Diana DeSantis, PSA-MP, HOF

Diana DeSantis is the 2018 PSA Hall of Fame honoree. She is an award-winning pastelist and sought-after instructor of still life, landscape, and portraiture at the PSA School for Pastels. Diana has received recognition in national and international publications as both author and award-winner. Her paintings and articles have appeared in, among other publications, Pastel Journal, American Artist Magazine,The ArtistsMagazine, and Pastel Artist International; her work was also featured in the books Best of Pastel (1986) and Pastel Impressions (1997).

A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Diana also attended Traphagen School of Design and the Art Students League of New York. Her paintings have been exhibited at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, as well in international exhibitions throughout Europe. She is represented by the Francesca Fine Art Gallery & Portraits North, and the Behr-Thyssen Gallery in New York.


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