Dianna Shyne


Dianna Shyne nwws

Multiple award winning artist, Dianna Shyne infuses her paintings

with a sense of vitality and life affirming joy.

Pursuing her passion for art, Dianna Shyne has spent thirty years working in

acrylic, oil and watercolor. She studied 15 years with renowned

Russian Impressionist teachers including Ron Lukas, William Reese and Del Gish.

Richly textured surfaces, compelling compositions, and dynamic color interplay

form the basis of Dianna’s unique style. Recent painting trips to the

Yunnan Province of China, Prince Edward Island, Maine and Tuscany

have provided rich painting material for her work for many years to come.

Dianna has exhibited her work in over 40 solo and two person exhibitions,

and won more than a dozen top National awards, Including first place in

The Artist’s Magazine 2013 all media competition. Her work is included in

articles in many local and National publications including

The Artist Magazine and Watercolor Magic as well as Northlight Books.

Her painting “Americana” was featured in the 2013 edition of

“Acrylic Works the Best of Acrylic painting” published by Northlight Books.

Dianna has also given classes and demonstrations locally, around the country

and in Canada, Italy and China. She is currently teaching classes around Washington State

To Dianna, teaching is a joy as well as an art. Conveying not only theoretical art

concepts but also delving into the deeper issues of creativity and the ongoing artistic journey, Dianna’s classes are both informative and inspirational.

Dianna Shyne is a member of Women Painters of Washington

and a signature member and past president of the

Northwest Watercolor Society.

From luminous dripping washes to impasto palette knife and

painterly brush strokes, Dianna’s paintings tap into her Russian Impressionist

training to evoke the passage of light and unspoken emotion.

The artist currently lives in Washington State and paints in her studio on Camano

Island overlooking a small bay on the Puget Sound.

Artist’s Biography