PUBLICATIONS

 

Selected Magazines, Newspapers, and Websites
2016 ABQ FREE PRESS: December 28, 2016, Artists Caught with Pants Down at New Exhibit: Non Finito
2016 Alibi: December 1-7, 2016: Anthology: A Collection Of Jewelers and Jewelry from Diener Studio, 1/4 Page Ad for Show of Kristin Diener and 3 Former/Current Students
2015 American Craft: February/March 2015, Volume 75, Number 1, Full Page Feature: One Piece, Page 128: Interviewed by Editor in Chief, Monica Moses
2015 Alibi: March 21, 2015: Public Selects: A Celebration of ABQ Area Artists
2015 Ornament Magazine: February 2015, Volume 37, Number 5, Page 26: Review of Show, Protective Ornament: Contemporary Amulets to Armor, at the Tacoma Art Museum (WA) -- organized and first exhibited by the National Metal Museum in Memphis (TN).  Author: Robin Updike  "Another amulet maker is Kristin Diener, whose nearly foot-long brooch called Feminine Protection is a Victorian/ Gothic assemblage of sterling silver, antique glass frames, a dead bumble bee encased in a locket, grape seeds, and an artful arrangement of the back of a nude woman.  Diener's appealing pieces are filled with small bits of information that seem to be pointing towards narratives about women's lives, though it is unclear exactly how they offer protection." 
2015 Alibi: March 19, 2015: This Map Just Keeps Getting Bigger; Citywide exhibition shows no signs of slowing down
2014 American Craft: October/November 2014, Volume 74, Number 5, The Short List (Book Reviews, Page 22: On Body & Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets (Featured On the Cover and Within)
2014 Metalsmith: Volume 34, Number 5, Remains of the Day: Contemporary Reliquaries, Page 39.  Author: Lynn Cool
2014 The Highway is my Home: January 8, 2014: Kristin Diener, jewelry maker and metal smith
2013 Optical Vision Resources: October 4, 2013: WTFrame: Kristin Diener Artistic Vintage Eye Art
2013 Alibi: October 3, 2013: Sparkle, Neely, Sparkle! at Art Jewelry Opening
2012 Around 505: Summer, Issue #49: "Portrait of the Artist "
2011-2012 Albuquerque The Magazine: December/January: "Creatives: Kristin Diener"
2011 Alibi: August 25, 2011: "Talisman group show"
2011 Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist Magazine: July: "Animal Forms: Creatures Great and Small"
2010 The Kansan: "'Beloved' artwork on display at Kauffman"
2009 City of Albuquerque Public Art: "Bird Girl's Search for Water: Eyeglasses"
  The Albuquerque Journal: "516 Shows Highs, Lows in Exhibits"
2008 Local IQ: "Six Modern..."
  The News-Gazette: "Gold Metalist"
2006 The Collector’s Guide: Santa Fe & Albuquerque
Mariposa Gallery
  The University of New Mexico, Continuing Education Catalog, and Website: Featured Instructor 
2005 ABQ Arts: Wild and Sweet  
  Albuquerque Contemporary: Exhibition Poster 
2004 TuscaloosaNews.com: "Decorated metal"  
  Alibi: Art Magnified  
  Alibi: "GO! Downtown Arts Festival"
  The Tuscaloosa News: "Living Here" Cover Artwork
  The Tuscaloosa News: "Decorated Metal: Kentuck Resident Artist Makes Jewelry Out of Found, Donated Objects" Feature Article
  Northport Gazette  
2003 Zip-It Advertising Boards: Even More Luscious Exhibition    
  The Albuquerque Journal: "Mariposa Exhibitions"
2002 The Albuquerque Journal:  "Magnifico at the Albuquerque Museum"
  Santa Fe New Mexican: "Talking Trash"
  Exhibition Catalog: "Art of Albuquerque 2002: A World of Paint and Polish"
2001 Pasatiempo: "Art and Fashion Redux"
  THE magazine: "Roots & Routes, Magnifico’s Juried Exhibition"
  Crosswinds Weekly: "Magnifico’s Roots & Routes Lacks Focus"
  Exhibition Catalog: Roots & Routes: "Jury Statement"
2000 The Santa Fe Reporter: "Trash & Fashion"
  Alibi: "It’s Metallurgical"
  ABQ Arts: "Found Object Wearables of Albuquerque Metalsmith, Kristin Diener"
1999 Kairos: "Arts and Letters of Mennonite Culture" Cover Art    
1994 The Other Side    
1993 Winston-Salem Journal: "Earth Art: Environment is Show’s Theme"
1990 South Bend Tribune: "Goshen Show is Offbeat, But On Target"
Solo Exhibition Reviewed