Awards & Achievements

  • Apr, 2020

    Artist in Residence

    The renowned Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in New Jersey, USA selects Diana as the next Artist-in-Residence The Blauvelt Art Museum is one of only five museums in the United States to exclusively display wildlife art.

    Established in 1985, the Museums internationally acclaimed Artists-in-Residence program continues to draw some of the world’s most celebrated artists. Artists are chosen on their artistic ability and their commitment to the museum’s mission of promoting the conservation and protection of wildlife and their habitats.

    In November 2010, the Artist-in-Residence program was renamed the Marijane Singer Artist-in-Residence Program, in honor of its Museum Director, Marijane Singer who was affiliated with the museum for 25 years.

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  • Nov, 2018

    "Golden Turtle 2018"  - Third Place nomination in "GRAFIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL"

    My Scratchboard artwork "Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel", won Third Place in the international exhibition 'Golden Turtle - Wildlife Festival, 2018', nominated in the art category GRAPHIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL.

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  • May, 2018

    My Scratchboard 'Nose-Dive' (Red Kite, 18"x24") was juried into the International Society of Scratchboard Artists annual show and received the NEWCOMER AWARD. The exhibition was hosted by the Middletown Arts Center in Ohio (U.S.A.).

  • Nov, 2017

    International Society of Scratchboard Artists - Second Place nomintion. The online show displayed over 100 works done in scratchboard technique from artists around the globe. Out of 96 works in the Open Division (Active and SSA) category my work of an chimpanzee, titled "Thoughtful" was chosen by the jury and received Second Place.

  • Oct, 2017

    "Golden Turtle 2017"  - Second Place nomination in "GRAFIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL"

    My Scratchboard artwork "A Vulture & A King", which shows a king vulture won Second Place in the international exhibition 'Golden Turtle - Wildlife Festival, 2017', nominated in the art category GRAPHIC ART. THE PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL.

  • Jun, 2013

    German Award for Bird Painters - Silver Owl 2013“ juried by the association "Museum of Natural History -Heineanum e.V.", Halberstadt (Germany) for my Scratchboard "Nocturnal Look-Out" (European Eagle Owl) 16" x 12"