Diane Morgan

Indian Wells, CA

Artist Bio

Diane Morgan is an award-winning artist working in watercolor and oil.  Her work has been featured in American Art Collector, International Artist, Southwest Art, American Artist, Artist Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Art Patron, Palm Springs Life, The Art of Watercolor and Watercolor Artist.

After managing the Public Arts Program for the City of Palm Springs from 1992-2003
she now paints full-time.

Awards include:
Best of Show, Painter of the Year – Coachella Valley Watercolor Society.
3-time finalist and ten-page feature article, International Artist Magazine.
First Place, Poster Artist and Best Local Artist – Indian Wells Arts Festival.
Two paintings in PaintAmerica Top 100 Exhibition.
Published – Splash 13, Splash 16, Splash 19, and Splash 20 best of watercolor book series.
Featured in California Contemporary Art Collection, State Capitol.
Award and traveling show – National Watercolor Society.
Two paintings selected out of 3500 entries for Blossom II competition and national traveling show.
One of nine finalists cover art competition – Watercolor Artist magazine.
Awarded 2019 traffic signal box project for City of Palm Desert’s Art in Public Places program.
Finalist Wildlife competition Feb 2020 issue of International Artist Magazine

She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Michigan, Painting Major.
Her favorite subjects are bees, large florals, and vintage cars
Her work may be seen at www.dianemorganpaints.com

What kind of public art project do I want to work on?

Painted the traffic signal boxes on Fred Waring at Deep Canyon for the City of Palm Desert, 2019.   As Arts Administrator, managed the Public Arts Program for the City of Palm Springs from 1992-2003