About Diana

Founder of Serenity Studio Art

 

Diana is an award winning artist and art instructor. She earned her Masters of Fine Arts(MFA) graduate degree in Studio Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art. As an art instructor for more than 20years she has helped and guided hundreds of individuals to discover their creative selves. 

 

She grew up in the Philadelphia, PA suburbs, where she still resides with her husband and two fur baby kitties. Beginning in her teens she dreamed of being an artist. At ages 15 and 16 she attended the pre-college 6 week sessions of art at the Rhode Island School of Design. After that, she earned her Bachelors Of Art ( BA) degree in art from West Chester University.

 

She has been awardedart grants from the Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and theGeraldine R. Dodge Foundation. She has received awards in art exhibitions at several venues including   the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

 

After graduating with her BA degree she worked as a commercial artist at various companies for a few years. She then earned her Masters in Education ( M.Ed.) in art education from the Tyler School of Art.   Since then, she's been employed as both an art instructor and professional fine artist for more than 20 years. Her artwork is represented in private and public collections worldwide.

 

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"My desire is to help inspire your creativity. To teach and encourage.Your creative self needs nurturing. My desire is to encourage and inspire so you may achieve your creative goals and dreams."

 
 "The Crow's Gift" mixed media with encaustic on wood

"The Crow's Gift" mixed media with encaustic on wood

 "Touch of the Butterfly" digital art on ipad

"Touch of the Butterfly" digital art on ipad