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Diana Lyn

4140 Workman Mill Rd.
Whittier, CA 90601

Biography

In 1992 Diana Lyn entered the art scene by serving on the Board of Directors at SITE and organizing five city wide exhibitions with jurors Anne Ayres from Otis School of Art & Design, Steve Nowlin from Pasadena Art Center, Joni Gordon, owner of Artspace Gallery, Suzanne Muchnic, L.A. Times art critic, and Margaret Lazzari, artist and Associate Professor at the University of Southern California. A year later sbe opened ber own gallery at the historic Standard Oil Building (downtown Los Angeles) and an art consulting business with her partner, Valerie Bassett of LYN/Bassett Fine arts.

In 1994 she organized twenty two prominent Los Angeles artists including Laddie John Dill, Gronk, Marcus Lutens, John Okulick, Eric Orr, and Amanda Watts for a charity event involving The Concern Foundation, Concern II, and World Cup Soccer.

In 1995 Diana served as a consultant to DaDa, (Downtown Arts Development Association) helping to organize downtown galleries for tho first DaDa Downtown Arts Tour. Now in 1996 she has become Vice President on the DaDa Board of Directors.

Artist Statement:

I am a photographer first. Everything about the way I see and even image things is directly related to the way my eyes frame a picture as if I were looking tbrough a lens. When I venture beyond film into other mediums I consider myself a conceptual artist in that I enjoy exploring ideas and then manifesting them into material images. -Diana Lyn, Los Angeles, 1996


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