Diana DeSantis

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Diana`s article as a silver medal award winner appears in the April 2008 issue of the Pastel Journal. " Keep It Simple " was published in "American Artist " magazine in March 2006 issue. She was the featured artist in an international pastel exhibit in Verbania, Italy, from July 28, 2005 through August 15,2005.She became the cover artist in the June 2004 issue of "The Pastel Journal, "her article appears inside. Her landscape paintings were on exhibit at The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia concluding a 2002 traveling exhibit in Normandy, France and five museums in northern Italy. One of Diana`s  portraits is in a five year Smith Kramer traveling exhibit and being shown in fourteen museums nationally. Diana`s article " Find A Great Subject Anywhere " was published in Pastel Artist International 2000. Her article " Cast A Colorful Shadow " was published in the Artist`s Magazine September 2000.Diana`s painting "Ainat " was in the top ten in the "American Artist " national competition October, 1997 issue. Her article " Create Stronger Hands " was published in the January, 1997 issue of " The Artist " magazine. Three of her portraits were included in "The Best Of Pastel "1998 and 1996 editions and "Pastel Impressions " edition by Rockport Publishers.Her portrait of Augusta Gulden  the mustard heiress hangs in the Gulden Memorial Pavilion in Southside Hospital, Bayshore, N.Y.


Diana is an official Coast Guard artist.