Diana was born at Naracoorte but grew up and was educated in Adelaide before settling in the Limestone Coast in 1971.
She has had a lifelong passion for the arts, particularly contemporary painting. Diana completed the Art Certificate course at TAFE in Mt Gambier, majoring in drawing, painting, design and printmaking. She has exhibited regularly in group and solo exhibitions since 1982 in the Limestone Coast, Adelaide, Melbourne and Canberra. Diana has artwork in numerous private collections, the Riddoch Art Gallery, Country Arts SA and has been commissioned to complete two public murals.
"My memory and love of the Australian rural and natural environment continues to inspire me. The colours, the space, the marks and the textures motivate me to experiment with new ideas and techniques which evoke the landscape I love."