               Diana Puntar, Less Than Day, Or Night, PS1, Queens, NY

 

                      One Last Single Solitary Moment, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

 

2006              An Hour On The Sun, Small A Projects, Portland, OR

 

2005              Burning For You, PARTICIPANT, INC., New York, NY

 

 

Two-Person Shows

 

2007               On Spec: Diana Puntar and Goran Tomcic, White Box, NY

 

2006               Carrie Moyer and Diana Puntar, Samson Projects, Boston, MA

 

2001               John Bauer and Diana Puntar, Bellwether Gallery

Brooklyn, NY

 

2000               Woodie, Fritz Buehner and Diana Puntar, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

 

David Kasdorf and Diana Puntar, PS122, New York, NY

 

 

Selected Group Shows

2019               QTAC Collaborates, Sutton House, London, UK

2016               Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, TX

 

2013               Congregation:Annotated, 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY

 

                       What Is Your Favorite Prophecy For The Future, The Oracle, Berlin< Germany

 

2012               Deflowered and Devoured Untitled Art Fair, PARTICIPANT INC, Miami, FL

 

2011               Shapeshifters, 443pas Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010               Both Sides of the Pulaski, LIC, NY

        

                       Like the Spice, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009               No Longer Empty @ The Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY

 

Time Line: Benefit, PARTICIPANT, INC. New York, NY

 

2008               NYFA Spring Benefit, Carnival, New York, NY

 

2007               Office Party, PARTICIPANT,INC @ Rental, New York, NY

 

                       Fung Wah, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA

 

2006               Eccentric Space, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

                       Native Spirirt, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, NY

2005               Cold Cuts, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

 

                       Culture Vulture, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, NY

 

Geo, Foxy Productions, New York, NY

 

2004               Inaugural Exhibit, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA

 

Irrational Exuberance, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

                 

The Big Little Drawing Show, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

 

2003               Druid: Wood as Superconductor, Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

 

McColl Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

 

New Slang, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

 

Glossing, 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2002               Proper Villains, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT

 

1999               Close To You, Gallery @ Green Street, Boston, MA

 

Transience and Sentimentality: From Boston and Beyond,

The ICA, Boston, MA

 

1997               Winter Catalog, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

 

New Product, CRP, Brooklyn, NY

        

Fictions, Guido Carbone Galleria, Torino, Italy