"I call my paintings extraordinary moments, and I create them with the intent to engage you, the viewer, at an emotional level."
Holding a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Romanian University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca, Diana has been engaging with the art community since 1995 showcasing her work in over a hundred collective and group exhibitions, and eight solo art shows. Diana is often invited to judge and jury art shows and to speak on behalf of the working artist on open panels, such as for The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and The Contemporary Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. Between 1995 and 2021 Diana won an array of awards locally as well as on an international level. Her artworks have been showcased in art magazines, billboards, and acquired by corporations to be displayed in public spaces. Ms. Toma is the demonstration chair for Georgia Watercolor Society and the former US representative of the International Watercolor Society. She also teaches painting classes for adults in the Atlanta area as well as at art centers within the USA and abroad. Her teaching approach focuses on fast, free flowing painting release, and creative unblockage.