About the Artist:
Diane was born in Montreal, Quebec Her father encouraged her to draw when she was 5. He noticed her talent and potential to pursue a career in the Arts. At 16, she began parttime studies at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Upon successful completion, it prepared her for Commercial Arts at Dawson College. In 1982, Diane found her way to Toronto. While working at an architectural firm, she freelanced in her spare time designing business cards, flyers, illustrations for catalogues and newspapers, and photography for special events. Diane continues to do commissions of pets, wildlife and people. Diane was a member of Neilson Park Creative Centre, Canadian Wildlife and Animal Art Group, Visual Arts Mississauga, and currently with the Barrie Art Club. Diane’s art consists of graphite, coloured pencil and acrylics. Her specialty is animal and people portraiture. She has the ability of capturing their personalities in her artwork.