Diane Boone

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I create art freely from very personal memories, dreams, and intuition–there is no right or wrong. Richly detailed, colorful, and evocative creations that spring from spontaneity and rigor, refinement and rebellion, high and low.

 

An established artist, a world traveler, and an entrepreneur, I find great joy in the seduction of color and texture. Organic, curvy, or linear, blended with reminiscence and soul. My eye is caught by the inherent beauty of nature–that is the grounding element.

 

My approach is not particularly intellectual or steeped in formal training. I'm not restrained or analytical. Instead, I prefer my mind to channel naturally and creatively, often without a pre-planned agenda. Painting is a platform where emotion, color, and memories are planted, nurtured, and harvested.

 

I paint without fear of critique or judgment. It is a gift to feel this untethered. I reside and create at studios in Venice, Florida and Kansas City.

 

Education

The University of Missouri​

The Kansas City Art Institute

Frank Szaz – Painting

Sarah Oblinger – Paint or Die Studio

 

Placements

Kansas/Missouri

Arcadian Gallery - Art About Town - Artichokes Gallery - Bargain Mansions, The Magnolia Home Network - Bovari Gallery - Crossroads First Fridays - The Gallery Above - Gallery D - Growing Days Home - Heartland Theatre - Leawood Fine Arts - PVI Gallery - Room 39 - Spotlight Gallery - Spaces Inc. - Studio B - Studio Dan Meiner - Subterra Gallery 

 

Florida

Art Escape Gallery - Art Uptown Gallery - Boulevard Fine Art - Creations Gallery at the Village - Pier 22 Gallery - Sarasota Art Center - Tangi & Jess Gallery - Venice Art Center

 

Private and Corporate Placements

St. Helena, California - Aspen, Colorado - Cape Cod, Massachusetts - Estes Park, Colorado - Ridgeway, Colorado - Venice, Florida - Sarasota, Florida - Padova, Italy • Kansas City Area - Overland Park, Kansas - Leawood, Kansas - Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri - Ann Arbor, Michigan - New York, New York - Waynesville, North Carolina - Tulsa, Oklahoma - Portland, Oregon - Dallas, Texas - Seattle, Washington