Diane attended the University of Wellington, New Zealand. B.A. Rollins College, Fl., M.A.T. Duke University, NC. Also studied at the Sorbonne, France, University of Mexico, Laval University, Canada. Retired professor of French, Spanish, & ESL at Michigan State University & at Yale University. She has circumnavigated the world by ship, & lived in 8 countries, studying & teaching art & languages.
Presently on Board of McLean Art Society. Past Representative to Fairfax County Council for the Arts. Member of The Hospitality & Information Service for Diplomats.
Diane's works have been in numerous juried & one-person shows. Many are in local & international private & public collections. Given her heightened awareness of the glories of nature & the immense variety of scenic experiences, she is almost always thinking creatively & feeling gratitude for it all.
She specializes in oil, acrylic & photography. More recently, her uniquely inspired seashell & sand aggregates have received much positive feedback.
Among other rotating venues, six of her latest larger landscapes - of Greece & the Mediterranean islands - can be enjoyed & purchased at Mylo's Restaurant in McLean.