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Diana Copperwhite – ONOMATOPOEIA

04 Mar 2023 - 15 Apr 2023

Painter to Painter

Diana Copperwhite & Dannielle Tegeder

Saturday 4th March at 3.15pm


On the occasion of Diana Copperwhite’s major new exhibition, ONOMATOPOEIA, her first solo show in a public space in fifteen years, join us as Diana and fellow-painter, NY based, Dannielle Tegeder discuss painting and practice.


Standing Event with Refreshments
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Please note that this event will be recorded audio-visually.


This is Highlanes Gallery national touring exhibition which is curated by Aoife Ruane and will tour to Limerick City Gallery of Art and Galway International Arts Festival in late April and mid-July, respectively, and is funded by an Arts Council Touring Award.




Diana Copperwhite (b. 1969, Ireland) lives and works in Dublin and New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Driven by Distraction, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2016), Depend on the Morning Sun, Thomas Jaeckal Gallery, New York (2016) and A Million and One Things Under the Sun, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin (2015). Selected group exhibitions include Last Picture Show w/Mary Heilmann, Chris Ofili, Danny Rolph, Vanessa Jackson, Elio Rodriguez, Jill Levine, Rebecca Smith, Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York (2017) and Virtú, inc. Picasso, Giacometti, Henry Moore, Elizabeth Magill and Sean Scully at the Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland (2017). Copperwhite’s work is held in numerous public and private collections including: the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Arts Council of Ireland, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Office of Public Works, Contemporary Irish Art Society, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Mariehamn Stadbiblioteque, Aland (Finland), Dublin Institute of Technology and The President of Ireland.


Born in Peekskill, NY, Dannielle Tegeder currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and maintains a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation in Manhattan. She is an Associate Professor of Art at the City University of New York at Lehman College. For the past fifteen years, Dannielle’s work has explored abstraction. While the core of her work is paintings and drawings, she has recently begun to include large-scale installation, sculptural objects, video, sound, and animation.Since receiving her MFA in 1997 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, her work has been presented in over 100 gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally in Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. She has participated in numerous institution exhibitions including PS1/MOMA, The New Museum, The Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Several of her drawings have recently been purchased as part of the Contemporary Drawing Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, and her work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC.


Dannielle is the recipient of several residencies and grants including TheYaddo Foundation (2012, 2009, and 2007), The Triangle Foundation Residency and Workshop (2012), Elizabeth Foundation in New York (2012-2006), The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Studio Residency at Governor’s Island (2012), Smack Mellon Studios and Artist Stipend (2008), Banff Centre for the Arts, Artist Residency in Banff, Canada (2007), The Pollock-Krasner Foundation (2005), Lower East Side Print Fellowship Edition Award, (2004) National Studio Program, P.S.1/MOMA Affiliate, Clocktower, New York, NY, (2003) ART OMI, Omi International Arts Center, Omi, NY, (2003) Henry Street Settlement Studio Fellowship, NY, (2002) The Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Fellowship, NY (2001), The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY, (2000) and The Ragdale Foundation Residency Program, Lake Forest, IL, (2000).





  • Date: 04 Mar 2023 - 15 Apr 2023
  • Location:Diana Copperwhite
  • Curators:Aoife Ruane