The Blog

About The Artist: Diana H. Stockton



Diana Stockton spent her childhood in St. Helena, playing in the creek or the hills almost every day. In college she majored in biology because she got to draw, and then was trained in museum administration at the Smithsonian Institution. The first exhibit she curated, ”The Art of Organic Forms,” was for our National Museum of Natural History. Diana went on to work at the Boston Museum of Science and Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA before directing the Essex Shipbuilding Museum in Essex, MA for many years. She then returned to California to care for her mother and two of her children in St. Helena. Currently, among several other pursuits, including looking after the family’s ranch, Diana works with Napa Valley Wine Library, editing its semi-annual members’ magazine and assisting with special events.

READ NOW  Mr. Dj Event Services

Works on paper and wood in watercolor and oil are painted from life in natural light. Much of the work is done in the field, some at home from live specimens. All are painted spontaneously–leaves, flowers, berries and branches dictating composition.

Likes: 0

Viewed: 60

source
Napa Valley California
Napa Valley
Napa Valley Wineries

READ NOW  Good value Sauvignon Blanc from Lail Vineyards, Napa Valley, California. Fruity, good weight with attractive acidity. Gr...

Want Wine Tasting Discount Coupons From Every Winery?
Download Winery Finder App, its FREE!
FREE on iPhone
: CLICK HERE
FREE on Android: CLICK HERE

More from my site

READ NOW  Me and my sis in Napa Valley California 5 years ago for my 40th! So proud of her and love our close relationship. #sibli...
Bookmark and Share
TAGS:
Bookmark and Share

Get in touch with us