Dianne J Leong
Artist. Creative Thinker. Encourager. Educator
Artists, collectors, galleries, educators and learners of all ages, welcome to my website!
‘Art for me is the affirmation of life'-- exploring the continuous, ever-changing transitions and relationships in life forms, specifically in Nature, and Humanity.
Currently, Dianne is a full-time artist, after a long career in public education, post-secondary and community education. Dianne holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Calgary, majoring in painting and printmaking. She also holds a Bachelor of Education after degree, and a Master of Education from the University of Calgary.
She has worked for galleries and museums in London, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. She was an exhibiting member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, Alberta Printmakers Society and the Garden Art Party Society of Alberta, before establishing a long career as a certificated teacher (K-12, post-secondary and community education). She currently holds leadership roles in non-profit arts and culture.
Dianne has a studio at ARTPOINT Gallery and Studios and is the President of the Board of Directors. She is building a new body of work: paintings, copper etchings Japanese woodcuts and linocuts for exhibition in local art galleries and venues. Her work is held in private collections (since 1994).
“The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of”