Diane grew up in the St. Louis area. Throughout high school and college Diane received numerous additional awards for her artistic talent.
Diane has been freelance graphic designer for more than thirty-six years throughout the Midwest, she has designed print materials and logos for a variety of media including television, print, small businesses, educational programs and the non-profit sector. She has been involved with in all stages of the graphics process from design to the final product.
Over the last few years the majority of her work has been focused on drawing/painting with pastels and watercolors, creating portraits of people and animals. Her passion is drawing portraits of children who have either passed on or have a terminal illness. These artworks are sent to the parents as gifts.