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Portrait by my daughter, Aubrey Diehl.

diana shay diehl

 

Workshops:

   

World Cyanotype Day: INHERITANCE | Old Town Yucca Valley, CA September 30, 2023 10am-2:30pm

Mojave Light Studio | Yucca Valley, CA, 2013 - current. Topics: experimental photographic printing processes, encaustic and cold wax, artistic collaborations, defining the why/where of your art practice.

Oak Gallery | Carlsbad, CA 2022  Encaustic Photo Demonstration

Desert Institute | Joshua Tree National Park, 2015, 2016, 2017 field instructor / iPhoneography

Sunnylands Estate/Annenberg Arts Education | Palm Springs CA, 2017  Using Your Camera to Tell a Visual Story

   

Exhibitions: 

Glass Outhouse Art Gallery | 29 Palms CA  solo opening show 2009, 2018
“Water in the Desert” | 2 year traveling exhibition with select photographers sponsored by Cadiz, Inc. 
Art in Public Places exhibition | 29 Palms City Hall  2010
6 Chicks Pop Up Art Gallery | Joshua Tree CA  2013-2014
Hwy. 62 Open Studio Art Tours | Morongo Basin CA  2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Gallery 62 | Joshua Tree, CA  2014, 2018, 2019 
29 Palms Creative Center exhibition | 29 Palms CA August - October 2015
29 Palms Art Gallery, 6 Chicks exhibition | 29 Palms CA  2015 

29 Palms Art Gallery, Guild Members' Show | 29 Palms CA  2010, 2018, 2022
Joshua Tree Public Library exhibition and public talk | Joshua Tree, CA January 2016

La Matadora Gallery | Joshua Tree CA, local fundraiser for art scholarships February 2021, 2022

Oak Gallery | Carlsbad CA  April - October 2022

JTAG | Joshua Tree CA Holidaze Show  December 2019, 2022

Borrego Art Institute (BAI) | Borrego Springs, CA. Art of Photography Show  February 2023; Celebrating the Summer Show, May - October 1 2023

Goat Mountain CO | Old Town Yucca Valley, CA.  Flower Power Show  May 19 - June 18 2023

Space Truckin' Gallery | Old Town Yucca Valley, CA. Hand Made Print Show. September 16 - 30, 2023

Publications | Awards:

The Enso Circle Exhibition Catalog, Spring 2022 Collective catalog featuring my artist residency work

Photo Collaboration on "Route", a book of poetry by Cynthia Anderson, 2019

Best of Show, 1st place, and 2nd place winner in Chaparral Artists 2017 Spring Show

“Coyote Pup” image used in land acquisition campaign with Mojave Desert Land Trust

The Hand Magazine, "When the Desert Dreams" palladium print selected for April, 2017 edition

Photo Contribution to Women Trailblazers of California: Pioneers to the Present by Gloria G. Harris and Hannah S. Cohen

3rd place in the 2010 Southland Show,  29 Palms Art Gallery

Memberships | Affiliations: 

Desert Art Center (DAC) | Palm Springs CA DAC

Borrego Art Institute (BAI) | Borrego Springs CA BAI

Chaparral Artists | Yucca Valley CA Chaparral Artists

Encaustic Art Institute (EAI) | Santa Fe, NM  EAI

Arts | Continued Education:


University of California, Riverside | BW Photography and Darkroom Techniques  1989
Spelman Evans Downer | Digital Photography, Copper Mountain College 2007-2009
Ralph Nordstorm Photography Workshops |Chasing Light   2012

Valerie Jardin | Street Photography, San Diego, CA   2013

Medium Festival of Photography, since 2012

Susan Burnstine | Creating Your Visual Voice    2014
scott b davis | Platinum Palladium Printmaking  2015 - 2017
Keith Douglas Skelton | California Photography Workshops,  Eastern Sierra Landscape Photography 
Clare O’Neill | Encaustic Photo 2017

Nancy Crawford, Paula Roland, Serena Barton  | encaustic and cold wax techniques  2018

The ENSO Circle | virtual artist residency, January - April, 2022

Formal Educational background:
   

University of South Carolina | BA Psychology, 1982

University of South Carolina | Masters of Education, 1984
       Emphasis in curriculum development, group counseling, public health
National University, California | Teaching Credentialing program, 1986

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