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Artist Diane Morgan


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Biography


Diane Morgan graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, major in painting. After a successful career in advertising, and as Public Art Administrator for the City of Palm Springs, she now paints full-time.  
 
Diane is a member of Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club, the International Guild of Realism, the American Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor West, an award-winning member of the National Watercolor Society, and past president of the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society.
 
Formally trained in oils she now also paints with watercolor and enjoys the challenges each medium presents. Her paintings have won numerous awards including many Firsts, Best of Show and Best Local Artist.
 
Awards include:
“Best of Show” Coachella Valley Watercolor Society.
Ten-page feature article International Artist Magazine and two-time finalist Still Life and Florals competition.
Finalist Artist Magazine’s still life competition.
Finalist Watercolor Magazine cover competition 
First Place Indian Wells Arts Festival, Best Local Artist and Poster Artist
Finalist Aaron Bros “Show us your America” competition.   
Advertising feature artist for publishers of Southwest Art, The Artists Magazine and Watercolor Artist.
Represented Riverside County in the California Contemporary Art Collection at the State Capitol.
Selected by Starbucks for permanent display at the Palm Springs International Airport.
Watercolor West award in National Watercolor Society show and one of only 30 chosen for national traveling show.
Two watercolors selected for PaintAmerica Top 100 Exhibition
Selected for Paint the Parks competition and Oil Painters of America.
Program cover for Desert Symphony.
Published in Splash 13 and Splash 16.
Two paintings selected for Blossom II Art of Flowers.  Only 100 paintings chosen out of 2300 entries from 35 countries.
Cover art for OvationTV’s international Anthology of Friends
Her work has been featured in nearly every major art magazine including American Art Collector, International Artist, Southwest Art, American Artist, the Artist Magazine and Watercolor [...]

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