(German, b. 1982; resides in Chicago, IL)
Barbara Diener completed her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2013) and BFA in Photography from California College of the Arts (2006). Her work has been included in numerous exhibited both nationally and internationally, such as at the Alibi Fine Art, Chicago, IL (2016, 2015); the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA (2013); Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL (2013); SOArt Gallery, Ruston, LA (2013); Pingyao Photo Festival, China (2012); and the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA (2012). Diener is a winner of the Flash Forward 2013 award and a recipient of the Albert P. Weisman award from Columbia College Chicago in both 2012 and 2013.