Diane focuses her artistic talents on works that will harmonize with the building architecture and interior design of the facility. Working with the existing interior colors and architectural design of the building Diane uses her unique style to incorporate original acrylic paintings on canvas, paper, metal and mixed media. Diane’s photography is often used to create her landscape themes.

Her artwork can be seen in corporate facilities, hotels, state and local government buildings, restaurant, lodges and airport facilities. Her work has been commissioned by University selection committees; private owners, corporate owners, interior designers architects and developers.

Born in Toronto Canada, Diane grew up in Southern California and with a love for art at the age of 12 had her artwork selected for the Laguna Beach Arts Festival. Diane has lived in Utah for over 40 years.   Her work has been sold in California, Colorado, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Utah, Florida, Texas and Canada.

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Awards:    
     
  Deseret News “Color of the Land” 1999 SLC, UT
Deseret News “Color of the Land” 2000 SLC, UT
        211 entries; 56 finalists; 3 awards
        Diane Cliff   “Wine Country”  
     
Museum:    
     
  Spring Salon Springville Museum of Art 2002 Springville, UT
        947 entries; 245 accepted
        “Kolob Canyon” selected
Spring Salon Springville Museum of Art 2003 Springville, UT
        977 entries; 263 accepted
        “Rejuvenation” selected
Spring Salon Springville Museum of Art 2004 Springville, UT
        886 entries; 276 accepted
         “River Reeds” selected
  Cole of California Art Show 1st Place  LA, CA
     
Consulting:  
     
  Salt Lake City International Airport
        Contract Consultant SLC, UT
     
Juror:    
     
  Salt Lake City Arts Festival 2000 SLC, UT
     
Publications:  
     
  Better Homes and Gardens Magazine Winter 1997
Salt Lake City, Magazine Sept/Oct 2000
Deseret News Article Aug-99
Deseret News Article Sep-00
Utah Homes & Gardens Magazine Summer/2001
Utah Style & Design Magazine Fall 2002
Utah Style and Design Magazine Fall 2005
Utah Style and Design Magazine Summer 2006
Utah Style and Design Magazine Summer 2006
LUXE Magazine San Antonio Texas 2007-2008
DCD Magazine 2007
     
Special Commissions:  
     
  University of Utah Penrose House 2002, 2003
        Reproduction Portraits
        George and Delores Eccles
Heber M Wells Portrait 2002
Kearns Estates Portraits 2003
Mass Mutual Financial Old Mill 2004
University of Utah Law Department March, 2006
        S. J. Quinney College of Law
Scott Matheson, Jr. Dean Portrait Unveiling May 3, 2006
     
Lecture:    
     
  Utah State University, Logan
Lecture for Interior Design Department Students 2005
     
Parade of Homes:  
     
  Lindon, Utah 2001
St George Parade of Homes 2002
Park City Showcase, Mt Crest 2003
Stone Gate, Provo Utah 2004
Utah Valley Parade of Homes, Lehi 2006
Park City Showcase, Promintory 2007
Park City Showcase, Glenwild 2007
Sotheby’s Deer Crest Art Show 2009