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Corinne Lightweaver

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Still Life with Knives, 2008 Acrylic, Paper, Leather, And Trimming On Paper 14 X 11 Inches © 2008
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Still Life: Living with a Ticking Clock, 2008 Acrylic And Collage On Paper 19 X 24 Inches © 2008
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The Sky is Falling, 2010 Collage On Paper 8 X 10 Inches © 2010
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Vessel of Life, 2009 Collage On Paper 17 X 14 Inches © 2009
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The Goddess at Ease, 2008 Collage On Paper 20 X 28.5 Inches © 2008
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Give Me Wings, 2008 Collage On Paper 10 X 13.5 Inches © 2008
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Strange Fruit, 2008 Leather And Cloth On Paper 11 X 14 Inches © 2008
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Post-Mastectomy Nude with Margarine-Tub Breasts, 2008 Cloth, Leather, And Styrafoam On Paper 19 X 14 X 1.5 Inches © 2008
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Design-A-Tit Kit, 2008 Mixed Media 9.5 X 11 X 1 Inches © 2009
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Prosthetic Bosom, 2008 Cloth, Cotton, Trimming, Paper, Welded Wire Mesh, Picture Hanging Wire 18 X 14 X 17 Inches © 2008
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Quick Facts
Birth year
1963
Works in
Los Angeles / Culver City
Schools
Address
C.V.

CORINNE LIGHTWEAVER
Los Angeles / Culver City
www.corinnelightweaverstudio.com

Solo Exhibitions
2017     Breast in Show: Viewing Breast Cancer’s Impact through Art, University of Southern California (USC)
             Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles (curated by Ted Meyer)
2010     Corinne Lightweaver, Selected Works 2008–2010, Premiere Oncology Foundation Gallery,
             Santa Monica
2000     Family Portraits, Upstairs At the Market Gallery, Los Angeles

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017    Pain/2, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles
2015    Artistic Uprising, Antioch University Los Angeles, Culver City              
2014    Artistic Uprising, Antioch University Los Angeles, Culver City             
2013    From the Canvas to the Couch: Art and Cancer, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles 
2012    Face Deep: A Photography Exhibition, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
             (curated by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan and Suzanne Isken)
2012    Through the Eyes of Our Children, Chai Lifeline West Coast at The Mark, Los Angeles
2011    Works on Paper, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
2010    Works on Paper & Sculpture, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
2010    Naked Art, IncredibleArtist Gallery, Cathedral City
2009    Works on Paper & Sculpture, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
2009    Four Pearls, Beckstrand Foundation, Newport Beach
2009    Culver City Art Group, Veteran’s Memorial Building, Culver City
2009    Incredible Artists, IncredibleArtist Gallery, Palm Springs
2002    OutAuction, Butterfields, Los Angeles (invitational)
2002    Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibition, Amor Studio Gallery, Alhambra (invitational)
2001    abd 16, California State University Long Beach Design Gallery (juried)
2001    Art Extraganza, Lankershim Arts Center, North Hollywood
2001    Lofty Ideas, Loft Gallery, San Pedro 
2000    Centered on the Center, Huntington Beach Art Center
2000    Progressing Out, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, Los Angeles
2000    Annual Showcase, Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery, Huntington Beach
2000    Eye of the Artist, Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana
2000    Viewpoints, Catchlight Films, Marina del Rey (two-person show with Katina Zinner)
1998    Art Access, The Advocate Gallery, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, Los Angeles
1998    Art Access, Midnight Special Cultural Center, Santa Monica
1996    Out on Melrose, Gallery Galgano, West Hollywood
1994    A Show of Hands, Artist’s Studio, Los Angeles
 
Selected Press
“An artist displays her own journey of survival,” Culver City News, Scott Bridges, 2010.
“Corinne Lightweaver—Survivor and Artist,” Culver City Crosscurrents, 2010.     
“Corinne Lightweaver: Painting exotic animals from the natural world,” DigitalCity.com, 2000. 
 
Selected Publications
“Cutting, Pasting, and Piecing: A Memoir of Healing” in Cancer and Creativity: A Guide to Therapeutic Transformation.

        Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, ed. Routledge, (forthcoming 2018).
“The Hall of Mirrors: Art Making in Community” in Cancer and Creativity: A Guide to Therapeutic Transformation.
       
Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, ed. Routledge, (forthcoming 2018).
"Corinne Lightweaver" in From the Canvas to the Couch: Art and Cancer exhibition catalog, 2013.
In the Breast of Health: Healing from Cancer through Art, exhibition catalog.
        Forward by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, PhD, ATR. 2010.
“Creativity and Cancer—Some Reflections.” In Zizi Raymond: Works on Paper and Sculpture exhibition catalog.
        Santa Monica: Premiere Oncology Foundation, 2009.

Art Reproductions
“Behind the Cavernous Eye,” collage reproduced in Groundswell journal, Antioch University Los Angeles, 2014.
Collages and mixed media pieces reproduced in Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Art and Culture, 2011.
Cover photograph on I Like Jewish Faces. Debra Darvick. New York: URJ Books and Music, 2009.
Cover art and artwork inside a four-color brochure for The Beckstrand Art Therapy Program’s Cancer and Creativity Program, 2008.

Selected Curatorial Projects
2012 Dream Scapes, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles (co-curator)
2011 Michelle Leddel and Paul Levine Memorial Exhibition, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica (co-curator)
2010 Howard Bass Memorial Exhibition Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica (co-curator)
2009 Zizi Raymond Exhibition, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica (exhibition coordinator)
2001 Double Exposure: Photography by Ivona Jezierska and Kevin Davidson, Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles (curator) 
1985 Women Writers Series, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles (curator)
 
Teaching
2010 “Alternative Sketchbooks/Journals” Guest Instructor, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
 
Selected Editing Projects in the Arts
Art and Mourning: The Role of Creativity in Healing Trauma and Loss.
          Esther Dreifuss-Kattan. New York and London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
From the Canvas to the Couch: Art and Cancer.
          Exhibition catalog. Los Angeles: New Center for Psychoanalysis, 2013.
Through the Eyes of Our Children.
          Exhibition catalog. Los Angeles: Chai Lifeline, 2012.
Cancer Stories.
          Exhibition catalog. Santa Monica: Premiere Oncology Foundation, 2010.
Beats and Rhymes: A Socio-Cultural Examination of Rap Music.
          Cheryl L. Keyes. University of Illinois Press, 2002.
Putting Creativity to Work: Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities.
          Washington, D.C., VSA Arts, 2002
Beads, Body, and Soul: Art and Light in the Yorúbà Universe.
          Henry J. Drewal, John Mason. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1998.
The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama.
          Mari Lyn Salvador, ed. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1997.
Che Guevara: Icon, Myth, and Message.
          David Kunzle. Los Angeles: Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 1997.

Education
M.A. in Nonprofit Management, Antioch University Los Angeles, 2015
B.A. in English, University of California Los Angeles, 1985
University of Chicago Press Certificate in Editing, University of Chicago, 2007
Studio Art: Santa Monica College, West Los Angeles College, Golden West College

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