(b. Minneapolis, 1963)
2020 Grant from National Arts and Disability Council & the California Arts Council
2019 Piece by Piece, Jennifer Diamond Cancer Resource Library & Gallery,
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles
2017–18 Breast in Show: Viewing Breast Cancer’s Impact through Art, Hoyt Gallery
and Hoffman Research Building, USC Keck School of Medicine,
2010 Corinne Lightweaver, Selected Works 2008–2010, Premiere Oncology
Foundation Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2000 Family Portraits, Upstairs At the Market Gallery, Los Angeles
2021 The Light at the End of the Tunnel, Valise Gallery, Vashon, WA
Call and Response: Collaboration at a Distance, Round 11, Los Angeles
2020 Bent Not Broken, Beatnik Lounge Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA
Reweaving Our Tattered Social Fabric, 4-woman show, Studios on the Park,
Paso Robles, CA
Call and Response: Collaboration at a Distance, Rounds 4, 5, and 10, Los Angeles
Post Card Art Exchange Virtual Exhibit, One Hundred Vibrant Artists of LA
2019/20 The Patient-Artist Experience, Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
2019/20 Artist & Researcher 3, USC Keck School of Medicine
2017 Pain/2, USC Keck School of Medicine
2014/15 Annual 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,
Through the Eyes of Our Children, Chai Lifeline West Coast at The Mark,
2011 Works on Paper, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
Hatsu-Dayori, 13th Annual Shikishi Exhibition, Japanese American Cultural
& Community Center, Los Angeles
2010 Works on Paper & Sculpture, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
Naked Art, IncredibleArtist Gallery, Cathedral City
2009 Works on Paper & Sculpture, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
Culver City Art Group, Veteran’s Memorial Building, Culver City, CA
Four Pearls, Beckstrand Foundation, Newport Beach, CA
Art4aCure, Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica
Incredible Artists Gallery, Palm Springs
2002 OutAuction, Butterfields, Los Angeles
Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibition, Amor Studio Gallery,
Día de los Muertos, Mercado La Paloma, Los Angeles
No Limits for Women Artists Collective, private residence, Los Angeles
2001 abd 16, California State University Long Beach, Design Gallery
Art Extraganza, Lankershim Arts Center, North Hollywood, CA
Lofty Ideas, Loft Gallery, San Pedro, CA
The Wagner Show 2, Joe’s Car Parks, Los Angeles
2000 Centered on the Center, Huntington Beach Art Center, CA
Progressing Out, The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles
Annual Showcase, Golden West College Fine Arts Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
Art Access, West Hollywood City Hall, CA
Viewpoints, Camber Clinic, Culver City, CA (two-artist show)
Eye of the Artist, Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
Viewpoints, Catchlight Films, Marina del Rey, CA (two-artist show)
1998 Art Access, Advocate Gallery, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, Los Angeles
Art Access, Midnight Special Cultural Center, Santa Monica, CA
1996 Out on Melrose, Gallery Galgano, West Hollywood, CA
1994 A Show of Hands, Artist’s Studio, Los Angeles
2021 EveryLibrary Biennial Artist In Residence
Selected Publications & Press
2020 "Studios on the Park re-opens with show, "Reweaving Our Social Fabric,"
Paso Robles Daily News.
2018 “Cutting, Pasting, and Piecing: A Memoir of Healing” (chapter) and “The
Hall of Mirrors: Art Making in Community” (essay) in Cancer and Creativity:
A Guide to Therapeutic Transformation. Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, ed. London:
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2018.
2014 “Behind the Cavernous Eye” artwork reproduced in Groundswell magazine.
2013 Essay in From the Canvas to the Couch: Art and Cancer. Exhibition catalog.
Los Angeles: New Center for Psychoanalysis.
2011 Zeek: A Journal of Jewish Art and Culture magazine, four artworks,
“What We Leave Behind." Essay in Remembering, Creating, and Working
Through exhibition catalog. Santa Monica: Premiere Oncology Foundation.
2010 In the Breast of Health: Healing from Cancer through Art. Art book,
“Some Notes on the Process.” Essay in Cancer Stories exhibition catalog.
Santa Monica: Premiere Oncology Foundation.
“An artist displays her own journey of survival,” Culver City News,
“Corinne Lightweaver—Survivor and Artist,” Culver City Crosscurrents.
“Rivers of the World Live Art Event to Restore Culver City Murals,”
Culver City Crosscurrents.
2009 “Creativity and Cancer—Some Reflections.” Essay in Zizi Raymond: Works
on Paper and Sculpture exhibition catalog. Santa Monica: Premiere
Cover photograph in I Like Jewish Faces. Debra Darvick. New York: URJ
Books and Music.
2008 Cover art and inside artwork, 4-color brochure for The Beckstrand Art
Therapy Program’s Cancer and Creativity Program.
2000 “Corinne Lightweaver: Painting exotic animals from the natural world,”
“Art Exhibition showcases work from GWC students,” The Western Sun.
2012 Exhibition coordinator, Face Deep: A Photography Exhibition, New Center
for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
Co-curator, Dream Scapes, New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles
2011 Co-curator, Michelle Leddel and Paul Levine Memorial Exhibition,
Premiere Oncology Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2010 Co-curator, Cancer & Creativity Exhibition, Premiere Oncology Foundation,
Santa Monica, CA
Co-curator, Howard Bass Memorial Exhibition, Premiere Oncology
Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2009 Exhibition coordinator, Zizi Raymond Exhibition, Premiere Oncology
Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2001 Curator, Double Exposure: Photography by Ivona Jezierska and Kevin
Davidson, Upstairs Upstairs at the Market Gallery, Los Angeles
1985 Curator, Women Writers Series, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles
Teaching & Presentations
2021 Artist talk, Burbank Art Association
2019 Artist talk, Artist & Researcher 3, USC Keck School of Medicine,
Los Angeles (recorded)
2019 Presentation and interview, Piece by Piece, Jennifer Diamond Cancer
Resource Library & Gallery, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center,
2018 "Art as a Window into Understanding Anxiety and Depression," presentation
at California State University Long Beach graduate program in social work,
Roderick De Los Reyes, instructor
2017 Presentation and interview, Breast in Show: Viewing Breast Cancer’s
Impact through Art, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles (recorded)
2017 Workshop Leader, Using Collage Journals as a Tool for Healing, The TLC
Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors Conference,
2019 Guest Instructor, Alternative Sketchbooks/Journals, 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
From the Canvas to the Couch: Art and Cancer. Exhibition catalog. Los Angeles: New
Center for Psychoanalysis, 2013.
Heroes Gone But Not Forgotten: The Art of Charles White. Los Angeles: Landau
Traveling Exhibitions / Heritage Gallery, 2012.
Through the Eyes of Our Children. Exhibition catalog. Los Angeles: Chai Lifeline,
Cancer Stories. Exhibition catalog. Santa Monica: Premiere Oncology Foundation,
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.
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
Vessel of Life, 2009, Collage on paper, 17x14 in.
Castles in the Sky, 2010, Collage on paper, 9x12 in.