As an artist who describes herself as a contemporary naturalist, Diana seeks to find the "tao" or spiritual essence of the natural world in each of her sculptures.
In 2017, American Women Artists launched 25 in 25 - an initiative to secure twenty-five museum exhibitions in as many years. We did this because work by women artists makes up only 3 - 5% of the permanent holdings of art museums in America.
We are determined to roll up our sleeves and do something about these dismal statistics! We now have museum shows booked through 2020. With an AWA membership, artists have the opportunity to jury into museum exhibitions every year – for the next 25 years!
Support is coming to us from AWA Patron Memberships – from both artists and non-artists alike – who want to see works by women artists as part of museum shows and collections across America.
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"I am an artist.. It's self-evident that what that word implies is looking for something all the time without ever finding it in full. It is the opposite of saying, "I know all about it. I've already found it." As far as I'm concerned, the word means, "I am looking. I am hunting for it, I am deeply involved."
-Vincent Van Gogh
Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you
Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here,
And you must treat it as a powerful stranger,
Must ask permission to know it and be known.
The forest breathes. Listen. It answers,
I have made this place around you.
If you leave it, you may come back again, saying Here.
No two trees are the same to Raven.
No two branches are the same to Wren.
If what a tree or a bush does is lost on you,
You are surely lost. Stand still. The forest knows
Where you are. You must let it find you.