Artist Profile

portrait of Diana Wolverton

Diana Wolverton (née Coate) weaves visual stories using densely layered threads of abstract form, color, texture, typography, and photography.

She works primarily with digital tools, but occasionally employs traditional methods to create source material.

Born with equally vocal—and occasionally rivaling—right- and left-brain hemispheres, Diana’s work is informed with 50 percent research and life experience plus 50 percent imagination and experimentation.

Diana has enjoyed and practiced many facets of the arts and letters since childhood; professionally she has nearly 30 years of experience as a graphic designer. Primarily a self-taught digital artist, she considers education and experimentation in all aspects of visual media to be a lifelong pursuit.

In addition to studying book arts, calligraphy, and filmmaking at the university level, Diana also has been a freelance writer for various national publications and is a graduate of the screenwriting certificate program at the University of California, Irvine.

A native southern Californian, Diana is married and has two grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and a baby granddaughter.


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