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Diane Cadrain and her two Standard Poodle dogs on the beach

Teaching

Hartford Artisans Weaving Center, Hartford, CT, The Felted Landscape, 2023

Gallery 53, Meriden, CT, Felted Pet Portraits 2021, The Felted Landscape, 2020, 2022

City of Meriden, CT, special class for Meriden art teachers, The Felted Landscape, 2022

Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT, Felted Beads 2018, The Felted Landscape 2019, 2020

Arts Center East, Vernon, CT, Felted Pet Portraits, 2019 and 2020

The Felted Landscape 2020

West Hartford Art League, West Hartford, CT, The Felted Landscape, 2019

Spectrum Gallery, Essex, CT, Felted Pet Portraits, 2018

Star Island, New Hampshire, Arts Week Artist in Residence, The Felted Landscape, 2017

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, Imaginary Felted Creatures, six weeks, Winter 2017

Solo and Two-Person Exhibits

September 2023, Two-person exhibit, Seascapes and Sculptures, with sculptor Jennifer Muller,

Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center, West Hartford, CT

January -- March 2023, Solo exhibit, Spirit Moving Over the Waters, Town and County Club, Hartford, CT

October -- December 2022, Solo exhibit, Twigs and Tides, solo exhibit at Duncaster Retirement Community, Bloomfield, CT

January -- March 2020, Small group exhibit, Thread Count, Hartford Fine Art and Framing, East Hartford, CT

August 2018, Two-person exhibit, with photographer Paul Ott, Indian Hill Country Club, Newington, CT

November 2015, Solo exhibit, Seeking a Path, Clare Gallery, St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford CT

February 2014, Solo exhibit, Town and County Club, Hartford, CT
March 2013, Solo exhibit, Duncaster Retirement Community, Bloomfield, CT Natural

January 2013, Solo exhibit, Natural Inspirations, Farmington Public Library, Farmington, CT

May 2012 Solo exhibit, Twigs and Tides, University of Connecticut Health Center. Storrs, CT

Awards and Honors

September 2023, Fence Creek was awarded the Second Place Award at the Connecticut Women Artists National Open Juried Exhibition

May 2022, Connecticut's Charter Oak (After Frederic Church) was awarded Best in Show at The Fabric of our Journey, Gallery 53 in Meriden, CT

January 2022, Coastal Heath received an Honorable Mention at a fiber art show at Arts Center East, Vernon, CT

July 2017, Eastham Low Tide received Best in Show at the Cape Cod Art Association's 2017 National Juried Exhibit.

May 2017, Last Day of Summer, First Encounter Beach received Best in Mixed Media and the Brooks Kelly Award in the Cape Cod Art Association's 2017 All Cape Cod show.

February 2016, Coastal Heath received the First Place Award in the 72nd Annual Connecticut Artist Exhibition, Slater Museum, Norwich, CT

March 2013, Two Ways of Looking at Seaside Goldenrod awarded Second Prize at the West Hartford Art League Annual Members' Juried Show.

Affiliations

Co-President, Connecticut Women Artists, 2020 -- 2022

Elected Artist, West Hartford Art League

Elected Member, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts

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