Meet Diane Morgan, this week’s top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador!
Diane Morgan is an award-winning artist working in watercolor and oil. Her work has been featured in American Art Collector, International Artist, Southwest Art, American Artist, Artist Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Art Patron, Palm Springs Life, The Art of Watercolor and Watercolor Artist.
Painting awards include:
Best of Show – Coachella Valley Watercolor Society.
Two-time finalist and ten-page feature article, International Artist Magazine.
First Place, Poster Artist and Best Local Artist – Indian Wells Arts Festival.
Two paintings in PaintAmerica Top 100 Exhibition.
Desert Symphony – Program Cover competition winner.
Published – Splash 13, Splash 16, Splash 19, and Splash 20 best of watercolor book series.
Featured in California Contemporary Art Collection, State Capitol.
Award and traveling show – National Watercolor Society.
Two paintings selected out of 3500 entries for Blossom II competition and national traveling show.
One of nine finalists, cover art competition – Watercolor Artist magazine.
Awarded mural project for City of Palm Desert’s Art in Public Places program.
Diane is a member of Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club, the International Guild of Realism, American Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, an award-winning member of the National Watercolor Society, and past president 2009-2013 of the Coachella Valley Watercolor Society. Her audience includes the California Senate, Kaiser Permanente Foundation, Starbucks at the Palm Springs International Airport, museums, galleries and private collections across the United States and Canada.
Currently teaches four to six classes per week at Palm Springs area art centers and private clubs.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Michigan, major in painting.
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