The artist was born in England and spent her early childhood in
Kent, "The Garden of England". Educated in Adelaide, she went
on to become a dental nurse, but has always pursued an interest in
In 1985 she took up part time study of oil painting and later
watercolour and pastel under the tutelage of A. Pozenel, Lorraine
Hancox, Arthur Phillips and Ross Paterson. Her present
distinctive style has evolved as it gradually became clear that she
has a strong feel for color and a lifelong love of flowers.
The artist is currently a member of both the Adelaide
Arts Society and the Royal South Australian Society of Arts.
Her present venues for displaying work include Kengsington Gallery,
The Barn, Chapel Hill and Woodstock Wineries in Adelaide and DeWard
Fine Art Gallery in Brisbane. She has also exhibited in
Sweden, USA and Arabia.
Dianne currently conducts watercolour workshops and
tutorials which have proved very popular.
At present she is continuing her work based on a
lifelong interest and love for flowers.