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Multidisciplinary artist Diana Heyne's work in found and natural material assemblage, puppetry and performance has been exhibited and performed in galleries and theatres across the US and in Europe and Asia. Her work has been featured in a number of books such as 500 Handmade Dolls by Lark Publishing in the US, magazine articles including Dolls House and Miniature Scene in the UK, and her latest effort, a Tarot color and learn workbook for Weiser Publishing, which she wrote and illustrated. Her work is informed by a strong engagement with the natural world, cultural history, mythology and the realm of fairy tales. Diana has been the recipient of exhibition awards, grants and fellowships for her work in sculpture, performance, writing and music. She is a frequent and enthusiastic traveler and several of her grants have been specifically awarded for residencies and cultural exchange in countries as diverse as Poland, Cuba and France. She…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 8
  • Joined August 20, 2007

Favorite materials

twigs, bark, acorns, moss, flowers, leaves, mica, seashells, vintage objects, rust, magic

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Multidisciplinary artist Diana Heyne's work in found and natural material assemblage, puppetry and performance has been exhibited and performed in galleries and theatres across the US and in Europe and Asia. Her work has been featured in a number of books such as 500 Handmade Dolls by Lark Publishing in the US, magazine articles including Dolls House and Miniature Scene in the UK, and her latest effort, a Tarot color and learn workbook for Weiser Publishing, which she wrote and illustrated. Her work is informed by a strong engagement with the natural world, cultural history, mythology and the realm of fairy tales. Diana has been the recipient of exhibition awards, grants and fellowships for her work in sculpture, performance, writing and music. She is a frequent and enthusiastic traveler and several of her grants have been specifically awarded for residencies and cultural exchange in countries as diverse as Poland, Cuba and France. She holds a fine arts degree with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts. Her teaching experience includes Waldorf kindergarten, an associate professorship in art appreciation and art history, museum workshops and continuing education classes in sculpture. Her work is found in private collections in the US, Europe. Asia and Australia as well as the collections of the White House and the National Gallery of Poland. From 2003-2008 Diana worked with the nationally recognized US design studio of Applied Imagination creating "botanical architecture" and assisting with installations at venues such as the New York Botanical Garden and the National Botanical Garden in Washington, DC. Diana currently resides near France's Atlantic Coast in the city of Nantes.

Please check out my other Etsy shop, http://www.artemisjane.etsy.com for unique decorative items and jewelry in found and natural object assemblage.

Other fine arts work such as puppets, performance and assemblage can be viewed on
my blog of art and photos from my travels in Europe:
http://dianaheyne.blogspot
or my facebook artist page:
www.facebook.com/DianaHeyneArtist

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