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Diane Tuft is a mixed media artist who has focused primarily on photography for the past 13 years. She earned a degree in mathematics at the University of Connecticut before continuing her studies in art at Pratt Institute, New York. She has always been fascinated by the mystery of what exists beyond the visible; and capturing this through her camera has been a guiding principle of her work.
In 2006 Tuft ‘s installation, “Internal Reflection”, was exhibited at the Katonah Museum of Art in New York and at Art L.A. in Santa Monica, California. The exhibit was a combination of photography, sculpture, light and sound that explored the resonance between reflection of image and refraction of light. In 2008, Tuft was commissioned to photograph turn-of-the-century bank vaults throughout New York City. Through her use of infrared film, Tuft produced images for “Safely Hidden” that were at once delicate and bold.
Tuft has had solo exhibitions at Ameringer-Yohe Gallery in New York City: Pace Gallery in New York City; The Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah; and her work has been included in many museums. Tuft’s work can be found in the permanent collections of The Whitney Museum of Art and The International Center of Photography in New York City, as well as numerous private collections.